The ceiling is one of the most overlooked parts of a house. It is visible if you’re in the attic, and if it’s leaking or stained, it gets little attention. But if your ceiling has been stained by water leaks, don’t panic! We’ve got some tips for how to remove and prevent stains from occurring again. If you can, identify … Read More
The Dangers of Insufficient Roof Ventilation
The roof is the protective shell of your home. It’s an important part of your home’s insulation system, and it’s crucial that you keep it in good condition. When a roof is well-ventilated, it allows moisture to escape through the chimney or vents. But when ventilation systems aren’t properly installed or maintained, they can lead to serious problems like mold … Read More
Why you should have a roof inspection before buying a house
Buying a home is exciting, but it can also be stressful. While there are many steps you can take to make sure that the house you’re buying is in good condition and won’t need costly repairs down the road, one of the most important is getting your roof inspected before signing on the dotted line. Here are four reasons why: … Read More
Shakes and Shingles: What’s the Difference?
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
How To Winterize Your Roofing in Burnaby
It’s no secret that winter can be a brutal time of year in Burnaby. Snow and ice are common, and our roofs get pounded with rain, hail, snow and wind all at once. To keep your roof from falling apart under the weight of these elements, you need to make sure it’s prepared for what’s coming—and we’re here to show … Read More
The Dos and Don’ts of Cleaning Your Roof
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… and with that often comes holiday light installations! Stunning displays often bring attention to one’s home, elicit cheer, and bring joy to festive walks. But with that may also bring unwanted attention to your roof. Take a look; it may be time to give your roof a clean before this year’s snowfall. … Read More
10 Commercial Roof Maintenance Tips to Extend Its Lifespan
Is your commercial roof getting enough love? Some regular TLC can ensure the longevity of your roof, preventing and dealing with damages before they cause serious and expensive issues. Here are 10 commercial roof maintenance tips to extend its life and your savings. 1. Have a professional inspect your roof twice a year Having a professional inspect your roof ensures … 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
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