My 1988 built two story house has a main floor greenhouse kitchen that extends into the back garden. The kichen has a single story asphalt shingled roof. The roof is what I would call "shed" design - evestrough on all three sides, three sided roof mated to the back of the house. The dimensions may be 10' x 8'. The pitch is very low and this may have added to the early demise of the roof.
The shingles are curling, and obviously in need of replacement. The roof faces south. The rest of the roofing on the house looks great, as does the two car garage.
I'm considering going to a hardware supply and learning how to remove the hold shingles and install the new ones. I would never try this on the entire house, but this job seems so manageable.
I'm also toying with the idea of a skylight, but I've never owned one or installed one and I am concerned about leakage, given the low pitch. The house is near Toronto, Ontario so snow is modest.
Any comments or advice is welcome.
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