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The Contractor's Guide to Safe Pergola Installation: Say Goodbye to Roof Damage and Liability

As a contractor, you know how important it is to provide quality work for your customers. But when it comes to installing patio covers or pergolas, the task can be daunting. In particular, where to make the roof connection. Cutting into the customer's roof to attach the structure can lead to a slew of problems and potential liabilities.

Cutting or drilling into the roof puts the building envelope at risk of water infiltration, which can lead to leaks and damage to the home's structure. In addition, if the roof is still under warranty, any modifications to it can void the warranty, leaving the homeowner with a hefty repair bill. Not to mention, any mistakes made during the installation process can result in personal liability for the contractor.

Enter Patio Roof Riser. Our patented hardware offers an innovative solution to attaching a patio cover or pergola to the home without cutting or drilling into the roof within the building envelope. Instead, Patio Roof Risers install just past the exterior wall, outside of the building envelope, using our patented, adjustable pitch design. They install directly on top of the roofing, into the rafter tails, or blocking installed between the rafter tails with two structural lags. This allows for a range of pitch adjustments, ensuring that you can quickly match any roof pitch. The best part is that the installation process is simple, quick, and hassle-free while still creating a strong connection point for your pergola.

In addition to the ease of installation and reduction of liability, Patio Roof Risers also feature a pre-installed butyl seal on the bottom of the riser. This seal ensures that no moisture will ever get under the riser, keeping your customer's roof safe and dry. And even if some moisture were to somehow make its way under the riser, rest assured that Patio Roof Risers are installed outside of the building envelope of the home. This means that any moisture that may get under the riser will not affect the structure of the home or cause any damage to the interior. With Patio Roof Risers, you can be confident that you're providing a safe and reliable solution for your customers' outdoor living needs.

By using Patio Roof Risers, you can offer your customers a safer, more efficient installation process. Your customers will also appreciate the fact that there won't be any damage to their roof or building envelope, which could lead to costly repairs down the road.

Don't let the fear of liability and potential roof damage keep you from offering your customers the patio cover or pergola they desire. Choose Patio Roof Riser for a safe and reliable installation every time. Check out our Installation Instructions and Engineering for more information on our system.


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