At the roof s rake edges the starter doesn t necessarily perform that joint covering function it performs at the eave but it is integral in the roof s overall wind resistance.
How to install roofing starter strip.
Using four roofing nails or up to six in high wind areas secure the starter shingle to the surface of the roof.
After the first shingle has been placed on the roof set the second starter shingle next to it.
The continuous sealant ensures an effective seal between the starter and the first course of shingles.
Gaf mastering the roof chapter 09 this video demonstrates the proper installation technique for gaf starter strips.
It is packaged two pieces per shingle 16 shingles per bundle.
Step 3 align the strips.
Install the starter strip which is just a backing for the first visible row of shingles.
Do not penetrate the shingles with the hammer.
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You will use the portion with no tabs.
Place the shingle upside down on a sheet of plywood and use a straightedge to cut it 7 inches wide.
Before peeling the shingle starter strip trim about 4 inches off an end of the first starter strip and align the strip to the area you are planning to stick it on.
Owens corning starter strip shingle helps save time by eliminating the need to cut shingles to create a starter row.
The end should overhang over the edge about 1 4 to 3 4 of an inch.
Butt the edges together instead of overlapping them.
Install a continuous starter strip or full sized shingles which are simply turned downside up.
Starter strip shingles include a high quality properly positioned adhesive that will tightly lock your shingles in place to help prevent shingle blow off link description.
See the benefits of starter strip shingles a new roof is more than just shingles.
As well starter shingles have a sealant strip and when positioned correctly the sealant strip will be on the top surface and at the lowest edge of the roof.
You can save a few bucks using pre cut starter strips instead of using a whole shingle.
Often however a starter course is made of cut shingles.