Technology has come a long way for roofing contractors. At Residential Roofers we use technology every day that makes us more efficient and effective at our job. Technology allows us to provide you with accurate estimates for roof repairs and replacements as well as show you what your home will look like with new roofing shingles and siding. That being said, sometimes technology just can’t replace good old-fashioned know-how which is why we use a combination of the both.
When it comes to roof repairs, we have to get up on your roof most of the time in order to find the problem, access what the repairs will entail, and provide an estimate. When it comes to full roof replacements, we have two ways we can provide an estimate. One is the “old school” way, getting up on your roof and measuring it. The second way is using a satellite imaging software called Eagle View to generate a full report of the roof system. While it costs us money to generate the reports, it saves us time and man power. These reports are very accurate as long as the satellite imagery has clear visuals of all sides of the home. When there are large trees that can obstruct the satellite views, the report comes back invalid. In this scenario we revert back to the old-fashioned way of getting up on the roof and measuring everything by hand.
When it comes to selecting your new shingles for your roof, we utilize a technology called CertainTeed Colorview where we can upload a picture of your home and apply all the different shingles available to give you a preview of what your home will look like before we do the work! This technology also works with siding so you can get a really good idea of what your home will look like after such a major visual update. While this technology is extremely useful it is not a complete replacement for the entire selection process. We still provide physical samples of the actual shingles so you can look at them closely and hold them in your hand as It is important that you see the quality of what we offer firsthand.
At Residential Roofers we are all about serving our customers with expert service. If your roof needs to be repaired or replaced, give us a call today and set up an appointment!