new roof question


just had original roof on 45 yr old house replaced (tear off some sections of rotting plywood, new GAF "weatherguard" protective sheets over new plywood, and new 25 yr GAF shingles with 25 yr warranty)....
job looks ok (passed inspection by twp), BUT, from a distance in the backyard, it doesn't appear totally flat & level - in fact, it sort of looks a bit "wavy" when compared to the old roof.
it's not "that" bad, but it still is enough to notice when comparing to the old roof.
contractor, "GAF Master Elite" certified outfit, says it's a common problem and will eventually flatten out on it's own after the weather warms up, cycles, etc.
said the tolerances of the roofing rafters also has a part in it. it's a 3 bedroom ranch home, about 1000 sq ft (my 81 yr old moms house).
any opinions on this ?? did they do a bad job and giving me a line of BS ? or is it nothing to worry about (given the 25 yr GAF backed labor/material warranty against leaks, etc).
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There's a good chance the roof is o.k. What the installer said seems reasonable. TB
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On Sun, 15 Jan 2006 11:43:45 -0500, "Hunter"

Re-roofing doesn't usually invole re-structuring the roof.
Kind of late, now, but next time... if you want the roof to look flat and true, let the roofer know before you ask for an estimate. Of course, after you get the estimate, you'll probably fall in love with roofs that aren't flat and true!
Sorry not to post a more heartening reply.
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There is some truth to that. Shingles just laid, especially in cold climates sometimes do look a little bumpy until the heat hits.
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Ed said: There is some truth to that. Shingles just laid, especially in cold climates sometimes do look a little bumpy until the heat hits. > Especially with dimensionals. Tom
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