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Proper fastening is one of the most critical steps of roof installation. While each installer has their own tried and true means of ensuring a new...

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Contractors seeking their Master Shingle Applicator certification will learn how to masterfully work with special-shaped roofs. While most installers...

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This video in the Master Shingle Applicator series provides a quick overview of CertainTeed’s three-tab strip shingles, crafted to ease the...

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In this episode of the Designing with Shingles series, viewers get inside tips on choosing a contractor and learn what questions they should be asked...

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Selecting the right look and materials for your home can be challenging. In this video, each of CertainTeed’s shingle lines are highlighted to show...

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In this short clip kicking off CertainTeed’s series on Presidio™ Tile metal roofing, expert Ben DeGraaf demonstrates the ease of attaching a bird...

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Balanced ventilation is critical to a home’s safety inside and out. In this video, Jay Butch from CertainTeed Roofing provides homeowners with a “how...

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This technical video outlines every detail of preparing for and safely installing CertainTeed’s unique Apollo® II solar roofing system on a shingle...

Articles

Thinking about installing a fence?  Before you buy or begin the installation process, keep in mind the following to help ensure your installation...

Articles

If you’re thinking about installing a fence, you’ll need to decide on the type of fence. Whether you want to add a decorative landscape accent,...

Project

Cold and damp weather conditions can contribute to joint compound bond failure, delayed shrinkage, beading, nail popping, joint shadowing and board...

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Joint ridging, also called beading, is a uniform, fine line deformation occurring at gypsum board joints. It is usually caused by compression of the...

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The protrusion of screw or nail heads above the gypsum panel surface is caused by one or moreof the following: Lumber shrinkage occurring after...

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Job site handling and storage of building materials is essential to reducing the potential for mold growth. Store building materials in areas that...

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When gypsum board is exposed to elevated levels of moisture, an assessment of the potential damage to the gypsum board must be made as to whether...

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Understanding the Six Finish Levels for Drywall, Glass Mat and Gypsum Panels The recommended levels of finish are as follows, as stated in the Gypsum...