Author: The Real Dave O.

Roofing A House

Make no bones about it—roofing is hard work. There’s no hiding from the elements. You can’t be afraid of heights and you need to be pretty fit. Before committing to this project, try this: Get out a ladder and climb up onto your roof. If you can’t walk around on it comfortably, hire a pro. For instance, 5-star roofing is a professional company who offer roof damage repair kansas city mo services. They can exceptionally do their work even though it’s risky. If you passed this first test, go to the lumberyard or home center and throw a bundle of shingles onto your shoulder. Imagine yourself carrying that load up a ladder…many, many times. If you’re still feeling positive at this point, why not give it a shot? You can skip a lot of heavy lifting by having your roofing supplier hoist the shingles onto the roof. Be sure you spread the load evenly across the length of the roof’s peak. However, don’t have the shingles delivered to the roof if you have two layers of old shingles yet to tear off—it could be too much weight for your trusses. After you’ve obtained a permit (if needed) and safely stripped the roof clean, nail drip edge flashing flush along the eave. Windblown heavy rain and/or snow can force water up and under even properly installed shingles. Even worse are...

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