tradroofing invites you into the lab, every day

tradroofing invites you into the lab, every day

Hey folks, being completely committed to open source here:  trad roofing is taking advantage of the technology i need to do mobile tech support, to live stream myself all the time. Today we’re streaming from the bench while i hand-form some custom molding, and teach Lance how to use west system epoxy for repair on…

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Tradroofing.com certified!

Tradroofing.com certified!

Folks, after a bit of hiatus in publishing I’m happy to announce we’re back with some exciting content.  Over on the trad roofing discussion group on Facebook, we trade photos of trad roofing, and mistakes from american roofing all the time.  this little community has grown from the original “roofing without gooping” discussion group I…

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Travel Blog: Teaching Metal Roofing in Massachusetts.

Travel Blog: Teaching Metal Roofing in Massachusetts.

Hey folks! What a month it’s been.  My brilliant Webmaster, and agent: Savvy, and I launched this little roofing blog back in January! Our first student was Adam Miller, a timber framer.  He is building a Giutard, which is a super fancy awning to show off his carpentry skills.  What better roofing, for the Compagnon…

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Hallelujah! First Tesla Solar Roof Installed.

Hallelujah! First Tesla Solar Roof Installed.

First Tesla solar roof customer installation is now up and running – feeding the grid and Powerwall Ok        @elonmusk      I’m really proud of your effort at sustainability.  I have a few critiques of the Tesla solar roof. Let’s start with the obvious omission of trad roofing details to make the assembly truly permanent.…

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Spotlight: Metal Solutions LLC

Spotlight: Metal Solutions LLC

Back in November, I was contacted by Kevin Rosselli, of Metal Solutions, LLC in Andover New Jersey.  He installs a lot of wood shingle roofs and asphalt, but his customers were looking for some extra value.  Folded flashings are re-usable even on roof systems that must be replaced, adding seamed roof flashing pieces to even an…

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Free downloads! New roof patterns for irregular hips

Free downloads! New roof patterns for irregular hips

Hello everyone, we are happy to announce we have our first irregular hip patterns!  this pattern set is for a 6.5:12 face intersecting a 6:12 face, which alters the sheeting angle, and therefore the intersection angle of the seam.  These patters are for the 6.5:12 face, there is a different set for the opposing face…

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Re-cap: The first week

Re-cap: The first week

Hey everyone.  Thanks for stopping by!  We launched just a short 10 days ago with our first patterns and examples of what you can do with folded roofing.  I have received some great feedback, and we have several students booked for the coming weeks, along with my next location: which will be Bardstown, KY.  …

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