General RoofingResidential RoofingCan You Stay in Your Home While It’s Being Re-Roofed?

January 16, 2023by American Roofing

Can You Stay in Your Home While It’s Being Re-Roofed? When considering a roof replacement, you may be wondering if it’s possible to stay in your home while the old roof is being removed and replaced. The answer is, it depends on the conditions of your roof and how much work needs to be done. At American Roofing & Waterproofing, we can help you determine if this is an option for you and make sure that any necessary accommodations are made.


The Safety of You and Your Family

Your safety should always come first when deciding whether staying in your home during a re-roofing project is possible. If there’s extensive damage to your existing roof or if the contractors will need access to all parts of your house—including bedrooms, bathrooms, and living areas—then it’s not recommended that you stay in the home while they’re working. This is especially true if you have young children or pets who could potentially get injured by construction materials or tools that are lying around.


What Is Required During Re-Roofing?

If your roof isn’t severely damaged and only certain sections need to be fixed, then staying in the house might be possible depending on what type of work needs to be done. If the contractors will only need access to a single area or section of the roof—such as an attic—then you may still be able to stay in the home while construction takes place. However, if asbestos removal or other hazardous materials need to be dealt with, then staying at another location is always recommended regardless of how much work needs to be done on your roof.


Working With Professional Contractors

At American Roofing & Waterproofing, we understand that having someone invade your space can feel uncomfortable no matter what kind of work needs to be done on your property. That’s why our experienced team goes out of their way to ensure that all necessary precautions are taken before beginning any project so that both our workers and our clients remain safe throughout every step of the process. Our team also offers emergency services 24/7 so we can always respond quickly if anything unexpected happens while we’re working on a project.



Whether staying inside during a re-roofing project is possible depends largely on what kind of damage exists with your current structure and what kind of repairs need to take place. At American Roofing & Waterproofing, our professional team will assess each situation individually and provide honest advice about whether it’s safe for you and your family members to remain in the home during a repair job. We also offer emergency services 24/7 so that any potential issues can always be addressed quickly and efficiently so that everyone stays safe throughout every step of the process!  Contact us today for more information about how we can help with all your re-roofing needs!

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