From $9.95



Syndication

Statistics

Users
Total: 28,075
Visited Last 30 days: 150
Forum Messages
Total: 20,571
Last 30 days: 12
Forum Evaluations
Total: 24,050
Last 30 days: 3
Journal Entries
Total: 4,883
Last 30 days: 14
Connections
Total: 14,993
Last 30 days: 10
Downloads
Total: 75,425

Journals

Name
The-Last-Rodeo Angel Fire, NM
14,080 Visits | 55 Posts | 34 Pix | 1 Videos
Tanglewood Colorado Springs, CO
103,767 Visits | 870 Posts | 2,321 Pix | 42 Videos
697-Marlin Austin/McDade, TX
4,297 Visits | 54 Posts | 424 Pix | 0 Videos
TheHoskensProject Dome-ville, central, FL
63,588 Visits | 170 Posts | 512 Pix | 3 Videos
Mutton-Busting Nashville, TN
5,023 Visits | 127 Posts | 210 Pix | 0 Videos
sevenpeacksicf Clio, CA
40,228 Visits | 51 Posts | 326 Pix | 1 Videos
Gardner-Gate Price, UT
698 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Mahalo Logandale , AL
675 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
Vilano-Beach--Water-... Saint Augustine, FL
24,821 Visits | 41 Posts | 119 Pix | 0 Videos
wumifoso
1,448 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
insulation4us Wilmington, DE
1,408 Visits | 1 Posts | 4 Pix | 2 Videos
Insulationstop Latham, NY
1,418 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
Our-Forever-House Omaha, NE
1,598 Visits | 2 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
NorthPoleHome North Pole, AK
35,655 Visits | 35 Posts | 140 Pix | 0 Videos
Homestead-II--Our-Ne... smithville, MO
1,524 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Larnerd-House Chenango Forks, NY
3,408 Visits | 2 Posts | 2 Pix | 0 Videos
HudsonHouse Omaha, NE
9,845 Visits | 4 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Barrel-Race Houston, TX
10,936 Visits | 86 Posts | 175 Pix | 0 Videos
Cobbler-Mountain-Hom... Alexandria, VA
2,957 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
1860s-Texas-rehabnew... Boerne, TX
47,385 Visits | 44 Posts | 191 Pix | 0 Videos
See all journals...

Current Top-Rated Posters


I am beginning to think I can pull this off and with the great info from this site and its members, it becomes easier all the time.
Francis in Vail, AZ

Mike & Carolyn in Smithville, MO's Journal Entries


Click here to create your own construction journal.

Posted by Mike & Carolyn in Smithville, MO on 12/1/2007

We went back and forth on if we would have the metal accent on the garage, but thought it would tie into the house (if the house ever gets built). The bids from the local roofers were far too high for our budget, so after talking with others on the site we decided to order it and do it ourselves -- we're handy. After several bids, we found that ordering through Sutherlands was the best price. Most other companies were adding on $500 plus for crating and shipping. Sutherlands purchased through a company that had a local distribution center, so no shipping costs.

We wanted to buy straight from the Metal Sales Manufacturing Company but they said they can't sell to the public. Regardless, the roof cost came in at $1,200 and while the area is not that large, it is a standing seam roof, heavy gauge and all the panels were factory cut to our dimensions. So all that was left was the installation... but we didn’t want to install until the painting about the roof was done, so we waited and waited and waited and now... IT'S COLD and there is still no roof installed. The weather here is hard to figure, some days it's 50 and the next is 30. I finally gave in and called around to the local roofers again but found that they didn’t want to mess with it. A. It was too small of a job (they apparently have too much work or money), or B. They don't do standing seam installs.

I did find one good company that will be installing the roof next Tuesday/Wednesday for $500. All in all, it's a lot less than the bids we got up front, but I sure could use that 500 bucks someplace else. And the time we saved by hiring out the roof can be spent finishing the trim paint so gutters can go on. I'll post pictures once the roof is on.


Login to Reply




Login to comment...
Copyright 1997-2016 Consensus Group Inc.