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...
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...
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...
Shedding Granules on Asphalt Shingles20200218012338

Shedding Granules on Asphalt Shingles

The granules in asphalt shingles make them more pliable. They are also more resistant to thermal cracking from sun exposure, and hail damage to a grea...
Ten Mistakes with Shingles to Avoid20200208110734

Ten Mistakes with Shingles to Avoid

A shingle roof comprises literally hundreds of small tiles. Laying them correctly needs special care, because you only need one mistake to have a pote...
The Shingle Look Without the Annual Effort20190911040609

The Shingle Look Without the Annual Effort

Wooden shakes are part of Canada’s architectural heritage. That’s because pioneering settlers could split them from straight-grained bolts of wood usi...
Asphalt Shingle Details to Think About20190717034031

Asphalt Shingle Details to Think About

Asphalt shingles make a great roof covering for the discerning home owner. They can look positively stylish after adding a few tweaks we consider here...
Can You Lay Asphalt Shingles Over Old Ones?20190626065708

Can You Lay Asphalt Shingles Over Old Ones?

Can You Lay Asphalt Shingles Over Old Ones?   The simple answer is you could add a second layer, provided the old one still forms a solid base. I...
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