Shingle Granules and Your Gutters

The most popular roofing material for homes throughout Canada and the US is asphalt shingles because they are relatively easy to install as opposed to other types of roof tiles such as slate, stone, or ceramic. However, when these granules… Read More »

Does Your Home have a Properly Functioning Roof?

The roof protects your home from the elements every day, year-round, including all of the other systems that make up the home’s exterior. While roofing shingles are the most visible, other parts of the roof such as the underlayment, sheathing,… Read More »

Things to Consider before Choosing a Roofing Material

A roofing system is a big investment. It protects your home from the elements and preserves its structural integrity. Of course, you want something that is budget-friendly. However, to get the most out of your curb appeal cost shouldn’t be… Read More »

Best Roofing Materials for Vancouver’s Climate

Homeowners know how important a roofing system is. If you need a new roof, there are many things to consider, including your budget, style, and colour. When the roof is selected with the elements of the home’s exterior in mind,… Read More »

Common Causes of Damage to Soffit

A roof overhang typically extends the roof approximately two feet out and away from exterior walls. This is to ensure that the gutters attached to the fascia can catch the water as it drains off the roofing shingles without running… Read More »

Problems that can lead to Roof Replacement

A roof is a big investment and worth every pretty when you consider what it protects. But even a roof that is five years old or less can have issues given the “right” conditions. So, it makes sense to have… 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 »

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 »

Evaluating Your Roof

You know it’s not going to last forever, but how do you know when it’s time to have your roof replaced? The average lifespan of a roof is 20 years. A quick roof assessment you do yourself or a more… Read More »