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I lost several roof shingles during Hurricane Irma. Inspection of the lost shingles disclosed some nails were not applied in the proper place and all shingles were nailed with only 4 nails, not the required 6 nails. My roof is 11 years old. Do I have any recourse against the original installers?

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Thank you any advice you can give me. Roger Dupont

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A claim has been filed with my insurance company, nothing against the installer. I tried phoning them several days ago but their voicemail box was full and I couldn't leave a message.

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Is this something I should pursue? Because of the poor installation I am thinking of replacing my entire roof at a cost of $10750. To repair one side of the roof is $5200.

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Real Estate Law
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Real Estate Lawyer: P. Simmons, Lawyer replied 10 months ago
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Thanks for the chance to help. I am an attorney with over 12 years experience. Hopefully I can help you with your legal question.

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Real Estate Lawyer: P. Simmons, Lawyer replied 10 months ago

this depends...which state are you in?

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