Thinking about replacing your roof, or even just looking for new siding? You might be wondering what the difference is between shakes and shingles. The two are often used interchangeably. However, they’re actually very different materials. Shakes are made from split wood and come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes; shingles are uniform rectangular pieces. While they both … Read More
The Benefits of Torch-On Roofing in Vancouver
When it comes time to choose a roof for your home or business, you have a lot of options to choose from. But if you’re looking for a roofing material that is durable, long-lasting, and easy to install, then “torch-on” roofing is the way to go. Here are 5 reasons why: 1. Durability One of the primary benefits of torch-on … Read More
Should I Replace My Roof Before Selling My Home?
Whenever any homeowner prepares to sell a home, they typically have a budget for renovations. If you have a limited budget, you might have to choose between replacing a roof and spending money on staging, interior remodelling, and landscaping. Many roofing companies will offer a quote for a roof replacement. However, will they help you decide whether to hire roofing … 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
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
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 If you’re familiar with all-things roofing, you may have heard the debacle surrounding this – now outdated – roofing material.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
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
Is Your Roof Waterproof?
Are you looking for a roofing system that will prevent leaks, discourage mold growth, and improve the functionality of your building? Well, our team at Canuck Roofing has the solution for you. Your roof is a hard-working system. It protects you from a variety of harsh elements while also regulating the internal temperature of your building. As the largest part … Read More
Can You Paint a Metal Roof?
Metal roofs are a great way to increase the durability and efficiency of your home or commercial building. If you’re looking to provide a mini upgrade to your metal roof, the material can be painted to give a new, fresh look to your building. While painting your metal roof is completely possible, it’s a misconception that it can be easily … Read More
How Long Does a Torch-On Roof Last?
When deciding on a new roofing system for your residential or commercial property, durability and longevity are most likely at the forefront of your mind. As they should be. Roofs undergo a lot of stress: extreme temperature changes, high winds, hail, rain, and more. Therefore, your roof needs to be able to handle it all. With so many roofing options … Read More
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