According to the roofing experts, fall has been deemed the best time to conduct roof replacements. Fall presents many benefits that aren’t found in the other seasons. These include mild temperatures, more predictable weather, and less moisture. With the harsh winter months just around the corner—make sure your roof is ready to endure the heavy moisture!
For starters, the mild weather takes a lot of stress and strain off of the roofers who are replacing your roof. They can work more efficiently without worrying about heat exhaustion and other heat-related concerns.
Fall is usually a drier time as well—especially in the Northern Nevada climate. Less moisture and consistent mild weather make it much easier to schedule your roof replacement without having to constantly check the weather for any rogue storms coming out of the Sierra Mountains.
In regards to the technical aspects of roof replacements, the cooler weather will help the shingles also stay at a reasonable temperature for installation. When it is too hot, the shingles soften, making them difficult to work with. The weather is also warm enough to properly seal the shingles quickly after the roof is complete.
Lastly, with winter looming around the corner, it’s smart to ensure that your roof will make it through the unpredictable Northern Nevada winters. Even small issues can be amplified causing structural damage, trigger leaks, and other moisture-related problems. The last thing you want is to wake up on Christmas morning with a leaky roof!
If you’re concerned about your roof being too old or having issues, there are some telltale signs that your roof may need replacing or some serious improvements.
You can check yourself by looking for obvious signs of deterioration or faultiness. Look out for things like missing shingles, peeling, buckling, lifting, or shininess of the shingles.
If you’re still unsure about the conditions of your roof, here at East Fork Roofing we offer a sophisticated quoting process that we conduct on each of our projects. With solely aerial imaging, we can get a replacement estimate back to you in 5 business days or less.
Along with our aerial imaging processing, we also conduct a risk and scenario analysis. This will generate a proposal of total costs and any anticipated scenarios we could encounter along the way.
After our proposal, we are there with you every step of the way from the planning and initial removal all the way to the cleanup and final inspections. Contact us today to get started on your new roof before winter is upon us!
East Fork Roofing did a roof replacement in Reno, NV near the beginning of December of 2017.
There were two buildings for this project. The Reno roofing company that began by removing the old roofing materials and disposing of them. After that, they installed new OSB, charcoal metal drip edge, 15 lb felt and 40-year composition shingles.
The shingles this customer chose were Malarkey Highlander's "Weathered Wood". If you would like to learn more about them, you can head to Malarkey's website by clicking here. (Malarkey has since upgraded their Highlander line to include recycled polymers for added strength and benefits and now calls it Highlander NEX.)
Is the lifespan of your roof over? Call East Fork Roofing for a free estimate at 775-800-ROOF (7663)!