When it comes to roof replacement projects, homeowners often wonder if they should leave home while the project is underway. The short answer to this predicament is no; you don’t have to temporarily move out while your roofing system is being replaced. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t prepare your household for the job.
When you’re having your roof replaced, there’s a chance that your roofers will need the driveway so they can park their equipment van or the disposal dumpster there. Apart from that, they’ll also recommend that you park your car a few feet away to prevent it from being damaged by debris. With that in mind, make sure to find an alternative place to park while your contractors are working.
Kids and Pets
If you have children and pets, you have to prepare them for the roofing project as well since their daily routines will be slightly changed for the moment. Pets can be stressed out due to the noise your contractors will make so make sure to keep them in a quiet room like the basement or take them with you when you leave home. For your children, on the other hand, consider setting down a few extra rules, and find them a safer playing space to prevent them from being hurt or getting in the way of the roofing contractor.
Landscaping and Outdoor Furniture
Roof replacement projects are messy jobs, and it’s possible your landscaping and outdoor furniture can be affected if you aren’t careful. To protect your landscaping, you can arrange with your contractors to lay down a tarp on your shrubs to catch debris and do a sweep with a magnet and metal detector to collect stray nails once the job is done. For your outdoor furniture, on the other hand, store it in a garage or a shed until the job is completed to prevent them from being damaged.
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