Entries by Rachel Grier

Get Your Leaking Roof Repaired Immediately – Here’s Why

Many people delay home repairs or ignore them altogether, especially when there’s a seemingly hidden issue. A leaking roof is often one of those issues, but a leak can be a sign of serious roof damage or it can lead to serious damage. Whenever there’s a leak, call a professional roofer for immediate repair. Below […]

Roof Repair Versus Roof Replacement for Shingle Roofs

Over time, all roofs sustain some form of damage. The level of damage generally depends on the roof’s age and/or exposure to bad weather conditions, but eventually, this damage will require attention. In some cases, repairs may not be enough, while in others, a replacement may be too much. This means you will need to […]

Signs Your Flat Roof May Need to Be Replaced

In certain situations, flat roofs are more advantageous than sloped roofs (i.e. when used on commercial buildings). Of course, like any roof, flat roofs may be prone to certain issues, including leaks and long periods of water retention, known as pooling. Pooling can damage and/or destroy a building’s structure as well as shorten the life […]

Commercial Green Roofing in Edmonton

In the Edmonton and Strathcona County construction scene, green initiatives are becoming a hot topic. And as commercial roofers, we’re hearing a lot about Solar Roof Systems and Green Roof Systems. In 2009, Toronto was the first North American City to pass a bylaw that required all commercial, residential, and institutional buildings over 2000 square […]

Condensation in the Attic Causing “Leaks”

Is your roof leaking? You may see the telltale signs of water damage: water stains and drips coming from the ceiling. Maybe a moldy smell. But there may not actually be a leak. If the weather has just gone from -35 to +5 degrees in less than 24 hours, you may be experiencing roof problems […]

Solar Power Trends for 2017

Solar power is a growing trend. More and more people are looking for alternatives to non-renewable resources. The price of oil and natural gas are always going up and solar power is one thing that will only get cheaper. Read on to find out what our predictions are for solar power in 2017. Faster and […]

Are Roof Heater Cables Worth it?

Ice and snow are givens in Alberta’s cold, cold winters, and there’s no denying that they can do some major damage to your roof. You might see icicles and think they’re causing roof trouble, but you don’t need to worry too much about them. What you do need to worry about are ice dams. They […]

What is a Jerkinhead Roof?

A jerkinhead roof looks like a gable roof with clipped peaks, so it makes sense that it’s also known as a clipped gable. Still others know this roofing style as a “”Dutch hip.”” Whatever you call it, this roof has two large sides and two very small ones. Some lovely, modern homes with jerkinhead roofs […]