What you see below is the basic look of an interlocking shingle. These
are generally used in high wind areas because of their wind uplift resistance. They are
only available in certain areas and not all shingle manufacturers make them.
The following picture shows how interlocking shingles are
installed. The dot indicates the approximate area where a nail goes. The dotted lines are
the shingle edges that are hidden. The red and blue colors are used for clarification
The next picture shows what it will look like without the
Click on the following image for a larger view of what the exposure on
an interlocking roof will look like.
Click on the following thumbnail for a larger picture of an Interlocking