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. More

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Common Roofing Errors

Details that matter on asphalt shingle roofs More

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Step Flashing vs. Continuous Flashing

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

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Asphalt Shingles Instruction

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Underlayment for Shallow Roofs
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Installing Continuous Flashing

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

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California Bungalow Makeover

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

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Damage From Roof Moss

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

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Testing Florida's Gable-End Retrofit Rules

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

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