An estimated 9 million pounds of residential roofing materials go into Calgary landfills each and every year. Why, in such a green oriented time, does this go un-noticed? And why aren’t these materials recycled?
Commercial roofing can include shingles, tile, metal, clay, and slate. If your roofer doesn’t know about all these materials, he’s not the right choice for you.
Another important, if not often overlooked aspect of obtaining a new roof is roof maintenance. A roof will last a lot longer if it is properly maintained. This involves taking care of it yourself as well as having biannual inspections performed to make sure no damage has occurred. Should you suspect your roof has sustained damage from a storm or other disaster, you will want to have it inspected immediately. Regular gutter cleaning is also necessary to keep unwanted debris from collecting. Debris can cause certain parts of the roof to not function properly and if left unattended, problems will most eventually develop.
Replacing a roof is costly. Contact a few hail damage roof and check references. There are quite a few different things to consider with roofing like getting tile, metal or just a traditional wooden roof. Your roofing company should be able to help you pick the right roof for your home.
To keep air from leaving through the doors, get some sealant strips and draft excluders. You can slide draft excluders under the door and keep air from moving in or out. Sealant strips can do the same thing and easily fit around your door frames. You can find these in hardware and home improvement stores.
Another thing that you must consider is how many people would do the job for you. Never hire a roofing company who will only assign one person to do the job or a contractor who will do the job alone. Roofing can be a tough job, and for safety reasons, a roofer must have someone else to help him or assist him with the job. If your roofing contractor would only do the job all by themselves, then please avoid them. A good and responsible roofing company would not allow their staff to be on dangerous situation alone.
Once you have studied through all your proposals from the contractors, you will need to narrow down your choices to one. Choose the right contractor based on how much they are going to charge you for the job, how long it will take them to do the job, and how you feel about the roofer as a professional. Once your project is completed, be sure to go online and place a review of your experience with all the roofing contractors that you contacted. Even if they didn’t do the job you will want to document how professional they were over the phone and while giving you a quote.