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An Awful Flat Roofing Job Explained - Watchdog Roofing Project

An Awful Flat Roofing Job Explained

All that can be said about this flat roof is what have the previous roofing company actually done correctly? Not a lot… First things first, the down pipe should NOT need bricks to hold it up. Secondly, the flat roof has been burnt on way too much allowing the tar to bleed all over the…
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Bodged In Tiles On A Gable - Watchdog Roofing Project

Bodged In Tiles On A Gable

This is a perfect example of a very poor roofing job that may seem like an innocent mistake but in fact, it was probably done to speed up the job and also rely on the ‘they will never know’ mindset. The tiles on the gable have been bodged in, they should have been cut to…
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A Perfect Example of When NOT To Cement Tiles - Watchdog Roofing Projects

A Perfect Example of When NOT To Cement Tiles

You should never cement tiles to a roof unless the are in the valley, on a gable or if they are in a ridge. This is a perfect example of when you should NOT cement tiles to a roof. Not only does it look terrible and create an unnecessary eyesore, it also can cause potential…
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How Not To Install Flashings - Watchdog Roofing Projects

How Not To Install Flashings

Nails should not be penetrating the flashing around and windows or sun tunnels as it will cause leaks. This watchdog roofing project was completed by a cowboy roofing firm who caused more damage than good on one of our clients roofs. The roofing company should not of used nails that go through the actual flashing…
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