When you are about to carry out a major roofing job on your property, you might be thinking about the following important question:
“should I stay home during a roof replacement?”
So while hiring a roofing contractor, you need to ask them if you must be available at home while they are working. Very often, they will tell you that it is not necessary and that they can carry on without any further directions from your sides.
Is It Necessary to Stay?
The short answer is that your stay is not usually necessary. So you are free to live elsewhere if you cannot stand the noise of construction and the presence of a large crew at your home. It’s a personal choice.
Whether it is roof replacements, fixing or maintenance, they are all noisy jobs and require time to complete. As a result of this, homeowners find it better to live elsewhere while work is in progress. However, there are homeowners that do not like the idea of leaving their home to live somewhere else even while roof replacement is being carried out.
Roof replacement is a major home improvement and as such it typically takes a couple of days to complete. A good roofer should be able to get most jobs done in around 2 to 3 days.
There is a certain amount of planning that goes into roof replacements. Roofing contractors must consider the weather conditions since the wrong kind of weather can create several problems. They must also arrange the logistics and together with the home owner, decide the date when work will begin.
Roof replacement work for an average sized family home should not take more than a few days to be completed. Even the most extensive roofing jobs should take place under a week unless the weather is very bad.
What You Can Do
If you find that construction work is very disruptive and noisy, then you can possibly avoid it to a large degree with simple planning without having to live elsewhere. You can schedule the work to be done on working week days. During the daytime, when roofing replacement is in progress, you will be away at work. However, if you work at home, then living somewhere else might be a good move since the noise and din may disturb you while you are trying to focus.
Although a good roofing professional will have a polite and courteous crew, there is no denying that there will be plenty of movement on your rooftop and lots of noise. Roof replacement is hard work and requires plenty of construction work with tools that can generate a lot of noise.
If you choose to stay at home, then a few sensible steps will ensure a safe and tolerable stay. Don’t let the kids outside. You should instruct them to stay inside the home. You might have to keep your pets in the basement since they may not be able to tolerate the noise.
Whatever your roofing issues may be, you can count on us to collaborate with you, with your best interests at heart. We work professionally, courteously and with utmost regard for your property.