When is the Best Time to Inspect Your Roof in Vancouver

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Roof inspections are one of those things that’s easy to put off. People look at the roof from the sidewalk, and think: “there haven’t been many storms lately… I’m sure it’s fine… I’ll do it next year!” But having the roof inspected annually is an important part of responsible home ownership. Roof inspections are like preventative medicine — it’s better … Read More

How Often Should I Have My Roof Inspected?

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Summer is a busy time for roofing contractors, especially in Vancouver. Long stretches of rainless days make it ideal to do large scale roof replacements and repairs. Many of these jobs are booked long in advance because the building owners stick to a strict inspection and maintenance schedule. They get their roofs inspected regularly, fix problems as they arise and … Read More

What Happens if it Rains During Roof Repairs?

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In a city like Vancouver, you’ve simply got to face the fact that rain happens. It’s a part of life, and a big part at that. In 2017, there were 154 days of rain and in 2016 the number of rainy days was a whopping 186. That’s pretty much half the year! As roofers, the rain is something we’ve had … Read More

Tips to Protect Your Roof Against Vancouver Heavy Rain

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If there’s one thing Vancouverites can agree upon it’s that the rainy season is long and, well, wet. Some people love the moody grey skies, while others find the rain nearly unbearable. But whatever your feelings toward the weather are, you understand that the long rainy season changes the way we care for our homes.

Most Popular Roof Types in Maple Ridge

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Most people think a roof is just a roof, but each one has something unique to it. Every roof has been carefully designed for the size and shape of the building. And the materials used are chosen to both withstand the elements and to satisfy certain aesthetic preferences. The roofs you’ll find in a city like Maple Ridge, for example, … Read More

A Brief History of Roofing

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Having a roof over our heads is a basic human need. It dates back to primitive times, having shelter can mean the difference between life and death. In fact, the first rule of survival is to build a shelter. We simply can not survive for long if exposed to the elements. Ok, that’s a bit grim. Let’s lighten it up … Read More

How to Prevent Roofing Leaks in Maple Ridge BC

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If you’ve ever felt the dread that comes from hearing that terrible drip… drip… drip… sound, you’ll know how stressful a leaky roof can be. Not only can it be an indication of other far more serious structural problems in your roof, but it can also lead to health problems for you and your loved ones because of mold and … Read More

Porch Roof Replacement: Is It Time?

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Our Vancouver Weather Can Accelerate The Need To Replace That Roof On Your Porch Is there anything better than sitting on a porch? There’s something special about these wonderful spaces—half indoor, half outdoor, and the perfect place to listen to a Vancouver rainstorm or to enjoy a cup of coffee on a lazy weekend morning. A porch is the perfect … Read More

Commercial Flat Roof Replacement: Things To Consider

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Our Guide To Commercial Flat Roof Replacements No matter how well you care for your roof, eventually it will need replacing. There are, of course, many things you can do to keep that day at bay: perform regular inspections, fix small problems as they arise, and keep it clean and clear of debris. But sooner or later, a roof will … Read More

Flat Roof Replacement Or Repair Tips

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Tips For Your Commercial Flat Roof Replacement We recently read a great quote: If you take care of your roof, it will take care of you. A simple sentence that sums up the cardinal rule of roofing. Roofs come in many different forms and vary depending on both climate, and the preferences of the designer or homeowner. But whether it’s … Read More