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How Do I Prepare Old House To Be Reconstructed In Compton?

If you’re planning to put up an entirely new roof on your house, or just re-roof, you will need to prepare it first. This involves removing the old roof and removing the sheathing and cleaning the debris, planning permits, equipment, materials for safety, waste, and other.

Is your old roofing not in good shape now? It could be the perfect time you should opt for Reroofing in Compton! SoCal Green Roofing is here to assist you with your Reroofing in Compton requirements at a reasonable price!

Remove the old roof and then the sheathing

The removal of the roof from the top into the sheathing an essential process to prepare an old house for roofing. A reroof can help to improve air-tightness, as well in insulating. The old shingles may have leaks or cracks or could become structurally damaged. It is also important to ensure that there are no ice or water leaks.

Many people opt to not do the re-roofing part of their home, but it is a good idea to tear off the old roof down to the sheathing before you re-roofing. If you’re able to remove the shingles and sheathing, it will save you a lot of time and cash. It is possible to reuse the roof sheathing in a future reroof.

When you’re tearing off the old roof to the sheathing it’s best to use a nail puller or pry bar for removing the shingles. It isn’t a good idea to be hurt while you’re working. It’s best to work in teams to ensure your work is completed in a safe manner.

Removing the shingles from the roof could be an unpleasant task, but it’s necessary to have a new roof that can last. There are two choices to choose between tearing the old roof down to the deck, or overlaying the roof. It will save you about 25% off replacement costs for the roofing if you decide to overlay.

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