That is an impossible question to answer via the internet with limited information AND no pictures.
Originally Posted by penguin423
Assuming that all the contractors walked the roof or at least inspected it close enough to make an educated guess as to the condition of trim, flashing, and other variables, it would seem odd that only one in five would suspect rot or improper installation of the existing materials.
Cut the boards? Gap? What boards and a gap where? The point of a roof covering, flashing, and trim is to keep water out, gaps and visible sheathing doesn't sound like the right approach to a reroof.
Again, too little info for any accurate guesses via the internet.
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