Asked by: Ozell Moewes
asked in category: General Last Updated: 17th April, 2020

Can you screw into roof shingles?

Yes, professional roofers use nails to apply shingles, but they do so in a very specific way so that each nail is covered by the shingle above it. A roofing professional will choose corrosion-resistant screws for this job, not just nails.

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Similarly, can I use screws for roof shingles?

Screws on the roof is fine as long as you are screwing threw a shingle. The screw seals itself when going through it because of the mix in shingle gets caught up in thread of screw. Just don't go crazy with them and use reason and common sense (no screws in valley's for example) should be ok.

Similarly, how do you put plywood on a roof? Take two 2x4s long enough to extend above the roof line by about 2′. Attach another section of 2×4 across them to hold them together at a height that will allow you to stack the plywood on it so that the top of the plywood sticks up above the top of the jack stand at the roof line.

Then, can I screw into epoxy?

Once epoxy hardens, holes may be drilled through the resin. Crafter site 'Little Windows,' explains "You can drill holes into or through your resin pieces. Then you can either glue in an eye-screw, or add a jump-ring or a wire through the hole. Epoxy is easy to handle too.

Can I use roofing nails for cedar shingles?

Our cedar shingle nails are slender and still to resist wood splitting. Type 316 Stainless Steel should be used in corrosive environments or when a pressure treatment or a fire retardant treatment has been applied to the wood. Nails should be long enough to penetrate sheathing at least 3/4".

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