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Old 05-22-2009, 09:47 AM   #21
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i spray paint the area if it is under 6 inches. it takes way too long to cut in a shingle.

Note: Make sure your spray paint matches the shingle color. One time all I had was dark brown paint and the shingles were estate gray. You could see brown patches all over the place.


See that's what separates us pros from you wankers ......we know how to mist the paint out in all directions for shadow blending ....
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Oh ....and to answer the original post my ex-wife said it best ....."Never less than 10 inches"
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Is that why she's your ex now?
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I have replaced blown off shingles that were racked, stepped, hand nailed, gun nailed, manufactured by gaf/elk, ct, tamko, iko and atlas,
in 3-tab and laminate styles, on steep and low slope roofs.

I see roofers claiming this or that brand is the best,
this or that brand is garbage,
this or that method is the best,
this or that method is lazy and unprofessional.

The fact is the only thing the materials determine is looks, expected time frame of life cycle and cost.
Workmanship is what determines if it's going to be a quality roofing system that will last.
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Old 05-23-2009, 08:32 AM   #26
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I have replaced blown off shingles that were racked, stepped, hand nailed, gun nailed, manufactured by gaf/elk, ct, tamko, iko and atlas,
in 3-tab and laminate styles, on steep and low slope roofs.

I see roofers claiming this or that brand is the best,
this or that brand is garbage,
this or that method is the best,
this or that method is lazy and unprofessional.

The fact is the only thing the materials determine is looks, expected time frame of life cycle and cost.
Workmanship is what determines if it's going to be a quality roofing system that will last.
I agree with you, but most companies just use good track record to cover their shotty workmanship because they don't do any of the work themselves. I have no problems because we do all of our own work. The workmanship is not the issue. We are on to things like quality of brands and good methods.

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