A roof replacement is a massive investment for
your home. Throughout the new roof installation, you want to make sure that it
is going smoothly. However, if you have not had a roof replacement completed on
your home before, you may not be sure what to expect. When starting a roof
installation, you want to ensure that you're prepared for the process. Continue
reading to learn what to expect during a roof installation.
Prior to the actual roof installation, there
will be a dump trailer delivered to your home to place all the old roofing material
in during the roofing replacement process. Also, the new roofing material will
be delivered before the installation date, so the technicians are prepared.
During the roof installation itself, it can be
noisy while the roofing contractors are removing the old roofing material and
installing the new material so be prepared for the distractions. It's also
important to have a discussion ahead of time with your roofing company to set a
process and expectations so you both understand how the roofing process will
When the roof replacement is complete, your
roofing contractor should do a quick walk-around with you to make sure you are
comfortable with how your roof looks. This is also an opportunity for you to
ensure that everything that was supposed to be completed by the roofing
contractor has been done. If you discuss the clean-up process, this is also a
chance to make sure the roofing company has held up their end of the clean-up
In the days after the completed roof
replacement, any unused roofing materials will be picked up and
the roof contractor will connect with you for final payment.
When deciding on a roofing contractor prior to
your roof replacement, you should discuss their process throughout the roof
replacement. This sets expectations for both parties ahead of time so you both
have an equal understanding of responsibilities.
There are also steps you can take to help prepare your home for a roof replacement to
make the process as soon as possible.
If you're in need of a new roof or just want
to make sure your roof is still in good condition, ARAC Roof It Forward is here
to help. With a free video inspection, our team will be able to examine your
roof for any problem areas and propose necessary repairs to you with video
footage so you can see the condition of your roof for yourself. Schedule your
free video inspection today to get started!