How to Put Shingles on a Roof

If you are interested in learning how to put shingles on a roof yourself you have found the right article. Most people do not know that they can literally save thousands of dollars by putting on a new roof themselves rather than paying a contractor to do the work. I have broken the article down into simple steps that anyone can follow. Depending on the size of your roof, you can save thousands of dollars!

Step 1: Figure out what materials and tools you will need to complete the project. If you are starting from scratch you will need to start out with the sheathing. Sheathing is what is nailed directly on top of the trusses. Most people use 1/2" OSB (Oriented Strand Board). You will n