My roof has received hail damage and needs to be replaced. I currently
have a single-layer shingle roof but I want to replace it with
architectural shingles (forgive me if this name is wrong but that what
is used around here). One roofer told me that you don't have to
remove the old roof that you could just add the new one on top. Does
this sound right? The insurance company is paying to have the old
roof completely removed.
Thanks for any opinions.
With the insurance com-pany paying strip the old roof off. Not only
will a good grade of shingle last longer with old roof removal but
most codes will not allow more than 2 layers of fiberlsass/asphalt
shingles and if you are there for the second layer it will me cheaper
On 15 Jul 2003 10:29:24 -0700, bird email@example.com (Jack) wrote:
you had hail damage...and probably alot of other people..in my area
about two years ago we had it bad... the whole metro area had it... the
subconctractors came to town.. some even bought up businesses that
already had their ads i the yellow pages.. the TV new did a report on
one of them that they took on all these jobs and never did the work and
the work that was done was terrible.... if you can wait then wait.. i
had a crew who was subbing for a bigger company that did a terrible job
on my house.. i would get home from work at 1 am and go up there and
fine one fault after another.. stayed up until 6 am when they would show
up and then argue with them.... finally gave up and called up the
company and told the owner that i was gonna take him to civil court...
he came out and observed the mistakes and had one of his employee(no
subs) come out and finish the job, took them about 2 hrs. to changed to
what looked like a roof from tobacco road to look nice.... but i had a
stroke during the ordeal of dealing with all this and wish i would have
waited for a company that is local and does not hire subs.... about 6
months after the hail problem the thieves left and went on to other hail
damage places... they came in trailers and left in trailers............
i will never mess with these type again...
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