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Forum: Roofing 06-15-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,224
Posted By seeyou
My main problem with layovers is that the...

My main problem with layovers is that the existing flashings usually get re-used and often they won't last as long as the second layer.

It's not so much the process as it is the execution. When a...
Forum: Roofing 06-14-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,224
Posted By apkole
I have a lot of respect for Grumpy's point of...

I have a lot of respect for Grumpy's point of view, and we always try to move our customer to a tear off to get the underlayment and ventilation to code. That being said . . .

A few years ago we...
Forum: Roofing 04-17-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,181
Posted By MJW
Because most roofers are just roofers and are...

Because most roofers are just roofers and are getting done ASAP to pick up their check by friday.

If it's covered up by the subs and the GC don't know about it.....most subs will go right over it,...
Forum: Roofing 04-13-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,452
Posted By loneframer
If the sheathing wasn't spaced properly upon...

If the sheathing wasn't spaced properly upon installation, I think you'll find the edges binding and pushing upward. In that application, I would've allowed a minimum 3/16 gap at all edges.
Forum: Roofing 03-31-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,548
Posted By Jason-F
Don't bother, it is a waste of energy. Spend your...

Don't bother, it is a waste of energy. Spend your time highlighting what you do well instead of slandering the competition and degrade others. your results will be much better.
Forum: Roofing 03-21-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,191
Posted By flatroofing
Go to McDonalds for a happy meal or Texas Road...

Go to McDonalds for a happy meal or Texas Road House for a steak.
Tell them, Your choice
Forum: Roofing 03-21-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,191
Posted By tinner666
I see that too, but I remind myself that price...

I see that too, but I remind myself that price shoppers aren't 'my' clients. Not before, not now, and never. Whenever somebody mentions price, I say I'm one of the highest. If that turnes them off,...
Forum: Roofing 02-07-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,391
Posted By Jason-F
Marketplace on Roofing Contractors W/ Mike Holmes

Hey Guys, CBC up here in the cold north just did a episode on shady roofing contractors. There is some great info here to take away and make sure you arnt coming across as one of these people.
...
Forum: Roofing 01-25-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,900
Posted By jmiller
From IMDB:...

From IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114694/quotes

Tommy (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000394/): Let's think about this for a sec, Ted. Why would somebody put a guarantee on a box? Hmmm, very...
Forum: Roofing 01-21-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 24,602
Posted By Sycamore
Thanks...you're the only sane guy out there.

I'm setting a bluestone roof in Manhattan and sure as hell won't follow half the advice offered. Your post tells it strait. Thanks....
Forum: Roofing 01-17-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,716
Posted By English Roofer
More pics

More pics
Forum: Roofing 01-10-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,836
Posted By jmiller
Funny roofing videos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9CGl7tF3jg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hd4BcfreDCE
Forum: Roofing 12-27-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,364
Posted By apehangeralfy
Wow.... some people amaze me. :furious:

Wow.... some people amaze me. :furious:
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2010, 06:47 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,251
Posted By Flacan
These are my observations about Hacks: More...

These are my observations about Hacks:

More often than not, a Hack is someone who doesn't know that he/she is doing poor quality work.

Often, a Hack has more confidence in himself than a...
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,251
Posted By Kent Whitten
I have my own personal opinion, and others have...

I have my own personal opinion, and others have theirs. I guess in a not so eloquent way to put it, a hack would be someone who just doesn't give a rat's ass what it looks like.
Forum: Roofing 05-31-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 24,636
Posted By roof-lover
the roofer gets paid for every bundle of shingles...

the roofer gets paid for every bundle of shingles he opens.
Whether its starters,caps, whatever.

The "waste" is what is at the bottem of the trash container after the job is done.

You should...
Forum: Roofing 05-08-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,641
Posted By PrestigeR&D
Talking Tbf,

I think it is safe for me to speak for the others here that we have a request for you,
:loneframer,griz,AaronB,roofny,BamBamm5144,Slyfox,seeyou,Morning Wood,TheToolMan,oldfrt, and myself would like...
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