Things To Do When Preparing For a Roof Replacement
Your home will need a new roof at some point in the future. The roof replacement process will require plenty of effort, and you must prepare your home for the work at hand. You can use many points when planning your home for the roof replacement process, with many of these points working for all parts of your yard.
Move Your Outside Items
Be sure you move the items directly outside your home from the area. Any pieces of outdoor furniture around your property should be removed. You should do this to prevent debris from falling on these items. You will especially have to move any electric items away to prevent possible wear or damage to these materials.
Move Your Vehicles
You have to move your vehicles to an appropriate place near your property. The roofing professionals you hire will need regular access to your property. Your driveway and the areas around your garage should be open. You might have to move your vehicles out from your garage and into an area in a nearby street for the time being. The work ensures you’ll still have access to the vehicles later on when you do need them.
Clear Your Walls
Your home will experience some vibrations during the roof replacement process. Be sure to remove all your wall decorations to prevent them from falling off or damaging your walls. The effort is to prevent these items from breaking apart, not to mention to keep the glass or other things from breaking.
Remove Hanging Items
You may also have some items hanging from your ceilings. These include fans and elaborate lighting fixtures. You need to remove these before the team starts working on your roof, so you can avoid these items shaking or otherwise being at risk of falling apart.
Cover the Attic
Your attic should also be fully covered while the roofing experts work on your property. The attic could be worn from all the physical activity that goes through your area. Proper coverings are necessary for your attic, especially around items that might be fragile or susceptible to damages.
Maintain Your Yard
The last thing to do is to trim your yard and make it ready for the roofing professionals. Drop cloths may be used to protect your grass, plants, and other features. But you will need to trim everything to ensure these cloths can fit over what you are maintaining. All tree branches and growths that go near your roof must be trimmed so they will not obstruct the area. Cutting the grass also prevents small bits of debris from getting stuck in your grass and being difficult to clear out.
You can ask us at Town and Country Roofing for additional details on what you’ll need to do when getting ready for a roof replacement. We want to ensure that the effort we put in fits in well for your home and that you have the coverage necessary. But more importantly, we want you to be open for what you’ll be going through when you do get your roof replaced.