New addition, redo complete roof?


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Old 05-26-08, 05:21 PM
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New addition, redo complete roof?

Hi,

I'm building a garage adjacent to my house with connecting roof planes on 2 sections and i'm wondering if it's necessary to replace the shingles on the existing roof. These were replaced 8 years ago and are still in very good condition.

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Eric
 
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Old 05-28-08, 10:32 AM
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As long as you can buy shingles that closely match the existing ones - there is no reason to replace an 8 year old roof. I'm in the same situation - adding a new bedroom addition and the old roof is 15 yrs old.... but in decent shape. Got lucky and found the same color shingles - covered the addition - and when looking at it from the yard - can't tell the difference between old and new.....
 
 

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