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Transform Home Improvements, has been a leader in the home improvement space for more than 30 years. Whether your home is… More
  • 70 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
GEnergy Consulting works as a Dealer/Broker, analyzing total energy efficiency of the home, educating home and business owners on the benefits… More
  • 9 Years in Business
  • Insured
Semper Solaris is California's premier residential roofing and solar panel installation contractor. We offer the best solar panels available on the… More
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  • 8 Years in Business
Pace Avenue is a team of energy and water experts who believe in a future with abundant clean energy, where environmental… More
  • 3 Years in Business
  • Licensed
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My House Renovation strives to exceed our client's expectations by providing the best products and services available. MHR specializes in exterior… More
My House Renovation was GREAT! From the beginning to the end of this process, they made sure that we understood exactly… Full review
  • 28 Years in Business
We will teach you how to take advantage of rebates, tax incentives, as well as government backed financing. More
  • 21 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
Majestic Builders goes an extra mile to make sure the customer is satisfied with our work More
Had a set appt for May 13th at 1pm. Set. Confirmed. Then over the weekend I get an email saying they're… Full review
  • 4 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
My House Renovation, Inc (MHR) is a General Contractor that specializes in Residential Exterior Improvements tailored for energy efficiency and sustainability.… More
My House Renovation was GREAT! From the beginning to the end of this process, they made sure that we understood exactly… Full review
  • Licensed
  • Bonded
We are your local contractors conducting a free estimate-if you have repairs and renovation book your appointment today. More
  • 10 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
We are your local contractor and giving a free estimate so reserve your slot now. We can drop by then check… More
  • 13 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
We are a full service General Contractor licensed in both California and Nevada , specializing in custom homes and remodels. We… More
  • 16 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
Highest quality in North America. Don’t expect cheap because it’s not cheap but we have a system that is guarenteed to… More
  • Licensed
  • Bonded
Chriswell Home Improvements, Inc., is a veteran-owned home improvement company that is committed to providing energy-efficient, long-lasting, and beautiful products to… More
At 98, my mother is lucky enough to be able to continue living in her home of 60 years. Of late,… Full review
  • 5 Years in Business
  • Licensed
The Sun provides enough energy in one hour to more than power the Earth's energy needs for a year. Most clients… More
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  • 5 Years in Business
  • Licensed
Bay Area Sunlight has been an industry-leading Solar Energy Equipment Supplier since 2000. We only offer our customers the highest quality… More
  • 20 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
NRG Clean Power is California's leading solar energy provider,with over 30 years of superior customer service. We're more than just a… More
I've had the solar system installed on Feb 2018. At the time my PG&E meter read 58237, as of May 26,… Full review
  • 33 Years in Business
Global Energy LLC is a premier provider of high performance solar power systems. We are committed to providing the highest performing… More
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  • 6 Years in Business
We specialize in diagnosing and repairing water leaks on existing stucco homes. HomePRO's skilled and experienced employees do all phases of… More
  • 24 Years in Business
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Roof Installation Buying Guide for Sacramento, California

It’s always helpful to have a few tips in hand before beginning any project and a new roof installation is no exception. Whether this is your first experience choosing a roof for a new home or it’s the first time you’re replacing a roof, consider these suggestions to help make the project a success in both time and monetary investment.

City of Sacramento Roofing Permits

Prior to new roof installation, you must have a permit from the City of Sacramento. The process is convenient with online ordering or scheduling an appointment if you want to visit the public counter, in person, at 300 Richards Boulevard, 3rd Floor. To schedule an appointment, call (916) 808-5838 or email CDD-Appointments@cityofsacramento.org. Keep in mind that work started on a new roofing project prior to attaining a permit will incur a monetary penalty.

Hiring a Roofing Contractor in Sacramento

Hiring a contractor is one of the most important steps with new roofing and it’s imperative to choose wisely. Always ask for proof of license and insurance then use the free online option to check a contractor’s credentials at the California State Licensing Board website. Cutting corners with material, labor, and possibly faulty installation will cost you more in the long run.

Sacramento’s Climate and Your Roof

It’s always a good idea to take into account the type of climate your new roof will be dealing with. Inclement weather can beat down even the best of roofing materials. Sacramento receives a significant number of sunny days, 269, and 57 days of rain. During the peak summer months, temperatures range in the mid 90-degree range and the high 30’s during the winter. Humidity is at 57 which is a little over the U.S. average comfort index of 44. The higher the average the better.

Sacramento, CA roof repair & replacement

Prior to Installing a New Roof in Sacramento

Your contractor will inspect the roof and make an estimate based on several factors including square footage. What he won’t be able to determine is any underlying problems to roof decking or structural beams due to wood rot or leaks. If you’re seeing discolored ceiling tiles or drywall, that’s an indication of a roof leak. Be prepared for additional costs due to repairs, if any are necessary.

Also, if you’re planning to paint your home, it’s a good idea to have this done, first, to prevent the chance of paint inadvertently being sprayed on your new roof. If you have tree limbs hanging over your roof that need trimming, have this done prior to installation. You want to avoid as much excessive foot traffic on your new roof, as possible.

Roofing Material Types for your Sacramento Home

You’re not limited when it comes to roofing material types. What you will need to take into consideration is the style of your roof and which materials are recommended. Materials run the gamut in square footage price from low cost to high end. Your contractor will be able to help you with this decision.

  • Metal roofs are considered “green” because the material itself is recyclable. Metal roofs are available in stainless steel roofing, aluminum and copper roofing.
  • Slate roofs, clay tile roofing, and concrete tile roofs are the heaviest materials. They are durable and long-lasting. Concrete and clay tiles require additional framework for installation. The material is also recyclable
  • For low cost, durability, easy installation and resiliency, asphalt shingle roofing works with most any architectural design.
  • For a durable, fire proof, and recyclable material, fiber cement roofing is a solid choice. It’s not as heavy as concrete tiles and no additional structure is necessary for installation.

Roofing Material Longevity in Sacramento, CA

For the roofing materials listed above, each has its own life span, some much longer than others. Asphalt shingles have a life expectancy of between 15 – 30 years. Metal roofs can last up to 50 years. Clay and concrete tiles can last longer than 50 years and slate can remain intact from 50 – 100 years. Fiber cement, which is composed of clay, concrete and wood fibers, can last 20 – 30 years.

Other roofing material types include torch down or hot mop lasting a shorter period from 7 – 12 years. Rock roofs have a 12 – 15 year life span, and wood or shake shingles average 15 – 25 years. A popular choice for home in “hot” weather regions is cool roofing also known as reflective roofing because it’s designed to reflect the sunshine.

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Having a new roof installed adds an element of security to your home’s interior as well as providing and retaining energy efficiency for your home. The increase in property value that comes along with a new roof make your property more marketable for potential buyers who realize a new roof is a costly investment and one they won’t need to worry about for many years. With a new roof, your home will be updated and upgraded for years to come.