How Your Roof Affects Your Home HVAC20200602040454

How Your Roof Affects Your Home HVAC

Your roof affects your home HVAC costs in several ways. Business will be tighter until the epidemic calms and that affects all of us. Summer is coming...
The Dark Stains Streaking Your Shingle Roof20200525061903

The Dark Stains Streaking Your Shingle Roof

The dark stains streaking your shingle roof are likely to be the result of a species of bacteria. They may be harmless to you, but the same is not tru...
Solar Panels May Not Suit Your Roof20200520022410

Solar Panels May Not Suit Your Roof

The average solar panel weighs between 33 and 50 pounds, or 15 to 23 kilograms each. Some roofs may take the added strain, while others may not cope w...
It’s the Way We Install a Roof That Matters20200512020631

It’s the Way We Install a Roof That Matters

A roof is a most remarkable thing. It freed our primitive ancestors to abandon their caves, and build snug homes in plains where agriculture began. Th...
Stacking Asphalt Shingles Safely on a Roof20200506025735

Stacking Asphalt Shingles Safely on a Roof

The average asphalt strip-shingle measures 12 inches by 36 inches. Manufacturers supply them in packs since they are quite brittle until laid. The ave...
The Minimum Roof Pitch for Regular Shingles20200429033943

The Minimum Roof Pitch for Regular Shingles

Roof pitch refers to the steepness of a roof as a ratio relative to absolute flatness. In North America we express this as a fraction of 12. Hence a r...
Gable End Vents & How Best to Use Them20200423015832

Gable End Vents & How Best to Use Them

Early Canadian settlers built simple straight roofs on their homes with gables at each end.  It would take many decades before they could afford eaves...
Which Is Better Asphalt or Fibreglass?20200417021041

Which Is Better Asphalt or Fibreglass?

A decent shingle roof properly laid can last twenty to thirty years depending on weather and maintenance. However, all good things eventually come to ...
How Long Asphalt Shingles Should Last20200407044251

How Long Asphalt Shingles Should Last

We may as well ask how long is a piece of string, because location, type of materials and installation all have a bearing on asphalt shingle life. The...
Preparing for a Quality Roof Replacement20200401014627

Preparing for a Quality Roof Replacement

Our skilled technicians do everything they can to make a new shingle roof replacement as trouble- and hassle-free as they can. However, a quality roof...
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