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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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Which Roofing Materials Last The Longest?

By | Roof Inspection, Roof Repairs, Roofing Materials, Vancouver

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.
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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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