Photo odd question

anita55November 10, 2010

Hi all, we recently had a new roof put on the house at the shore. One of the neighbors called and said they found a piece of metal in our driveway which they thought was from our house. The roofer was long gone I have NO idea what it is - does anybody know? Thanks so much.

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brickeyee

Looks like either a vent cap or a chimney cap.

    Bookmark   November 10, 2010 at 4:21PM
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macv

Probably a temporary cap left on site after removal. A permanent cap would be unlikely to have face screws.

    Bookmark   November 11, 2010 at 10:49AM
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rlthomas7

I vote UFO and say that you should submit this to the government.

    Bookmark   November 12, 2010 at 3:41PM
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criticalmass048

It looks like a pan one would have used to sift the sand on the beech and look for valuables.

Oh yeah, it could be a vent cap as well.

    Bookmark   November 14, 2010 at 8:58AM
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tim45z10

I done three roofs. I never used any temporary caps. I would call the worker back and ask for an explanation. There could very well be a vent without a cap. Even though most caps dont have mounting locations on the top.

    Bookmark   November 15, 2010 at 12:45AM
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anita55

thank you all for the replies, even the wise guy. It turned out to belong to the attic fan and has been replaced. thanks!

    Bookmark   November 21, 2010 at 1:07AM
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