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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 »

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 »

An important tip for installing roofing shingles is to be safe. Wear protective gear, especially nonstick boots. It is also important to have a ladder of the appropriate height and to make tools accessible without too mu... 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 »

The cost of replacing a roof ranges from $4,000 for simple asphalt shingles to $150,000 for high-end slate, The Miami Herald reports. It's more expensive to replace a roof with a steep slope because the work is more dang... More »

The weight of a bundle of shingles depends on the weight of the shingles themselves, but for asphalt shingles is generally between 60 and 80 pounds. A bundle of shingles is packaged to be light enough to carry. More »

According to Bob Vila, asphalt shingles are generally considered the best shingles to install on an average home. This is due largely to the variety of benefits they offer, such as convenience and low cost. More »