New Roof Installation & Replacement
Replacing your roof is an important project that deserves some thoughtful consideration on your part. Roofs are not flashy or fun like other large purchases, but they provide you with a lot of comfort and peace of mind when Portland’s rain season starts.
Deciding when is the right time for your new roof replacement is very important in Portland. You do not want to wait until your current roof is leaking, unlike other home projects where you can basically wait until they break. Of course, any prudent homeowner will obviously want get the most useful life of their existing roof. That is why we suggest you call us for a free roof review. We can let you know whether your roof is fine as is, just needs some maintenance or is indeed ready to be replaced. There is no charge and we are happy to come out and take a look.
Factors to Consider When Replacing Your Roof
You will need to consider several factors before you make your decision. One of the first decisions is whether put on an additional roof layer (not possible with all roofing materials) or to tear off the current roofing and install a new layer. Sometimes you have no choice if your roof is already at the maximum number of layers your roof can handle. Additionally, you need to have an idea of the condition of the sheathing underneath your roof. If suspect or know that your sheathing has issues, or as mentioned above, you cannot put more layers on the roof, you will need to have a tear off.
Next, it is time to decide what type of roofing material you want for your new roof. Composition shingle,