I just had a Standing Sean installed on my roof. I went with some local Amish folks on a reccomendation from others.
As I watched two weeks go by, I started to notice what I think to be poor craftsmanship. Now, with the job 95% complete, it seems as if there are quite a few problems:
Scratches in almost every panel, most down to at least the primer. Many down to bare metal. The second week, they had a new hire on the job, who had screws in his shoes to hold them together! None of them noticed all day until I saw him sliding down the roof and leaving scratches behind him. I was told a little touch up paint and it will all be fine. Now I’ve read touch up paint doesn’t do much for down to the metal scratches.
Uneven cuts in siding. The leader told me that my siding needs replacing anyway and that hey weren’t able to cut straight because of that. It couldn’t be because of a Saw-Z-All cut? Nahhh.
Flashing attached to rotted Fascia. I noticed some of my fascia is rotted. Again, the leader told me - Yep! It’s rotted. They can fix it all when they do my siding. Why didn’t they mention this before putting the roof on?
Not sure if the skylights are flashed right or the chimneys. See pictures. Lots of silicone.
I’m unhappy with the whole process. Even the quote. Originally I was just going to do shingles and come back to the metal idea in 10-15 years. When they told me they could do standing seam and it was $20k less than the 3 $40k plus other quotes, I thought it sounded good. The price went up to 28.5k with new skylights, boards, and insulation. In the end, I wished I had paid more money to get a better job.
I’ve paid this guy $15k so far. They still have to put snow paws on and finish the chimney flashing. They are working on the chimney stuff now and it doesn’t look good either! The paws come in a few weeks. I don’t know if I am prepared to pay him the full price. I’ve never signed anything anyway. What should I do? Am I over reacting? I know I am at fault for not asking for enough references but this is crazy to me!