Fitting the EPDM Roofing

December 8, 2018 admin 10

Hands down, one of the easiest DIY tasks on the project so far. With a simple flat roof like this nothing comes simpler to fit than EPDM. As with everything, detail is key, so flashings and trims need extra care as that is where potential problems can occur. There will…

Flat Roof Install – FAQ

November 29, 2018 admin 10

Quick follow up video to the roofing install. Lots of questions so hopefully I can cover all here. EPDM install video on the way soon. TOOLS WE USED Hitachi Nailer – Bosch Impact – Bosch Combi – Swanson Metric Speed Square – Framers Square – Framing Chisel – Bosch Circ…

DIY ROOF: HOW TO INSTALL RAFTERS

May 28, 2018 admin 0

Possibly the most satisfiying part of the roof yet…. installing the rafters. Due to the width of the roof, we had to use 2 rafters rather than 1. Bottom rafter needed Bird’s Mouths cut so as to rest on the wall plate installed way back when. As long as you…

Capel Build #4 – Cutting the Roofing Timbers

February 12, 2018 admin 8

The Capel Build Part 4 – Cutting the Roofing Timbers In Part 3 we saw Robin getting the timbers together, in this next instalment we see him and his team get stuck into the post and beam construction. Roger really enjoys watching a craftsman at work and the gale force…

HOW TO INSTALL GUTTERS – A DIY GUIDE

February 25, 2017 admin 10

This week I show you how to tackle installing gutters on your house on your own using materials you can pick up from a big box store. DAP provided the sealant used in this video and is a sponsor of MrFixItDIY Visit the Website: SUBSCRIBE: WATCH MORE MR. FIX IT:…

Bending the rule: chalk line division (for roofing)

June 5, 2014 admin 15

Brevity is the soul of- well, I mean- brevity is good, so I may be doing some more fast-paced, short & sweet ones, should you like ’em. Let me know. EDIT: forget that last part, about taking what you like into consideration. Hey, nothing personal, it’s just that if I…