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Should I Stay Home During a Roof Replacement?

Sometimes, you will have to deal with the roofing company while you are at home when it comes time to replace your roof. Although it can be a hassle, you can manage.

It takes only a few days to replace a roof. It’s possible to still live in your home and do normal work, but you will have to accept some inconveniences. As long as safety is the first priority, it shouldn’t pose a problem.

The roofing pros take special care not to cause any inconvenience to the customer. They understand that you have to take care of your family, including children, and clean up after them. It is important to understand when the roof job will be completed so that you don’t have to host friends or family during repairs.

Your pets will also need to be secured. You may find that they are not able to adjust to new people and noises. Take your pets with you while repairs are being made and bring them back later. The same goes for the children. While the roof is being installed, don’t let them play around in the house. You should teach them to remain in the designated areas and not get in the way.

Outdoor furniture and valuables should be moved. The roofing crew will inform you if any items need to be covered or moved. If you have any scheduled family members or friends, or if your business is at home, you will need to make space for the roofers until their work is done.

Professional roof replacement team members will coordinate with you every step of the process. Safety is paramount so you will have to accept any inconveniences, but they shouldn’t cause any significant inconvenience. You and your roofing company are working together so enjoy the process. Ask questions, but don’t get in your way. Learn the cause of the roof damage so that you can take the correct preventative steps if necessary.

The roof is your home’s first line defense. It is essential to keep your home’s roof in good condition. This will help you protect your investment and increase your equity. They will be there to help you every step of the way. All should go smoothly if you communicate well and follow their instructions.

This post was written by Ted Williams! Ted is the owner of A Old Time Roofing which is the premier Clearwater Roofing Contractor! Ted is a Master Elite Weather Stopper GAF Roofing Contractor, a double award winner of Best Steep-Slope Contractor from GAF and achiever of Master Elite Consumer Protection Excellence from GAF. He has been serving the Pinellas County area since 1978.  Old Time Roofing has a tradition of quality workmanship, servicing residential and commercial properties.