Replacing a roof isn’t something that anyone takes lightly. It’s a big, and important, decision that often requires a lot of consideration and questions – some of which may not even occur to you. Roofstar Arizona is going to be with you throughout every step of the process, and we hope that this blog post helps you with all the things to consider when replacing a roof.
How Long Does It Take to Tear Off and Replace a Roof?
Generally, it will take no longer than 1-3 days to tear off and replace a roof. However, it is possible for it to take up to 5 days. How long it takes will depend on many different factors, including the complexity and accessibility of your roof; the size of your roof; the weather; and the type of roof material.
Should I Stay Home During a Roof Replacement?
It is usually recommended that you vacate the home during heavy roof work, especially if your roof is flat. This is because roof replacements can be very loud and can seem intrusive; it’s also important that you try to avoid the roofers while they are working for your own safety. However, this is not a hard rule. If you wish to stay at home while your roof is being worked on, whether it’s because you want to be able to observe and ask questions or you just don’t feel like leaving, you absolutely may. The decision is up to you.
What Can Go Wrong When Replacing a Roof?
Choosing the right contractor when replacing your roof is of the utmost importance to reduce the risk of anything going wrong. If you hire the wrong roofing company, there are a lot of mistakes that could be made – from the obvious, like using low-quality materials or not properly following safety guidelines, to the less-obvious, like putting layers in the wrong order, improper nailing The health of your roof is integral to the safety of your home, so you absolutely don’t want your roofing company cutting any corners when it comes to replacing your roof. Before you schedule a roof replacement, make sure you trust the contractor you’ve chosen.
What Happens If It Rains During a Roof Replacement?
Roof work pauses during the rain because rain causes the roofs to become slippery and unsafe for the roofers to work on.. If there’s a high chance of rain, it’s likely that the roofing company will cancel work for that day. If it begins to rain in the middle of the work, they will cover the area of the roof they are working on with tarps and discontinue work for the day. Quality roofers will work in small sections that can be waterproofed by the end of each day.
What Is the Best Time of Year to Put on a New Roof?
The best time of year to get a new roof is generally considered to be the fall. The weather is starting to cool down and the monsoon season is ending, which means there are not going to be many storms, which could get in the way of completing the work.
Ready to get started replacing your roof? Need to schedule an inspection? Have more questions to ask? Call Roofstar Arizona as soon as possible at (480) 426-1915. We’ll always tell you the truth about your roof!