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I love my contractor!

Posted by auntyara (My Page) on
Thu, Mar 28, 13 at 8:57

I'm having my roof replaced, finally, and I feel sorry for the roofers. lol It turns out that over the yrs they just kept adding layer after layer. When they pulled off the final layer, there was no plywood, and the beams were not right either. Some don't reach all the way to the peak, He's got his work cut out for him. Such a great guy, he said he wont charge me extra for the labor, just the extra supplies. He's up there at 7:45 am til 5:00 pm. It's day 3 and they're still ripping things off. He was hoping to be done in 3 days.
The original shingle were cedar and rotted to almost dust in some spots.He said that they should have never covered them and they'd probably still be good.
Needless to say they are making a mess of the back of the house. They're just shoving it off like snow. I'm not worried, He came highly recommended for how clean everything is when he's done. I just keep reminding myself how great it's going to be.
Sorry about the rambling, I'm just so happy I've got to tell somebody lol
:) Laura


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RE: I love my contractor!

can't imagine that he would not charge for labor
on a job he thought would be done in 3 days
& tear off isn't done 3 days later.

or that amount of layers wasn't determined
when getting #'s together for bid.

best of luck, hope it goes well for you.


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RE: I love my contractor!

can't imagine that he would not charge for labor
on a job he thought would be done in 3 days
& tear off isn't done 3 days later.

or that amount of layers wasn't determined
when getting #'s together for bid.

best of luck, hope it goes well for you.


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RE: I love my contractor!

Unless of course he did know the amount of work involved and told you three days but had padded the hell out of those three days or originally planned to have more help which is why it stretched out.


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RE: I love my contractor!

Really a good contractor. I have also one, they have done my shower glass restoration service by Grout Solutions, for that they worked for 2 days and a half, but they have charged for 2 days.


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"Needless to say they are making a mess of the back of the house."

I hope he does a good job with the roof as well as cleaning up afterwards.

We thought our roofers had. We stepped on two nails near the house and got three flat tires on our riding tractor that summer.

I hope the OP lets us know how the rest of the job went.


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Hi all,
The roof is finished!
It ended up costing an extra $725.00 but it was all plywood costs. He gave us the receipts. He said it was the worse roof he's worked on in over 30yrs.
It looks fantastic :) I'm so happy that it's done. He hasn't finished cleaning up because now he has to rip off the cedar siding. He can't start that job until I pick a siding color.
too many choices lol
:) Laura


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