Mold in the Attic: Is It Dangerous?

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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 T-Lock Shingle Roof Repair

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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

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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?

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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

Benefits of Having a Professional Roof Inspection After a Storm

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A roof is your first line of defense against a storm. While they’re typically great at protecting you from harsh elements, a particularly brutal storm can wreak havoc on your rooftop. The most dangerous part is that most damages to your roof can’t be spotted from down below. However, a professional roof inspection can help locate and evaluate any damages … Read More

How to Prep Your Roof for Fall

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With the kids back in school and the fall leaves dancing in the wind, it’s easy get lost in the beauty of the season. While this time delivers crisp air, pumpkin patches, and fall festivities, it also introduces new potential hazards to your roof. So, zip up your jacket and get ready to find out how you can best prepare … Read More