What to Expect During Your Roof Replacement

What to Expect During Your Roof Replacement

You may be feeling nervous about the roofing repair that the gutter buildup or sagging water stains tell you that's well overdue. Roofing repair doesn't have to be a mess. Here's what you need to know about your upcoming roofreplacement or repair job you're getting for your house.

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The Estimate

This is a natural first step in finding the right roofing repair specialist. The prospective contractor will come to your residence, perform an initial assessment of damage or maintenance needs, and write up a general estimate for the overall expenses of the project. This estimate should include a price marker for each major aspect of the repair or maintenance work that needs to be done, and a reputable repairman like Findlay Roofing will walk you through the estimate so that you understand where the charges are coming from and that you're comfortable with what to expect from their service.

Roof Replacement Permit

Some areas will require you get a building permit in order to perform the repairs needed. This is common for businesses or residents that live in an area that has a homeowners' association. Ensure that the contractor you choose acquires the necessary building permit to work on your home or office building, if it's applicable, and then you can move forward with the replacement or repairs.

Additional Costs to Consider

Things don't always go according to plan, even whenever you partner with the most reputable roofing repair specialists. There may be unforeseen repair needs that were missed during the initial inspection and estimate phase that come up once the repairs are underway. These types of damage might include rotting wood or chimney repairs, for instance. Depending on the type of unforeseen repairs that arise, it can impact the bottom line once your project is finished.


The time a project should take will likely be included in your initial estimate, as labor costs are impacted by the time a project takes to see through. If nothing changes to your repair needs, the time the project takes should stay pretty close to what you were quoted. If additional repair needs arise, that will have an impact on how long it takes for your repairs or replacement to be completed. Bear in mind this possibility before you move forward with the roof replacement, keeping in mind that it never hurts to over-budget for a roof repair just in case your repair or replacement team finds more than they were expecting.

If you're ready to move forward with replacing your roof, then Findlay Roofing is here to help. Our reputable team of experienced professionals knows how to navigate any and all roofing repair needs in the Atlanta area. Our team makes clear communication and reasonable expectations a part of our exceptional customer service and roof installation experience, so customers don't get bogged down in confusion and anxiety over their roof. Let us help fit your home with the fresh new roof it needs!

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