If your roof needs repairs, your first concern should be to find a Livermore roofing repair specialist who will inspect it and provide you with a written and detailed report about its current condition. In this way, you will know exactly what needs to be done, what material is needed, and you will receive advice on the best repair solutions.
Make sure to work with a qualified roofer, which has valid permits and licenses and which is properly insured and authorized to contract roofing work in California.
Next, you will have to get information about the necessary permits. You contractor is likely to handle the application for work permits, but you should better clarify this detail with them right from the start, just to be sure.
Ask for a written estimate of the roof repair project and make sure it includes every detail that matters: material and labor costs, repair methods, start and completion dates, warranty details, payment methods, etc. Depending on this estimate, you will be able to plan your budget. Some roof repairs are minor and will not cost you much, but the more extensive they are, the more the price will increase and you may have to think of some solutions, from saving money, to using a financing option.