It might seem like your part of a roof installation project has ended once you have chosen the contractor and the materials to be used. The reality is there are a few more things that you’ll need to handle to ensure that the roof installation process goes smoothly. While your contractor will give you advance directives based specifically on your property, there are a few general tips that can help you be ready for their arrival.
- Tip #1: Ensure access for the roof installation crew – If you want your roof installation to proceed slowly and provide the potential for injuries, the surest way to accomplish that is to put obstacles in the way. So if you want things to move smoothly, be sure that your driveway and walkways are free of vehicles, bicycles, children’s toys, patio furniture, and anything else that could be damaged or be a trip hazard.
- Tip #2: Arrange to have children and pets elsewhere – Not only can the noise of roof installation be disturbing to pets and children, but their natural curiosity could also put them in harm’s way. Consider a play date to keep them safe, but if they do remain at home, be sure they cannot get outdoors.
- Tip #3: Secure valuables – The jostling that occurs during roof installation can put dust and debris on items in the attic and shake items off walls. Cover items in the attic and take down anything that could become damaged if it were to fall, such as mirrors, glass sconces on lights, and framed photos.
- Tip #4: Outside preparations – You should reach out to your satellite provider to have their equipment removed from the roof prior to your roof installation. In addition, cover or move any items close to the house to protect them from dust and debris.
At Covenant Roofing and Construction, we are more than happy to give you specific recommendations regarding preparing for roof installation. Whether you are in need of metal roofing or shingle roofing, you can count on us to provide quality materials, expert workmanship, and unrivaled customer service to ensure your project goes smoothly and to your complete satisfaction. Call today to learn more or to get a roofing quote.