Stories tagged: roof
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017
Ask the Builder: Pricing out a garage roof repair
A few weeks ago I took a much-needed break and traveled to Down East Maine, never imagining I’d be pricing a garage roof repair within minutes of arriving at the …
Sat., Oct. 14, 2017
Ask the Builder: Roof ventilation system needs to be updated to suit airtight home
The house needs a new roof. I climbed into the attic and noticed foil-faced insulation is attached to the underside of the roof, and I see I have a powered …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 8:23 p.m.
Dutch engineer aims high with tech-enhanced green roof design
Voeten, of Dutch company Urban Roofscapes, says a rooftop garden system he unveiled Friday on the former hospital roof stores more rainwater than existing green roofs and requires less power …
Sat., March 25, 2017, 7 a.m.
Ask the Builder: Roof popping noise has a simple fix
Diagonal bracing can quiet roof noises.
Sun., Feb. 5, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
Missoula theater roof collapses under snow
Heavy snow buildup caused a roof to collapse at a Missoula theater that was preparing to host the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival.
Sat., Sept. 26, 2009
EVMS roof doesn’t need to be replaced
For years East Valley Middle School has been plagued by leaks after heavy rains, with large garbage cans set up in the hallways to catch the water cascading out of …
Thu., Jan. 8, 2009
Elk herd’s bad luck translates to bounty for food pantry
Schools and businesses have been closed for days for fears of roofs collapsing, but a herd of elk in Pend Oreille County didn’t get the message. About 20 wild elk …