Roofer or handyman

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  1. Dec 7, 2017 #1

    jayre

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    I found a few loose shingles. Please see the video (sorry for shaking). Should I call a roofer or try to find an insured handyman? What would be the approximate cost? I have unused extra shingles.

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    Snoonyb

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    Either or, it's not so much their ability, as the location.
     
  3. Dec 8, 2017 #3

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    Looks like a 1/2 hour fix why not do it yourself.
    A flat bar and and hammer is all that's needed.
     
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    jayre

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    I totally would but it's really high and the roof is really steep.
     
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    nealtw

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    Propper ladder and safety equipment required. Best call for help. DIY something else.:thbup:
     
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  6. Dec 31, 2017 #6

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    If it's the second layer of roofing, you may not get a visible leak for a while, but the flashing around your vent pipes may also need repair.

    I'm putting in sleeve anchors in the masonry to stabilize a ladder with cables/ropes, and strapping myself to the ladder with a body harness, for my gutter cleaning tasks.
    But my roof is only about a 3 in 12 slope. I can't imagine working on a 12:12 slope.
     

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