Roofing material wind blown off


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Old 11-16-08, 11:17 AM
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Roofing material wind blown off

Big wind last night blew the rolled roofing off my 3 year old shed dormer. After a amateur's thorough ispection it looks like my contractor did a poor job of securing it. There are barely any fasteners and and just as little cement attaching it to the roof deck.
I have contacted the insurance company and am interested in your viewpoint on how they will go about compensating me for the repair. It appears as if the entire job needs replacement.
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Old 11-16-08, 11:25 AM
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Roof

You are right. It is time to start over. Not enough fasteners. Is this only the felt? Does it get shingles on top of what we see here?
 
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Old 11-16-08, 11:36 AM
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The only material on the roof starts with the water/ice shield, then the felt and then the single layer of mineral surfaced rolled roofing. Had I known the contractor was using that system when the dormer was built I would have chosen a better roof.
 
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Old 11-16-08, 02:02 PM
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looks like a shoddy job to me. looks like the contractor was just after a quick buck. as a roofer myself, i've never installed rolled roofing for any roof at all. its cheap and does not last long at all. maybe two to three years at the most.
 
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Old 11-17-08, 03:03 PM
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What is the recommended material for this job? I am in NE and would like it to last atleast as long as the other roofing which are architectural 20 year shingles. Any idea of cost, it measures 450sf and has only 2 protusions, a bathroom vent and a vent stack pipe. It does not appear as removal will take long, maybe 10 minutes at most. LOL
 
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hello, you want them to use MOD-Bit with base sheet.
 
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Old 11-19-08, 08:53 AM
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Local roofer evaluated roof and recommended a rubber product with an insulating underlayer (1/2 inch maybe?). Price is $1500 with 5 year workmanship and 20 year product warranty. Sounds fair to me! 450sf
 
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the material was installed horribly wrong,the felt should have been nailed,and the granulated sheet should have been fully tarred down-crap system
USE Certainteed Flintlastic 3 -part system,or use the .60 epdm(the rubber you mentioned)
 
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Old 11-30-08, 01:52 PM
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Roof replacement was completed and he installed a rubber product. Looks much better now. Too bad the idiot that installed the first roofing material didn't fall off the roof. But there is hope he may fall off someone else's!!!!
 
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Old 12-02-08, 04:36 PM
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Originally Posted by angelo1100
Too bad the idiot that installed the first roofing material didn't fall off the roof. But there is hope he may fall off someone else's!!!!
DITTO!!!!!!Beer 4U2.................
 
 

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