Roof Replacement in Great Barrington MA 01230

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Looking for the right Roofing company for your home or property? Since 1980 we have been providing Roofing services to the Great Barrington area.

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Proper roof replacement is the difference in years of a lasting roof over your head and a roof with leaks and other problems. Properly done, your new roof should come out looking nice, and neat, with nothing but straight lines running from top to bottom, side to side. If done wrong, your new roof may end up coming out unlevel What Are the Advantages of Commercial Roof Repair? Great Barrington MA 01230 and crooked.

Whether you’re getting new architectural shingles, cedar shakes, or regular three tab shingles, you’re going to want a professional roofing company that knows all the right steps and things to do when it comes to installing your new roof.

The Roof Replacement Process

Before we go in-depth into each step in the roof replacement process, here is a short list of Great Barrington MA 01230 the major steps that are going to happen when you get your new roof.

  • Tear Off
  • Re-Felting
  • Applying New Shingles

Now let’s touch on each subject individually so you, the customer, will have an idea of what exactly is going on when those roofers are up on your roof banging away for hours

Tearing Off

Oftentimes, the most grueling part of the entire roof Roof Replacement Cost - Some Helpful Questions Answered Great Barrington MA 01230 replacement process is the tearing off of your old roof. Nearly every time, your old roof is going to need to be taken off and eventually hauled away to a dump before you can put your new roof on and fix any problems you may have with your old roof.

Every inch of old shingles must be taken off and the Great Barrington MA 01230 whole roof cleaned and swept away of any loose debris before the next step of putting on felt can occur.


After your old roof has been removed, and any old nails or loose debris is removed, a clean layer of felt, or tar paper, must be laid down to help prevent your roof from any leaks.

The felt is laid down on Great Barrington MA 01230 top of the roof’s plywood and goes in between the plywood and the final layer of shingles. Felting a roof helps to prevent the ingress of moisture and to further waterproof your roof.

Tar paper or felt is not very wind resistant or sun resistant, but does help prevent moisture from being trapped in your roof. The layer of shingles that Great Barrington MA 01230 goes on next will be what is going to really protect your roof from the elements

Application of New Shingles

The final major step in your roof replacement is the applying of new shingles over the layer of felt that we just discussed.

The new layer of shingles that are put on must be aligned properly and cut perfectly in order for everything Great Barrington MA 01230 on your roof to match up and come out looking great. Roofers will often “cut lines” with chalk to ensure a straight roof from end to end.

Customers have choices on what type of shingles they want and different shingles offer different warranties for how long your roof will last.

Whichever type of shingles you choose to go with, you now know Great Barrington MA 01230 the steps of what will be going on when it comes time for your new roof replacement.

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For quality workmanship and service for your residential and commercial Roofing needs, choose a company with over 38 years of service in the Great Barrington area.

Highly Rated

Integrity, quality workmanship and attention to detail have made us one of the most reliable Roofing companies in Great Barrington.

Quality Service

We focus on making the process as least disruptive as possible to our clients

Affordable Prices

We work hard to keep our costs low and transfer these efficiency savings on to our customers

100% Massachusetts Licensed Experts

We can complete any size project  in a timely manner, without skipping any steps  or cutting any corners.


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