How To Make DIY Shingles From Old Beer or Soda Cans

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DIY Beer Can Shingles - How To Make DIY Shingles From Old Beer or Soda Cans

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Who ever thought that saving all your beer or pop cans could come in so handy? If you need to make emergency repairs to your shingle roof or you are looking to not spend any money on a roof for a shed or a garage, this awesome DIY project is for you.

Making these can be tedious but the end result is gratifying because the old cans are fulfilling an immediate second life. A 24″x24″ roof area will use from 36 to 50 cans (excluding drip edge and caps) depending on the vertical spacing and shingle style; that comes to 900-1250 cans per roof square (10’x10′). Start drinking now if you plan to try this.

I love this project and I hope to someday use the knowledge I learned from the article in the link below and put it to good use. I like how this method could be used in disaster areas where there isn’t a lot of money to repair homes.

How To Make DIY Shingles From Old Beer or Soda Cans


Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker

root cellar that can be used as a bunker

Do you remember the old root cellars our great-grandparents used to have? In fact, they probably built it themselves, right in their back yard.

If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then you need Easy Cellar.

Easy Cellar will show you:

  • How to choose the ideal site
  • Cost-effective building methods
  • How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
  • How to conceal your bunker
  • Affordable basic life support options

Easy Cellar will also reveal how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.

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