Hello reader, today I will tell you something about how to shingle a roof, well, this job will really become a great challenge for you. Shingle roof is how you place every single piece of shingle on your roof; you need the right technique and calculation. The right technique is how you apply shingle properly and precisely, so you can’t just apply the shingles on every place you want. Calculation is about how you fit and measure the roof area, with the right calculation; you will be able to predict how many shingles you need.
If you look on the picture below, you will see different shape of shingles, and I’m sure it needs different technique to install different shingles, but let me show you how to shingle roof with typical shingle. Typical shingle commonly has rectangle shape. It’s created from fabric asphalt material; you can read another article about shingle quality and material from another post, simply navigate your pointer on the search form and type the keyword. It will be better if you place shingle partially, try to measure the roof area, you can also add mark on the roof for partial shingle process.
After the fitting process you can start to apply the base part, place the eave protection on your roof, this eave protection will be the base cover for your roof, it will be the place for you to apply the asphalt shingle. To lock the position you need to nail it, simply use the nail shoot or you can use hammer and knock it, once the eave protection set, you can start applying the shingles. Remember this job really needs patience, and you need to follow the shingles pattern in order to get the best results. Check the edge of the roof, make sure the eave protection is completely covered with shingles. Once the rain fall, and you don’t see any leaks inside your house, it means you successfully done the roofing job.
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