Dangers During Winter Roofing [Infographic]

Cold is a physical hazard during winter especially for anyone spending a long time on the roof including roofing contractors and homeowners insisting on doing the roofing job themselves.

It’s not normal for people to expose themselves to the cold for a long time. When the body is unable to warm itself, it may lead to illness and injury, possible permanent tissue damage or even death.

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DIY Roof Replacement vs. Professional Roofing Replacement

With the abundance of guides on the Internet nowadays and the increasing savviness of homeowners when it comes to home repairs, it’s become increasingly common that homeowners deal with roof repairs and damages on their own and skip calling a contractor to have the problem fixed. Even if you’re a beginner, roof repairs can be easy, if you’ve studied beforehand on what to do and what tools you need to get the job done.

However, lots of homeowners also still highly recommend calling a professional roofing contractor to carry out the work for them. The logic behind this decision lies with the fact that the roof can be a dangerous place for the inexperienced or ill-equipped homeowner. There’s also the issue of damages that keep coming back no matter how diligent you’ve been with repairing them. But should you insist on DIY-ing your roof, or hiring a professional to take care of the problem for you? Read more