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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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It typically takes three bundles of standard three-tab asphalt shingles to cover one square on a roof. Therefore, a 40-square roof would require approximately 120 bundles of shingles. A "roof square" is equal to 100 squa... 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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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 »

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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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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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