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You can check "slate roof central" where traditional slate roofers hang out for a referral. A good option is during the a dry season, pressure washing along with mechanical removal. Always be gentle on slate, and work going down with the lap of the shingles, not forcing anything up. You can get a dozen years of growth off in a few minutes, which may be ...


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Because the rot from leakage will damage the sheeting and anything else it gets to. When the roof comes off, the foolishness is exposed. Insurance does not cover neglect. Our neighbors tried this little ploy and nearly had the house condemned. One wall rotted out, cripple wall nearly ready to collapse. Maintenance is cheap, repair is expensive, crippling ...


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During the high season (when you'll need it urgently) it's harder to find and schedule a roofer to come out. Insurance won't cover all your losses : if it covers any losses. Much damage can be hidden from view. When it's not an emergency you can get competitive bids and get a good price for a roof that will last until you die and then some. You don't ...


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"Shingles torn" "Nails showing" You very probably have leaks you have not yet noticed. If you re-roof now, you might not rot out the roof deck and need to replace it as well. If you wait until you have leaks you notice, you may find that you're rotted out the roof deck and be looking at a far larger bill. However - don't hire ANY contractor that drives by, ...



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