3 Ways to Reduce the Time It Takes to Replace Your Roof
September 12, 2016
Roof replacements are a common construction project for homeowners. Many homeowners replace their roofs due to damage, while others replace their roofs to improve their energy efficiency. At any rate, a roofing project can be a much-needed inconvenience for homeowners. The loud banging and the constant presence of strangers at your home can interrupt your day. Most importantly, roofing projects that take a long time cost more money. Fortunately, there are practical measures you can take to reduce the time it takes to have your roof replaced.
Replace Your Roof As Soon As Possible
Like many things, the longer you delay getting your roof fixed, the more damage you allow to happen to your roof. Months and years of continual roof abuse can lead to substantial repair. When it comes to replacement, even small damage can interrupt the flow of your roof replacement, causing your roofer to extend your project by days and weeks. The easiest way to avoid this problem is to take action as soon as you realize you need a new roof.
Schedule Your Roof Replacement in the Fall
Another factor you may not consider that affects how long it takes for your roof replacement is the weather. Obviously, the roofing crew is at the mercy of Mother Nature. Winter months are typically a no, no when it comes to replacing your roof. Summer months can slow productivity levels due to extreme heat. Replacing your roof in the spring can cause your project to get rained out. In fact, the best time to replace your roof is during the fall when the weather is much milder.
Don’t Hinder Your Contractor’s Work
At Keyprime, we encourage our clients to work with us during the process of replacing their roofs. We’ve found the best way to do this is to get homeowners involved. Throughout the project, we keep you informed, so that you will know what to expect when it comes to your replacement roof project. In turn, we find that our clients work to help us streamline the process.
On the other hand, you can inadvertently delay your project if you don’t deliberately make an effort to expedite the process. For instance, changing the project’s requirements during the project can cost extra money and add additional time to you roofing project. You should take every effort to work with your general contractor to ensure your project is completed quickly.
With nearly ten years of home improvement experience, we can eliminate problematic roofs with a replacement roof. If you have leaks or your roof is the source of energy loss, then we want to hear from you.