Whether you would like to replace your roof, want to extend energy efficiency, or simply aim to spruce things up a touch, new roofs roof are often an upscale proposition. Before embarking on this large-scale project, start on your best foot. Proper planning and a touch research will assist you to bring your roofing project in on budget and avoid the hidden costs which will pop up within the process roofing system components
Many homeowners don’t realize that more than just shingles go into a complete roof system. Knowing all the individual components and how they work together will help you understand all of the potential costs involved.
In addition to the individual components, your roofing project may incur other costs. Check out this checklist for potential areas to keep in mind such as:
Now that you have an understanding of the roofing components and their costs and have chosen your upgrades, you have an idea of what a roofing job could cost you. But how are you going to pay for it?
To help your budget, plan to have your roof replaced during the off season for your location, if possible. Also, leave 15 to 20 percent wiggle room in the budget for unforeseen expenses and keep the lines of communication open with your contractor.
Artigues Restoration offers a variety of products with benefits that help to protect your investment and prolong the life of your roof.
For example, Atlas designer shingles featuring Scotchgard™ Protector, such as StormMaster® Shake, are made with copper-containing granules that release copper ions slowly over time, which prevents unsightly black streaks on your roof.
StormMaster® Shake shingles are also manufactured with Core4™ Enhanced Polymer Technology that allows them to resist weather extremes. In fact, StormMaster® Shake shingles can resist winds up to 150 miles per hour and have earned the highest overall rating for hail resistance from the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS).
When you choose an Atlas Signature Select® Roofing System, all of the roofing components are designed and backed by the Atlas warranty. For more information about all Atlas products, visit AtlasRoofing.com/roof-shingles.