How To Install A New Roof?

New Roof

Protect your property by tearing off the roof. Protecting your home is the first step in any New Roof installation. Our vegetation and bushes are carefully covered with tarps to prevent damage from falling roof debris or to keep them out of reach. To ensure that your old roofing waste is appropriately contained, we employ an Equipter, a hydraulic bin that raises the roof’s height. Cleanup is a breeze with our strategy. 

Using the Equipter dumpster, we remove your old roof and put the trash in the Equipter after it has been secured. Rotted sheathing can be removed and replaced. After the shingles have been removed, the exposed sheathing is carefully checked to determine if any damage has occurred and whether it needs to be repaired. Water damage is pervasive in the current sheathing. New Roof on a firm foundation if the old sheathing is removed and replaced. 

Must put in the drip edge:

In a downpour, drip edges prevent horizontal rain from entering the roof system by guaranteeing efficient water shedding. Following local standards and the manufacturer’s guidelines, the drip edge will be 4″ apart. 

Drip Edges

Install the underlayment by following these simple steps: 

A waterproofing barrier from Owens Corning, the Weather Lock Mat, is used by AKVM. Self-sealing and with a far better bonding ratio than the old-style felt used in older roofing applications, this material is ideal for modern roofing. After the installation is complete, be sure to notify your insurance provider. Weather Lock Mat’s outstanding performance protects against water damage if severe winds cause tiles to fly off the roof during a hurricane. 

For insurance savings, you should use Owens Corning Weather Lock Mat on the deck. To get started, connect the starter strip. To ensure that the roof is sealed correctly, we’ll utilize an adhesive beginning strip to get the job started. Your property is protected from water intrusion thanks to the long-lasting glue on the reverse of the strip in New Roof. 

Ascertain that all vent and pipe penetrations are correctly sealed as follows: 

Sewage ventilation, bathroom or kitchen range ventilation using curve vents, and other factors play a role. Penetrations in all roofs allow air to enter the interior regions. Will apply a thick bead of roofing cement to each vent to ensure that no water will get between the shingle and the underlayment. 

Curve Vents

The shingles should be applied as follows:

Our staff will meticulously install roof shingles of your choice. As a preferred contractor for Owens Corning, AKVM guarantees that every step of the installation process follows their exacting criteria. This ensures that Owens Corning’s industry-leading warranty will adequately protect your roof. 

Clean and inspect:

Upon completing your New Roof installation and inspection, our team will remove any old roofing material, nails, or lost items. Even on a concrete driveway, nails and other metal debris can be challenging to notice. During the roofing procedure, we will clean your gutters to remove any fallen debris. Your yard and driveway will be swept clean with a powerful magnet from a professional. Our team’s use of an industrial-strength magnet ensures that no roofing nails or metal is left behind. 

With that short read, we hope you come here for more articles and info on roofing. Do contact us for all your roofing and home remodeling projects at (301) 756 1753. You can also use the free estimate and quote forms on the front and other pages to get in touch.

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