Roofing Installation Process

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With more than 20 years of experience in the roofing business, Side-Pro, Inc. understands every aspect of roofing installation and wants to make the process as smooth as possible for you. Here’s a little more about what you can expect from our siding installation in Seattle.

Payment Terms

Upon starting the job, our roofing lead is expected to pick up the job start payment of 50%. Upon completion of the job, our roofing lead will provide an invoice and is expected to collect the remaining balance.

Dumpster Location

The dumpster is a commercial roll-off type. It is about the size of a large truck—approx. 6′ x 20′ in dimension. We would prefer to put this in the driveway if possible so that it is close to the house and will be easily accessible for our workers. Please keep children away from the container for safety.

Roofing Material Location

This will be placed on your roof (Unless otherwise specified). It’s similar to the size and location needed for the dumpster.

Honey Bucket

This can be placed near the dumpster. This will not take up as much space so it is typically placed near the dumpster.


The roofing equipment will be delivered when we start the job. It will be placed around your house as needed. Please keep children and pets away from the equipment for their safety.

Electrical Access

We will need two main outlets preferably in the front and the back of the house. These should be on separate breakers since our tools will draw more power than your breaker can handle if they are plugged into one outlet.

Water Shut-Off

We will need to locate your water main shut-off in the unlikely event your existing plumbing should get damaged during the roofing replacement.


Please remove all screens on your windows. During the roof replacement process, screens can sometimes get snagged by a nail or damaged in some way or another. It’s easier to remove the screens than it is to replace them.


Please keep in mind that we will be working around landscaping and plants. We will take precautions to eliminate damage to plants by tying them back or covering them with buckets or garbage cans. Please trim back any plants that are extended over your roof.

Lien Disclosure Notice

You will be receiving a certified letter (“Notice of Intent to Lien”) from our roofing supplier. THIS IS NOT A LIEN. All siding materials are purchased on an account from our supplier. By law, they are required to send this letter explaining the lien rights of our supplier. At the completion of your job, we will provide all necessary lien releases.

Work Hours

Our work hours are typically between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mon–Fri. If you would like those hours changed for any reason, please let us know.

Construction Debris

It is our policy to clean up the job site daily. We will sweep and use a rolling magnet to remove any nails and debris around your house. We will do everything we can to remove any loose nails, but, as a precaution, please inspect your driveway for any nails we may have missed.

Job Signs

We will be placing a job sign in your yard for advertising. Please feel free to inform us if you don’t wish to have this in your yard.

Extra Materials

Please keep in mind that you are paying for the roofing materials installed on the wall. Any extra materials have been purchased at our expense and will be picked up at the end of the job.

Gas Safety Valves

Some homes are equipped with an earthquake sensor attached to the gas meter. Light remodeling work may trigger the sensor to deactivate your gas line. Please review your gas meter instructions for re-setting this sensor.

Cable and Satellite Dishes

Please make arrangements with your satellite or cable provider to re-set and reconnect your service after work has been completed.

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