Category

Roof Inspection

What to look for in a roof when buying a home

By | Roof Inspection, Roofing Contractor | No Comments

Roof Inspection Tips From A Roofing Contractor When Buying A New Home

Buying a house is generally the biggest investment a person will make in a lifetime. And there is much to consider before signing the papers. A person has to think about the neighbourhood, the layout, style, and size of a house. There is also an emotional investment — thinking about the house into the future, how you and your family will grow into it and what kind of changes and improvements you will make over time.

Perhaps the most important thing to consider is the condition of the house. You want to have a close inspection of elements like the house’s structural stability and age, you should also take a careful look at the house’s roof. In a place like Vancouver, where the weather has drastic swings between seasons, knowing about the condition of the roof is incredibly important.

A roof is arguably the most important element of a house — it keeps the occupants and their possessions sheltered and safe. And if a roof is damaged, the expense to fix it can be very costly.

In order to make sure that the roof is in acceptable condition, there are certain steps you can take.
Read More

when-do-commercial-roofs-need-an-inspection

When Do Commercial Roofs Need an Inspection?

By | Commercial Roof, Roof Inspection | No Comments

Vancouver Commercial Roofing Inspections

Like all buildings, commercial buildings require inspection and maintenance. Since most commercial buildings have flat roofs, they should be on a different inspection schedule than homes, which generally have slanted roofs. Especially in a city like Vancouver, where the rainy season puts added pressure on drainage systems and roofing membrane, the potential for leaks is much higher than in other cities. When it comes to commercial buildings, where a leak can cause damage to things like inventory, we recommend that a commercial roof should be inspected twice a year.
Read More

Roof layers construction cutaway view

Which Roofing Materials Last The Longest?

By | Roof Inspection, Roof Repairs, Roofing Materials, Vancouver | No Comments

The Longest Lasting Roofing Materials On The Market

When it comes to deciding on a new roof for your home, there are plenty of factors to consider. One of the most important questions people have when making the decision to repair and replace a roof is, which roofing material lasts the longest? It’s an important question, but the answer can be tricky to get to, so we’re here to help you determine the answer.
Read More

When to replace your roof

Is It Time For A Roof Replacement?

By | Roof Inspection, Roof Repairs, Roof Replacement, Roofing, Roofing Contractor | No Comments

Home ownership is a privilege and joy that many people work toward for their entire lives. But along with owning a home comes maintaining a home, whether it is something simple like keeping the lawn mowed or the windows cleaned. But every now and again, homes need larger repairs, hopefully none too major too often. And one area to be aware of is your roof because eventually, all roofs need replacing.
Read More