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Replacing Shingles on a Composite Roof
by Lorenz Prem on 08-31-2011 4:00 pm

Composite roof shingles are the most commonroofing material in the United States. They are economical, easy toinstall, and easy to repair. During the life of your roof you willmost likely have to replace one or two damaged shingles. Especiallycloser to the end of their life shingles are prone to tearing. Whata lot of people don't know is how easy it is to replace individualshingles. Instead of spending time and money on hiring a roofer,you can do the work yourself. Let's take a look at what'sinvolved.

Getting the materials

Removing moss from my roof
by Lorenz Prem on 05-13-2009 7:05 pm

I had to work on my roof this spring. Theweather here in the Northwest makes moss grow everywhere. Ineglected my roof for a couple of years. The moss was growingthick.

Removal begins with getting rid the big growths of moss. I havea tar shingle roof like so many homes in America have. This type ofroof cannot be pressure washed. Doing so would blow off thegranules embedded in the tar. This will ruin your roof right thenand there. You can pressure wash a metal roof, but moss does notgrow on metal roofs. Wood shingles can also be pr

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