Do It Yourself

DIY roofing


Advice and tips for DIY roofing projects.

If you choose to do your own roofing project, it's important for you to know what to expect and how to stay safe while working on the roof.  There are a lot of different components to a roofing system and since your roof is the first line of defense against weather events, natural disasters, and fluctuating temperatures, it's crucial that it is installed correctly. 

Below you'll find links to safety information, tips and tricks for installation, how to measure a roof and materials you'll need.  Use these resources before starting your roofing project.  It is advised to seek the local building department, licensed contractor, and local product representative for proper installation requirements and code enforcement when installing a new roof.

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Disclaimer: The information provided on or information sent by emails is the opinion of the writers. It is the responsibility of the reader to check for accuracy in one's own jurisdiction, as there are different codes and restrictions for different parts of the country. does not accept any liability for the use of information on this website or email. has no controls over product failures, installation, or climate conditions that may change the roofing process in your area. Our information is in general to our area and cannot be the same as your local town or state. It is advised to seek the local Building Department, Licensed Contractor, and local Product Representative for proper installation requirements and code enforcement when installing a new roof.

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