Residential Roof Replacement

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Residential Roof Replacement

When replacing your roof, it is important to consider the area where you live.

The professionals at Accent Roofing of Amarillo are ready to help you with your residential roofing project. When it is time to replace your existing roof, one of the first considerations is the roofing material. 

Residential roofing materials are most commonly one of the following: asphalt composition shingles, wood shakes or shingles, metal roofing, slate roofing, composition slate, and clay or ceramic tile. Asphalt composition shingles are often a popular choice due to their affordability. Wooden shakes or shingles are more costly but are attractive and durable. Metal roofing is becoming a more popular choice due to its long life. There are a wide variety of metal roofing systems that can mimic the look of other types of roofing. Slate roofing is an expensive and heavy choice. It can also be difficult to repair. 

Composition slate are tiles made from recycled materials that are much lighter and less susceptible to damage. Finally clay or ceramic tile is an attractive choice that offers resistance to fire however weighs the most out of all roofing products. Other roofing materials are now available that offer the same look and protection as ceramic tiles but put less weight on the roof. 

When replacing your roof, it is important to consider the area where you live. Some roofing options may be unrealistic for your area or for your home. Accent Roofing of Amarillo can help you wade through the options for residential roofing and choose the one that will best complement and protect your home.

The process of replacing your residential roof usually takes about one or four days. The roofing crew will begin by removing all existing roofing materials. Most crews bring in a large dump trailer or dumpster for the debris. Any damaged flashing and edging is also removed during this process. Crews will protect your property by placing tarps over vulnerable plants and by picking up nails and metal scraps with a magnet.

Once the old roofing material has been removed, any repair required for the deck will be taken care of. In some cases, waterproof and ice proof barriers may be placed. Next, a layer of synthetic underlayment paper is installed over the roof. It is tacked in place with button caps. The metal drip edging is nailed up. New flashing is added, and finally the shingles are added. The final step is completing clean up and hauling the debris away.

Accent Roofing of Amarillo is dedicated to helping you through the roofing process. Customer satisfaction is the heart of Accent Roofing. Your residential roof replacement is not complete until you are happy. Call Accent Roofing today to begin the process of replacing your roof.