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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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Tips for installing metal roofing over asphalt shingles include checking with the local building authority for code requirements, using shingles instead of standing seam roofing, and adding a framework of 2x2 lumber to s... 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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In order to install roofing valleys, first create nail and guide lines, then attach the left side of shingles, attach the right side of shingles, cut off the corners of the right side and seal the edges with roof cement.... More »

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Tips for installing vinyl soffit include securing any loose boards, shingles or panels, and ensuring eves are level prior to installation. While possessing a different profile from vinyl siding, soffit installation is th... More »

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To lay shingles, first remove any nails, limbs or debris that may be sticking out on the roof. Install a drip edge and staple the felt to the roof. Lay down a row of starter shingles at the bottom of the roof along the e... More »

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To choose Owens Corning roof shingles, purchase shingles based on the home's position and environment. Some shingles are better-suited to areas that regularly experience heavy snow and rain, while other shingles function... More »

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