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trustee42 08-16-2006 04:21 PM

Roofing paper under shingles
 
Is it imperative that I put roofing paper under shingles that will be covering an unheated lawn shed in my back yard? I hear different opinions and would like your feedback.

Thank you

Generous 11-04-2006 05:57 PM

lot of opinions on this, it use to be mandatory, now in a lot of areas it isn't required, If I didn't put Tar paper down, I would put Ice and Watershield down all valleys and the bottom edge though, especailly in any area that gets snow or ice, just to be safe

toadtogo 11-07-2006 12:32 PM

Gosh, for the cost, it is a cheap layer of leak insurance should a shingle separate or become damaged until the repair can be made. Things like, fertilizer, lime, seed and stuff stored in cardboard boxes, that I store in my sheds don't mind the cold, but they do suffer when wet.


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