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If you have a leaky roof, and your roof has standard asphalt shingles, you can repair it yourself. There are MANY instructions on the Internet, and an...
I found the apparent location of the leak on the underside of the roof. No, this is not always where the water is entering above, the water can travel...
Now that the leak point has been found (hopefully), a couple of shingles will have to be removed. To remove them, reach under them with a pry bar un...
Forgot to put this in earlier: Tools: Two pry bar/nail pullers, one large, one small. I sharpened the tip of the small one in order to get under the...
That's where the long pry bar come in. To remove this shingle (under pry bar), you will have to remove nails located under the next two higher shingl...
You want to leave the underlayment (tarpaper) intact. I tore the tarpaper here with my prybar, looking for a nail. It is very easy to tear 15# underla...
This photo shows me sliding new 30# tarpaper under the existing tarpaper. You want to install new tarpaper as far up the roof as possible, under the ...
I only replaced three shingles for this job, plus used roofing cement under a few more that were cracked.
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