Roof Decking: When to Replace and How to Spot the Signs

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Alright, folks, let’s talk about something that doesn’t always get the attention it deserves but plays a crucial role in keeping our roofs strong and sturdy: the decking. You see, your roof decking is like the backbone of your roof, supporting everything above it. Over time, though, it can wear down and compromise the integrity of your entire roof. In … Read More

Gutter Guards: The Good, the Bad, and the Dirty Truth

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Let’s dive deep into a topic that’s near and dear to every hardworking homeowner’s heart: gutter guards. You know, those contraptions that claim to keep your gutters clean and free from debris. But are they worth the investment? Are they a game-changer or just another gimmick? In this guide, we’ll lay it all out for you, discussing the pros and … Read More

8 Ways Attic Insulation Protects Your Home

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Attic insulation is an investment that pays for itself over time. It helps keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer and prevents condensation and mould from forming inside your walls and ceiling. But there’s more to attic insulation than just saving money on your energy bills—it also protects your home from outside elements. Here are … Read More

Can Flat Roofs REALLY Be Waterproof?

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Yes, and a well-maintained flat roof can last 20 or even 30 years! This kind of roofing is cost-effective, modern, high quality, and very durable. However, it can be more challenging to waterproof compared to pitched roofs. That’s okay! There are solutions available to support your flat-roof design, regardless of the climate.  This blog will discuss and provide tips on … Read More

Shakes and Shingles: What’s the Difference?

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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

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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

Restoring vs Replacing: Commercial Roofers Guide to Both

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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

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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?

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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, BC

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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