Monday, January 13, 2014
Montgomery and Bucks County Roof Installation Prep
Roof maintenance and the occasional roof replacement are unexpected but necessary parts of Montgomery and Bucks County home ownership. If you’ve noticed leaks or other damage in and around your roof, you’ve probably accepted that it’s time for a roof replacement.
We know that making the decision to replace your Montgomery and Bucks County home’s roof can feel daunting. Here are a few things you can do to make the roof installation process as smooth and stress-free as possible.
Select the Right Roofing Contractor
The most important part of the roof installation process is locating a roofing contractor that you can trust. Complete roof installation is a time-consuming and expensive process, and you should consider it as an investment for your Montgomery and Bucks County area home. As with any major investment, you want it to add to the value of your home over time.
Make sure to interview multiple roofing contractors and check their reviews and licenses before making any agreements. A great roofing contractor will be able to answer your roofing questions, and will be able to provide you with an accurate project completion date.
Selecting Your Roofing Materials
Before work begins on your roof replacement project, you will need to choose the type of roofing material you want for your Montgomery and Bucks County roof installation. If you are unsure, or if you’re interested in drastically changing the material type (say, from asphalt shingles to a metal roof), a reputable roofing contractor will be able to explain the benefits of each roofing type. There are a variety of roofing materials available to you, from cedar and asphalt to several different metals. Each type of shingle comes in a variety of colors and styles to complement your home’s architectural style.