Replacement of roof is a time consuming but necessary process for most people whether it residential roof or commercial roof as every roof has an expiration. However, when it comes to restoring the roof, the big question is, should you re-roof or undergo a complete roof replacement?
To find out the best way for you, let’s take a look at both..
- Roof- Replacement
What comes in Re-Roofing
Re-Roofing is the least costly and fastest way to restore your roof’s but this option is not available for everyone it depends on the material and the pitch.
In this process layering new shingles on top of already existing once. You can do this if your roof is in good shape and has no major water damage. Re-roofing can only be done once.
- Since, re-roofing does not require more time, money, labor or material.
- Re-roofing does not require the entire roof replacement.
- This is very fastest way to restore your roof in cheapest way.
What comes in Roof-Replacement?
Roof replacement is not a thing to take lightly, it is a time consuming process but necessary for all. When your roof is fully replaced the old shingles are stripped from the roof, exposing the deck. Roof-replacement can be done at anytime, while you can save your time and money by re-roofing, you should only do it if you have a couple of issues but once the roof id ready to give out, complete roof replacement is only the option. Roof replacement cover all the issues related to roof in one time. It follows these steps:
- Setting up for your roof replacement
- Clear away old roofing material
- Change out old flashing
- Put down the underlayment
- Installing the new roof
- Setting up for your roof replacement :
Get the garbage container set up as close to your house as possible and lay out some drop cloths around the bottom of the roof to protect against any accidental drops that you make. The set a series of roof jacks along the bottom of the roof holding 2*10 boards to catch slipping shingles and people.
- Clear away old roofing material:
When installing a new roof it is most important to remove old material from the roof.
- Change out old flashing:
Inspect the flashing on the roof after you have the roofing cleared away. There are also many type of roof flashing.
- Continuous flashing
- Base flashing
- Counter flashing
- Step flashing
- Skylight flashing
- Valley flashing
- Kickout flashing
- Put down the underlayment:
Before applying roofing, you’ll need to put underlayment, some roofers prefer to attach felt underlayment with I-inch roofing nails or special mails with plastic washers, but most codes allow staples, which are easier to drive. Underlayment, flashing and shingles all work together and must be installed in the correct order.
- Installing the new roof:
After all these steps finally we install the roof.
If you want any kind of service from a locally- owned and operated company, Storm Restoration Solution is the best option. We provide full scale residential, commercial and industrial roofing service throughout the USA. Even in an emergency situation, you can count on our roofers to help you get your roof back to its original condition.