If you’re looking for a way to save energy and money at home, all you need to do is look up. Your roof actually contributes a great deal to your home’s comfort and energy efficiency. But how does it make this possible?
Author: Winfield Builders Team
It’s no secret that delays tend to occur in large roofing projects. There are a number of reasons why this might happen.
Attic insulation is known for protecting against heat loss. But did you know that it also helps preserve the structural integrity of your roof? Think of it as an additional barrier that prevents moisture buildup and restricts the flow of heat from a warmer to a colder area.
The roof deck refers to the material installed underneath the shingles and above the rafters. This component plays a critical role in preserving the structural integrity of your roofing system. When damaged, a host of costly problems – including premature deterioration of the shingles, pest infestations and unusually high energy costs – can occur.
Installing a roof is a complex job. You need to hire a professional who has the necessary skills and experience to get the job done right. That said, you should choose experienced roofers who really know what they’re doing.
Before starting a roof replacement project, it’s important to prepare a budget. Doing so will help you know how much money to set aside. However, there are hidden costs along the way that can blow up your budget.