Planning Your Roofing Project
In recent times, research has shown that in developing countries such as Nigeria, homeowners choose to develop their property in phases due to huge financial involvement in building projects. This issue makes the planning and costs analysis of the building project very important factor that must be put into consideration.
In this write-up, I will show you the proven way to plan and execute your roofing project so as to save money and time.
Develop your roof plan/design
Get a reliable design expert such as an architect to assist with the roof plan and design that will project the beauty of your home. Your home deserves to be the safe haven with clearly cut-out roof design.
Roof wood choice and carpenter selection
Choose a good log of wood for your truss and carpenter that will assist with measurement and installation.Seek professional carpenter that will deliver a quality job. A poor truss installation will affect the positioning of your roof and a bad wood will amount to replacement in a short while due to termite infection
Use reliable, experienced roofing contractors
Roofing contractors are skilled individuals, with a critical role in the success of your project, both aesthetically and in terms of performance.
Working in partnership with the main contractor, a good roofing contractor knows the products, their limitations and how they interface with others.
An inexperienced contractor can cause a failure that may not be detected until later. Make sure you choose an accredited roofing contractor who knows how the entire roof works, and who will integrate the system with the rest of your building so it performs well and looks great too.
At this stage, the roofing contractor will do the roof measurement, cost estimate and provide a no-obligation quote for your review.Once you have reviewed and approved the quote, it’s time to the following;
Select Colour, Material Type, and Style
Colour of your material should be a blend of what you choose to paint your house.You may decide to use stone coated roofing tiles or aluminium roofing sheets. Your roofing style could be steptile longspan or metcoppo. You can learn about types of roofing sheets in Nigeria here
Payment, Production, and Shipment
After the cost, style, and materials type have been known, insist on signing a contractual agreement to detail all your conversation to avoid you being swindled by unscrupulous roofers. Ensure to establish your warranty and after-sales installation service. Make the payment on an agreed term , watch the production of your materials and follow up with the project manager for material shipment to site.
The quality of the product is only ever as good as the contractor who installs it on your roof. How do you know that your roofing contractor does good quality work? Typically if a roofing system fails, it is the product that is blamed at first, but poor installation is much more likely to be the cause.Ensure the project monitors the installation and provide quality field support on site for your project.
How I can help You
I work with a full-service roofing company with roofing experts with over 25 years industry experience that can make your dream of aesthetics and quality come to true. We are also the distributor of aluminium roofing sheets as well as wholesalers of aluminium coils to other factories and small-scale retailers in the industry.