Replacing your old roof is a major home improvement undertaking, one that can cost a lot of time and money. Given the scale of the project, it is very important to plan well ahead of time to ensure that it goes as smoothly as possible. A huge part of the planning process has to do with setting aside enough funds to minimize the impact on your finances. With that in mind, here are a few budgeting tips from an expert roof and window contractor.
1. Make the Right Material Choices
When it comes to a roof replacement, homeowners are spoiled for choice – with many different styles and many different shingles to choose from. Needless to say, the price plays a major role in your decision on what materials to use. Carefully consider both the material warranties and the reputation of the installer–both are critical to ensure your installation goes smoothly and you have a quality product installed for decades to come.
2. Ask For a Thorough Evaluation
As a general rule, you should have your roofer provide a thorough evaluation. This includes looking at the shingles, flashing and venting and inspecting the attic space as well to look for any potential damage to the underlayment. Whether it’s a siding contractor or a roofing company, always ask for a detailed quotation so that there are no surprises or “extras” later down the road.
3. Consider financing your project
Sometimes, no matter how much thought we put into a project, the time to replace your roof arrives suddenly. Inclement weather may derail your original schedule or your roofer may find issues that you didn’t expect.
Many quality roofing contractors can help with financing options including “Roof Now–Pay Later” options and affordable monthly payment options.
Whether you are in need of a new, high-performance roof or are looking to get top-of-the-line Polar Bear windows, be sure to give us a call at (425) 290-5579 or fill out our online contact form to schedule a free appointment with one of our experts today. We faithfully serve homeowners in Seattle, as well as its surrounding areas.