This topic contains 3 replies, has 4 voices, and was last updated by  ADVContractors 2 months, 2 weeks ago.

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  • #52161

    Unregistered-Dog

    Several of my alsphalt shingles have nails that have come loose under them and are beginning to poke up and thru the covering shingle. What do I do about these elevated/loose nails?

  • #262158

    tomh
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    I usually pull them by sliding a thin pry bar under the shingle tab and popping the nail. Use a small block as a fulcrum. The damaged tab covering the nail should have a dab of roofing cement applied under it to seal the leak. Trying to pound the nail flush is usually futile as the nail will usually pop again. If there are a lot of these, it indicates the wrong fastener was used, or the nail was never flush to begin with.

  • #404458

    AlexKalssen
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    Thanks for the idea now i can deal with shingles without taking help from roof repair experts.

  • #404461

    ADVContractors
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    thanks for sharing

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