How To Remove Shingles

If you’re looking to replace the roof you currently have on your house, there is a way to do it yourself. If the work might be too much for you though, you may need to turn to a local roof repair service. If you are able to do this yourself though, there are certain procedures that need to be followed to ensure that the job you do is the right job.

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First of all, you need to make sure you have the right tools for the job. To remove and replace shingles, a flat bar and a hammer typically work best. The other concern to have is safety. Many people don’t have a ladder that can reach the top of their house. This is another reason why hiring a professional service can be both beneficial to the quality of the job, but also to your safety. If you do have a ladder ready, then just be sure to have some way to anchor yourself to the roof so you don’t fall. This is where it all comes down to the method. Make sure that when you’re removing the shingles, you remove the nail holding them down completely. If the nail head breaks off, more than likely you will have a leak on your hands.

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