4510 S Federal Blvd Englewood, Colorado 80110

3525 N Cascade Ave #204 Colorado Springs, CO 80907

(303) 761-6400(24/7)

(719) 434-3020(24/7)

Leave it to the Pros: Why DIY Roofing Is Not a Good Idea

DIY projects can be fun and you can learn a lot from them, however, there are just some projects you should not do on your own – roofing should be number one in that list.

Roofing is one of the most dangerous jobs in America and professionals get hurt every day. Every year, more than 500,000 Americans are injured falling off roofs. Saving some bucks on the project should not be a priority over your life. Read to find out more on why roofing should not be your next home project.

Very Dangerous 

  • You can seriously get injured. If you get injured and you have to miss days off of work, are you really saving any money? Not to mention the medical bills! 
  • Do you have the safety equipment to work on your roof? Are you doing it by yourself or is someone helping you? Have you done this type of project before? These are the type of questions you need to ask yourself if you are considering doing it on your own. 

More Complicated Than It Looks

  • Roofing may seem easy to some but there are so many components and moving parts. It is not just about installing a roof, it is about the underlayment, ice and water shield, the gutters – it is an entire roofing system.
  • You also need the knowledge and skills on how to correctly install the roof – professionals know how to do it correctly and in a timely manner. 

No Warranty 

  • You do not get any warranty when you do it yourself and it may cost you more if you have to fix or re-do anything. 
  • Materials always come with instructions on proper installation and you void manufacturer warranty if you do not do it correctly. 

You may save some money, but it is really worth to put your life at risk without guarantee on the quality of the job? The roof is a crucial part of the home and not worth the long-term risks it can cause. Incorrect installation can put your house structure at risk and can greatly impact the resale value. Give us a call today and we’ll be happy to help! 

Receive a half-price solar-powered attic fan for $500, with the purchase of a full roof. Normally $999.

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Why Homeowners and Businesses Choose Us

Colo Radans
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Excel Roofing is the only roofing company I would trust and recommend to others. Kevin M. is extremely helpful and professional at all time with his experience and knowledge.
Ralitsa Carter
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I highly recommend consulting with a true roof insurance expert like Excel Roofing, as there are a lot of details one can easily miss if not in the field on a regular basis.
Mary Kimball
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Omar came out and repaired some of our inside ceiling where the nails lifted the drywall. He is an amazing worker, a master at his job. Ask for Omar as he is a real asset to Excel Roofing!
Cindy L
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This company has gone way beyond my expectations. Thank you Jay and especially thank you JR for doing such a great job, being dependable, on time and affordable.
Rick Sturdivant
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Troy Lindsay and his team did a great job installing a new roof. They even worked with me when I wanted a solar-powered attic fan installed and helped me size and choose one.
brian niles
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These guys are top notch! You will not find better service anywhere!! Thank you Excel!!
Dustin Sieve
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I would absolutely recommend Excel roofing for any roofing, gutters or painting. I plan on using them again for any future claims.
Eric Zietlow
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Eric the project manager answered all calls and e mails promptly, addressed any concerns, and followed up on small issues. Good looking roof, no headaches or stress on my end.
Nicki Shields
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The building inspector said this was one of the best roof jobs she has seen, she was very impressed. I highly recommend Excel Roofing for roofs, siding, and windows. I could not be more pleased! Look no further.
Sonny Romero
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Matt Foster was our Project Manager. Matt was very friendly, knowledgeable, and professional. He was involved from the estimate through the final inspection. Excel Roofing did an outstanding job.
ANDREW RODWIN
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Troy and his crew were outstanding. He explained the details every step of the way. They gave us a job date and completed on time.
Kevin Donahue
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Unlike the other companies who bid my roofing job, Excel (Brock) was not pushy and the deal did not have to be signed before he left the house. I am extremely pleased.
Ana Kauffman
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Love Chris, had my best interest in mind during the entire roof replacement process. He was able to rush the job for us given that we were nearing the closing date of the sale of the house.
Andy Dimmen
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Throughout the process I had one point of contact at Excel (Brock). Brock managed the entire process so that I didn’t have to do a thing. I will recommend Excel to everyone I know
Taylor Hood
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I would have given 5 stars. Giving 4 because of how hard Matt worked to get project finished and they were priced very reasonable compared to other roofing companies.
Beth Rogers
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Troy and his crew went above and beyond for us. Working to help us navigate insurance claim. Great job, on time, on budget, house looks great. Couldn't be happier! Highly recommend Mr Troy and his crew!
Bob Andersen
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wonderful company to work with.. from the initial call for someone to come look.. the project manager Bob was at the house within an hour.
Mindy Densmore
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They showed up on time, determined the problem, showed us a video of what to do to prevent it in the future and and took care of it immediately. I highly recommend Excel.
j snoy
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I definitely recommend and will use again. Chris the project manager was very quick to respond and quite reliable. Overall, a great roofing experience.

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