Edmonton Roofing Blog

Protecting Your Roof in the Summer

Contrary to popular belief, roofs can be just as susceptible…

Why You Should Always Hire a Roofing Contractor

Fixing or replacing a roof is a big job. It’s complex, time-consuming…

What to Look for in a Roofing Contractor

The roof is one of the most important structures of the home.…

Your Spring Roof Inspection Checklist

Canadian winters can be hard, especially on homes. And, during…

How a New Roof Adds Value to Your Commercial Property

Most property owners know that replacing a commercial roof can…

Popular Winter Roofing Myths for Shingled Roofs

The roof is an essential part of a home, which means it can be…

Why it's Important to Have Heavy Snow and Ice Removed from Your Roof

Snow and ice buildup can damage your roof, exterior walls and…

Get Your Leaking Roof Repaired Immediately – Here’s Why

Many people delay home repairs or ignore them altogether, especially…

Roof Repair Versus Roof Replacement for Shingle Roofs

Over time, all roofs sustain some form of damage. The level of…

Signs Your Flat Roof May Need to Be Replaced

In certain situations, flat roofs are more advantageous than…
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Commercial Green Roofing in Edmonton

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In the Edmonton and Strathcona County construction scene, green…
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Condensation in the Attic Causing “Leaks”

Is your roof leaking? You may see the telltale signs of water…
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Solar Power Trends for 2017

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Solar power is a growing trend. More and more people are looking…
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Are Roof Heater Cables Worth it?

Ice and snow are givens in Alberta’s cold, cold winters, and…
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What's the Big Deal about Elon Musk's Solar Roof Tiles?

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Elon Musk, the creator of affordable, efficient electric cars…
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What is a Jerkinhead Roof?

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A jerkinhead roof looks like a gable roof with clipped peaks,…
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What is Drip Edge Protection?

A lot of the time when we’re doing roof repairs or a reroof,…
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What is a Sawtooth Roof?

The sawtooth roof has been seeing a revival lately. Once it was…

Tar and Gravel Roof Guide

Tar and Gravel Flat Roofing Guide You don’t have to be a construction…
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The Best Ways to De-ice Your Roof

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Have you looked at your roof this winter? Maybe your roof has…

What is a Dutch Gable Roof?

Dutch gable roofs are a type of hip roof that combine a hip roof…
Homes lose lots of heat and need good insulation.

5 Places Where Your House Loses the Most Heat

Every house leaks a little heat, that’s just a fact of life.…
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What is a Mansard Roof?

The mansard roof is also called a French roof and it is similar…
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Eavestroughs: Are Yours Effective?

Are Your Eavestroughs Effective? Eavestroughs! They might not…
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What is a Saltbox Roof?

The saltbox roof was at the height of their popularity in the…
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Ice Dams: How to Prevent Ice Dams from Ruining your Roof!

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Don’t Let Ice Dams Ruin Your Roof! Many things can be terrible…
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What is a Curved Roof?

Curved roofs are a newer roof design where the intention is to…

Solar Power: Should You Add Home Solar Panels?

Interested in Adding Solar Panels to Your House? There’s been…
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Why Adding Attic Insulation is a Smart Idea

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Living in Alberta means we all depend on natural gas and coal…
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Roof Shingles Before and After: The Grandin Village Project Story

Recently we got a call from the property management company of…

What Happens if it Rains During Roof Repairs?

As roofers, we don’t work during the rain except when doing…
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Flat Roof Fires: Beware Shady Roofing Companies that Lack Proper Insurance!

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Roofing is one of the most dangerous jobs in Canada. On the Globe…
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What is a Butterfly Roof?

The type of roof that is V-shaped, resembling a butterfly, is…
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What You Need to Know About Fire Hazards to Your Roof

In an old investigation that was published way back in 1958,…

Trees can be Terrible for Your Roof

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Lovely, majestic trees can be a major selling point for a property,…
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What is a Flat Roof?

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The name "flat roof" suggests that this type of roof is, well,…