This video is about residential roof repair and how a person can repair shingles himself or herself if the situation arises. The first step to engage in is to assess the area. The DIY shingle repair is a process that one can use if there are one or two damaged shingles that got that way from a tree branch, but the rest of the roof is in good condition.
The speaker recommends replacing the entire damaged shingles instead of using caulk to cover up the damage. The process of replacing shingles is so easy that it can be done in a matter of minutes.
The primary tool a person needs to replace a shingle is a flat bar. The first step in this repair process is to break the shingle or shingles loose with the flat bar. The shingles will be much easier to break loose on an older roof because the glue will be a lot weaker than on a new roof. Newer roofs may require a lot more strength and persistence. It’s best for the person to take his or her time and slowly work the shingles loose without being too rough and risking damage to the roof or area.