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" Dimensional comp shingles over 3 Tab 1-1/4" 1-1/2" 1-1/2" 1-1/2" *More than 1 layer of roofing not recommended over 3/8" Sheathing Wood Shakes(minimum 3/4 " sheathing) Wood Shakes Nail Type Minimum Length 18" Straight Split 5d Box 1-3/4" 18" and 24" Handsplit and Resawn 6d Box 2" 24" Tap...

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" Dimensional comp shingles over 3 Tab 1-1/4" 1-1/2" 1-1/2" 1-1/2" *More than 1 layer of roofing not recommended over 3/8" Sheathing Wood Shakes(minimum 3/4 " sheathing) Wood Shakes Nail Type Minimum Length 18" Straight Split 5d Box 1-3/4" 18" and 24" Handsplit and Resawn 6d Box 2" 24" Tap...

Roofing nails per square

Nails Per Unit Comp shingles, 4 nails per shingle Wood shakes, 2 nails per shake Wood Shingles, 2 nails per shingle OSB-Plywood, 72 nails per sheet   Roof Material Nail Length Pounds Per Square Coils Per Square Comp shingles smooth 1" 1.33 2.63 Comp Shingles Dimensional 1-1/4" 1.63 2.63 Wood Shakes medium 5d 1-3/4" 1.75 NA Wood Shakes heavy's 6d 2" 2.50 NA Wood Shingles 3d 1-1/4" 2.28 NA Plywood-OSB 8d 2-1/2" 1.35 NA Note: Shingles and and shake quantities can vary depending on the width of the individual shingles and shakes....