09:29AM | 04/27/05
Member Since: 04/26/05
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I have to replace my shingle roof on a "tin house" in Fl. I plan on not removing the existing shingles. Is this a good plan? I have done roof replacement in the past but took the old shingles off. Is there anything I should know, or any short-cuts to doing this job?


03:59AM | 04/29/05
Member Since: 03/27/05
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Most areas I'm familar with allow up to 2 layers

of asphalt shingles, depending on the style and weight.

Easist thing to do is call your building dept.

When recovering, it's important to reflash the new layer of shingles in with the pipes, valleys, walls, chimneys, etc. Otherwise you could end up with leaks....even if you rely on tar to seal these things. Many localities require that each layer be flashed separately anyway.

A roof CAN be your friend


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