You might be feeling nervous about the roof repair that is long overdue on your home. You know you cannot ignore those telltale signs any longer like the sagging water stains or gutter buildup on your house. Roof repair doesn’t need to be a messy process. The following are the important things that you need to know about the upcoming repair job or roof replacement that you are having done on your home.
The natural first step to getting the right roof repair expert is to request an estimate on the job. The potential roofing contractor will come over to your house, conduct an initial assessment of the maintenance needs or damage to your roof, and then write a general estimate for the project’s overall expenses. The estimate should include pricing for each of the major aspects of the maintenance or repair work that will be done, and then a reputable repair professional such as Findlay Roofing will discuss the estimate with you so that you fully understand what all of the charges are for and so that you are comfortable with what you can expect from the services they will be providing.
Roof Replacement Permit
In some areas you are required to obtain a building permit in order to perform the necessary repairs. That is a common thing for residents and businesses in areas where there is a homeowners’ association. Make sure that your contractor acquires all of the building permits that are necessary for working on your office building or home, if applicable. You can then move forward with the roof repair or replacement project.
Additional Costs For You to Consider
Not everything always goes according to the original plan, even when partnering with a reputable roofing company. There could be unforeseen repairs that need to be done that were missed during the inspection and estimate stages and arise after repairs are already underway. It could involve damage such as chimney repairs or rotting wood. Depending on what kind of unforeseen repairs come up it may impact the total cost of the completed project.
How much time a project is estimated to take should be included on the initial estimate since labor costs will depend on the amount of time that it takes to complete a project. If the repair needs do not change, then the estimated project time should remain about the same as what it says on your written estimate. If there are any additional repair needs that come up, it can impact the amount of time it takes for the replacement or repairs to be completed. Keep in mind that possibility before you move ahead with roof replacement, and keep in mind that budgeting extra for roof repair can be a good idea just in case additional problems are found later on by your replacement or repair team.
If you are ready to go ahead with getting your roof replaced, Findlay Roofing is ready to assist you. Our team of reputable and experienced professionals knows how to deal with all types of roofing repair needs for Atlanta area residents. Our team always makes reasonable expectations and clear communication part of our outstanding roof installation and customer service experience, to ensure that our customers don’t experience anxiety and confusion over their roof. Allow us to equip your house with the brand new roof that it needs!