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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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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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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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One bundle of shingles covers approximately 33 square feet of roof, depending on the size and weight of the shingles. Typically, it takes three bundles of standard-sized, standard-weight shingles to cover 100 square feet... 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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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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