Putting a New Roof On Your House

Replacing the roof of your house can be a complicated, detailed process. Taking your time to complete each step will ensure that it is waterproof and will protect your home from any inclement weather that may occur. It is preferable to have a professional do this for you. Here are the steps they will take. 

Removing the Original Roof

Before the Roof installation Sacramento, they need to remove the shingles that are on there. You should rent a dumpster to dispose of what they tear off. Spread tarps out over your lawn and driveway to catch any nails that might stray. They will remove the nails from your roof or pound them into wood. Once they are finished, empty what might have fallen onto the tarps into the receptacle then search the yard for any additional materials.

Install the First Layer

The roofers will roll out the base layer of your …

What to Do About Roof Leaks in Heavy Rain

It’s tough enough to stop a leaking roof without additional obstacles, but doing so in heavy rain is a challenge that can give even the most seasoned DIY’er the chills. It’s not the ideal situation, hard rain slamming the roof with relentless vigor and once you’ve discovered that the roof has one or more leaks in it, you need to act fast. 

If you don’t, you could be dealing with some pretty expensive water damage. The biggest issue is finding where the leak or leaks are coming from. Water doesn’t trickle or sluice in just one direction and trying to locate the origin of the problem could be like finding a needle in a haystack. A very wet haystack. 

Moisture in the home is bad. Real bad. If it gets under your carpets, you’re not just looking at a cleanup but disinfection of the carpet and the padding beneath because …