Here is a typical story of how you may think yourself capable of something – only to discover (the hard way) that you had not thought of all eventualities. A guy I know paid a high price for over-estimating his own abilities in roofing – and here is the story. Please think about this, before you take on such a task yourself.
Roofing service gone wrong
My friend had a roof that needed a major overhaul. It was a clay tile roof – these are very common in my part of the world (Denmark) – and the tiles were starting to crumble due to their age and the often cold and wet climate they had been subjected to for 40-odd years. My friend made the decision to replace the tiles, and hired a roofer. He also rented scaffolding, which he put up himself, to save on the cost.
The roofer …