Roof Replacement Project – To give your home exterior a grand makeover with little stress, roof replacement is the least disruptive remodeling project you can do. That said, it’s a major home improvement that requires sound decision-making. To pull it off successfully, here’s what you can expect from the process:
Finding the Right Roofer
Hiring the right contractor is half the battle. Exercise due diligence to validate roofer claims. Don’t expect all roofing contractors to know how to install all materials. Antebellum Roofworks is one of the very few local roofers that specializes in a wide range of products, such as asphalt shingles, slate, tile and modified bitumen.
Getting a Detailed Estimate
The roofing estimate is more than just the price. It should also spell out the breakdown of the costs of materials, labor and permits. It can also provide a brief description of the products. However, contractor bids come in different formats. No matter how it looks, make sure its details are consistent with the contract before signing on the dotted line.
Securing the Permit
When applying for a building permit, planning head is good practice. It can take a while to get the green light from the local licensing office. It’s imperative to get it out of the way ASAP to keep your roof replacement project on schedule.
Putting Up With Installation Hassles
Replacing your roof may be relatively less inconvenient, but it can get messy and noisy. If you think it will be stressful, your children may have a worse experience. The whole process can disrupt the routine your kids love, so work extra hard to maintain a semblance of normalcy to keep them – and you – happy.
Fixing Unforeseen Damage
Experienced roofers and architectural sheet metal contractors know that there’s always the possibility of discovering hidden structural damage during the demolition phase. To keep it from being a serious cause for delay, define a provision for change orders. Also, have a contingency budget to absorb additional work expenses when necessary.
You’ll only replace your roof once every few decades; turn to Antebellum Roofworks to get it right. Call us at (615) 266-3441 to talk about your roofing needs, and get a free estimate in Brentwood or Franklin, TN.