Proper ventilation and installation of shingles are crucial to ensure the durability and longevity of sloping shingle roofs. Here are some dos and don’ts to consider when installing and maintaining a sloping shingle roof.
A suitable ventilation system was used between the shingle and insulation under the sloping roof.
Several packages of shingles were opened and combined to ensure a consistent color throughout the roof.
The adhesive layer on the back of the shingle is activated by exposing it to the heat of the sun.
The shingle package was bent slightly before opening to make it easier to separate the shingles.
The shingle packages were kept in a warm place before installation during the cold seasons.
Shingles with different production dates or codes were not installed on a sloping roof.
Do not lay shingles directly on sloping roofs.
Do not rely on cellophane tape behind the shingle for adhesion.
Do not manually apply glue, except in winter or areas with strong winds.
Avoiding standing on a shingle roof for an extended period during hot seasons.
Do not stack more than 17 shingle packages.
Shingle packages are not exposed to sunlight or dust.
Following these dos and don’ts can help you maintain your sloping shingle roof properly, providing you with durable and long-lasting protection for your home.