Clean the Roof – But don’t do it Yourself

Owning your own home is a big responsibility and keeping up with all those home maintenance tasks can really eat into your available free time. This year, whenever you’re scheduled to tackle the gutter system, cleaning off the roof first… Read More »

Why You Need Professional Roof Cleaning

For most homeowners, it’s common knowledge that the gutters need to be cleaned twice a year. The best way to keep them neat and tidy after you’ve gone to all that trouble is to clear the roof off first. A… Read More »

Flat Roof Maintenance Tips for Your Home

Homeowners might think flat roofs are just for commercial buildings. But flat roofs for residential applications are becoming more common because they increase living space, they are faster to build, and are very cost-effective. Residential flat roofs are often associated… Read More »

Why a DIY Roof Might not be a Good Idea

When considering a roof replacement, the first question most homeowners ask themselves is if they will hire a professional roofing contractor or make it a do-it-yourself project. DIYers are known for their willingness to take on new projects – any… Read More »

Myths about Roofing

The roof over your head protects you and your family from the elements. Knowing what to expect from your roof and how to properly maintain it will help save you from roofing emergencies that might cost you a lot of… Read More »

Benefits of Metal Siding

While copper and zinc are used as metal siding materials, the two main types of metal siding are aluminum and steel. Once limited to commercial, industrial, and agricultural buildings and storage units, metal siding is experiencing a comeback. Yes, siding… Read More »

Metal Roof Maintenance

While the most appealing aspect of a residential metal roof is low-maintenance, just like other parts of your home’s exterior, the roofing system requires periodic inspections and general upkeep. Metal roofs typically last longer than other kinds of roofing materials.… Read More »

Why Choose a Metal Roof

If metal roofing seems more appropriate for commercial buildings, you might be surprised to know that the current trend is seeing more and more metal roofs on homes in neighbourhoods around the lower mainland. While many homeowners choose roofing shingles… Read More »

Clean the Roof Before the Gutters

Fall is here and it’s time to start on that home maintenance checklist to get our homes ready for winter. Clearing off the roof first before the cleaning out the gutters should help reduce the amount of debris entering the… Read More »

What to Look for When Inspecting a Roof

Inspecting the roof of your home before you clean the gutters will give you a better idea of how well it survived winter and if it’s in need of repairs, minor or otherwise. It can be done from the ground… Read More »