It all starts with a roof. You want to choose a roof that lasts long, improves your home’s efficiency and comfort and reduces the heat effect. Roofs are the biggest challenge for the heating and cooling system of any home. A poorly insulated roof will require more air conditioning in the summer and more heating in the winter. So while re-roofing a residence, it’s advised to do things as sustainably as possible. You can acquire construction roofing services of any contractor, but it’s good to have a grasp of basics before reaching out any professional.

Re-roofing Estimate

Focus on these points when evaluating the reroofing estimate:

The length of the job: It depends on both the size and complexity of the roof. From a small roof job of day or two, it can extend up to a week for a complicated work. Adverse weather can also hamper the process and lengthen the duration.  In such situations, a professional contract negotiation with “not to exceed price” and “time and material” clauses, come in handy.

Extreme Weather: It is the biggest reason for interruption and postponement of roofing jobs. Cold weather affect sealant adherence while extreme temperature affect the shingles during installation. Above all, worker’s safety is of paramount.

Choosing Contractor: Choose local contractors having knowledge and experience of roofing construction procedure who can stand by their service guarantee. Ask around, take a look at the yellow pages, search online to find a handful of possible contractors.

Obtain necessary permits: Acquire building permits before reroofing of your house from your local designated authorities. Generally, one needs to provide – application, ownership proofs, construction and elevation drawings to get the required permission.

Re-roofing Product
When choosing shingles, compare prices in terms of the functions, features and benefits you require. Shingles are available in many varieties which are more appropriate for particular climates and roof styles like – Asphalt, slate, laminated and wooden shingles.  According to the surface area that each shingle will cover, determine the number of shingles required for the job. Also check whether the shingles qualifies the standards of .

Suspended Ceilings

How to protect the inside of a building when reroofing?  are a type of framework that is hung below the ceiling structure within a room or building. They are created using metal grid systems or reinforced engineered poly film, which are suspended below the ceiling or roof deck using a series of wires. These can be installed either permanently or temporarily before the roof replacement or repair begins. The poly film remains in place throughout the project providing temporary dust barrier and are removed upon completion. These ceilings can also be installed over drywall, exposed wooden framing or even tile ceiling finishes.


  • The main advantage of poly film suspended ceiling is, it acts as dust and debris barrier during reroofing job and provides interrupted  to the customers.

  • The metal grid suspended ceiling systems come in a wide variety of styles, textures and colors, giving you endless design options.
  • Because it is suspended below the deck, the interstitial space can serve as an air plenum for ventilation. This space can also be used to hide pipes, ducts and electrical wiring.
  •  Suspended grid systems are also relatively affordable and can be installed quickly and easily.
  • Suspended ceilings offer superior acoustic properties – far better than drywall ceilings – to soften noises.
  • These are energy efficient and provide insulating effect which may help in lowering home heating/cooling bills.
  • Suspended ceilings are moisture and sag resistant and can be used in high humid areas.

 Try these home reroofing tips to make your home roofs and ceilings attractive, long lasting and an object of neighbor’s envy.


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Comment by Kobus Niemand on November 2, 2016 at 7:37am

Thanks for this article, very in-depth and informative. People just don't understand what kind of work really goes into a roof. Its the most important part of the home other than the foundations and people still want to skimp on installation costs, I see it all the time. Thanks for the read, appreciate it!

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