Overview of the Roof Replacement Process from Start to Finish

On average, installing a new roof takes around two days.  Homeowners are not surprised by this. The roof replacement process goes beyond installing some new shingles and dusting off collected leaves.

A quality roof replacement takes time. Here’s what you can expect when you order the job from the professional roofing team of Shepherd Renovations.

Arrival and Preparation

Once you’ve signed on with a roofing contractor, we’ll get to work as soon as possible to complete your new roof.

Our first step in your roof replacement is ensuring the area is secure. We’ll help you move lawn furniture out of the way, give you advance notice to clear your driveway of cars, and label surrounding areas that could present a fall hazard during construction.

At this point, we’ll also bring in a roll-away dumpster that helps us keep your property as clean and debris-free as possible during your roof replacement.

Initial Roof Removal

When our workspace is cleared out, we’ll tear down the sheathing of your old roof. During the removal process, we’ll also inspect your roofing system for rotten or damaged plywood.

As we await the arrival new roofing material, we’ll make repairs to your roof’s general structure where needed.

All New Roofing Installations

After structual systems are replaced, the real installation work begins! Our contractors install these essential roofing elements to protect your home’s integrity for years to come:

Ice and Water Shield

Ice and water shield the underlying asphalt membrane that we place across vulnerable roof areas susceptible to rain and ice damage such as your roof’s eaves, rake edges, valleys, overhangs, vent stacks, and chimneys.

Synthetic Underlayment

Synthetic underlayment is a polyethylene plastic layer of protection that we lay across your roof deck. This added layer of protection helps strengthen your roof and withstand both time and weather conditions for decades to come.

Drip Edge

A drip edge is critical for keeping water away from your roof’s fascia and underlying roofing system. We install metal flashing over the side of your roof and ensure it directs water away from your home.

Shingles and Vents

Shingles and vents are the heart and soul of your roof replacement. Your shingles can range from metal to wood and asphalt. Our contractors can help you find the best shingles for your budget, aesthetic, and protection needs.

As we install your shingles, we’ll also focus on roof ventilation to keep your attic breathing and prevent moisture damage down the line.

Seal, Paint, and Clean

Finally, we’ll add sealant to your roof, giving it added life expectancy, and seal all exposed nails and penetrations.

From there, we paint all the trim and peaks of your roof to match your shingles, let the paint dry, and clean up your property of any remaining debris.

Final Quality Check

Lastly, our team will schedule a final roof inspection that ensures we’ve completed a job well done. We strive for perfection with every project and use our final inspection as our official Shepherd seal of approval.

Schedule Your Next Roof Replacement With Shepherd Renovations Today

If your home needs a new roof, now is the time to take advantage of quality roofing services in Dallas. At Shepherd Renovations, we take pride in completing every roofing project to perfection and giving your home a beautiful, stable roof that protects your home from the elements.   Not only do we take pride in our roofing projects, but we also shoulder the burden of dealing with insurance companies so you have less headaches to worry about during the roof installation.

Contact us today to schedule an inspection and start the roof replacement process.

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