Are You Ready to DIY Your Roof? Here's Why The Answer May Be No

So You Think You Can Roof?

This isn't a new reality show on ABC-but it is a question you should ask yourself before you start ordering shingles to your home. DIY work on a large job such as roofing is something you really need to think about before you pull the trigger on that nail gun yourself. 

 

Roofs Are Nuanced

Some people assume roofing is just spending your morning taking all the shingles off of the roof and the afternoon putting new shingles on and you'll be done by nighttime! This couldn't be further from the truth! A roof is a complex system of components that work together to keep water, snow, debris and anything else out side of your home. Contractors like the employees at C.H.I. Roofing are trained in every aspect of this part of the job. They can open up a roof and use their decades of experience to let you know what is really going on inside your home's foundation. 

 

Be Ready To Sweat

How does carrying heavy objects up and down a ladder sound? Or schlepping them across the top of a roof? If this isn't your day to day work, it won't be fun. If you want to roof your home safe, you'll need a few knowledgable friends you can trust to help out. Honestly, best to pay professionals than worry about your friend Rick from work falling off the roof and suing you! 

Save Up Front/Pay Later

At first you may think the price of paying a professional contractor like C.H.I. Roofing to handle your roof is much higher than simply buying the materials yourself, but one hiccup in your work timeframe and you'll be paying for a rush job to get your home roofed before another storm hits. When you pay a trusted contractor to rehab your roof you are paying for piece of mind. Your job will get done correct the first time. 

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