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7/19/2011
My mother-in-law's house has a 30+ year old Alcoa metal roof made of interlocking metal shingles. The house has had high winds hit it in the past (close to small tornado levels). We have noticed leaks in the interior of one of the rooms and they seem to be coming from the ridge (water stain patterns start at the ridge line on the interior). The ridge cap is also made of the interlocking shingles - not a continuous piece. I am thinking about having someone remove the ridge shingles and install a continuous ridge. Do you think this is a good idea? Are there other options without having to replace the whole roof? Any recommendations for installers who could do this in this area?
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
7/19/2011
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Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
7/19/2011
Charles, thanks for your email. I am sorry about the storm damage your mother in law's home has experienced. If the storm has dislodging ridge caps or sub flashing, leaks could result. Billy Ellis Roofing is a leading independent dealer for aluminum shake sin your area. They should be able to assess the issues and effect the needed repairs.

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