Remodeling your home can be a blast if you approach it with the right frame of mind. But speaking of “frames” – sorry, bad segue! – at some point, you may need to address the roof. And now it becomes a whole different Eco Roofing Shingles ballgame, doesn’t it? What was once supposed to be a fairly easy hobby just became a nightmare. Well, here are a couple broad tips that will save you time and money – or at least get you going in the right direction.
It’s last but it’s first: cleanup. If you’re going to do an entire tear-off, the shingles are going to have to go somewhere. And unless you’re living on a landfill, they have to eventually end up in a container of sorts. Find out – before you even start – how much it is to rent a dumpster for the duration of the time you spend on the roof. Find out if they charge by loads or simply by the day. This can help you with your budget as well as put you on the right course for coming up with your own timeframe on how long the project will – or should – take. Take as much time as you need to pick out the right kind of shingle! There are different types of shingles for various reasons: some are good in hot weather, some are good in cold. Some are ready for winters in Wisconsin and others can prepare you for summers in Florida. You can’t imagine what a headache it is to unload all those bags of shingles off a truck, only to find out you needed a little more research. Your back will thank you.
Plan ahead and give yourself a time frame. This is especially important in colder regions. When November rolls around, you’re more than likely not going to want to be bundled up that roof, waiting for it to snow Do Roofers Need to be Tied off Ontario on you. And your contractor, should you choose to hire one, might not even be doing roofing during that time of year. Plan ahead and decide when you’ll start as well as a definitive finishing date, if possible.
These are simple, broad tips on how to save yourself a little time and potentially a lot of money when it comes to your roof. There are many other things to think about, which is why roofing contractors and remodelers might just be the way to go regarding climbing up there. If you can do it yourself, just be prepared for it!