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    MELPosted new reply in Roofing8/14/2013, 7:28 PM

    It depends on the job and the risk involved. Risk reward. What do I think I should make? The riskier, large jobs (nice landscaping, sunroom below, houses 5' apart, roof falling ...

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    MELPosted new reply in Roofing8/12/2013, 2:06 PM

    I typically install 6' of ice and water shield if the house has a 1' overhang. Do most adjusters allow for 6' or do they tell you they will only pay for 3'?

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    MELPosted new reply in Roofing8/12/2013, 10:56 AM

    On a roof tear off is the cost of disposal included with the cost of removal or do they pay extra for a dumpster?

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    MELPosted new reply in Roofing8/12/2013, 9:19 AM

    Should they be including a Base Service Charge for repair work? For example, say you are only replacing 6 sq of roofing, should there be a Base Service Charge added in because i...

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    MELPosted new reply in Roofing8/12/2013, 9:14 AM

    Do they break out felt paper and starters as separate line items or do they combine them with the shingles?

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    MELPosted new reply in Roofing8/11/2013, 6:36 PM

    I think this is a good question but the waste factor only applies to the putting back. Why I don't know as technically the waste factor should be the same off and on. What abou...

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    mbryanPosted new reply in Roofing8/14/2013, 6:44 AM

    Should they be including a Base Service Charge for repair work? For example, say you are only replacing 6 sq of roofing, should there be a Base Service Charge added in because i...

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    MELPosted new reply in Roofing8/9/2013, 6:46 PM

    Some parts of my service area got hit by hail on 07/04/2012, do you think that is too far back to file a claim now?

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    MELPosted new reply in Roofing8/3/2013, 1:40 PM

    It's not about making money or getting referrals I am concerned with. I think most of us on this site understand you need to make money doing it. It's about making efficient use...

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    MELPosted new reply in Roofing8/3/2013, 1:28 PM

    It's not about making money or getting referrals I am concerned with. I think most of us on this site understand you need to make money doing it. It's about making efficient use...

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    MELPosted new reply in Roofing8/2/2013, 7:45 PM

    Lastly I'd like to point out a much bigger issue. You said The ins is only paying for part of the roof? And its a 2 layer tear off?? Does anyone else see a problem there? ...

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    MELPosted new reply in Roofing8/2/2013, 7:31 PM

    This Mel is an easy one. Containers are estimated based on previous jobs per XM. So get on then horn, get a container, get the price and keep the invoice and share it with you...

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    MELPosted new reply in Roofing8/1/2013, 8:54 PM

    Wasn't there some decking too? 6 squares of shingles should fit in the bed of your truck if you don't have a trailer. yes, 1 or 2 sheets, it's 2 layers = 12 square

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    MELPosted new reply in Roofing8/1/2013, 8:16 PM

    I talk to them over the phone and ask if they will be comfortable making a yes or no decision while I am there, if they agree to that i book the appointment and close 80%. I use...

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    MELPosted new reply in Roofing8/1/2013, 8:00 PM

    Using KS price list XM showing $260 to remove 6 SQ, $1088 replace 1 layer lam composite with felt. $442 for the gutters, $254 guard. It will cost me $300 for a small dumpster do...

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    MELPosted new reply in Roofing8/1/2013, 7:53 PM

    you are right i did not have the right contract, next time I will. I found a source for the Xactimate pricing. I would like to now more about getting the tree paid for. They sai...

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    MELPosted new reply in Roofing8/1/2013, 5:32 AM

    Lol, am I crazy? This is fairly common practice by many established roofing contractors around here. I asked the agent that I get my homeowners insurance from if it's OK for a ...

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    madrinaPosted new reply in Roofing7/26/2019, 9:47 PM

    So the homeowner profited from the claim on you send out a fake invoice. Hmm, might want to do some more research before you get investigated for insurance fraud. No they don'...

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    MELPosted new reply in Roofing7/28/2013, 7:45 PM

    I am wondering about roofs with hail damage, what if the homeowner is not aware that they could file a claim and they find out they have damage, how much time do they have after...

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    MELPosted new reply in Roofing7/23/2013, 2:21 PM

    Mine is with State Farm and I called the agent and he said 1 year, however I read the policy and it said within 60 days of the loss. Someone else told me within 1 year of discov...

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