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Feel free to take your time to browse my blog posts! You should work with your roofing contractor, when you are needing a new roof! Because until there are new standards set and they are enforced, there is a real need to be careful when choosing your roof shingles. One option in choosing them is to avoid fiberglass shingles and using organic felt shingles, which have not shown any premature cracking problems. There has been some organic shingles that have been reported to blister and curl, but this problem is not as widespread as the cracking of fiberglass (10 comments)
Have you Wondered about the Anatomy of Asphalt Shingles Home Buyers - 01/26/08 08:24 PM
Welcome to Baker Home Inspection and Consulting Blog! Feel free to take your time to browse my blog posts! A Shingles Anatomy Asphalt shingles consist of a fifer mat coated with asphalt. This fiber mat, gives the shingle most of it's strength is made either from an organic cellulose material ( that can be up from recycled paper or wood ) or from the more popular fiberglass. The organic mats are sometimes called felt mats, that is similar to ordinary roofing felt. They are saturated with a soft pure asphalt to form a sturdy pliable base. Fiberglass mats are much thinner and (12 comments)
Replacing Asphalt Shingles on a Shallow Slope Roof! ( GOT FEATURES ) - 01/23/08 07:20 PM
Welcome to Baker Home Inspection and Consulting Blog! Feel free to take your time to browse my blog posts! You should always use Special Care when Reroofing a Shallow Slope Roof! Whether your using felt paper or using abituminous membrane a Shallow Slope roof requires special care to be taken. Asphalt shingles. The CABO sets the minimum slope for asphalt shingles at 2 in 12 and requires that any roof below 4 in 12 be covered first with a double layer of building paper. The eaves must also be protected with underlayment, whether lapped - and - glued felt or a (9 comments)
Replacing Wood Shingle's and Shake's On A Shallow Slope Roof! - 01/22/08 08:34 PM
Welcome to Baker Home Inspection and Consulting Blog! Feel free to take your time to browse my blog posts! Shallow Slope Roof's Require Special Care! Wood shingles and shakes. CABO sets a minimum slope of 3-in-12 for wood shingles and shakes. At those slopes, you'll need to reduce the weather exposure according to the length of the shake or shingle. You need to remember that decreasing exposure increases the number of shingles that need to cover a square of roof area. For slopes below these minimums, the NRCA and the Cedar Shake and Shingle Bureau, recommend installing wood roofing on a (3 comments)
Exhibits going on in Lebanon, New Hampshire, Grafton County - 01/20/08 06:48 PM
Welcome to Baker Home Inspection and Consulting Blog! Feel free to take your time to browse my blog posts! Exhibits in Lebanon fun for the family! A Backpacker's Photographic Perspective of Asia: This is an exhibit of work by Stephen Anderson. It will be going on through 30 Jan. 2008 in Suite 104 of the underground gallery at Artful Things at 2 Whipple Place in Lebanon. Free, Information - 603-448-5100 Exhibit of Upper Vally Ship Modelers Guild in Lebanon, Will be going on through 28 Feb. 2008 in the Main Rotunda display cases at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. Hours are (3 comments)
Things that happen in History on this Day 20 Jan. 2008 - 01/20/08 01:53 PM
Welcom to Baker Home Inspection and Consulting Blog! Feel free to take your time to browse my blog posts! In 1801, Secretary of State John Marshall was nominated by President Adams to be the Chief Justice of the United States, John Marshall was sworn in on 4 Feb. 1801. In 1887, The U.S. Senate approved an agreement to lease Pearl Harbor in Hawaii as a Naval Base. In 1945, President Roosevelt was sworn into office for an unprecedened fourth term. In 1986, The United States observed the first federal holiday in honor of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Knowledge is the Power for (18 comments)
Events that are going on in Sullivan County, New Hampshire - 01/19/08 06:02 PM
Welcome to Baker Home Inspection and Conslting Blog! Feel free to take your time to browse my blog posts! Goings on in Sullivan County, Sunday 20 Jan. 2008 In Charlestown The Historical Society will be meeting at 2:00 P.M. in the Community Room under Silsby Library, the program is going to be on the Boston Post Cane. This event is open to the public. On Monday 21 Jan. 2008 In Claremont The Volunteers at the Arrowhead Recreation Area, are going to be hosting a special benefit for the Claremont Skateboard Park Fund. There will be Tubing offered from 5:00 P.M. to (3 comments)
A Country Breakfast Casserole - 01/19/08 03:05 PM
Howdy Every One Happy breakfast recipe for ya. The ingredients for this is 1 roll a 12 to 16 oz. sausage package of your liking. 6 bread slices 6 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup of water 1/2 cup of milk 1 package of country gravy mix or your own gravy. 2 cups of shredded cheese 2 tablespoons of melted butter and something that I like to add Paprika Directions 1. Crumble sausage into a large skillet, cook it over a medium heat until it's brown, stirring occasionally. Then remove the sausage and drain it on some paper towels. Spread the sausage over (21 comments)
Things Going on in Sullivan County, New Hampshire on Sat. - 01/18/08 08:12 PM
Welcome to Baker Home Inspecton and Consulting Blog! Feel free to take your time to browse my blog posts! Are you looking for something to do in Sullivan County this weekend? Will here are some. Sat. 19 Jan. 2008 In Charlestown The men's group at the Methodist Church will be hosting a ham supper starting at 5:00 P.M., they will also be including door prizes and some live music. The cost is $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for children. In Claremont Cub Scout Pack 38 is hosting a Pinewood Derby. If you have never beed to one, you have missed some (3 comments)
Knowledge is the Power for Your Freedom to a Worry Free Home!
Serving New Hampshire and Vermont Home Buyer's and Home Owner's Feel free to take your time to browse my blog posts! This is Part 5 of New Construction and Trees! Checklist Make a scaled detail map of your property: Show the location of all utilitys and location of structures and driveway. On-site identification of all of the above, marked on the ground. Identify any and all trees for removal. Choose the younger trees to save. Choose areas of trees to save rather than (18 comments)
Part 4 of New Construction and Trees! Home Buyer's, Home Owner's - 01/12/08 09:32 PM
Welcome to Baker Home Inspection and Consulting Blog! Feel free to take your time to browse my blog posts! Serving New Hampshire and Vermont Home Buyer's and Home Owner's Links to Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of New Construction and Trees! Home Buyer's, Home Owner's Part 1: http://activerain.com/blogsview/315601/New-Construction-and-Trees Part 2: http://activerain.com/blogsview/320822/Part-2-of-New Part 3: http://activerain.com/blogsview/336476/Part-3-of-New Finish work Trees can often be damaged during the finishing work on a project. The trees protection fence has been removed because final grading is about to occur on the property. Remember that the tree's feeder roots lie very shallow in the soil, so if (8 comments)
Part 3 of New Construction and Trees! Home Buyer's, Home Owner's ( GOT FEATURES ) - 01/12/08 08:18 PM
Welcome to Baker Home Inspection and Consulting Blog! Feel free to take your time to browse my blog posts! Serving New Hampshire and Vermont Home Buyer's and Home Owner's Links to Part 1 and Part 2 of New Home Construction and Trees! Home Buyer's, Home Owner's Part 1: http://activerain.com/blogsview/315601/New-Construction-and-Trees Part 2: htt://activerain.com/blogsview/320822/Part-2-of-New Tree Protection No matter the size of the tree, a protection barrier should always be used and installed. Tree protection should always be a physical barrier, something that is highly visible to anyone that is entering the construction site can see. A orange construction fence wired to T-Post well work very (3 comments)
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