The Unpredictable Nature of Weather
Weather is as much a friend to a roofer as it is an adversary. For Exterior Home Solutions, understanding how weather affects roof installation is part of our expertise. It not only ensures the longevity and durability of a new roof, but also provides homeowners with peace of mind.
Moisture & Roof Installation
Humidity and rain are probably the most straightforward elements to consider. Moisture can prevent asphalt shingles from adhering properly. It’s essential to choose a day with clear skies when planning for a roof replacement.
The ideal temperature for roof installation, particularly with asphalt shingles, is between 40°F to 85°F (4°C to 29°C). Why? Asphalt shingles can become brittle and hard to handle during colder climates, while in extreme heat, they become too pliable and can lose shape.
Wind: A Delicate Dance
Wind doesn’t necessarily prevent the laying of a new roof. However, strong gusts can lift and misalign the shingles. At Exterior Home Solutions, we always ensure the shingles are securely fastened, but it’s still best to avoid particularly windy days.
The Subtle Effects of Sunlight
While not a deterrent in itself, direct sunlight can heat the roof and make the installation process a tad challenging. A slight overcast is often considered ideal, offering natural light without the intense heat of direct sun.
Benefits of a Weather-Friendly Installation
By understanding the elements and their impact, we:
- Guarantee a smoother roof installation process.
- Ensure the durability of the asphalt shingles.
- Offer homeowners a longer-lasting, more effective roof replacement.
Schedule Your Roof Inspection
Now that you’re aware of how weather influences a new roof installation, why not ensure yours is up to the mark? Schedule a roof inspection with Exterior Home Solutions. Let’s ensure your home is weather-ready!