Asphalt Shingles

JLC Field Guide: Asphalt Shingles

Asphalt shingles offer a good-better-best range for building owners to choose from, and of all prevalent roofing materials, they are easiest to install.

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Asphalt Shingles Featured Articles

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Bending V-Crimped Valley Flashing

Keep runoff under control where roofs of different pitches intersect. Read more

Common Roofing Errors
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Common Roofing Errors

Details that matter on asphalt shingle roofs Read more

Step Flashing vs. Continuous Flashing
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Step Flashing vs. Continuous Flashing

Do a little homework before abandoning the decades-long practice of using step... Read more

Roofing With Asphalt Shingles
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Roofing With Asphalt Shingles

More than 80% of U.S. homes have asphalt shingle roofs, and though easy to install... Read more

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Asphalt Shingles Instruction

Underlayment for Shallow Roofs
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Underlayment for Shallow Roofs
Installing Continuous Flashing
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Installing Continuous Flashing

Code specialist, Glenn Mathewson, takes a look at a recent IRC provision allowing... Read more

California Bungalow Makeover
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California Bungalow Makeover

New roots, new bones, new space, and a new roof: in Berkeley, California, Blue Dog... Read more

Damage From Roof Moss
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Damage From Roof Moss

That green growth on your roof might be causing expensive damage to many parts of... Read more

Testing Florida's Gable-End Retrofit Rules
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Testing Florida's Gable-End Retrofit Rules

Since 2007, Florida has required contractors to reinforce the wall-to-roof... Read more

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