If you’re a business owner who’s responsible for the upkeep of your commercial building, this article is for you. As many commercial roofs feature a flat or low sloped design, leaking is a big cause for concern. When our team is installing flat roofing solutions such as torch on roofing, our biggest goal is protect vulnerable areas from water damage. … Read More
Look For These Warning Signs Before Hiring an Unprofessional Roofer
Not all roofs are created equally, and neither are the roofers. Since a roof is your home or commercial buildings first line of defence against the elements, our bet is that you’re going to want to have it built right. And as it turns out, everyone needs (and deserves) a roof that can keep them and their assets safe. Unfortunately, … Read More
Mold in your home’s attic: Is it dangerous?
Mold is oftentimes thought to be a major health risk, but is that always the case? Mold can appear in any part of the home if the environment supports its growth. While many areas throughout the house can have optimal, moist conditions for mold, the attic is by far the most common. Because people rarely inspect their attics, this room … Read More
How to Remove Moss and Algae from Your Roof in Burnaby, BC
Sure, living on the West Coast comes with many advantages. The temperate weather, proximity to the beautiful ocean, and the variety of nature trails and ski hills to keep you active year-round are nothing short of spectacular. However, despite its many perks, West Coast living brings bouts of damp climate resulting in algae and moss growth on your rooftop. Theses … Read More
Common Structural Support Problems Roofing Contractors See in Burnaby, BC
When you think of a roof, your mind most likely jumps to asphalt shingles, metal sheets, and torch-on roofing. While these are the first line of defence for your roof, this crucial outer layer is not the only hard-working part of your rooftop. The effectiveness of your roofing in Burnaby also lies in the hidden away, structural supports of your … Read More
Porch Roofing in Burnaby: Time for a Replacement?
Every roof needs replacing at some point. While there are a variety of roofing options on the market, from shingle and metal to the newer torch on roofing system, all roofs have an expiry date. This includes the roof you may not think of as often: the one protecting your porch. A porch adds great curb appeal to your Burnaby … Read More
6 Ways Winter Rain Can Damage Your Home’s Roofing in Burnaby, BC
We’re not here to demonize rain. We too have enjoyed a cup of coffee by the window, listening to the pitter patter of rain drops against the glass. As peaceful as rainfall can be, when it’s as heavy and consistent as it is in Burnaby, it’s important to consider its effect on your rooftop. If you don’t have your waterproof … Read More
What You Need to Know About Repairing a T-Lock Tile Roof
What’s the fuss with T-lock shingles? If you’re familiar with all-things roofing, you may have heard the debacle surrounding this – now outdated – roofing material. If your home features this type of shingle, you’ve likely faced some problems. From quality issues to insurance coverage, many homeowners have begrudgingly faced the consequences of T-lock shingles. But why? Let’s dive into … Read More
Tips for Hanging Christmas Lights Like a Pro
It’s that tinsel-filled, snow-covered, magical time of year once again. The holidays are upon us and with that comes the display of Christmas lights throughout the city. While this season is full of merriment, you may be faced with the stress of how to hang Christmas lights. Whether it’s your first time putting up Christmas lights, or you’re trying to … Read More
What to Look for in a Roof When Buying a New Home?
The house hunt is on. Before you get too giddy about finding your perfect dream home, you need to evaluate the integrity of the structure. This includes the roof. So, before signing that contract, put down the pen and look for the following signs of a strong roof: Why is the Roof So Important? A roof protects the entire structure … Read More