Replacing your damaged roof with a new one is a major project. That is why we recommend planning ahead to create a better experience. Check out a couple of areas to be aware of before you get your roof replaced.
Make the Roof Accessible
A great step to prepare for before your roof replacement project is to make sure the roof accessible to the workers. You should remove any kind of added decorative items from the roof or on the driveways and sidewalks to provide convenient access to the roof. If there are tree branches over your roof, you should prune them to make it easier for the roofers to work.
Roofing work can cause loud noises and vibrations throughout the house, which can cause the home to become a discomfort. It can become a particularly disturbing experience for children and pets in your home. The working area also creates a very unsafe area for children and pets. Hence, before the roofing work begins, you should ensure that your children and pets are at a safe distance. It is better to explain to your children to stay away from the work zone to stay safe and protected.
When replacing your roof, many roofers will work simultaneously with their equipment. It is very common to experience debris and dust falling on your attic. It is recommended to remove all valuable items from your attic during roof replacement work to protect them from any type of damage. If some items are heavy and difficult to remove, then you should secure them by covering them properly with old clothes or protective coverings. Once the roofing work is completed, you may have to do some vacuum cleaning of the attic.
Roofing work involves working with equipment and machinery which can send vibrations down your walls. The vibrations can cause damage to your wall decorations. We recommend removing all wall decorations, especially the ones which are not secured by screws. As a precaution, you should remove the wall decorations on the wall even on the ground floor to prevent any damage.
As a responsible member of your locality, you should inform your neighbors in advance about the roofing work. You should let them know about the expected duration of the work so that they can be prepared and plan their schedules accordingly.
To get a free, no-obligation quote contact J and M Roofing and schedule a free in-home consultation. Learn more about Tips for Choosing a Roofing Company. Check out this great article about 9 different types of roofing materials.