Roofing Safety - Sudbury, MA 01776

Roofing Safety: What Homeowners Need to Know

When your property becomes a contractor’s work site, safety becomes a top priority, and roofing safety is paramount. The safety-trained roofing contractor will inspect and double-check the work site for potential dangers and resolve these issues before starting the job. During installation, the roofing company that properly trains its employees will demand that all roofing safety precautions be taken. After the roof is completed, all tools, nails, and debris will be properly removed to prevent injuries or damage to car tires. Roofing safety before, during and after the job protects the roofing contractors and the homeowner.

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Metal Roofs

Pros and Cons of Metal Roofs

Today, there are metal roofing products available to fit every architectural style, whether a Spanish Colonial in Southern California or a Victorian in New England. Metal roofs in shingle, shake, slate and tile styles have reinvigorated the metal roofing industry, and have become the second-most popular choice, about 11% of the roofing material market. Here are the pros and cons for metal roofs:

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roof inspection

How to Plan Your Roofing Project

As a homeowner, you want to make sure that you are buying high quality and precision-cut roofing materials and hiring the right people for your roofing project. Here are a few things to consider when planning your roofing project. Contact All Weather Tite for a free roof inspection and estimate.

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Roofing Contractor

Hiring a Roofing Contractor? 7 Questions to Ask Before Getting an Estimate

Your home is one of the biggest financial investments you will make in your life. Preserving that investment is top priority. Your home’s roof is the critical component to a safe, warm living environment and an important investment. When your roof needs to be replaced, hiring a roofing contractor with the proper credentials and experience to install the new roofing system right is an important investment that needs serious attention.

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How to Avoid a Roof Scam

How to Avoid a Roof Scam

When you’re thinking about getting new roofing or making repairs, internet searches and talking with friends may bring up horror stories about people who got ripped off by their contractors. Contractors may take homeowners’ money and then do abysmal jobs, stop partway through, or just pocket the cash and walk away. Before you pick a company – before even putting in a call – there are several things you should check to see if they’re on the level and provide a solid service.

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Roof replacement estimate

Roof Replacement Estimate – What Should Be Included

Whether you are a new homeowner, or have been living in your home for many years, replacing a roof is something that you will have to do at one point or another. Although this type of extensive undertaking can be a little bit scary to think about, knowing what you’re up against and doing some proper research can take a little of the unknown out of the equation. Furthermore, by knowing what to expect from a roofing contractor when getting a roof replacement estimate, you will know who is the highest quality roofer at the fairest price available.

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Fall Protection Roofing Safety

Fall Protection – Make Sure Your Roofing Contractor is in Compliance

OSHA is now requiring all residential contractors that work at heights of six feet and above to provide a fall protection plan, training and proper fall protection equipment to their crews. If OSHA finds them not in compliance, the roofing contractor can face steep fines and work stoppages until they can become compliant. Residential contractors can attend fall protection training to get certified and understand the requirements.

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