Getting some roof repair or replacement done can mean a busy day for your home. Between the contractors hauling materials around the house and keeping pets or kids away from all the construction, it’s easy to get carried away by the whole operation. During this time, your roofing contractor will take steps to keep the rest of your home safe from any damage while the reroofing is happening but, like many home improvement projects, sometimes accidents can occur.
One of the most affected areas, whenever you’re getting a roof replacement, is your yard and garden. Thankfully, there are ways to keep your garden safe even with all the construction around. Here are some tips from our experienced roofers at 3JM Exteriors, Inc. on how to protect your garden, yard, and landscaping during a roof replacement.
Before your roof repair and replacement contractors arrive, give the area around your house a quick visual inspection. Keep an eye out for areas that could potentially get in the way of the workers. Are there prized rose bushes that could be messed up? Are there landscaping designs you don’t want to get trampled over? If possible, talk to your contractor about these concerns before they begin reroofing.
When roofers remove the old shingles to make way for the new ones, they will have an efficient system on how to safely get rid of the old roof. Sometimes, however, there are a few shingles that might fall out of this system, potentially causing damage to the yard. Driveways are the most prone to this problem, but other parts are vulnerable as well. Ask your roofer to layout a protective covering around the worksite to minimize any damage from falling debris.
The Right People for the Job
As always, it’s important to hire only trustworthy roof repair and replacement contractors for any work. Reputable companies will take extra care to keep the rest of your home safe during the construction, so you can rest easy that your garden will be well taken care of as you’re getting a new roof.
At 3JM Exteriors, Inc., you can count on our skilled roofers to give you roof replacement and repair services with as little worry as possible. Give us a call at (630) 985-6494 or fill out our contact form to schedule an inspection and request a free quote on roof replacements today. We serve Barrington, Northbrook and Woodridge, as well as other neighboring IL communities.