Best time of the year to get a new roof - How do I make my decision?

Updated: Aug 14, 2021

By Nova Construction

 

There are many factors to contemplate before you decide whether or not to get a new roof.


In the end, it all comes down to your budget and how much work you’re willing to put in for savings. If you have money burning a hole in your pocket, then by all means take this opportunity! But if you’ve been saving up for years and still lack the funds, other considerations may help make your decision easier: such as timing.


This article will dive into the things to consider when deciding what time of the year is best for you to get your roof replaced and when exactly you should consider this replacement.


Factors To Consider Before Replacing Your Roof


There are many factors to consider before replacing your roof. The first is the condition of your roof, a good place to start is by thoroughly examining it. There are two different types of roofs, a shingle or tile roof and a metal roof, each with its own pros and cons. A metal roof will be sturdier but heavier and is more expensive in the long run. A shingle or tile roof might need more maintenance but can easily be replaced when needed at a much lower cost.


Another important element when deciding whether or not to replace your roof is the weather in your area. If you live in an area with cold winters or heavy precipitation on average, it might be worth considering upgrading to a stronger material to last longer.


Lastly, your budget may be the most influential component in your decision. If you decide that you do need a new roof but you cannot afford it at this time, don't worry there are still options available to you. There are several banks and companies that offer financing for roof replacement and can help you get the funds you need to do a full or partial roof replacement.


For people who don't know much about roofing, it is best to hire a professional roofer. Professional contractors will have knowledge of all types of roofs, including metal, how to properly care for them, and whether a replacement is truly necessary.


A More Efficient Roofing System Can Save You Money


A new roofing system will save you money on energy bills, but what roof is best for you?


It's best to talk to your home's roofing contractor about what type of roofing system is best for your home in terms of cost-efficiency, durability, and style. They'll also be able to tell you what kind of warranty they offer and how long it lasts.


With the right roof, your energy bills will be significantly reduced during the winter months, and you'll be more comfortable in your home. Not to mention, your home will look great with a new roofing system and your neighbors will be jealous.


Is October The Best Month To Replace Your Roof?


Yes! In fact, October is the best time of the year to replace your roof because it's close enough to the beginning of the year when everyone starts construction projects. This means that there are lots of contractors available and prices are often discounted. Since it's later in the season, there will be fewer mosquitoes, but you will need to find a contractor who does not shut down for the winter.


Aside from that, you can take advantage of your new roof in the coming winter months because it will make your home more comfortable in the winter by keeping you warmer and reducing heating costs.


Nova Construction Serves The Columbia Basin

Thinking of replacing your roof? You don't want to wait too long and end up with a leaky roof in the middle of winter which can cause water damage with serious consequences. On the other hand, if you're not sure if it needs replacing now or not, then waiting could save you money. The best way is to get a professional opinion from Nova Construction. We'll come out and give an estimate on what we think your roof needs and whether or not it should be replaced right away or can wait for another season. Give us a call at (509) 361-8697 or request a consultation online!