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Old 01-23-03, 02:00 PM
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net skylights

Now to top this whole discussion off I would like to ask a
question to those who install skylights AND understand roofing

If I were to ask you to replace my existing 4x6 skylights
with new energy efficient glass 4x6 skylights, and ask
that you guarantee they won't leak or if they do you will
fix it..........................what would the charge be?

Just a ballpark figure, give or take a few hundred dollars.
 
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Old 01-23-03, 04:59 PM
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TTASHA,

You're still having fun with the roof and skylights, huh?

You need to have a local glass company come out and assess what you have. I couldn't and don't think that others can give you a cost without knowing what you have. $x6 is a pretty large pc of glass. I couldn't even guess on a good ballpark price. They would need to see if they could even replace the glass with a high energy insulated glass.

Make some calls and get them out there.
 
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Old 01-23-03, 06:45 PM
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alright I will

Okey dokey


But I already know what price I can buy glass skylights that are
energy efficient that will fit. What I need is what would it cost
to install.


Don't worry I'll be back with more.
 
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Old 01-27-03, 07:25 AM
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FUN WITH ROOF - NOT

sKYLIGHTS ARE 2X4 NOT 4X6. So now you know how handy
I'm not.

I am going to have to let the Roofing company do the job so
the roof is guaranteed. So, all I want to be sure of is that
they are not charging me for their mistakes plus new skylights.

I priced the new skylights and flashing at a little over $200 each.
I think that $1,400.00 just to install them is too much.

I have a meeting with the owner of the roofing company
tomorrow morning and I would like to be reasonable when
telling him how much I'm not willing to pay to solve their
problem.

I don't want to bother other roofing contractors since I will
probably use the company that installed the roof so there
can be no question if the problem continues.

HEEEEEEEEEllllllllllllllppppppppppppp
 
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Old 01-27-03, 08:38 AM
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TTASHA,

Well the skylights that ate 2x4 are alot smaller than 4x6 but I think that the $1400 is reasonable R & R for 3 units, $466 considering what may have to be done inside with trim (if any) and outside flashings.

The issue is that blaming who is at fault for the initial leak may not be theres unless damage was noted by "another roofing company" who could give an unbiased account of what might had happened. This wasn't asked earlier, but of the 3 skylights, you said one was leaking, and then you mentioned replacement of glass, this would not be their problems and as such, the cost is reasonable.

I do hope that what is about to be done, does resolve the problems. Good Luck!
 
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Old 01-27-03, 10:38 AM
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oh woe

They said my existing skylights were bad and they could not
guarantee roof work unless they were all replaced. This is ALL
three even though it only looks like one is leaking.

It was my idea to "upgrade to the better quality skylights" if
I had to get new ones since these only lasted two years or less.
The cost of new glass skylights and labor is $2,000.

They offered to replace the existing ones with the same type skylights as I have for $1,200. If they only lasted two years, why would I get the same ones?

What is an hourly rate of a roofer? Is he like a surgeon
and/or lawyer who can charge unreasonable rates?

Well, tomorrow will tell when I meet with the owner of the
company. Good Luck to me, huh?
 
 

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