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Hey guys!
I was wondering if you think 300$ (contractor quote) is a fair price to replace 20 shingles on our roof (home located in Lubbock, TX, and we just had strong winds with some shingles on the ground).
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Who is transporting the shingles from the supplier to the jobsite?
Who is disposing the debris?
Who owns the vehicle that will transport new shingles and debris?
Who pays for the necessary fuel?
Who owns the ladders?
Who owns any nail or staple guns and air compressor that will be used?
Who has the experience to replace random shingles?
How many workers will it take to perform the task safely?
How long will it take to transport supplies and debris and replace shingles?
Will there be a fee for disposal of debris, if so, who pays that fee?
Who pays the insurance premiums on necessary vehicles and necessary liability insurance?

Three hundred bucks sounds reasonable, better jump on that price.
 

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Not to mention you can probably shave 30-50 bucks right off that for materials so he's really earning more like 250 or 260 bucks that he has to pay all those other expenses out of before he can profit.
 

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This post is timely for me.I just turned down a roofing patch job for $300 a couple hours ago.It was 20 miles away from the shop,not walkable,needed to go pick up material and deliver,a laborer.This includes none of my costs such as insuance,fuel and all of the other shop costs.Would have taken me 1,5 hours and just not worth it.
 
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