Can You Get a Cheaper Roof Job in Winter?20191231051235

Can You Get a Cheaper Roof Job in Winter?

Folk sometimes call us for a winter roof repair or replacement expecting a cheaper job. They seem to expect us to work for less in low season. Then we...
Signs of Failing Attic Insulation20191204014533

Signs of Failing Attic Insulation

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

Roof Types and Challenges for Gutters

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...
How Home Design Impacts Eavestroughing20190918030017

How Home Design Impacts Eavestroughing

A roof is often the last thing we look at when purchasing a home. We may give it a sideways glance before we enter, and a superficial look when we lea...
Open and Closed Valleys with Shingles20190828031411

Open and Closed Valleys with Shingles

Valleys form in nature where hills slope towards each other and merge. Two flows  of water gather at this point, and find their way further as a strea...
Our Birds Eye View of Roof Measurement20190821081036

Our Birds Eye View of Roof Measurement

Scrambling around on a roof with a measuring tape in one hand and a notebook in the other is not everybody’s idea of fun. We don’t have the scaffoldin...
Clay and Concrete Roof Tiles the Differences20190703055756

Clay and Concrete Roof Tiles the Differences

Clients regularly ask us whether we recommend clay or concrete roof tiles. At the end of the day we believe the decision is more a matter of personal ...
Is It Time to Replace Your Asphalt Roof Shingles or Is The Damage Cosmetic?20190327063153

Is It Time to Replace Your Asphalt Roof Shingles or Is The Damage Cosmetic?

A shingle roof comprises a large number of identical overlapping sheets laid in rows from the bottom up. However unlike tiles, these lie flat against ...
Using Metal Sheets for Roofs and Siding20190226235052

Using Metal Sheets for Roofs and Siding

Vertical Metal Siding on a warehouse Our roofs and sidings are our first line of defence against the elements. They shield us from sun, rain, snow, he...
Comparing Different Roof Coverings in Canada20190102025226

Comparing Different Roof Coverings in Canada

A decent roof frame should support metal, cedar, asphalt, and rubber roofing. In fact, concrete and clay tiles are the only roof coverings requiring h...
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