We had a wind storm recently blow off one shingle and damage 3 shingles on our garage. We had to replace them, and all the roofing companies said to do it ourselves, because its easy.

Winds of 100km, the yard was a mess, garbage, shingles, toy pools, wishing wells and leaves everywhere.

Step 1: Get New Shingles

Take your shingle to the store and get a bundle of matching shingles. Make sure you get a bundle, because I thought I needed one and I ended up using 4 and breaking 2 by dropping them.

In our case it was a laminated NY Driftwood bundle for 25 dollars at RoofMart.

This image will help you determine what to get: http://images.oldhouseweb.com/stories/bitmaps/10149/figs1thru4.gif
<p>Get step by step on how to replace shingles. A few of my roof's shingles got destroyed in a hail storm the other day. Instead of having a service replace a few shingles I think I'll be fine replacing them myself. Thanks for posting these great instructions. http://www.onitroofing.ca/products.html</p>
<p>Thank you for all the information and the pictures depicting each and every detail discussed. Wind, fire and water damage are things that one cannot easily overcome. But with a few simple steps or by calling in a restoration service. You have shared some nice points. Thanks again.</p>
Thanks for all the advice. I was wondering if I was going to have to hire <a href="http://www.affiliatedroofers.ca/services/commercial-roofing/" rel="nofollow">Vancouver commercial roofing</a> for just a couple of shingles. This is something I think even I could do!
Some shingles come with a few spots of roofing cement preapplied. After a coupla warm days they'll glue their flaps down automatically-at least, hopefully. Black gooey stuff is at other places, too. I'd suggest the warmest day available since it makes the goo softer and easier to abuse. Wear a hat.
We just had a winstorm here in Cincinnati Ohio... except our wind actuall took all the shingls off Happen to have an instructable on that :)
BTW, I like the pictures, they make it a lot easier!
Actually, no but I can make one. I re shingled our shed last year. Do you want me to make one?
No thanks, we are having a roofing company lay down all new shingles, but if you ever happen to need to re-roof something, post pictures - Im sure it would help a lot of people.
Indeed, I will be doing a shed in what 20 years? :D haha i just did it last year.
It's even harder when the previous owner of the home re-shingled the roof incorrectly.
looks like you did an excellent job and your pictures made it easy to follow

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