Top Ten Problems
Preparing For Inspection
Inspection Fee Schedule
Cold Wall Syndrome
Home Maintenance Tips
Component Life Expectancies
Here's a suggestion for anyone having a new roof
installed, read in the Henri De Marne section of the
Daily Herald newspaper:
Get a copy of the shingle manufacturer's warranty, the invoice from the
distributor to the roofer and the estimate. The distributor's price can be
blacked out. Write down the manufacturer's run number from a shingle bundle and
keep all of this information where you keep all of your other appliance
paperwork. In the event you have a shingle warranty issue you now have all the
information you need; contact the distributor/contractor.
pattern lay looks very unfinished from the ground.
and other holes in sheathing not repaired by installers.
vent hole patch is dangerous and will lead to leaks.
2 day job on large roof done in 6 hours. Shortcuts taken during cold
weather are common.
vents, flashings, and trim.
chimney and other roof penetrations.
soffits and fascia.