Whether you are a homeowner or a commercial property owner, you know how much the roof is an essential part of your home or business. It is, after all, a system of interconnected components that work together to protect against the local weather and the harsh elements. If you are tackling any roofing work, consider following these tips from your trusted roofers at Winfield Builders to help ensure its success.
Make a Well-Thought-Out Plan
Any roof-related project requires proper planning. As such, it is a must that you draw up a detailed plan that will allow you to learn about every aspect of the endeavor. With this, the contractor you’ll be working with can provide you with precise estimates. Leaving out even a single component in the plan can have an impact on the total project cost, the roofing system’s effectiveness, and its warranty. See to it that you discuss everything with the pros, including the scope of the project and the safety precautions they’ll be putting in place.
Follow the Local Building Codes
As with most home improvement projects like windows and siding replacement, a roofing project should adhere to the existing local building codes. Take note that the code requirements should be well-coordinated with the installation guidelines set forth by the roofing manufacturer of the products and materials you’ll be using for the repair or replacement work. Any discrepancies between the two should be resolved before moving forward to the next steps of the process.
Take Advantage of Roofing Technologies
Technological advances have made roofing jobs easier. Drones, for instance, are now being used by many contractors to inspect the tops of homes and buildings. Roofers also use state-of-the-art measuring equipment to obtain more accurate data about the roof they’ll be working on. Some even utilize online tools to provide a mockup or artist visualization of what the new roof will look like.
Turn to Winfield Builders for high-quality roof repair and replacement services. We are certified by the top roofing brands in the country like CertainTeed® and GAF. We also specialize in other exterior home improvement projects, including gutters installation. Give us a call at (410) 401-5045 or fill out our contact form to request a free quote. We serve homeowners in and around Annapolis, Spring and Rockville, MD.