Tear-Off   FAQ's
  • Most local roofing codes allow a maximum of two shingle layers because of the difficulty of chopping through in case of fire
  • Manufacturers will not guarantee their products if used to reroof over a worn layer of shingles
  • A tear-off gives you the cleanest flattest look possible
  • Structurally unsound homes may not handle the weight of additional layers
  • Excess heat can reduce the life of new shingles
  • Cupped and curled shingles or wood deck replacement makes a tear off necessary for professional results