When it’s time for a roof replacement, you need to ensure the safety of your garden and exterior. Since roofing installation in Coral Springs, FL, can be a messy and disruptive process, Earl W. Johnston Roofing highlights a few tips to minimize damage to your outdoor spaces.
Talk to Your Roofing Contractor
Before the project begins, discuss with your roofing contractor any concerns about the safety of your garden and exterior. Remember, good communication is essential.
Move Valuable Items
Move outdoor furniture, potted plants, garden ornaments, and any other valuables away from the work area. This will prevent accidental damage during the construction process.
Cover Plants and Shrubs
Cover delicate plants and shrubs with tarps or drop cloths to protect them from falling debris, dust, and potential damage. Ensure that the coverings are securely anchored.
Prune Trees and Branches
Trim overhanging branches or nearby trees to reduce the risk of falling limbs or debris damaging your roof, garden, or exterior.
Set Up Temporary Fencing
Install temporary fencing or barriers around your garden or exterior to establish a clear boundary for the roofing crew. This will prevent access to sensitive areas.
Protect Windows and Siding
Cover windows with plywood or strong plastic sheeting to prevent damage from flying debris. Ensure that your siding is also protected from any debris or construction materials.
Secure Outdoor Structures
If you have gazebos, sheds, or other structures in your yard, make sure they are securely anchored and protected. Roofing work can cause vibrations that might affect these structures.
Cover Swimming Pools and Play Equipment
If you have a swimming pool or play equipment, consider covering them to prevent dust and debris from accumulating in the water or on surfaces.
Schedule Work Around Your Garden
If possible, plan your roofing project during a season that minimizes the impact on your garden. For example, avoid scheduling during the peak growing season or when delicate plants are in bloom.
Discuss cleanup procedures with your roofing contractor. Make sure they are responsible for thorough post-installation cleanup to remove all debris, nails, and materials from your garden and exterior.
You Can Count on Our Roofing Team
At Earl W. Johnston Roofing, we offer a wide range of roofing services, from roof repair and replacement, to roof cleaning and maintenance. To learn more, call (954) 989-7794 or visit our contact page. We serve homeowners in Weston and Coral Springs, FL, and the rest of Broward County.