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Common Roof Problems and When to Call A Roofing Contractor

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Do I Need To Call A Roofing Contractor?

Roofs are arguably the most important component of a house. Without them, or at least a properly functioning one, the whole structure is compromised.

Keeping a roof in good condition and spotting problems before they become disasters, will save a home owner time and money in the long run. While many people are tempted by a do-it-yourself approach, it is not always the best idea. Roofing problems usually require a roofing contractor to fix in order to make sure it’s done properly, and for insurance and warranty purposes.

The sooner a home owner can spot a problem, the easier it will be to fix. Here are some common roofing problems to watch out for.
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What to look for in a roof when buying a home

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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.
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4 Common Summer Roof Problems

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Summer Roof Repair Services

Aaaah. It finally feels like summer is here. After a long, rainy winter in Vancouver, you can almost hear the collective sigh of relief, and feel the general uptick in spirits as the sun comes out.

While we revel in the summertime sun, it’s also time to start thinking about summer home maintenance and repair. There are several jobs that are difficult to do in Vancouver winters so planning ahead to take advantage of the dry season will make life easier.

One important category is roof repair. Doing roof repairs in the summer makes a lot of sense. Not only that, summer brings its own set of challenges for roofs. In other words, there are roofing issues that occur in summer more often than the winter (which, of course, brings its own problems).
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Advantages of a Roof Gutter Guard Installation

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In a place like rainy Vancouver, everyone knows the importance of having a gutter. Without a gutter on a rainy day, you might as well be walking under a waterfall.

One of the most dreaded home maintenance chores, however, is cleaning the gutters. Just saying it sounds terrible and sends shudders down the spine. Climbing up a ladder and cleaning muddy gunk of leaves and debris out of a metal tunnel is no one’s idea of fun.
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When should I replace my roof

Is It Time For A ReRoof?

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How Do I Know It’s Time For A ReRoof?

While everyone knows that with owning a home comes maintenance and repairs, sometimes they crop up at unexpected times, leaving you with little time to prepare. Of course, it would be nice if life stuck to a schedule, but stuff happens — storms blow in, hidden or unknown damage rears its head, maybe something falls from the sky and lands directly on your roof. In those cases, you just have to roll with the punches, as they say.
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Summer Roof Maintenance

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There’s nothing quite like summer in Vancouver. The rain dries up, the sun shines for days on end and evenings can be spent watching the sun set over the ocean.

The break in the rain also gives people a chance to tackle some of the outdoor maintenance jobs that are tough to do during Vancouver winters, especially roof maintenance. Summer is a great time to make sure your roof hasn’t suffered too much damage during the winter and that it is in good shape and ready to go for another year.

There are a few things a home owner can do to prolong the life of a roof, and regular summer roof maintenance will go a long way in saving time and money down the road by prolonging the life of your roof.

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When to replace your roof

Is It Time For A Roof Replacement?

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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.
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How much does a Roof Replacement Cost

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How Much Is A Roof Replacement?

Perhaps it’s due to damage or maybe it’s from age, eventually, no matter what the cause, all roofs need replacing. Roof replacement can be one of the costliest maintenance repairs a home owner will have to make so it’s easy to see why it would be tempting to put off or cut corners on. However, the roof is one of the most important elements of your house and if it’s not properly cared for, cost cutting measures my end up costing more in the long run.
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Should I Hire A Roofing Contractor?

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DIY vs Hiring A Roofing Contractor

There’s nothing quite like the satisfying feeling of a DIY project gone right—when you can step back and look at the shelf you installed or the deck you built, knowing that it was your blood, sweat and tears that went into the finished product.

Whether it’s painting a fence or unclogging a drain, people love doing their own home repairs. But even the handiest people sometimes wonder whether they should attempt to fix their own roofs. And for several reasons which we will explain below, without the proper training and tools, we urge strong caution before heading up on your roof. Maybe hiring a roofing contractor is right for you.
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