Gable Cornice returns


Roofing Contractors, how many of you are charging gable cornice returns- strips. Although a small issue it takes extra time and maybe some additional scaffolding?


We do, extra time, setup, counter flashing/tie in. On older houses they arnt usually too hard, but have been noticing on relatively new, built within last 20-30 years, can be major pain in the ass.

Have ran into a couple houses in past year where the returns were shingles before the fly rafters, capping, and sofit were installed. Everything now days is how to build stuff faster and cheaper without ever allowing for the shingles to be replaced, to do them correctly a few shingles can take take the same amount of time as a couple square in open field