How to Install Shingles

Pros and cons of two popular roofing methods

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Utility knife
  • Chalk line
  • Hammer
  • Roof harness

Roof brackets

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Shingles
  • Roofing nails