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DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 02-14-2014, 03:55 PM
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Posted By andrewm1
yep, I've had it cut and a section replaced...

yep, I've had it cut and a section replaced recently, there is I believe foam wrapped in foil-type wrapping, and I guess drywall for the ceiling - about 1 inch think board that gets soft and moldy...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 02-14-2014, 03:36 PM
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Posted By andrewm1
This is really good stuff..opens up a page of the...

This is really good stuff..opens up a page of the homeowner experience where I have only started to scratch the surface. But I am still on the fence on how deep I want to get in. I think some people...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 02-13-2014, 09:08 PM
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Posted By andrewm1
I am not in the home repair or any similar kind...

I am not in the home repair or any similar kind of occupation (explains my ignorance doesn't it). So typically there is a deposit to bank account every couple of weeks, the rest is pretty much...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 02-13-2014, 05:59 PM
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Posted By andrewm1
I see..there sure does appear to be quite a bit...

I see..there sure does appear to be quite a bit of invisible accounting behind every bid and every hour when the client actually sees someone "working" on their house..good to know. Lessons learned...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 02-13-2014, 04:48 PM
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Posted By andrewm1
Thank you for an AWESOME reply. Much appreciated....

Thank you for an AWESOME reply. Much appreciated. There is much valuable info and much to learn about still, but it does give me excellent well considered information to understand the financial side...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 02-13-2014, 03:49 PM
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Posted By andrewm1
That's more like it, and confirms what I...

That's more like it, and confirms what I thought...instead of numbers we get vagueness. But I know that when the contractor does his monthly payroll or balances the books for taxes, it does indeed...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 02-13-2014, 02:45 PM
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Posted By andrewm1
Ok, lets talk costs

Thanks for the feedback. Part of what worries me about the bid is that they didn't tell very much about how much it would take. At least lawyers are upfront about pay by the hour?! He went up there...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 02-13-2014, 11:59 AM
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Posted By andrewm1
Chimney crown re-mortar bid - overcharged?

I got a bid from a local roofing company for the following repair on a 2000sf torch-down roof:

1) Power wash entire chimney.
2) Apply 1 scratch coat of mortar on chimney crown as needed...
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