Welcome to Performance Roofing in Dallas – Fort Worth, Texas. In this blog, we’re taking you behind the scenes of one of our remodeling and home addition projects, showcasing the attention to detail that sets us apart from the rest. We’ll dive into the specifics of this roof extension and highlight the meticulous steps we take to ensure superior outcomes.
Overcoming Challenges with Asphalt Shingles for a Home Addition
We often encounter unique challenges in our roof extension and remodeling endeavors, and one common issue involves working with asphalt shingles. These shingles present a hurdle when the slope is too shallow for standard installation. In such cases, we need to make modifications to achieve the desired pitch and uphold industry standards.
Extending Ridges for Optimal Slope – Roof Extension
To demonstrate, in this clients scenario, asphalt shingles won’t suffice due to the shallow slope. Our solution involves standing at the highest point on the house’s ridges, approximately 16 feet. By extending the ridge, we can elevate the ridge line, creating the necessary slope—typically a 3/12 pitch or more. This not only ensures proper installation but also adheres to code regulations.
Addressing Chimney Height Regulations
However, altering the pitch has implications, especially when it comes to chimney height. Code dictates that the chimney must be at least three feet tall, posing a challenge when the existing chimney needs to be higher. To circumvent this, we implement a strategic workaround—adding height to the chimney or integrating additional building sections. This allows us to maintain compliance without compromising the project’s integrity.
Modifying Sections for Water Runoff
Asphalt shingles, while visually appealing, may not be ideal for water runoff in certain situations, especially in sections with a low slope. To address this concern, we meticulously modify these sections, ensuring proper water drainage. This proactive approach prevents potential issues and reinforces the longevity of the roofing structure.
Prioritizing Detail for Superior Results
In the realm of roofing and general contracting, every detail matters. Our commitment to meticulous planning and execution on complex projects ensures not only a smoother process for us but also a superior outcome for our customers. By addressing challenges head-on and implementing creative solutions, we elevate the standard of our remodeling projects, setting us apart as leaders in the industry. For a better customer experience and an exceptional end result, choose Performance Roofing for your next roof extension, home addition, and remodeling venture.
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