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    Dave-Morris Posts: 5, Reputation: 1
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    Apr 15, 2009, 10:51 AM
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    Hello everyone:

    We recently bought a country home, and now we are having problems with a leaking roof, the bathroom ceiling recently fell in, so I now have a 6 by 4 hole in my bathroom. We are looking to repair or replace the roof. If we decide to replace the shingled roof what type of roof would be best for an A framed roof?
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    Apr 15, 2009, 04:58 PM

    So by your definition and A frame is steeper than a 12/12 pitch, right? A frames currently use asphalt shingles as well as metal roofing. Call 3 contractors and get their bids, carefully recording what they suggest. You will not likle to this kind of work yourself.
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    Apr 18, 2009, 02:21 PM
    I would think almost anything since the pitch of the roof is so great not much rain or snow is going to stay put. Most of the A frame houses I have seen are cedar shake or shingle. The next one would be fibreglass(ashfault shingles).

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