Why can’t I just put another layer of shingles over my old shingles?

It will save money not having to tear off the old shingles and be cheaper...right?  Wrong! So you may still be wondering, don’t extra layers of shingles provide better protection? While layering shingles may give the illusion that your roof is sturdier, the long-term consequences could outweigh the positives. Here are three reasons why you should keep the shingles on your roof to one layer.   Cosmetics: Multiple layers of shingles on your roof might give your house a dated look. Understandably, completely replacing shingles on a roof is not an easy task. Taking off old shingles is time-consuming and costly, but it will prevent the roof from looking bumpy or uneven. Layering shingles over time will ultimately lead to a choppier look on your roof. Safety: Though it