Roof shingles - links

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Ask the Builder – article about removing algae and moss from shingle roofs

Burton Roofing – guide to installing shingles

Cedar Roofing – replacing shingles, and how to know it’s needed

Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau – US site, with info on installation and maintenance of shingles

Ehow – how to calculate cedar shingle coverage

Mother Earth News – article on how to make hand-split shakes

USDA – booklet: installation, care and maintenance of wood shake & shingle roofs

US National Park Service – interesting briefing on the repair and replacement of historical wooden shingle roofs

Vintage Woodworks – info on cedar shingles

Wikipedia – entry on wood shingles – see also the link to shakes at the bottom

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