How to Put on Asphalt Roofing Shingles

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How to Put on Asphalt Roofing Shingles

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Whether you are a professional roofer or just want to fix your own roof there are a few things that you are going to want to learn more about first. Roofing is not a job that you want to take lightly and just do on a whim. Instead, you are going to want to learn at least a bit about the basics and make sure that you know what you are doing before getting on that roof.

How to Shingle Your Roof

The first step to reshingling a roof is to decide what sort of shingles that you want. The asphalt roofing shingles are the most commonly chosen, but there are other types besides the asphalt roofing shingles that you can choose from as well. It is important to look at the particular roof that you are going to be working on, what sort of shape it has and where it is located, and use these factors to determine what sort of shingles, asphalt roofing shingles or other, are going to be best .

Now you are going to want to consider and plan your asphalt roofing shingles process, for your safety and the safety of anyone else who is going to be working on the job with you. After all, roofing projects are fraught with danger, and so the last thing you want is to get up there unprepared and have it result in an unexpected accident.

Whether you are fixing or replacing roof shingles, you are going to want to take a look at the weather, make sure that you have the proper safety equipment, and that you are otherwise all set up to head up on the roof and get the job done.

The best idea is going to be for you to have a big toolbox that you can put your asphalt roofing shingles and other supplies in so that you just have one thing to carry up the ladder and won’t have to worry about coming up and down the ladder several times just to get what you need.

Now when you are ready to actually start shingling, you want to start at the bottom corner and work your way up in even rows. Make sure, the entire time, that you are checking for proper ventilation and spacing throughout, and once you have all of the flat surfaces covered you are going to want to look at the valleys and see that these are done properly as well.

 

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