Flashing, Eaves, And Shingles: Making Repairs To An Asphalt Shingle Roof
There are three main places that you should look for leaks in an asphalt-shingle roof: the flashing, the eaves, and the shingles themselves. The materials and skills needed to make repairs will depend on what type of problem you have with your roof. Flashing Issues If you have dormers, vent pipes, or a chimney that sticks up from your roof, you will need flashing. The whole purpose of flashing is to guide any water that runs down the vertical surfaces of anything that protrudes from your roof onto the roof itself instead of under the roof.