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Install metal roofing over shingles by screwing furring strips to the existing roof and attaching the metal to the strips. Metal roofing is available in standing seam materials or metal shingles. The furring strips allow... More »

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To reroof over old shingles, cover the old shingles with roofing felt, prepare the new shingles, lay the cut shingles and lay the uncut shingles. You need roofing felt, chalk, a utility knife, shingles and nails. More »

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It is possible to reroof over old shingles, with some precautions taken for the existing roof shingles and the asphalt base. The asphalt base needs to be in good shape, and the shingles should lie flat with no edges curl... More »

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For the construction of the roof itself, roofing rolls made of metal or asphalt are commonly used, as are shingles made of shake wood, asphalt or rubber. Builders need additional wood and nails, including roofing nails, ... More »

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Roll, or rolled, roofing is material consisting of large squares of felt suffused with asphalt, used as a cheaper and labor-saving alternative to individual roof shingles. Although there are practical advantages to rolle... More »

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Lowe's Home Improvement Stores offer flashings, roll roofing, roof coatings, roof panels and accessories, roof seam sealers, roof shingles, roofing tools and roof underlayments. Screws, vents, nailers, and backer boards ... More »

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Some shed roof covering materials are roll roofing, shake shingles, asphalt shingles and corrugated metal roof sheets. Roll roofing is a similar material to that which is used in asphalt shingles. However, generally roll... More »