You've decided to get a new roof ! Who completes the installation?
How long does it take? Can I stay in the house while the roof is
installed? Answers to these questions will vary based on roofing
material chosen, roof size and roof style. However, selecting the
right roofing company is one of the most important decisions a home
or business owner can make.
& Shake works with experienced, licensed & insured roofing
contractors to avoid problematic situations that may arise. Let
us help make your installation process as stress-free as possible.
Like anything else in your
home a roof needs regular maintenance to retain its optimal operating
condition. Repairing a damaged roof can cost thousands of dollars.
Maximize the value of your investment by correcting problems before
they cause damage. For example:
Tree limbs touching the roof can damage shingles and leaves
will clog your gutters.
for black streaks on the roof. This can mean mold, algae or
fungus growing on or under the shingles. If it isn't removed,
it will eat away the shingles and lead to leaks.
your home has an attic, keep the space well ventilated. This
will reduce moisture exposure and prevent moss growth.
the roof off with a garden hose from top down. Washing the roof
from the ground up will push water between the shingles.
for missing or damaged shingles.
the gutters of debris and remove snow and ice promptly. Snow
left on a roof can cause ice dams which prevents the water from
leaving the roof promptly.
Check the interior walls, ceilings, exterior vents and chimneys
for signs of water leaks. If you find evidence of a leak, figure
out where on the roof the leak is originating and fix the problem
by replacing the shingle, repairing the flashing or applying