Workers remove roof on the wrong Overland Park home – KMBC Kansas City

A huge mix up in addresses left an Overland Park homeowner scrambling for help this week.It was 7 a.m. Monday, and guests were sleeping inside the home they rented. A loud pounding on the roof woke them up and they immediately called the owner to ask why he would have the roof replaced, knowing that he had rented out the home. As it turns out, the owner did not schedule to have the roof replaced; the roofers were at the wrong home. The owner called the police, but by that time they arrived, the roofers had removed the roof and had taken off, leaving the home exposed.”We found a house about 10 blocks away just south of here on Floyd Street but completely different numbers. They were getting a new roof. We called the police and went down there to talk to the homeowner and get the information,” homeowner Steve Kornspan said.The roofing company that made the mistake reimbursed the owner for the new roof.Kornspan was able to get it replaced before Wednesday’s rain. Of all the homes he owns, Kornspan said this house was the one that didn’t need a new roof.

A huge mix up in addresses left an Overland Park homeowner scrambling for help this week.

It was 7 a.m. Monday, and guests were sleeping inside the home they rented. A loud pounding on the roof woke them up and they immediately called the owner to ask why he would have the roof replaced, knowing that he had rented out the home.

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As it turns out, the owner did not schedule to have the roof replaced; the roofers were at the wrong home. The owner called the police, but by that time they arrived, the roofers had removed the roof and had taken off, leaving the home exposed.

“We found a house about 10 blocks away just south of here on Floyd Street but completely different numbers. They were getting a new roof. We called the police and went down there to talk to the homeowner and get the information,” homeowner Steve Kornspan said.

The roofing company that made the mistake reimbursed the owner for the new roof.

Kornspan was able to get it replaced before Wednesday’s rain. Of all the homes he owns, Kornspan said this house was the one that didn’t need a new roof.

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