Drip. Drop. Tip. Top. The tiny droplets make a harmonious song as they fall into the scattered pots and bowls on the floor beneath. The sound would be enjoyable to listen to, if they weren’t coming from the rain outside or falling from the ceiling of your normally dry living room.
It’s Jersey; it rains. A lot. It’s no unknown fact. Unfortunately Jersey roofs may take a harder beating than in other states, but that’s no excuse for the collage of pots and bowls making an obstacle course in the center of your room. Luckily for you and most inhabitants of the state, help is as abundant as thunderstorms are–and unlike thunderstorms, help is there when you need it.
After accepting the unfortunate reality that your roof needs repair, finding a nearby and trustworthy construction company that specializes in roof repair is your next step. Depending on the extent of the damage, calling for emergency repair may be necessary to keeping your belongings and home protected from unwanted rot and water damage. Roof construction companies like Seci Construction, will first offer a free estimate of the damage, and begin working immediately to restore your home to the dry and warm place it was meant to be. Roof replacement is as essential as repair, and finding a company you trust to do both will save you time, stress, and money. You may not be able control the weather, but you sure can control who to call for help.
Now before you start celebrating your new roof and dry living room, you may need to address the yard full of roofing materials and scrap metal. Of course there’s the dump, but that’s going to require some pleading to the neighbors and a few hours of grumpy labor. Plus you can’t shake the feeling you’re throwing away good material that could be reused. Good news is, it can. Better news is, you can do it for money. Scrap-metal recycling companies will purchase your scrap metals and roofing materials from you, without any labor on your part. In Newark, NJ, H&C Metals will buy, haul, process, and recycle ferrous and non ferrous scrap metals, whilst saving landfills from quality materials that could be used again. They offer services surrounding the Tri-State Area and accept roofing materials as well. It simple takes filling out a pick-up form online, and they’re on their way. Next thing you know, you’re standing in a clear and scrap-metal-free backyard, with a smile on your face and some extra cash in-hand.
We can’t control the bad things that happen in life, but we can control the way we handle them. Making the best of a bad situation is key to living the happiest and healthiest life we can, and reaching out to our community for help is often the first step to doing so. So don’t let a little rain ruin an opportunity to better your home, make a connection, and give back to the earth. Who knows: one small leak might lead to making your home, wallet, and community, a little better off because of it.