RICHARD FRANZ
cabin
3/10/2016
A REPAIR JOB WAS DONE ON MY ROOF SEVERAL YEARS AGO. LAST MAY (2015) IT WAS LEAKING. WHEN I GOT UP ON THE ROOF I FOUND SEVERAL ROOFING NAILS THAT HAD BEEN NAILED DIRECTLY THROUGH THE SHINGLE AND CAULKED OVER. ONE OF THE NAILS HAD BACKED OUT WHICH ALLOWED WATER TO ENTER.THIS IS AN ALUMINUM INTERLOCKING SHINGLE WITH NO EXPOSED NAILS. IS IT POSSIBLE TO REMOVE ONE SHINGLE IN THE FIELD AND REPLACE IT SO THERE ARE NO NAILS EXPOSED AS IT WAS ORIGINALLY INSTALLED? I HAVE SOME EXTRA SHINGLES.
Dick Bus
3/10/2016
yes, there is a way. send me your e-mail and I will forward you a drawing on how to do it. [email protected]
RICHARD FRANZ
cabin
3/31/2016
I DON'T KNOW WHAT I AM DOING WRONG. I SENT DICK BUS THE PICTURE AND MEASUREMENTS OF MY SHINGLES. HE E-MAILED ME BACK ON MARCH 21, 2016 THAT HE WOULD HAVE A DRAWING FOR ME THE NEXT DAY. I HAVE NOT RECEIVED IT AS OF MARCH 31, 2016. I WILL TRY TO SEND ANOTHER PICTURE ( I'M NOT THE MOST TECH SAVVY PERSON ON A COMPUTER). THANK YOU. THE SHINGLE MEASURES 181/8"X91/2"
Todd Miller
Classic Products, Inc.
3/31/2016
If you use a zip tool (common in the vinyl siding industry), you can reach up under the bottom lock of the shingle course above the damage, and unlock the panels, exposing the fastening of the damaged panel. That will allow you to replace the damaged panel and then you have to manipulate the upper panel back into place. Another option though is to cap over the damaged panel with a new panel, by cutting off the top and side locks of the new panel, and nesting it over the damage. Apply a good adhesive between the old and new panel to hold it in place.
RICHARD FRANZ
cabin
3/31/2016
THANK YOU FOR THE QUICK RESPONSE. I HAVE ONE OF THOSE ZIP TOOLS. THE SECOND OPTION IS ALSO A GOOD IDEA. I'LL TRY THE ZIP TOOL FIRST. THANK YOU AGAIN FOR THE HELP.

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