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  • Writer's pictureJeremy Fish

Things to Know Before Starting a Roofing Project

The roof is essential to your home’s safety, comfort and protection against weather extremes. Problems with this part of the house must be addressed immediately before they lead to costly water damage.

Moreover, any roofing job must be done by a professional as it can be dangerous and require the use of proper tools. It’s also more cost-effective to hire an expert who can do the task right the first time.

Here are some other things you should know before starting the project.

Your Budget Should Include Repairs

When planning a budget for your roofing project, always include possible repair costs. In some cases, the roof structure underneath the shingles needs work. In situations like this, repairs must be made before the actual roof installation. Without repairing the structure, your new roof can fail early.

Hire a Skilled Contractor

Hiring a reputable contractor is a must. Roofing can also involve significant costs so you must choose a company that is known for its excellent workmanship.

Before hiring a roofer, request for proof of license and insurance, do your research, read reviews online, and ask for references. It’s recommended to get at least three estimates from different contractors to get an idea about your project costs.

Choose the Right Material

When choosing a roofing material, you must take note of your climate. Aside from beauty, you must also consider durability. For instance, tile roofing is ideal for areas that experience high winds or hot temperatures. Your home’s architectural design will also play a major role in your roofing options.

For your roofing and remodeling needs, turn to Peartree Homes. We also specialize in bathroom remodeling, siding, room additions and building custom homes.

Call us at (843) 343-5808, or fill out our contact form to learn more about our services.


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