Greater Cincinnati Roofing Company

Case Studies

Roof Replacement Contractor

Roof Decking

Challenge

It is very important to remove all of the old roofing materials before installing a new roof. Back in the days, it was common practice to install a second lay-over on top of the first or second layer. The shingle...

Solution

Remove all old roofing materials before the new roof. Re-nail loose wood & replace any bad or rotted wood for a solid sound deck.
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Chimney has been slowly leaking
wood rot
ice damming rot
wood rot

New roof & soffit ventilation

Challenge

Older houses that have intake ventilation.

Solution

When installing a new roof, it is extremely important to make sure the attic is ventilated. Some older house can be challenging due to narrow soffits, insulation covering to soffits, cathedral ceilings etc… This particular house have very narrow soffits....
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New roof replacement in Terrace Park with soffit vents added.
Removal of plywood.
Narrow Soffits.

Part 1. Leaking roof where shingles meet a wall.

Challenge

Leaks arising where a wall meets shingles. This is one common reason why a roof leaks at a wall. This is typically the result of a “Storm Chaser” type of company or rookie , untrained subcontractors that do quick &...

Solution

It is extremely important to install new step flashing where a roof line meets a vertical wall. We will remove siding to get our new large step flashing up against the wall & under every shingle. When installing step flashing, it’s...
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Black step flashing on top of new shingle. Nail high & away from wall.
Laying the new shingle over the black metal step flashing,
Nail shingle, but not too close to the wall. Repeat with new metal step flashing & shingles up the wall.

Roof Decking

Challenge

It is very important to remove all of the old roofing materials before installing a new roof. Back in the days, it was common practice to install a second lay-over on top of the first or second layer. The shingle...

Solution

Remove all old roofing materials before the new roof. Re-nail loose wood & replace any bad or rotted wood for a solid sound deck.
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