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Preserving Original Roof Features of Your Historic Building

Learn best practices to preserve and maintain all elements of your original roof.
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Roof Flashing and Your Historic House

Learn helpful information about flashing and how to ask your roofing professional the right questions.
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Selecting Roofing Materials for Your Historic House

Explore tips for replacing or repairing roof shingles on your historic house.
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Working with a Contractor to Replace the Roof on Your Historic House

Learn tips to ensure your roofing contractor uses best practices for your historic house.
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Wood-Shingled Roofs and Your Historic House

Learn all about wood-shingled roofs and best practices for installation.
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Replacing the Flat Roof on Your Historic Building

Review unique considerations for flat roofs, including how to work with a professional roofer to replace your low-slope roof.
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Maintaining the Gutters on Your Historic House

Review types of gutters and maintenance tips for gutters on your historic house.
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Ventilating the Roof of Your Historic House

Learn about the best roof ventilation solutions.
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Preventing Ice Dams on Your Historic Building

Learn about ice damming and how to prevent it.
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Replacing Roof Wood Shingles on Your Historic House

Learn how to remove and replace individual wood shingles on your historic house.
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Repairing the Slate Roof on Your Historic House

Explore information about caring for the slate roof on your historic house.
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Preserving the Clay Tile Roof on Your Historic House

Explore information about caring for the clay tile roof on your historic house.
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Preserving the Metal Roof on Your Historic Building

Learn how to preserve or replace the metal roof on your historic building.

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