Spring cleaning means more than sprucing up the inside of your home. It’s also a great time to assess the condition of your exteriors, including your roof. Give it a once-over from the ground using binoculars to check on anything amiss. If you spot something, call a professional South Shore roofing contractor to perform an official inspection. You may need a roof replacement, and spring is the best time to tackle that project. Here’s why:
Let’s take a look at the top 4 questions.
1. Mild Weather
Spring is the perfect time to take on a project like a roof replacement, mainly because of the mild weather. There’s no snow and bitter cold to contend with like there is in winter, plus humidity levels are lower than in the dog days of summer. High humidity leads to moisture damage to roofs, which is why it’s best to do this before summer sets in.
In spring, the days are starting to warm up, making delays due to weather highly unlikely. You may get a few days of rain here or there, but in general, the weather is ideal. If you’re installing an asphalt shingle roof roof, the heat from the sun will help seal those shingles to the new roof. You can’t get quite the same seal when the weather is cold.
2. More Availability
Spring is a slower season for roofers than summer and fall. Many homeowners wait till the last minute and rush to replace their roofs in fall before the winter hits. Roofers’ schedules tend to be a bit lighter in spring, which means you have your pick of times and your project will probably be done more quickly. Wait till the end of summer or beginning of autumn, and you may be waiting in line.
3. More Affordable
Because spring is a slow season, it stands to reason you will have more contractors to choose from. Roofing is a competitive market, and you want to be able to shop around for the most reputable companies and the best deal. During spring, you’re much more likely to find a good roofer at the most affordable price. When you wait till the busy season, you pretty much have to take what you can get.
Typically, roofing suppliers increase their prices right when the busy season hits. That’s why you’ll also see roofing rates rise in the late summer through fall.
In the end, the best time to replace your roof is when you need it, when you have the money, and when you can accommodate the project. Obviously, a big leak discovered in late fall will necessitate immediate work, even if you weren’t planning to replace the roof till the following spring. And maybe you’re expecting a big bonus at work around the holidays and that’s when you’ll have the money to get it done. That being said, if you can plan for spring, it’s wise to do so.
Contact Revered Roofing in the South Shore
Schedule your appointment for a roof replacement or inspection soon to avoid the peak season this summer. Feel free to contact us our experienced roofers on the South Shore at 781-536-4589 for roof replacement this spring.
We serve the entire South Shore and lower Cape with quality roofing products, including Hanson, Taunton, Marshfield, Quincy, Falmouth, Hingham, Norwood, Milton, Natick and Franklin areas
Thanks so much to Paul and the Revered Metal Roofing crew. We got our new metal roof in January and it is beautiful. Paul was a pleasure to deal with.. informative, knowledgeable, fair and no nonsense. I would not hesitate to recommend this company. - Judy O - Facebook