Nails vs Staples?

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Old 06-12-14, 12:39 PM
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Nails vs Staples?

I was curious if either is better for roofing
 
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Old 06-12-14, 01:14 PM
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Most (if not all) shingle manufacturers require nails. No warranty if staples are used. I believe it is code in many areas as well. Nails have much better holding power than staples.
 
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Old 06-12-14, 01:34 PM
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No self-respecting roofer would use staples anymore. The ones that still do are behind the times and are unwilling to change.
 
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