Roof replacement is a major project that is accompanied by significant disruption, discomfort, that involves lots of strangers coming and going, dust, dirt and vibrations – small wonder most people to move out for the duration of their roofing project. The truth is that you and your family don’t need to stay home during a roof replacement, moreover, moving out is highly recommended for kids and pets for whom the job site can be dangerous. Although most Dallas roofing companies are very quick and thorough with their roof replacement projects and should be consulted ahead of time to see what they recommend. Here are some things that you should do if you don’t want to endure the noise and disruption for a day or two:
- Prepare your outdoor space – remove any bulky objects and vehicles from your yard to ensure that the roofing team has proper space. Cover the plants in your yard that can be affected by the dust generated by the roofers and also cover the patio or the deck;
- Prepare the interior spaces as well – the roofing process is likely to generate lots of dust and debris in the attic area, so move any valuables or family heirlooms from the attic to one of your rooms, then cover whatever is left in the attic with foil. Prepare the rooms in your home as well: remove all the artwork from the walls to prevent any damage caused by vibrations, move furniture towards the center of the room and cover everything in foil. Collect important documents and valuables and lock them safely or take them with you for the time spent away from your home.