Added by on 2018-09-30

Starting a roof with tarpaper felt. This video walks through the very basic steps for installing tarpaper felt. Setting the roll and then nailing off. SUBSCRIBE TO: Practical Roofing Concepts YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXAX5rTYPJz0QVy3522iqJA?sub_confirmation=1 Related PostsHOW TO VIDEO: Roofing Basics …Installing a valley on a shingle roof…the easiest and fastest wayTorch On Felt RoofingHow to install our Self-Adhesive Roofing Felt – IKO EasysealHow To: Installing GAF Roof Deck Protection & Roofing Underlayment5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Installing Metal RoofingHow to Felt a Shed Roof – Fit long life Roofing Felt

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10 Comments

  • deadlyclonex 2 weeks ago

    Why is the roof WOBBLY ? You need to put the Metal Drip Edge first !!

  • Adrian Prosper 2 weeks ago

    Should of put dripedge metal before paper on the bottom

  • NJ2MDdude 2 weeks ago

    What's the difference between 30 lb tar paper and synthetic underlayment?

  • Adrian Gonzalez Rodriguez 2 weeks ago

    Can this method be used to cover an entire roof or a house? Or is it used just for certain sections of a roof?

  • Pro Roof Restoration Brisbane 2 weeks ago

    Very informative. Thanks to your input.

  • Tony Castillo 2 weeks ago

    Is there a maximum time frame that felt can be on the roof before shingling? I need to do some deck repair and also remove 3 layers of shingles before winter hits. Will felt make it through a Nebraska winter until spring if nailed down properly? I'm wanting to purchase my shingles after tax season (Feb) then install them like I said in the spring. On a side note, my parents used to shingle in the 70's, many of times I had my pants legs nailed to the roof to keep me from falling off, I was 5 or 6 at time. Ahhh the good old days of no daycare…lol I have shingled a few roofs in my time, although never generally left felt on for a long period of time. (months) Seen many of t-locks installed in the OK panhandle till tornados started ripping them off in one big swoop..

  • knightryderbelow 2 weeks ago

    How do I install tar paper on a repair where I replaced the wood underneath? I just had to patch 2 x 2 piece of wood and I want to replace the tar paper as well?

  • hawkhill major 2 weeks ago

    Very informative. It will make my first time doing shingles on my garage a lot easier, thanks.

  • super mario 2 weeks ago

    Great info, I'm new to roofing, first time. I have a question, where can I find Washington state code for felt roofing. What is the required code to nail felt on roof top, how many inches apart to nail a roof felt?. Thanks to your input.

  • Per Shop 2 weeks ago

    Is there a top and bottom concept to the tar paper? Eg, you unrolled it in a way where the side that was on the outside of the roll, becomes the underside on the roof.