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Old 09-06-2020, 08:47 PM   #1
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I am looking for roofer recommendations to do a full replacement of a shingle roof. Our roof has several varying pitches and cuts so it would lean to a more complex replacement. Recommendations greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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Old 09-06-2020, 10:51 PM   #2
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For a good roofing job, I can recommend Drew’s Affordable Roofing.
They are mostly metal roofers but have an asphalt roofing division.
At the time of my roofing needs the metal work was booked 6 months out so I opted for asphalt shingles.
A “crew” of non-English speaking people arrived on the roofing day a couple days after the materials were delivered. There were men doing the actual roofing and a few women doing cleanup/grunt work. Hard workers for sure but communicating with them was no easy task. If things like this bother you, good luck! So far, the same has happened with our roof and carpeting jobs. “No habla English” was frustrating but we got through it and are happy with the finished product.
The roof looks great and doesn’t leak!
They were the least expensive of the 3 roofing companies that bothered to show up for an estimate. Still, it was a $10,000 cost for my particular roof which was pretty straightforward.
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Old 09-08-2020, 05:45 AM   #3
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I am looking for roofer recommendations to do a full replacement of a shingle roof. Our roof has several varying pitches and cuts so it would lean to a more complex replacement. Recommendations greatly appreciated. Thanks.
In my younger days - did my own roof (s). Asphalt shingle 3 tab. No magic to it.
If I was to do it again. I'd hire a metal roof company. Or if asphalt shingles - architectural shingles.
If replacing an existing roof - strip off old shingles - use ice and water shield (bituthene) on entire roof. And replace all plumbing roof vents with new - as the rubber deteriorates over time. And the roof itself needs ventilation.

Finding any contractor today is a challenge. Finding a good one is even more challenging. Best to read up on what a good roof replacement requires.

Dedicated roofing companies have reputations. Sometimes good. Sometimes not so good.
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Old 09-08-2020, 07:49 AM   #4
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Some roofers recomend only using Ice & Water shield 6' up from the edge of the roof and in any valley's but not the whole roof? Can any roofers chime in with their opinion and reasoning?

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Old 09-08-2020, 08:43 AM   #5
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I highly recommend Carl Smith and GBR contracting of Meredith. They redid my roof after premature failure of previous "organic" shingles. Carl and his crew followed through on every promise and did a great job under very hot conditions earlier this summer. They even voluntarily repaired my driveway from very minor damage to the asphalt without my even asking. Getting a roof redone is an expensive proposition but doing it well and cleaning up completely is why I would recommend GBR contracting without hesitation. (They use Ice and Water Shield on entire roof, not just bottom section.)
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Old 09-08-2020, 04:03 PM   #6
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Here is one video.

https://youtu.be/yVzF5wE3ptc?t=23

Drive around and view new homes being built and view what materials those builders use. Skip any "spec" homes - those are constructed to minimum codes to save costs to bring selling price lowest possible.
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Old 09-09-2020, 08:44 AM   #7
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Default Great roofing company used June 2020

We had great success with Jake Stanley who owns JMS Roofing. He lives in Wolfeboro with his family and came out to give his free estimate. An assistant brought many different boards for color choice.

Our home is large with 2 detached garages, and while the cost is not cheap, the quality of the shingles is excellent- Timberline 50 yr. A dumpster was delivered a few days before the start of the job.

His 10 employees arrived early in the morning, and worked non stop for a day and a half. Clean up was great as well. I took photos of the progress, it was incredible.

I got his name from 2 people- a local diner owner and a girlfriend's neighbor, and have passed it on as well. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone, he's friendly, professional, keeps his appointments and emails/ calls you back quickly.

Jake's number is 603-520-3481
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Old 09-27-2020, 03:45 PM   #8
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i would be happy to give you a quote for your roof replacement. I do alot of waterfront homes around the lake, as well as work for other forum members. i offer great rates and high quality installation.
Please let me know if you would be interested in a free quote. Corey boucher (603) 393-5229 or email bluemoonbuilders@msn.com
I look forward to hearing from you
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