Roofing Shingles


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Old 04-13-11, 02:13 PM
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Roofing Shingles

Question: Aren't you suppose to pull the cellophane (over the tar base) off the bottom on the asphalt shingles before you nail them down to the roof? The last two roofing company's that roofed my house did not do this.
 
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Old 04-13-11, 02:17 PM
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Thats a common misconception...no, it doesn't need to be removed. I've never seen a pro job with hundreds of strips of plastic fluttering around...but I've seen a few DIY jobs that way.
 
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Old 04-14-11, 05:19 AM
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I'll concur with Vic, no the plastic stays put. Install the shingles just as they come from the package.
 
 

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