Heavy Snow On Commercial Roofing Can Cause Serious Issues

For the vast majority of residential property owners in Toronto, snow removal from the rooftop will simply be left to the forces of nature. Sunshine, wind, and warm temperatures, combined with the pitch of the roof and its gutter system, are usually deemed sufficient to clear ice and snow from the roofing surface without the need…

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Roof Repair Work Can Be Done Before Winter Arrives

There are likely contrasting views about whether roof repair work can be done during the winter in the climates of Toronto and Calgary. While some people will argue that there is an informal or unwritten cut-off date for roof repairs (much like the belief that planting should not be done before the Victoria Day Weekend), others…

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Calgary Roofers Will Be In Demand To Inspect And Repair Hail Damage

The ferocity of natural, or perhaps unnatural, weather occurrences was seen in full force when major hail storms struck the city of Airdrie, Alberta on consecutive days in August 2014. Airdrie, located just north of Calgary, was in the midst of clean-up activities from a previous hail storm in mid-July when the city and its residents…

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Factors That Affect The Cost Of A Professional Roof Inspection And Maintenance

When a vehicle requires service, a car dealership or repair shop will quote a specific rate for labour regardless of the type of vehicle or the extent of the service. When a service call is placed to repair an appliance, the homeowner is often quoted a standard minimum charge for that visit regardless of the appliance…

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Should Toronto Roofers Be Asked To Do Roof-Overs For Older Shingle Roofs?

Depending on slope and size, installing a replacement roof can be a potentially extensive and/or expensive process. As well, the need for roofing services is seldom planned for or anticipated by the majority of homeowners in Toronto, therefore, there can be an element of time involved with researching and hiring professional roofers. And yet, a roof…

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Calgary Roofing Companies Can Install Green Flat Roofing And Solar Roofing

With the proliferation of eco-friendly or environmentally-conscious initiatives worldwide, many Calgary homeowners and business owners have started to consider how they can contribute to these global undertakings at the local level. One such area for reflection as well as activity has been the installation of solar or green flat roofing in their homes and businesses. Calgary…

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Roof Inspections Can Prevent Major Repair Costs For Toronto Homeowners

Sometimes, homeowners will adopt the mindset that corrective actions or upgrades in or around their home should only be done when that particular item or feature is clearly in need of repair or replacement. Unfortunately, if/when such an approach is applied to the roof, it could lead to significant and unnecessary repair costs for Toronto…

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Do Not Overreact By Fully Replacing Your Commercial Roof When Issues Arise

As a business owner or a commercial property owner in Toronto, your operating budget undoubtedly addresses monthly expenses including but not limited to: Utilities Maintenance Insurance Payroll Regrettably, bigger-ticket expenses, such as roof replacement or restoration services, are generally not part of the monthly expense plan and, as a result, they can certainly have a…

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The Effects Of Freeze-And-Thaw Cycles That Can Result In Roof Repair Costs

Winter weather and the roof of your residential or commercial property are not the best of friends. In fact, the cold, snow, and ice this past winter in Toronto has undoubtedly strained this ‘relationship’ even further, as many homeowners and business owners are likely facing roof repair costs this spring. As soon as a roof is…

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Hiring A Toronto Roofing Contractor Needs An Upfront Investment Of Your Time

When your roof needs replacement, it would be in your best interests to compare quotes from different roofing contractors to ensure that you hire the firm that most suitably addresses both your roofing needs and your budget. Since you will be making a significant dollar investment in your residential or commercial property, devoting time to thoroughly…

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