What is the best way to shingle a valley?

What is the best way to shingle a valley?

A proper valley installation is a critical component of any roof, ensuring the long-term protection of this vulnerable area. IKO’s recommendation is to install laminated shingles, or architectural shingles, using the open valley method, for best roof performance.

How do you weave shingles in a valley?

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Is Valley flashing necessary?

The valleys see the most water flow, as water from both surfaces gathers in the valley as it runs down. The extra layer of flashing in the valley helps protect it from water intrusion. Metal flashing, which is most often used, also helps the water move more quickly off the roof, and even the occasional snow.

Do you need flashing in valleys?

Closed valleys aren’t required to have metal flashing, but they should have additional underlayment lining the valley, preferably a couple layers of roll roofing. You can usually see whether this has been done by looking carefully at the bottom edge of the valley.

What is the best roof Valley?

As mentioned above, the closed roof valley is often considered the most aesthetically pleasing. Many homeowners prefer the seamless look of the closed roof valley over the metal-lined open valley, and many homeowners also like the lower cost that comes with the closed roof valley application.

How wide should a roof valley be?

Lead-lined valleys The most common open width for a traditional valley is 125mm and this is generally satisfactory for normal domestic roofs. There are exceptions, such as low roof pitches and/or long rafter lengths and further guidance for these is available in the Lead Sheet Training Academy (LSTA) manual.

How do you roof a valley with asphalt shingles?

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How do you stop a roof valley leak?

Start by ensuring that the roofing material is properly fastened along the edges of the valley. When in doubt, run a bead of sealant where the roofing material meets the valley underlayment to stop any leaks caused by cross wash. For the most part, leaks and other problems common to roofing valleys are easy to correct.