roofing nail


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roofing nail

[′rüf·iŋ ‚nāl]
(design engineering)
A nail used for attaching paper or shingle to roof boards; usually short with a barbed shank and a large flat head.

roofing nail

roofing nails
A short nail having a barbed or ring shank and a comparatively large flat head; may be galvanized or bright; often provided with a neoprene, lead, or plastic washer; used to secure roofing felt or shingles to a roof-deck or roof boards.
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11) Place a nylon washer on a 1-3/4 inch roofing nail.
However, that gives you only a two-inch surface to try to hit with your roofing nails when you put the tin on.
The province identified specific materials such as marine plywood, galvanized iron roofing sheets, and umbrella roofing nails which are needed to replace school roofs ripped off by the strong winds.
An aggressive worker can fling spent roofing nails a long way from the worksite where they can settle in lawns, shrubbery, or driveway areas to be picked up by tires or bare feet.
Generally, a home's roof is attached with roofing nails, which are inserted at an angle, but this kind of roof can come right off.
Police spoke to the other person, who will stop by the residence to retrieve the one-inch roofing nails.
For a roof repair, pull up a 5-gallon bucket with the caulking gun, flashing, flat bar, roofing nails or whatever else the job requires.
You can pre-drill holes under battens and put smaller roofing nails in it to secure it.
He held a press conference to display the "weapons" seized during the raids: rocks, roofing nails, torches and Molotov cocktails.
Using a hand-held camera, the brothers watched in amazement as Yuen Tai Tang, the owner of the Jade House in Harborne, Birmingham, crept out of her shop and carefully placed numerous two-inch roofing nails on the ground.
Use ring-shank roofing nails, sometimes called slating nails, to attach the scoop blade to the body.