Many people wonder what season is best for roof replacement. Which season you chose for roof replacement can affect a few things. Cost of roofing materials can be driven during a high demand roofing season. The warmer months are the most common time to do exterior remodeling projects. Although roof replacement isn’t always avoidable during the cold months. Thanks to heavy snow storms and wind. These elements can cause unavoidable damage and bring about roof replacement well before roofing was a thought.
In an emergency, take any means necessary to protect your home. The roof is our sanctuaries shield to the elements. A roof protects from rain, sleet, hail, wind, and snow. Don’t hesitate to call your local roofer if a roof leak occurs or any missing shingles are noticed. Sometimes roof damage can go undetected but small roof damage can easily turn into huge roof damage.
Many times, roof replacement is needed around a tight schedule. A roof can absolutely be replaced in cooler temperatures. If a home sale depends on roof replacement and you agree to these terms. A local roofer can definitely get the job done. There are a few downsides to roof replacement in the colder temperatures.
Roofing shingles can become frail. Driving a roofing nail through a cold shingle can sometimes split the shingle. Yes, this is unfortunate but any reputable roofing contractor will discard any damaged shingles and confirm all roofing shingles are installed properly. The next issue with roofing and cold shingles is the self-adhesion tar strip of the roofing shingle must become pliable in order to adhere to the shingle below during installation. If shingles do not adhere properly wind can get under the shingle and rain can then penetrate. This would be worse case scenario. A qualified roofer will always take the proper precautions to protect a roof with underlay along with ice and water shield.
If your roof was replaced in the colder months and you are not happy with a shingle or two that didn’t seem to stick properly, give the roofer a call. Most local roofers will come back out and refasten anything that didn’t stick the first time.