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I've heard a lot of stories like that David. My roofing crew is nothing short of spectacular. We have traveled all over the US and Canada together. There is so much to installing a roof that is pristinely photographable that it's incredible. There can't be any color patterning, irregularity in horizontal or vertical lines. The ridges have to be perfect. I've had them rip all the shingles off a home, or remove all the ridge product, and start again, if everything wasn't flawless.
Occasionally the client would send me out to a part of the country that had a certain regional feel in the landscape and architecture. My job initially would be to find homes that we wanted to re-roof for a brochure or other marketing materials. If the home was right, I had the authority to approve re-landscaping, removing the existing roof, having the product and color that we were highlighting applied, a whole makeover. Amazingly, I felt like Danny Devito and Richard Dryfuss in "The Tin Men", but I really was giving the product away. Most of the time we were trying to showcase a particular product and color, if the homeowner wanted another product or color as the final roof on their home, after the photography was complete, I'd have the crew remove the shingles and re-roof the home with whatever the homeowner wanted. The whole thing seemed way too good to be true for the owners, but it was all on th sup and up. We only had one lady in Ocala Florida that wouldn't trust that we were the real deal. Too bad for her, she needed a roof in the worst way and it was easily 40 grand worth of product, but she turned us down flat.