The Right Way to Fit Shingles20200930020201
September 30, 2020angle, asphalt, attach, calgary, depth, fit, inspection, instal, leaks, nail, repair, shingles0 comments
A shingle roof is a system, where each sheet contributes to the stability of the one above and below it. Get it right, and you have a composite struct...
The Right Shingle Colour for a Roof20200915021140
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Shingles Blowing Off the Roof20200818021905
August 18, 2020asphalt, blowing off, calgary, failure, fitting correctly, leaking, reasons, roofs, shingle0 comments
We get people calling in quite regularly after windstorms. We half expect the conversation to start with ‘why are shingles blowing off the roof when I...
Causes of Asphalt Granule Loss20200811055511
August 11, 2020asphalt, caalgary, causes, losing granules, reasons, roof, roofer, shingles, supplier, what to do0 comments
Asphalt roofing sheets first appeared in 1893, and are still common in asphalt roll roofing but with surface granules added. The original asphalt shin...
It’s the Way We Install a Roof That Matters20200512020631
May 12, 2020alberta, asphalt, calgary, instal, quality, roof types, shingles, tips, value, water proofing0 comments
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
May 6, 2020asphalt, battens, distribute weight, precautions, roofs, safe stacking, shingles, summer, temperature, winter0 comments
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
How Long Asphalt Shingles Should Last20200407044251
April 7, 2020architectural, asphalt, calgary, design life, factors, liefe span, shingles, three-tab0 comments
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...