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Question DetailsAsked on 3/18/2016

Best roofing contractors Near Ida Michigan.

I need asphalt shingles replaced on dormer of my house due to storm damage.

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If enough damage to justify an insurance claim, the insurance companies commonly will give you a few names of companies they have not had scamming or overbilling or similar problems with.

Otherwise, like if only a few shingles or just a small dormer roof problem, Roofing is the Search the List category to go to for ratings and reviews on roofers.

Since this happened on a dormer, I would suggest considering, for maybe $50-100 extra for an entire dormer (new shingles and old), having them "tab" all the shingles too to reduce the risk of future blowoff. That is putting additional shingle adhesive across each shingle to prevent tab lifting. They come with a rinky-dink adhesive strip with a saran-wrap like plastic covering over it that is supposed to "bleed" out in summer heat and adhere them - really does not work worth beans with most brands. So - if they put down dabs or discontinuous strips (discontinuous to prevent damming any water in there from draining out) across each row of shingles at about the same location as the factory strip will contact, that holds the individual shingle taps down better in wind. Will not prevent blowoff in tornado or hurricane strength winds - generally results in tab breakoff in that case so still helps some - but can prevent tab lifting and tearing off in high wind concentration areas like dormers.

Answered 4 years ago by LCD



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