What do you think of these shingles on the rooftop peak?


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Old 09-12-11, 10:05 AM
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What do you think of these shingles on the rooftop peak?



^^^Is this anything to worry about? I've seen other roofs like this but never thought much of it. I'm wondering why the shingles were done that way?
 
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Old 09-12-11, 10:17 AM
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Looks like it has a ridge vent...which sits about 1" higher than the peak itself. Odd they didn't do the entire ridge though....
 
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Old 09-12-11, 11:17 AM
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I'm with Vic on both points
 
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Old 09-12-11, 11:17 AM
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Yeah, it's strange. The photo doesn't show the other half of the ridge, but the entire ridge with the odd shingling looks like this:

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Old 09-12-11, 11:57 AM
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They went cheap I imagine...just to get the minimum required exhaust venting.....prob would have cost another $100 or so to do the whole thing.....
 
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Old 09-18-11, 01:07 PM
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As far as I know that's just a way for the company to save a few bucks. Ridgevent costs money so some try to skimp on it. Looks bad, but probably won't leak if it was installed properly.
 
 

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