Best Time to do Roof Replacement

The Perfect Season for Roof Replacement: Insights from Denver’s Roofing Veterans

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Hey there, friend!

If you’re sitting cozy in your Denver home wondering about the best time to give your roof the makeover it deserves, you’ve landed in the right spot. As a part of the Ernie’s Roofing clan, where we’ve been hammering away at roofs since ’78, I’ve got a tale or two to share about the ins and outs of roof replacement.

So, grab a cup of Joe, and let’s chat about when to swap out those shingles for a sturdy new top hat for your home.Roof Replacement 101 Your Ultimate Guide to a Durable Roof

The Seasonal Guide to Roof Replacement

You see, timing is everything – not just in comedy but in roofing too! And here in Denver, where the weather likes to keep us on our toes, picking the right season can make all the difference.

Spring into Action

Spring, with its promise of renewal, might have you itching to get started. It’s a great time, for sure. The snow’s melted away, and those warmer days make it comfy for us roofers to be up there, not to mention it’s easier on the materials. But, here’s a pro tip: watch out for those April showers! You don’t want us playing slip ‘n slide on your roof.

Summer: The Busy Bee Season

Come summer, everyone’s thinking the same thing – “Let’s get that roof done!” It’s peak season in the roofing world. The weather’s reliable, and the days are long, giving us plenty of sunlight to work with. But remember, with high demand comes a bit of a wait. Plus, those scorching mid-summer days can be tough on both the crew and the asphalt shingles.

Fall: The Golden Hour

Ah, fall – it’s the sweet spot. Cooler temps, stable weather, and that gentle nudge of the upcoming winter make fall the go-to season for roof replacement in Denver. It’s the perfect time for your new roof to seal and settle before the snow hits. Plus, you get to jump into winter worry-free about what’s overhead.

Winter Workarounds

Now, winter roofing isn’t off the table, especially with our unpredictable Denver weather. It’s doable, especially for those emergency fixes. You might even snag a deal! But, it’s tricky – the cold can mess with materials, and snow can delay schedules. It’s all about playing it by ear and having a flexible mindset.

Choosing Your Roofing Squad

When it’s time to pick who’s climbing up there, remember, not all heroes wear capes – some come armed with ladders and shingles. You want a licensed roofer in your corner, someone who knows the ins and outs of insurance claims and can guide you through the process. And if you’re thinking about adding some seamless gutters into the mix, make sure they’re part of the plan from the get-go.

Ernie’s Roofing: Your Denver Go-To Since ’78

We’ve been around the block – or should I say, on top of the block – for a good while now. At Ernie’s Roofing, we treat your home like our own, ensuring every nail, shingle, and gutter is placed with care and expertise.

And hey, we’re not just about the build; we’re here to make the journey smooth and stress-free. From handling your insurance claims to picking the right materials, we’ve got your back every step of the way.


FAQs: Your Roofing Questions Answered

How long does a roof replacement take?

Typically, a roof replacement project can be completed within 3-5 days, depending on the size of your roof and the weather conditions. At Ernie’s Roofing, we ensure efficient and timely work without compromising on quality, keeping you informed every step of the way.

Is it okay to replace my roof in winter?

Yes, it’s possible to replace your roof in winter, especially in Denver where our winters can be unpredictable. We take extra precautions to ensure materials are handled correctly and work efficiently during warmer parts of the day to avoid delays.

How do I know if I need a full replacement or just repairs?

If your roof is older, experiencing multiple leaks, or showing signs of widespread damage, a full replacement might be necessary. We offer thorough inspections at Ernie’s Roofing to assess your roof’s condition and recommend the best course of action.

What roofing materials are best for Denver homes?

In Denver, materials like asphalt shingles, metal roofing, and tile are popular due to their durability and ability to withstand local weather conditions. We can help you choose the best material based on your home’s architectural style, your personal preferences, and your budget.

What’s the ballpark cost for a roof replacement?

The cost can vary widely based on the size of your roof, the chosen materials, and other factors. On average, homeowners might spend anywhere from $5,000 to $15,000. We provide transparent quotes at Ernie’s Roofing, ensuring you understand all costs involved.

How does the insurance claim process work for roof replacement?

If your roof replacement is covered under insurance due to damage, we can assist you in the claim process. This typically involves an inspection, documentation of damage, and submitting a claim to your insurance company. We have extensive experience in working with insurance companies to ensure a smooth process.

Can I install seamless gutters during my roof replacement?

Absolutely! It’s a great time to consider adding seamless gutters, as they can be integrated into the roofing system for improved water management and aesthetics. We can discuss options and provide a comprehensive solution that includes both your new roof and gutter system.

How do I choose the right licensed roofer?

Look for a roofer with a solid reputation, valid licensing, and insurance. It’s also important to check reviews, ask for references, and ensure they have experience with the type of roofing work you need. At Ernie’s Roofing, we pride ourselves on our transparency, expertise, and customer satisfaction.

What maintenance should I expect post-roof replacement?

Post-replacement, it’s crucial to conduct regular inspections, especially after severe weather, to ensure your roof remains in top condition. Keep gutters clean, remove debris from your roof, and address any minor issues promptly to extend the life of your new roof.

Are there any permits required for roof replacement in Denver?

Yes, most roofing projects in Denver require a permit to ensure they meet local building codes and standards. We handle the permit process for you at Ernie’s Roofing, ensuring all work is compliant and properly documented.

Remember, friend, a sturdy roof over your head is more than just peace of mind – it’s a shield for your home, protecting you, your loved ones, and all your cherished memories. So, when it’s time to give your roof some TLC, choose your timing wisely, and always, always go with a trusted, experienced team.

Cheers to many more years under your solid, reliable roof. And if you ever have questions or need a hand, just holler. We’re just a call away at 720 346 ROOF or drop us a line at

Here’s to keeping you covered, come rain, shine, or snow!


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