Entries by Rachel Grier

Debunking Roof Repair Myths

Many home and business owners don’t know a lot about roof repair and, unfortunately, there are a lot of myths floating around that can confuse and mislead. For your sake, it’s important to get the facts straight. Knowing the truth about roof repair can help save time and money while protecting your home. Debunking the […]

How to Get Your Roof Ready for the Fall

Late summer is always the best time to start preparing your home for the fall and winter. With the fall so close, now is the time to prepare for another Canadian winter, and an inspection is the best way to ensure your roof is protected. Below are a few of the roof structures and other […]

Deciding When to Repair or Replace Your Flat Roof

Flat roofs can last from at least 10 to 25 years and, in some cases, up to as much as 40 years, depending upon the materials that were used and the quality of the workmanship. Unfortunately, like other types of roofs, flat roofs can experience their fair share of problems within that timeframe. Susceptibility to […]

Protecting Your Roof in the Summer

Contrary to popular belief, roofs can be just as susceptible to damage in the summer as they are in the winter. During this time, your roof may be vulnerable to sun damage and dangerous winds, hail or rain from summer storms. This summer, take some precautions to protect your roof. The key is knowing the […]

Why You Should Always Hire a Roofing Contractor

Fixing or replacing a roof is a big job. It’s complex, time-consuming and labour-intensive. It stands to reason that most roofing jobs are done by teams of trained roofers, but some homeowners mistakenly attempt to take roofing jobs into their own hands. For homeowners without experience, this can be dangerous, expensive and cause more damage. […]

What to Look for in a Roofing Contractor

The roof is one of the most important structures of the home. So, when it needs to be repaired or replaced, you should only trust a reputable, certified roofing contractor. Finding a reputable, qualified roofer can be more difficult than you think, but there are certain guidelines that can help you find the best roofer […]

Your Spring Roof Inspection Checklist

Canadian winters can be hard, especially on homes. And, during the winter, roofs take the brunt of the damage from the ice and snow. So, a springtime roof inspection is a must for every homeowner. This inspection should be performed by a professional roofing contractor, but it’s a good idea to know what it is […]

How a New Roof Adds Value to Your Commercial Property

Most property owners know that replacing a commercial roof can be expensive, but a new roof can also add value to a property. So, instead of looking at it as an expensive burden, look at it as an investment that will pay off when the property is sold. Not to mention, replacing the old roof […]

Popular Winter Roofing Myths for Shingled Roofs

The roof is an essential part of a home, which means it can be one of the more expensive parts to repair or replace. It’s exposed and vulnerable to the elements, meaning it’s susceptible to weather damage. Although many people may not realize it, this can be especially true during the winter. Surprisingly, there are […]