Roof flashing under new shingles?

We had our roof replaced about 6 months ago and we have a  sidewall aproximately 15 to 18 inches tall sitting about 12 inches back under a gable. I have just discovered that the roofer laid the shingles over the existing flashing. Is thos going to cause me a problem. If it is how do i fix this?

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  • 4 weeks ago

    this is the right way to do it ... flashing goes under the shingles

  • Edwena
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Well, this is what happens when you don't look at your work in detail and write down the specifics of what you expect. It will last long enough for the roofer.  Who knows if it will last long enough for you.  Nowadays, you see lots of pressure from insurance companies for roofers to reuse existing materials instead of replacing with new materials.   This sounds like that kind of situation. It is the way the insurance company does it.  S. Farm?

  • 4 weeks ago

    Hopefully he used roofing cement (tar) under the shingles that cover the flashing. Was this another layer of shingles?? If so, it shouldn't be a problem if it wasn't a problem before.

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