Historic Preservation & Restoration

Savannah Historic Roof Preservation & Restoration

Savannah is known for its rich and fascinating history, showcased through its captivating landscapes adorned with age-old homes and structures. These venerable buildings, each with unique stories, stand as silent witnesses of the city's past. However, the age of these buildings requires careful maintenance, starting with the preservation of the structure's crown - the roof.

At Coastal Roofworks, we are more than just roofing experts. We are custodians of history and specialists in the delicate art of historic roofing. Our team of licensed, certified, and insured roofers is well-versed in working with a diverse range of materials. We meticulously ensure that your property’s roofing is preserved and restored in the best way possible, respecting its age while ensuring its durability. The same care and attention that went into creating these historical pieces is what we bring into preserving them, ensuring the longevity and continuation of Savannah's rich history.

Call us at (912) 612-2242 or use our online form to request a free estimate. Let our team of Savannah roof restoration and preservation experts help you preserve and restore your historic roof.

The Importance of Historic Roof Preservation in Savannah 

Preserving a historic roof is not just about maintaining the appearance of a building; it's about preserving its character and cultural significance. Many of these roofs were built using techniques and materials that are no longer in use, making them irreplaceable treasures. Without proper maintenance and restoration, these roofs can deteriorate over time, causing irreversible damage to the building's structure and diminishing its historical value.

At Coastal Roofworks, our team has experience working with different types of historic roofs, including:

  • Slate roofs: Durable and fire-resistant, slate roofs are common on many historic buildings. They can last for centuries with proper preservation and restoration.
  • Clay tile roofs: These roofs are known for their distinct aesthetic and resilience. Their ability to withstand extreme weather conditions makes them popular for historical buildings.
  • Wood shingle roofs: Wood shingles provided a readily available roofing material for early settlers. Such roofs demand special care due to their vulnerability to fire and weather.
  • Metal roofs: Used since the 1700s, metal roofs offer longevity and durability. Historic metals include copper, lead, and tin.
  • Flat seam roofs: Characterized by their flat, interlocking metal panels, these roofs are common on row houses and other urban buildings.
  • Built-up roofs: These roofs, constructed from multiple layers of asphalt and fabric, have been widely used in commercial applications since the 19th century.

We understand the unique challenges that come with working on these roofs and have the expertise to handle them with care. 

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    “The price was right and the finished product excellent. Five stars!”

    I live in the historic district and my house is very special to me. They gave me a good price, showed up when they said they were going to, and cleaned up behind themselves. They guarantee their work and it looks great. 

    - John M.
    “What a great company!”
    “We called Seth about a leak that happened after a recent storm. He was very responsive and came to check it out immediately within 24 hours. He had his team out to our house 2 days later and our leak was fixed!”
    - Peter N.
    “What a great experience!”
    “One of my neighbors called me to let me know we had a tree fallen on the roof. I called Coastal Roofworks because someone told me they were great. Well they were! They answered and showed up the next day!”
    - J.R. M.
    “Very honest pricing, with trustworthy individuals.”

    Does a thorough job of explaining the options and benefits of each one. Very honest pricing, with trustworthy individuals.

    - Kaleb P.

Our Historic Roof Restoration Process

At Coastal Roofworks, our approach to historic roof preservation is a blend of meticulous examination, strategic planning, and execution by our highly skilled team. We understand that each historic roof has its distinct traits and requirements, so we tailor our approach to the specific needs of each project. 

Here's a glimpse into our step-by-step process:

  • Initial assessment: We begin with thoroughly inspecting the roof, identifying problem areas, and assessing the overall condition of the roofing materials and underlying structures. This helps us determine the damage extent and the restoration work needed.
  • Custom preservation plan: Based on our initial assessment, we develop a personalized preservation plan that considers both the historical authenticity and the roof's structural integrity. This plan includes the best techniques and materials to be used for restoration.
  • Careful execution: Our skilled team executes the preservation plan with utmost care and precision, ensuring that every detail aligns with the original character of the roof. We use specialized tools and equipment to prevent further damage and maintain the structure's integrity.
  • Maintenance recommendations: After the restoration, we provide guidance on future maintenance to ensure the longevity of your historic roof. We believe that regular upkeep is crucial to prevent major issues down the line.
  • Follow-up inspections: We conduct follow-up inspections to monitor the roof's condition and to address any minor issues that might arise post-restoration. Customer satisfaction and preservation of historic integrity are our ultimate goals.

Through this comprehensive approach, we can ensure a seamless blend of preservation and modern reliability for your historic roofing project. 

Why Choose Coastal Roofworks?

Serving Savannah, GA Since 2006

  • Locally Owned and Operated
    We have proudly served the Greater Savanna area for over 10 years.
  • Around-the-Clock Help
    No matter when you need us, we're ready to help.
  • We Guarantee 100% Satisfaction
    We're so confident you'll be happy with our services, we guarantee it.
  • Financing Options Available
    We make roofing services affordable with financing options.
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