If you and/or your roofer have decided it’s time for your roofing material to be replaced, you may have some questions or concerns about the process.
Don’t hire a roofing contractor until they have explained everything about the process and answered any and all questions you may have.
To help you get started, the following will answer any questions you may have about what to expect with a roof replacement; from the roof replacement process to specific steps you need to take to ensure that all goes as smoothly as possible.
How long does a roof replacement take?
Although this is a very common question, in reality it’s impossible to definitively answer it.
Typically, it can take anywhere from a few hours, to a few weeks, depending upon the scope of the project. Several things can impact the length of time it takes to replace your roof, including:
- size of your roof
- condition of the roof which dictates what needs to be done
- permitting and inspection issues
- type of roofing material being installed
How to prepare for a roof replacement
Use a roof replacement checklist – like the one below – to ensure that you’ve done everything necessary to help your roofer repair your roof as quickly and efficiently as possible.