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Asphalt Shingling From the Top Down

On steeply pitched roofs, working from the ridge down is faster, safer and easier on the shingles

The author explains his technique of applying asphalt shingles in sections, beginning at the top of the roof and working down to the eave. He argues the technique is faster, safer, and easier on steep-pitched roofs than the standard approach of working from the bottom of the roof up.

Asphalt Shingling From the Top Down

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