Richard Grammes: Nice work!! I live in Florida and we do 3 tabs almost exactly the same with
the exception of a few things like overhang, we use no overhang and we have
to bull (roof cement) the bottoms and all penetrations. when we come over
our valley we bond down at the bottom of the other side of the valley. I
always use 10 inch lines on 3 tabs its so much faster then having to gauge
it or hoping your felt is perfectly straight. it only takes a few minutes
to pop the lines with two experienced roofers. I have seen some pretty bad
roofing tutorials on here. i have to say yours is one of the better ones
for doing a 6 inch bond in my opinion.by the way I'm a lefty too
Drew's Roofing And Home Repair: I would never do a roof without lines. EVER
blackndecker17: how come you only went 5 inches between vertical chalk lines? why not six
and five eights?
minthillbilly: Thanks for the comment friend. There is no code on which way felt can run
unless its a new construction and your putting felt down only before
framing inspection. On this particular roof I did a closed cut valley with
three tabs. The upper corner of the shingle is 10 inches from the center of
the valley which put the bottom edge approx. 15 to 18 inch depending on
pitch. Thanks again and have a GREAT DAY!
edmondmansourian: nice job
minthillbilly: Not sure if I understand your way but everyone has there own method. Thanks
for your comment and have a great day!
Carl Smith: if you run the felt the right way you don't need chalk lines the felt has
lines on it to help you keep your shingles straight. he's just making more
work for the pros not to mention waiting the home owner money.
minthillbilly: Thanks Jason! Have a great day!
minthillbilly: Good Question! The shingle would work to shed water without tabs. The tabs
in a 3 tab shingle hide the breaks and gives a better look.
Tom Kost: For this job you will need nails, a hammer, a TI-82 calculator, and an IQ
in the neighborhood of Stephen Hawkins.
minthillbilly: I had to watch the video again to understand what your question was. ..I
fitted that first shingle at the bottom so I could make sure it crossed the
valley correctly at the bottom edge and provided full coverage. After that,
make a mark at the top of that shingle and use that mark to measure off
from every ten inchs. Hope this helps... have a good day
minthillbilly: Great information! Have a good day!
minthillbilly: Carl, Have you ever got down and sited down one of those lines on a roll of
tar paper? They are not straight my friend. Chalk you some lines and you
will get a better final result every time. Take care!
jay johnson: how come you didnt just cut a pattern starting from the gable?
minthillbilly: Thank you very much friend! Have a Great Day!
Its Me: Good video..This will help!
minthillbilly: Thank you!
Drew's Roofing And Home Repair: racking is good on damentional shingles
Ben Connors: Great vid!
davejones8: nice video...in the valley its much easier and faster if you find where the
bottom cut and top cut are then just snap a line fron the top to bottom and
it will be the same as whatever youir talking about doing every 10 inches
Jason McClockwork: Good job. Say no to the racking method.
Scott Kennedy: Decent video, a few quick comments. I see a few pieces of felt running
vertically. In my local jurisdiction, Felt is required to run perpendicular
to slope at all times. It is also code(local building code) to ensure that
shingles woven through a valley be extended a minimum of 12" past the
valley center line. You are stacking the roof, I'd rather see it stair
cased, as over time a stacked roof tends to get ugly at the butts.
minthillbilly: On this house we were setting up for close cutting the valley. As you see
the shingles were run up the roof that sheds the most water. Shingles were
later layed overtop of the ones you see in the picture. Check out my video
on How to- Closed cut valley explained. Take care
782Matty: Good video, but I would have to say that with the new shingles on the
market, 3 tab shingles are going to become obsolete. And for the price
difference your roof will last twice as long. Also closed in valleys are
always the first things to go, even with the new architectural shingles. On
my house I would use a metal valley, and leave it open, it doesn't look bad
and eliminates any chance for moisture to cause rot over time.
LittleRiverKingfiser: at 2 57 you say you laid a shingle and made a mark. Why can't you measure
and chaulk the lines whiteout laying that shingle at the bottom of the
valley on the gable? Do I have to measure from the edge of the shingle if I
lay one first? Or, where do I measure from to begin at the bottom of the
valley gable? thanks
minthillbilly: Thank you for your comment and advice! Have a great day my friend!
Larry Cox: great job u know what u r doing but i would offer some advice i would step
them out when posible but GREAT JOB guys- boom on to the next one
DJAZAlwayz: On that roof , i would shingle left to right, and be able to close the
valley's as i go . i accomplish that by dropping a row or two close to the
top of the first valley. get what i mean?
bammbamm12: why do shingles have tabs?
Greg Kemp: shingles are supposed to be 6 inch offset not staggered like bricks. The
water runs in the same grooves causing premature wear that's why the 6 inch
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