Winterizing Your Commercial Roof

Winter brings holidays and traditions that many of us look forward to, but for your commercial roof, getting through the harsh winter weather can be rough. The best way to protect your investment is to seek out and follow expert advice on winterizing it. Doing so will not only reduce wear and tear, but it will also help you conserve … Read More

How to Choose the Best Commercial Roofing: Major Options Considered

Commercial roofing and residential roofing can be very different animals. While project types ultimately have the same goals – to prevent water from getting in, to protect the structure, and to optimize heat retention in winter – the differences between homes and commercial buildings mean that very different approaches to roofing may be called for. Commercial roofs are often larger, … Read More

Why I Love Canuck Roofing

My name is Lori Belancic, and I love Canuck Roofing. This is why… My home is an almost-100-year-old residential property in North Burnaby, with steep and angled roofs. When we first bought the house 20 years ago, we had an old cedar shake roof that was soon replaced by asphalt shingle. But the number of vents installed wasn’t enough for … Read More

How to Find a Leak in a Roof and Fix It?

A close look image of a leaking roof

Sometimes you hear it first. Sometimes you see a new stain spreading on your ceiling, and sometimes you feel it land right on your head. No matter how you notice it, the dreaded drip of a leaking roof is always an unpleasant discovery. Aside from being annoying, a roof leak can wreak havoc on your property, and it always needs … Read More

Staying Safe While Working at Heights

Fall prevention is an incredibly important aspect of roofing. Every year, there are 40,000 fall-related accidents in Canada, and at least 30% of fatal injuries on a construction job site are attributed to falls. And while it may seem that all of these falls happened from great heights, unfortunately, people have died falling from heights as low as three meters. … Read More

Guide: The 4 Main Types of Roofing on the West Coast

Is it time to choose a roof for your home? Whether you’re building a brand new home or replacing an old roof, selecting the best type of roof for your house and climate is a big decision, and you’ll want to have all the information you need to make the right choice. Having the right kind of roof for your … Read More

Six Reasons To Choose Torch-On Roofing For Your Home Or Business

Image of torch on roofing by Canuck Roofing

Do you own a building with a flat or gently sloped roof? Is it located in an area that gets a lot of rain? Do you ever wish your building didn’t get quite so warm inside during the hot summer months? When it’s time to get a new roof, you should consider the many benefits of torch-on roofing. Torch-on roofing … Read More

Does Your Roof Need Replacing? Here’s How To Tell

New roofs are a necessary and can be an expensive reality for homeowners and commercial property managers alike. So how can you tell when a roof just needs a few repairs, as opposed to needing to be replaced completely? A lot depends on the type of roof and the type of wear and tear it has taken. If you’re seeing … Read More

The Importance of Built-In Gutter Repair

A common concern among homeowners is what to do when your gutters begin to leak. It’s important to inspect your gutters frequently and get them repaired at the first sign of anything that may be amiss. Typically, built-in gutters will have an EPDM rubber membrane installed  

Before You Buy: Check the Roof

Sold sign in front of a house in a residential neighbourhood in Burnaby, BC

If you are considering purchasing a home this year, there are a lot of factors to take into consideration such as price and location to name a couple. But many prospective homeowners don’t check the condition of the roof, which could lead to costly repairs down the line.