Montclair Roofing Gikas provides roofing services many years and accomplish all roofing needs of our customers in Bloomfield, New Jersey. Our experienced and certified Bloomfield Roofers perform the most specialized roofing services having acquainted many years of experience and know-how. Our finished roofing projects are accompanied by a written guaranteed result and the certificates required!
Gikas Roofing services in Bloomfield New Jersey
Roofing is not an easy task. The various materials of covering serves the different specifications that a roof must meet depending on the New Jersey area where you have your property and the requirements of each customer in terms of aesthetics and cost.
Roofing is the most important part of your property’s shelter. It is the cover at the top of a building that provides protection from animals and weather conditions, especially rain and snow, but also heat, wind and sunlight. Roofing indicates the context or structure that supports this coverage.
Covering the top of a building, is used to protect it from rain, snow, sunlight, wind and extreme temperatures. Roofs are made in a wide variety of forms as dictated by technical, economic or even aesthetic factors. Bloomfield Roofers construct roofs of high standards that meet the requirements of our customers in New Jersey. Having experience in the construction and roof repair in various ways of coverage, we propose solutions according to the needs of each property in order to have a long-term satisfactory result.
Bloomfield Roofers construct attics for extra space
Having chosen the most desirable type of attic, it is necessary to determine whether it is possible to place it on the old walls of the house or whether they should be reinforced. Therefore, it is necessary Bloomfield Roofers make accurate calculations and preparation for the new roofing project.
The basics of the roof beam structure
Most roofs, and the attic in this case is no exception, has one of two types of beam system, or a combined version of them. Each of these varieties has its own characteristics, which depend on the location of the load-bearing walls of the building.
1. Hanging system
The suspended beam system is determined by the fact that it is supported only on two external main walls located along the building, in which there are no internal main partitions. Such a system is used provided that the distance between the capital supports is not more than 13 ÷ 14 meters. In any case, this structure gives a fairly large load to the walls and foundation of the building.
To relieve loads on this system, support various components – crossbars, headstock, knees, puffs, shelves and other details. For example, the grandmothers, as it were, suspend the whole system on the ridge beam by tightening and the struts pull the overlapping beams at the feet of the beam.
For the attic floor in this system, it is necessary to use thick rods, logs or planks, which are installed on the edge. Their thickness can be determined from the table given in this publication, based on the distance between the support points. In order for the coating to be reliable and durable when using the suspension system, it is necessary to make accurate calculations and if it is difficult to do it yourself, then it is better to ask Bloomfield Roofers for a free estimate.
2. Slab contraction joints
The raised system differs in that it has supports not only on the external main walls, but also on the internal partitions, which have a base below them. Therefore, when starting to build a roof in which an attic is designed, you need to think in advance the location of the internal capital partitions.
For a house with an attic, the multi-level system is the best choice, as the beams that overlap the house will be firmly and reliably fixed to the walls and partitions. When erecting a broken attic roof structure, you can use a combined version of the roof system, i.e use elements of both a suspended system and a mattress.
Contact Bloomfield Roofers in New Jersey
Ensure your safety from severe weather conditions by using a specialized craftsman like Bloomfield Roofers for your roof installation or repair. We pay special attention to the waterproofing of your roof throughout the insulation process. Proper waterproofing of the roof will prevent the leaking of water to the interior and the creation of moisture inside the house.
The insulation of the roof and the waterproofing will increase your home’s duration and will save you from damage and repair costs in the future. Ask for a roofing construction or roof repair free estimate or call us at 9738357775 and design your new roof with the new trends together with an architect.
We hope we have given you ideas for converting a roof into an attic. Think about how you want to make the space and Bloomfield Roofers will make your dream come true! For any roofing project, we are here! Post your work completely free of charge in contact form and receive your free estimate from the best professionals Bloomfield Roofers in New Jersey.
Feel free to contact us to discuss your roofing ideas. We look forward to hearing from you, at Gikas Roofing in Montclair, New Jersey.