Roof replacements are essential to home maintenance, protecting your home against the elements.
It goes without saying that you want and deserve your roofing project to go smoothly to protect your investment.
In today’s blog post, we take a look at what makes a roofing project run smoothly to avoid hiccups along the way.
It all begins with choosing the right roofer.
Your roofer should have tons of experience, superior customer service, and knowledgeable roofing experts who will help you make smart decisions. They start the job on the right foot with a roof inspection to identify issues before the project begins.
They provide an accurate quote, recommend cost-saving tips, and ensure you are 100% satisfied with your roofing choices. They also stand behind their work using roofing best practices and high-quality materials to avoid common issues leading to delays and disruption during your roofing project.
A formal consultation with an experienced roofer helps you finalize your roofing choices.
For example, if you order a particular color or roofing material, your roofer needs time to order those materials a few weeks in advance. Also, last-minute changes cost money and might make your requests less feasible.
A roofing consultation prior to your project provides time to consider your choices, make a commitment, and set the balls in motion so that materials arrive on time.
Ensure your roofing contractor understands whether a roofing permit is required so they plan to have it in place the day work begins.
Also, roofers must be licensed and display their license when working. Having all this red tape and paperwork in order will avoid delays and help guarantee smooth execution.
As mentioned above, you want your roofer to detect roof damage before they begin. This is very important because it impacts the following:
It is still possible to run into unplanned expenses when replacing a roof. As a result, you should put aside an additional 10% to 20% of the overall budget cost just in case other repairs are required.
A summer roof installation is less likely to experience delays related to rain and snow. Timing your project helps avoid weather-related delays.
Smooth execution boils down to choosing a roofing company with a reliable crew with the right tools, training, and experience. They will use roofing best practices to complete the job on time and within your budget.
When we say that we’re a top-quality home roofing and remodeling company that serves the North Shore and surrounding Chicagoland area, we back it up. We do more than simply cover the basics: we show up on time and nail it. For more information or to schedule a consultation, call 847-768-6000 or visit our contact page.