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So there a couple reasons why this roof is in need of a replacement and I will go over this in further detail. Long story short this roof wasn’t properly installed to begin with.

What is wrong with this roof?

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    Missing flashing

    One of the main reasons this roof is in such bad shape is because the roof has been flashed incorrectly or not flashed at all for that matter. This has caused a lot of wood rot against the house.This is a picture of a shingle roof butted up against a siding wall. With arrows pointed to the wall showing no flashing.

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    More missing flashing

    This is a picture of shingles butted up against a wall with siding on it. Without flashing to protect the wood behind it. The wood will become rotted over time.

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    Shingles sliding down the roof

    As you can see all the red arrows are pointing to areas where the shingles are sliding down or beginning to slide down. This is caused by a few things. So when I checked, most of the shingles only have 4 nails in them instead of 6, plus it's a very steep roof. A lot of the nails were nailed above the strike zone. The strike zone or nail line in the shingle is thicker in that section. So nailing above it can cause the nail to almost go right through the shingle.

    A picture of a roof with green shingles and red arrows pointing to the corners of the shingles.

    This is a picture of s green shingle roof with red arrows all over it, pointing to shingles that are sliding down the roof

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    This old chimney is in very bad shape.

    This old chimney is basically falling apart and desperate in need of some serious attention. It doesn’t appear that the chimney is in use.

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    Roof in desperate need of gutters

    As you can see, the existing gutters are in desperate need of replacement.

    Roof in desperate need of gutters

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    Owens Corning Duration shingle

    This roof is not only steep but gets a lot of weather and this is why we recommend an Owens Corning Duration shingle. The embedded Kevlar like fabric will keep these shingles from sliding down the roof like the current ones are and keep them in place for the life of the roof. Here’s a short video to explain;

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New 6 inch gutters all the way around house

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    New gutters on small upper portion of roof

    The sections of roof are very small but all the water during a rain pour off of these small  sections leading to a waterfall like effect landing on the lower shingle roof causing the roof to leak

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    New gutters on upper roof

    you May be asking why we would go through the trouble of putting gutters on such a small area of the roof. Well the main reason is because all the water on the whole front roof drains off in these small areas. So when it rains good these small areas turn into a waterfall pouring down onto the lower roof causing the lower roof to leak. Adding gutters and downspouts will prevent this from happening. 

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