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About.com and DoItYourself.com both offer step-by-step instructions on how to install roof shingles. About Home, which is part of About.com, provides a video tutorial along with a transcript of the steps. Do It Yourself ... More »

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Homeowners who have two layers of shingles must remove them before adding new ones, as the International Residential Code prohibits a third layer, as of 2015. Homeowners with one layer of shingles can place more over the... More »

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Good asphalt roof shingles include those manufactured by CertainTeed, Owens Corning and Gaf. The best asphalt roof shingle option depends on the type of roof and the place where the house is located geographically. Good ... 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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Some of the best brands of roof vents as of 2015 include Speeedi, Broan and Air King, according to BestConsumerReviews. Roof vents help to keep moisture under control and give shingles a longer lifespan. More »

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Aesthetics, weight, cost, installation requirements and the climate are all considerations for selecting roof shingles. Though asphalt shingles are very popular, other options include wood, metal, clay, slate, compositio... More »

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Tips for repairing a cedar shake roof include learning how to make a temporary fix, taking time to clear debris from the roof, finding the proper way to loosen and remove damaged shingles, and installing replacement shin... More »

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