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No Expensive Roofing Iron Sheets Again, Use Cheap Recycled tyre Shingles to do Roofing in Few Steps

Instead of using the expensive iron sheets in roofing, one can simply make use of recycled rubber roof shingles which are innovative roofing material. These materials help in saving home owners money and the environment. Made from recycled tires, these roofing shingles are durable, dependable, and more eco-friendly than ordinary wood or slate.

How to renovate the old tyres

Drill a hole in the tread of the tyre and use a key hole saw to start cutting. You can as well make use of a utility blade(box cutter) which also cuts through the tire like a hot knife through butter. After cutting the side walls off, you'll obtain a round thin circle of rubber. Cut it to form a long flat sheet about 8 x 80. Each tire can produce about 2ft².

The resulting typical shingles can then be installed on the roofs using tar paper, which helps ensure that water will not leak in. Also remember to double up the standard shingles on the first row to help keep water out. Rubber is very tight against the nail and helps to seal the holes much more so than traditional shingles.

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