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A Brief History of Roofing

By | Blog, Roofing Materials

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 and talk about The Evolution of Roofing. Like anything, roofing materials have changed over time. They have evolved for aesthetics, durability, availability, and efficiency. So, why don’t we take a trip down memory lane to see where we’ve come from and imagine where we might go next when it comes to the beautiful world of roofing.
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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 mildew buildup.

Now that the leaves are almost gone, and winter will soon be here, it’s essential to take measures to prevent leaky roofs. Places like Maple Ridge are not called Rainy Haney for nothing; the average rainfall is 1577 mm (that’s 620 inches)!
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In Response to Taves Roofing Fire Lawsuit Article

By | Blog, Taves Roofing Fire

Taves Roofing Fire

Since our company was started in 1985, everyone at Taves Roofing has been committed to providing all of our customers with top quality workmanship at a fair and honest price. As a family company, we know the value of setting an example for future generations, and have always made sure to maintain our reputation as a trustworthy company who pays close attention to detail on whatever type of roofing project we take on. Whether we are simply fixing a few shingles on a house, or laying down a brand-new roof on a commercial building, our team of fully licensed and skilled roofers will be sure to provide the highest level of customer service and workmanship, at a competitive price. Everyone at Taves Roofing works extremely hard to maintain this reputation, which is why we feel it is necessary to address some allegations recently directed at our company.
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Taves Roofing Now Serving in Mission

By | Blog, Mission Roofing, Roof Maintenance, Roof Repairs, Roof Replacement, Roofing

For residents in Mission looking for a full-service roofing company that provides top quality repairs and installations at a highly competitive price, they need look no further than Taves Roofing. Our company has been providing residents in the Vancouver, Maple Ridge and Burnaby areas with excellent customer service and quality roof repairs for years now, and we are pleased to be able to offer our many services to residential and commercial clients in Mission as well. If you are in need of a new roof, no matter what kind, our team of certified roofing experts have the experience and equipment necessary for the job. We also like to go above and beyond our customer’s expectations, which is why Taves Roofing offers services that you won’t find with every roofing company in Mission. In addition to our quality residential and commercial roof repair and replacement services, we are happy to offer skylight installation, masonry repair, roof cleaning & moss removal, and much more!
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Best Roofing Material for a flat roof

By | Blog, Flat roof, Roof Repairs, Roofing Materials

Roofing Materials For Flat Roofs Can Vary

Flat roofs are exactly what they sound like, flat as a pancake, and are often found on commercial or industrial buildings. They don’t have the slope of roofs that you’d typically find on houses and homes, they are basically horizontal. Because of their inclination, or lack thereof, they are made of different materials than you’d find on most sloping roofs—they don’t require shingles or other familiar roofing materials, and instead are made of entirely different products.
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How much does a Roof Replacement Cost

By | Blog, Roof Repairs, Roof Replacement, Roofing, Roofing Contractor, Vancouver

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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Roof Repairs Vs Roof Replacements

By | Blog, Roof Repairs, Roof Replacement, Roofing, Roofing Contractor, Vancouver

If there is one thing that everyone knows about Vancouver it’s that it rains… a lot. There’s soft rain, hard rain, sideways rain, you name it. And while we can be glad we’re not shovelling snow, rain comes with it’s own headaches, the the damage it does to our houses.

No matter where you live, the weather is going to begin to wear down your roof. When damage and wear and tear starts to happen, the question people often ask is, “should I repair my roof or replace it altogether?”
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Vancouver’s Best Commercial Roof Types

By | Blog, Commercial Roof, Roof Repairs, Roofing, Roofing Contractor, Vancouver

Best Commercial Roof Types

At Taves Roofing, we specialize in providing our customers with a great selection of quality types roofs for their commercial properties. We have the knowledge and experience necessary to ensure that you are getting the very best type of commercial roof for your building. Our team of roofing experts are ready to work with you to ensure that you make the best possible selection for your roofing needs and budget. Below, you will find a brief description of the many types of commercial roofs we offer that are ideal for commercial properties in Vancouver that may help you get started on selecting a roof for yourself.
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