Residential Services

Roofing Services


We provide residential roof installations, roof repairs, re-roofing and roofing maintenance services.

Roof Replacement

Specialties

Solar Roofing

Gutters

Leaf Relief

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Roof Replacement

Reduce future home improvement costs with the right roof for your home.

When people talk about a home, they often say "a roof over their head." We take that seriously. Your roof is vitally important to the rest of your home. Replacing a roof is an investment which will increase the value of your home and reduce energy costs. We use only the highest quality materials available, including GAF and Certainteed roofing products. We stand behind our work and will be there before, during and after the project should you have any questions.

There are many types of roofs to choose from, based on the look of your home and weather factors. We install all types of roofs, including both rubber and copper, as well as traditional shingles, architectural shingles and cedar shakes. For historical homes, we can achieve the traditional look of slate with slate replica roof shingles, asphalt or composite.

As a homeowner, there are a lot of things to consider before replacing your roof. Here are a few of our tips:

Strip existing roof shingles to start fresh and inspect the overall condition of the roof deck, as well as flashing around chimneys, skylights and transition walls, and replace any rotted or worn wood. Homes that were built prior to 1975 tend to have Ledger planks which can shrink and expand, causing space between the boards and shingles to blow off. Installing ½ inch plywood over the existing planks can help shingles take hold in older homes.

Transition Walls

This delicate area of the roof is the meeting point of the siding of the house and the roof. It is important to flash this point to prevent leaks, by removing existing siding, installing an ice shield, re-flashing and installing new siding.

Ice & Water Shield

For premium leak protection on sloped roofs, particularly in climates with harsh winters like the North and South Shore areas, an Ice Shield will prevent water build up. This is especially important around transition walls and eves, which attract moisture.

Titanium Synthetic Roofing Underlayment

This secondary layer of protection is installed under all types of primary roofing material, particularly for sloped roofs. It remains flexible in all temperatures and won't expand or allow mold growth.

Drip Edge

As an additional layer of protection against leaks, we may recommend an aluminum or copper drip edge to protect fascia boards from the water rolling off a roof.

Vent boots

These are always replaced on roofing projects to prevent leaks and moisture damage.

Ridge Vents & Sophits Vents

These vents allow for proper ventilation of the attic to keep it cool in the summer and dry in the winter, protecting against damage to the structure of the house as well as items stored in the attic.

Lahey Clinic Case Study

Lahey Clinic

Services
  • Interior Painting

Lahey clinic in Burlington began their state of the art renovation back in 2009. Presto came highly recommended from their general contractor specifically because of our expertise and knowledge for LOW VOC paints, also known as ‘green paints’.

Herrick House Case Study

The Herrick House

Services
  • Interior Painting
  • Exterior Painting
  • Carpentry

The Herrick House is an assistant living residence with approximately 90 private apartments within a four story building. In May 2012, the maintenance director called Presto to bid on painting the facility. They had just won a grant from the state of Massachusetts and wanted to put the funds in good use.

Princeton Properties Case Study

Princeton Properties

Services
  • Interior Painting
  • Carpentry
  • Roofing

Princeton Properties owns over 6000 apartments in the states of MA, NH, ME & GA. They needed a company that had expertise in not only painting, but carpentry and roofing as well. When they needed a company that they could trust and help maintain their Salem, Lowell & Lawrence buildings, they looked to Presto.

Herrick House Case Study

Ryder

Services
  • Interior Painting
  • Exterior Painting

In 2011 Ryder truck rental hired Presto to paint the interior of their Peabody facility a single color. The manager at the time was very happy with the workmanship. In 2013, Ryder was ready for a new look. They wanted to add some color to the exterior and interior of their facilities. Their top priority was timing.

Herrick House Case Study

First Church of Wenham

Services
  • Exterior Painting

The First Church of Wenham, built in 1644, is a picturesque white steepled building overlooking the village green. Atop sits a tower bell which is a community landmark. In 2011, Presto was among one of the few companies that were called upon to bid on the painting of this historic site. Our expertise in historical building renovations led to us being awarded the project.

AT&T Telecommunications Center

AT&T Telecommunications Center

Services
  • Interior Painting

In 2005, Presto was called upon to bid on a interior painting project at the AT&T Telecommunication center in Watertown. Presto was awarded the project because of our presentation and great references.

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What Our Customers are Saying

We're happy to tell you all about Presto Carpentry, Painting and Roofing. But we think our customers say it best.

Quotation Mark

"I was very happy with their work. They did various major projects on my home. They have a great crew, they want the job done right and, unlike many other contractors, the owner is always available for you if you need him. Overall, a great experience!"

- Joanne B.

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