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Old 05-15-2011, 09:08 AM  
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other than falling off the roof, is there any harm in installing shingles during a light intermittent rain? like mold developing later due to trapped moisture? I'm putting shingles on my storage shed.


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Rooffers do it all the time on new construction. Watch out for lightning.


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If you are using organic felt the wrinkles that develops when it gets wet, probably won't disappear when it dries out...and be careful.
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thanks for the responses. there was a light intermittent rain. but I got it done before the big deluge.
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