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Adding Shingles Over an Existing Roof: What You Need To Know

Adding Shingles Over an Existing Roof: What You Need To Know - Bob Jahn's Roofing in Roseville

Adding Shingles Over an Existing Roof: What You Need To Know – Bob Jahn’s Roofing in Roseville

There comes a time when the shingles of your roof need to be renewed. Under most circumstances, it’s best to get a new roof outright. But you might qualify for a more affordable option. If your roof consists of asphalt shingles you might have the possibility to apply new shingling over the current ones. There are a few conditions that need to be met, and we are very experienced in their applications. Bob Jahn’s roofing has been helping residents of Roseville, Rocklin, Loomis, Lincoln, Auburn, Sacramento County, Placer County, and the Highway 80 Corridor. A roofing contractor and expert, Bob Jahn is an ideal choice for roofing, roofers, commercial roofing, and residential Roofing.

 Roof Maintenance is Key

We understand that being able to save money is always a plus. That’s also why roof maintenance is so important. By not removing od shingles, that’s a big chunk of saved money right there.

And in order to help you as much as we can, here is the information about covering old shingles with new ones:

  • As long as you only have one layer of shingles on your roof, then a second layer can be added. You should never have more than two layers. So if your roof already has shingles added over a previous layer, you’ll need a brand new roof.
  • You know 100% that your underlying roof structure is sound and in great condition. The main drawback of this process is the difficulty for an expert roofing contractor to examine your roof deck and sheathing for any signs of deterioration. Therefore, if there are any leaks or molds, it cannot be discovered during a re-roofing process.

Our Professional Roofing Contractors Can Answer All Your Questions… Give Us a Call Today!

And although it may be tempting to work on your roof yourself, we advise you to work with professional contractors. There are many safety procedures to be aware of. And have advice on what questions to ask a roofing contractor. So do yourself a favor and contact our team at Bob Jahn’s roofing right away. We’ll be able to help you through the entire process.

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