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Is this a proper roof repair? Or did I get ripped off?

Discussion in 'Roofing and Guttering' started by Halcyon819, 5 Oct 2013.

  1. Halcyon819

    Halcyon819

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    My roof was bubbling, most likely from trapped moisture. I got a repair quote for $600. He started the job and it was not repaired the way I thought it would. He cut out a bit, let the air out, and resealed. It's still bubbly which he claims is the uneven insulation under.

    Job Proposal:
    1) Cut-off air pocket on front roof; then cover-up with modified bitumen. Apply modified bitumen to overlap right and left side roof.

    Is this proper? Or did I get ripped off?

    Also, the roof will have a low point in the middle where water will pool! Is that terrible?






     
  2. HERTS P&D

    HERTS P&D

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    You could of done that yourself!

    Andy
     
  3. tony1851

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    :eek: :eek: I'm seriously considering emigrating to the US with a carpet bag full of duct tape and a tin of bitumen to set up a roof-repair business!
     
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    The letter t, the wrong way round.
     
  5. Johnmelad

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    I think you know the answer to your question.
     
  6. Alastairreid

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    No! but charging $600 dollars for some tape and tar is.
     
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