The Benefits of a Living Roof

A Green Roof or Living Roof Offers Several Financial and Ecological Benefits The City of Calgary has been making a concerted effort to encourage and support green roof installations within its urban landscape for the past several years.  In fact, there is evidence that the first public building in the city to support a living…

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The Importance of Roof Ventilation

Qualified Roofers Know the Value of Good Roof Ventilation for Toronto Homes When a roof is functioning acceptably, it will protect/safeguard a structure, its contents, and its occupants from the effects of the various and extreme weather conditions seen in Toronto and its surrounding area.  It therefore stands to reason that proper installation by roofing…

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Flat Roofing Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Flat Roofing Errors Can Have Major Consequences For Calgary Property Owners When patrons see water dripping into buckets strategically placed about the floor while walking through a shopping mall, big-box department store, or other type of commercial property in Calgary, they will likely conclude that the roof is leaking. However, a more accurate deduction would…

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Pros And Cons Of Roof Repairs During The Winter Months

Much like the improbability of forecasting a complete series of winning lottery numbers, Calgary homeowners cannot precisely predict or dictate when a roof may need repair. Therefore, although roofing contractors would undoubtedly prefer to ply their trade in warmer/more comfortable working conditions, their services might be required at any time throughout the seasonal weather conditions…

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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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