What size roofing nails do i need

Roofing Nail Sizes What size roofing nails to use   Composition Shingles Comp Shingles Sheathing Thickness 3/8″ 1/2″ 5/8″ 3/4″ 3-Tab comp shingles (Bare sheathing) 1″ 1″ 1″ 1″ Dimensional comp shingles (Bare sheathing) 1″ 1-1/4″ 1-1/4″ 1-1/4″ 3-Tab comp shingles over 3 Tab comp shingles 1-1/4″ 1-1/4″ 1-1/4″ 1-1/2″ …

Roofing material selection guide

ROOFING MATERIAL SELECTION GUIDE Legend Cost: Low = 1 High = 10   Materials Warranty Life Expectancy Cost¬† Maintenance¬† Fire Rating Composition 3 Tab shingles 20 years 20+ years 1 None Class A – good 25-year composition 25 years 25+ years 2 None Class A – good Architectural grade composition …

Roof Maintenance

Roof Maintenance (your roof needs you) It does not matter if your roof is wood shake-shingles, comp shingles, tile, hot mop or whatever. Your roof needs you. Roof maintenance should be done seasonally or at least semi-annually. Before harsh winter sets in is a good time. Walk your roof slowly …

How to select a roofing contractor

Roofing Contractors Choosing the right Roofing Contractor can save $ After giving roof estimates for over 18 years, have not seen it all, but probably pretty close. Select the wrong roofing contractor and you could be in for the ride of your life. Imagine this: You pay the roofing contractor …

Roof Design Considerations

Roof Pitch is the number 1 factor in roof design A roof with a 12/12 pitch that looks aesthetically pleasing can add as much as 50% or more to the initial cost of a roof when compared to the same house with a 4/12 pitch. Why does a steeper pitch …

What size roofing nails do i need

Roofing Nail Sizes What size roofing nails to use   Composition Shingles Comp Shingles Sheathing Thickness 3/8″ 1/2″ 5/8″ 3/4″ 3-Tab comp shingles (Bare sheathing) 1″ 1″ 1″ 1″ Dimensional comp shingles (Bare sheathing) 1″ 1-1/4″ 1-1/4″ 1-1/4″ 3-Tab comp shingles over 3 Tab comp shingles 1-1/4″ 1-1/4″ 1-1/4″ 1-1/2″ …

Roof return policy

RoofGenius Return Policy Return Policy Physical Goods You may return most new, unopened items sold and fulfilled by Roofgenius.com within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We’ll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective …

Replace roof mount skylight with curb mounted skylight

Replacing a leaky skylight Replacing a roof mounted skylight with a curb mounted skylight. This roof mounted skylight has leaked and been repaired many times. We decided to replace it with a curb mounted skylight and stop the problem once and for all. Problem Skylight New Skylight   First we …