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There’s more to a home than meets the eye – and it all starts with a steady roof above your head. But because it is up there, it is not surprising that you tend to forget to check its condition. How long has your roof been there? Is it already time to seek help for roofing services?

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There’s more to a home than meets the eye – and it all starts with a steady roof above your head. But because it is up there, it is not surprising that you tend to forget to check its condition. How long has your roof been there? Is it already time to seek help for roofing services?
In relation to such home needs, we recommend calling Dream Home Pro’s Construction, which specializes on residential roofing and commercial roofing, at 800 959-3575 to assess your needs.

Considerations when Hiring a Roofing Company

But before you do so, you may want to learn some basics to allow you to make informed decisions when hiring a roofing contractor – particularly if it is your first time.
Costs. When getting the services of a roofing company, you must first make sure if you have the budget. But before you will be able to do so, check whether your roof needs a few quick fix, a major overhaul or replacement. Knowing the condition of the roof is crucial to estimating costs. Evaluate whether the existing roof only requires repair or if old materials must be removed. Know the shape and structure of the roof as well. If there are no breaks in the planes like pipes or chimneys, then this will cost you less on roof with elements like multiple turrets, pipes, or chimneys.


Materials. Every roof has specific material requirements depending on the structure, such as a house with steep roofing will need more types of materials compared with a home with flat roofing. Every roofing contractor knows this. Here are the common materials you may need for your roof:


Wood This has been preferred by homeowners for years but is not a very cost-effective option because it can be pricey, depending on the type of wood to be used. Also, this is legally forbidden to be used for roofing in some areas following certain fire codes.
Asphalt Shingle – If you want to save up on time, money, and resources – the Asphalt Shingle should be on top of your list. Laminated shingles are most preferred because this is the least expensive type and can also last for a long time (25 years).
Slate – This is the perfect choice for those who are looking for longevity and durability in roofing materials. This is said to be the most robust or durable material (lasts for a century or even more) for roofing but is on the expensive side.
Other materials used in roofing services include tile, cement, and metal, which are quite heavy and relatively pricey.

Flashing and Coursing. These are two important parts of the roof installation process. Flashing pertains to the metal or plastic films that are applied on roofing intersections and shingles to make sure that everything is watertight. Coursing is layering building felt, snow shield, or furring strips on the roof to allow it to breathe and prevent any leakage. Make sure to discuss this with the roofing company you will hire to prevent leakage issues in the future. A roofing contractor, particularly ones that work for both residential roofing and commercial roofing, can tell you more about this.


Considering the above options and requirements, such as in terms of costs and materials to be used for roofing, will allow you to make the best decision for your home. You should also consider other factors like the texture, color, and durability of materials.

Contact Us for Roofing

Checking out alternative options will give you a new insight on roofing as well to help ensure that your family will have a safe and comfortable roof above their heads for years to come. Call Dream Home Pro’s Construction at 800 959-3575 for roofing services. We are a roofing company that caters to both residential roofing and commercial roofing.

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