Getting your roof repaired needs a rather hefty investment depending on the actual work that needs to be done, which is why preparing for roof repair day is critical. There’s a lot of things you can do to smoothen the process and make it even more hassle-free. Crown Roofing and Drainage, Ltd discusses how to prepare for roof repair day.
Determining the Roof Needs
Before roof repair day, and even before hiring a contractor, you need to determine the extent of the damage that your roof has sustained. Is your roofing going to just need the shingles replaced or does the scope of the work also includes repairing the leaks? Our team makes it a point to do an in-depth inspection of your roof so that you know the extent of work necessary.
Set a Budget
You should also have a budget set for your prospective roofing project since the roofing work that needs to be done may cost more than what you initially thought. After the in-depth roof inspection, you should communicate with your contractor of choice. They may recommend add-ons which might actually be good for your roofing, so take these into account as well.
Scheduling the Work is Important
Once you’ve set the budget and the kind of work needed, you need to be clear on when the actual repair will take place. Remember that even the smallest roof maintenance can make your house uninhabitable for that day, so it’s best to schedule the work day when you’re out of the house. That way, the roofers can work uninterrupted and you won’t be affected by all the dust and debris.
Finally, you’ll also want to prepare your house for when the roofers come by and do the work. Move furniture away from critical areas and make sure to free up some space where they can set the materials. All these are necessary for a seamless and hassle-free roof repair day.
Does your residential roofing need repairing or maintenance? Give us a call at (604) 210-6655 and we’ll help you determine which one your roofing needs. We offer roof repair and maintenance throughout Vancouver and Surrey, BC.