Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a New Roof

The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) recently posted an informative article about getting your money’s worth when buying a new roof. The intent of this article is to arm homeowners with enough important information to keep them from being taken in by dishonest contractors or scammers.

This article covers a lot of important information in detail including

  • Roof system components, including roof covering, sheathing, roof structure, flashing and drainage
  • Choosing a roof system with details about asphalt shingleswood shingles and shakes, tile, slate, metal and synthetic roofing products
  • Ventilation and insulation
  • Things that can cause roofing problems, including sun, rain, wind, snow, ice, condensation, moss, algae, trees, leaves, missing or torn shingles and shingle deterioration
  • How to choose a roofing contractor

Be sure to check out the article for all the important details.

If you live in the Chicagoland area, you can feel confident in the services offered by Baltic Home Improvements. We welcome your questions and are willing to explain your roofing options to you in detail. Give us a call today to get a free estimate for your job.

Full article on NRCA.  Image credit: capturedsomewhereintime