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The Minimum Roof Pitch for Regular Shingles20200429033943
April 29, 2020calculate, criteria, measure, pitch, roof, roofing material, shingles, slope, surroundings, taste0 comments
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...
Is Felt or Synthetic Underlay Better?20200317051853
The Important Parts of Your Shingle Roof20200304004214
March 4, 2020decking, flashing, framework, how it works, parts, roof, top layer, tresses, underlayment0 comments
When we look up at our roof we could think the shingles are all there is to it. However there is a lot more than that protecting you from the elements...
Attic Rain and How to Prevent It20200225011254
Combining Roof and Gutter Replacement20200131064100
January 31, 2020cost, eavestrough, efficiency, gutter, how to decide, price, replace, roof, separately, speed, system, together0 comments
There may be good reasons for combining roof and gutter replacement. The roof goes up faster when there are no gutters in the way, and you can colour-...
Can You Get a Cheaper Roof Job in Winter?20191231051235
Signs of Failing Attic Insulation20191204014533
December 4, 2019attic, dripping, energy bills, ice dams, insulation, rodents, roof, sheathing, tips, warning signs0 comments
Warm air rises. That’s why we need attic insulation to keep our houses snug inside. Warm, moist air condenses when it meets cooler air. That’s why the...
Roof Types and Challenges for Gutters20191105213131
November 5, 2019calgary, cross gabled, eavestroughs, flat, gabled, gutters, half hipped, hipped, mono pitch, roof, types0 comments
There are many different roof types in the world, although some are more popular in Calgary. Sometimes these are a matter of personal preference. On o...