How Do You Prepare For A Metal Roof Installation?
Tips on preparing for a new metal roof install. The first thing that needs to be when preparing for a metal roof installation is to remove the existing roofing materials. There are some roofing materials that can be placed directly over the old, but this is not so with metal and other roofing types. In order to get a new roof on, the old one needs to come off. The type of roof that is already in place is going to determine how it comes off. If the roof is tar shingles, then a crowbar and hammer are going to be needed. Starting at the peak of the roof, begin removing the roofing nails with the hammer or crowbar. Some crowbars have a side that has a nail puller. A hammer can be used with the claw end for the same purpose. Carefully remove all of the nails. In some cases, only the nail head may come off leaving the body of the nail still attached. A pair of pliers can easily pull these nails out. But it is important for those to be completely removed. Once all of the shingles have been re