When is It Time to Get a New Roof?

When is It Time to Get a New Roof?


If your roof has been leaking, you may find yourself needing to repaint a wall that has suffered water damage. However, you should also consider fixing the problem at the source. If your roof is notorious for leaking, it will likely do it again. It is only a matter of time. Instead of waiting for the inevitable, you should preemptively replace the roof.

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At this point, it is a good idea to call a commercial roofer. They are trained professionals who can get the job done quickly and safely. However, you may be determined to do the roof on your own. Plus, this could save you some good money. However, where do you start? In this video, you will learn how to install a new roof shingle by shingle.

Each shingle consists of three tabs. These three tabs are often mistaken for the shingles themselves. Each shingle also comes with tar that is already attached to the shingle. This tar hardens in the sunlight and adheres the shingle to a surface such as the roof. The most common shingles are 36 inches wide and 12 inches high. If you want to see how to install such shingles, please watch the video above.