Preparing Your Home For A Roof Installation


It’s a big day for you and your home – it’s install day!  You’ve spent time critiquing every option, from the roofing material to the color of shingles to the Miami roofing company you’ve chosen for the install.  But the work doesn’t stop there as there are things you can do to better prepare yourself, your family and your home for the roof installation process.

The process of a new roof installation essentially turns your home into a construction site.  There are a number of steps you can take to help prepare yourself, your family, and your home and we’re here to let you in on the secrets to allow his process to run as smoothly as possible.

Our Delray Beach roofers remind homeowners that everything used to perform the roofing installation process needs to be as safe and as close to the house as possible, which requires direct access to the driveway and yard.  It’s in your best interest to remove all vehicles from the driveway and ensure that they are kept away from the structure.  Additionally, anything located around the perimeter of the home and property that can limit roof access should also be moved.  During this time, you should also keep all pets and children inside the home or in a place that is safe and away from the job site.

During this time, you may find it comforting to cover all valuables in the garage and attic as debris and dust can enter into those spaces as well.  While you’re running through the preparation process, it’s also a good idea up turn off power to all roof attic fans.  If you have any patio furniture, you should move it away from your home as well.  If you have any satellite dishes on your roof, remember that they may need to be moved during installation to allow your roof to be installed properly.

During roof work, noise from hammers, nails, guns, etc. should be expected.  The noise can last from one to several days depending on the size of your home.  This could be your perfect excuse to take that peaceful vacation you’ve long deserved.

It’s also in your best interest to make sure that your grass is freshly cut.  Overgrown grass can hinder the cleanup process. As roofers work, materials will need to come off the roof and may be present in your yard before cleanup takes place.  It is our duty to ensure that all debris is cleared when the roof installation is complete.

Lastly, we remind you that our Florida weather can be unpredictable and minor adjustments in scheduling can arise.  We will work hard from the beginning to the very last touches of the install process to complete your job on the scheduled dates to ensure a pleasurable experience for you.  Customer satisfaction is extremely important to us. If you have any comments, questions or concerns, we encourage you to contact us immediately.

When choosing a roofer, it’s important for you to choose a company that can help ensure that your family and your home is protected and that you’re getting the best service possible. Call our roofers in Fort Lauderdale at (855) 685-3850 today for a free estimate. We can help to repair current roofing systems that may be failing or we can install new roofing systems to best help you and your family stay safe. There’s no job to small and no task too big. With offices in Fort Myers, Orlando, Sarasota and Miami, we’re here to help with all of your roofing needs.

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