I am roofing a new 1-car garage and I have a couple questions I can't
seem to find answers on. I have no qualms about doing the roofing,
but like everything, I think I'm overthinking things, but need to get
some feedback for a sanity check.
I live in Oregon, so we get a fair amount of rain - so much, that in
matching up shingle colors to my existing house, it was hard to say
that the 3-year old roof wasn't partially green.
Anyway, the questions are:
1. Drip edge - leave away from the eave, like 1/4 or 1/2 inch, even if
putting gutters under? Also, how much should they overlap on the
eaves - I've seen 3 inches and 6 inches? Do I need to use roof cement
to adhere the felt to the drip edges?
2. Vents - the holes are cut for the vents, but I assume I won't put
them on until I after I shingle (which means cutting the shingles out
of the hole).
3. Ridge shingles - is just cutting separate tabs from 3-tabs an
4. Nailing or stapling roofing felt - it seems like stapling would be