Step by Step Roof Installation


The proper steps to install a new asphalt shingle roof?

  • Strip existing roof shingles to substrate & properly dispose.
  • Inspect boards and plywood, replace if needed.
  • Install Ice & Water shield with #15 Felt paper around all perimeters and any water penetrations
  • Install Drip edge around all perimeters
  • Continue by installing pre-cut starter strip around all perimeters
  • Install new asphalt roof shingles with 6-8 storm nailing to each full shingle securing the shingles to roof
  • Finally, install Ridge vents to ridge and caps to match