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104, 2017

Skylight Replacement

April 1st, 2017|News|

“Should I replace the skylight when replacing my roof?” Customers often ask this question when they consider getting a roof replacement done. Skylights have a similar lifespan as your roof (roughly 25 years), and it is best to replace them at the same time. Here’s why:

First, roofers must remove the existing skylights when replacing a […]

2602, 2017

Understand Roof Shingles

February 26th, 2017|News|

When performing our 15-point inspection and roofing process, many customers ask, “What are asphalt shingles made of?” and “Will they really last for 50 years?”

These questions are fundamental, as knowledge of your shingles’ composition will help you take better care of your roof – which is one of the most important components of your home.

Asphalt […]

2601, 2017

Understand your roof ventilation system (2)

January 26th, 2017|News|

As a professional Edmonton roofing contractor, it’s our obligation not only to take care of our customers’ roofs, but also accessories such as their roof ventilation system. Many houses in Edmonton do not meet or barely meet the minimum ventilation requirement. Ice damming and water infiltrations due to inadequate ventilation can cost homeowners significant financial […]

3112, 2016

Understand your roof ventilation system (1)

December 31st, 2016|News|

Every professional roofer should think about roof ventilation before start shingling a roof. This is because the effectiveness of the ventilation system directly affects how the asphalt shingles, sheathing, and framing will last.

Unvented or poorly vented roofs will surely cause trouble. Condensation moisture trapped in the ceiling space or attic can dampen and compress insulation, […]

2911, 2016

How to Choose a Roofing Contractor

November 29th, 2016|News|

Here are some tips on how to choose a good roofing contractor in Edmonton.

1. Price isn’t everything

Price is important, but it should not be the only criteria when choosing your Edmonton roofing contractor. Those that work for cheap cannot provide qualitative workmanship, customer service, warranty, and insurance. Customers choose a cheap roofing contractor or decide […]

2909, 2016

Roof Repair or Replacement?

September 29th, 2016|News|

It is important to consider the following factors when determining if you need to replace your roof or only a roof repair:

The age and condition of your shingles
The local climate
Your budget
Your plans for the house

The Lifespan of Your Shingles

The laminated, self-sealing asphalt shingles have a lifespan of 25 plus years, with warranties varying from […]

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