The internet has been a game-changer for the home improvement industry. Because of the ready availability of ideas and instructions online, many homeowners feel braver about going the DIY route on home improvement projects. There really isn’t anything inherently wrong with DIY jobs and it’s true that you can cut renovation expenses when you do things yourself. However, the National Roofing Contractors Association would like to reiterate the fact that there is no real substitute for the work of a pro, especially when we’re talking about roofs. The NRCA recently released an announcement on National Roofing Week, an event which will take place this July and which will help contractors and the general public gain a deeper understanding of the importance of professional roofers in society:
The roof is one of the most important components of a home or business’ structure, yet it is often taken for granted until it falls into disrepair. During National Roofing Week, NRCA encourages its members to participate by engaging in their communities and informing the public about the essential role roofs and professional roofing contractors plan in every community.
“Professional roofing contractors provide a vital service to their communities. Many NRCA members donate resources and time to charitable events and support organizations in cities and towns across America,” says NRCA President Nelson R. Braddy Jr. “National Roofing Week will enable NRCA members to highlight their community involvement and educate consumers regarding the importance of hiring a professional roofing contractor when a roofing need arises.”
But why do we really need a professional to inspect and service our roofs? One of the best reasons would be their experience. Maryland roofing contractors know exactly what problems plague Maryland roofs and are therefore better equipped to address these issues. Additionally, not every layman understands how to properly perform roofing tasks. And a botched repair job will almost always lead to an even more expensive fix by a pro—and this will be on top of the cost of fixing the original problem.
Finding a good fit among the roofing contractors in Maryland will require research. Important considerations will include years of experience, client feedback, and industry certifications. On that note, DryTech Roofing is a GAF-certified MasterEline contractor that has been serving homes in Maryland for more than a decade. To know more about their services, visit www.drytechroofingcompany.com.
(Article Excerpt and Image From National Roofing Week: July 6-12, roofingmagazine.com)