We will be having new shingles put on our roof this week. Will we have to have someone 'out' to realign the Exede dish after?

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Stephen Rice

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Possibly so. Sign up for easy care just in case.
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Marcel Ash

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What is easy care?
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It’s a program for a monthly fee that allows one free dish move or realignment per year. Don’t put the dish back on your roof please. Your shingles will thank you.

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Old Labs

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More than likely yes (roofers can generally get a TV dish realigned but satellite internet is a little more sensitive)  - I had it done a couple of years ago, and the last thing I wanted was having lag screws placed into my brand new roof, I had the dish moved to a non-roof mount location (more of a side mount since a pole mount wasn't possible).

P.S. I had it done prior to the roofers arriving to minimize down time.
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When I got my roof done they managed to keep the dish in place as they carefully unbolted one anchor at a time. The dish still worked afterwards but it was retuned at a later date by a tech as it was slightly off, but not enough to keep it from working.
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I would recommend Easycare as well. Even if the dish isn't taken off, someone could potentially bump it out of alignment. moving around on the roof. It'll give you a free relocation (aka we can put the dish back)