The roof will still last between thirty to forty years much longer than your traditional asphalt shingled roof.
Copper to shingle roof.
Watch this short video first.
A sheet of building paper must be applied over the felt.
Copper shingles age with grace going from the blazing copper to a beautiful patina after a few years.
Step 4 start the first course of shingle 1.
If you do this you ll also extend the life of your asphalt shingles by decades.
It doesn t dry out or crack and no extra roofing reinforcement is needed.
Step 3 nail up the drip edge.
Each zappone copper shingle is individually produced and inspected guaranteeing the exact standards for which zappone has become known.
Because copper has a tendency to conduct heat elevated temperatures can cause asphalt in the underlayment to bond the copper to the roof deck.
While this choice is by no means cheap it is much less expensive than installing the pure copper shingles.
Copper has been in use for thousands of years.
This is a great project to do if you have a small area of roof that you want to accent perhaps over a bay or box window or on a cupola or for a small gable over a door.
Installing copper strips on a shingle roof revised 2019.
After about ten years copper shingles become a light green color.
Basically you insert the copper into the 3 8 end and fold over.
A copper strip on each side of the roof will extend the life of asphalt shingles 40 or 50 years.
It makes fairly decent folds into the copper.
Making copper shingles.
It s continually changing beauty over time has long been a favorite to those lucky enough to live under a copper roof.
The zappone copper shingle is the only true individual four way interlocking solid 99 96 copper shingle manufactured today.
You can see how they look in pic 8.
Copper changes color naturally as it ages due to chemical reactions between the metal and the atmosphere.
The panels are typically 12 to 24 inches wide and run parallel to the slope of the roof.
The building paper acts as a slip sheet to prevent such bonding.
Interlock offers slate and cedar shingle in 12 oz or 16 oz shake or standing seam in 16 oz and tile in 20 oz copper.
Upkeep of a copper roof is minimal.
Step 5 interlock shingle 2 to the first row and continue this pattern up to the top of the roof.
It shows installing the copper strip on an existing roof not a new one.
The best way to stop the black stains is to install solid copper strips up at the ridge line of your roof or along the angled hips if you have a hip roof.