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Roofing

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Pitched Roof Vs Flat Roofs

By | Flat roof, Pitched roofs, Roofing

As a home owner, there are many things to consider. And if you are taking the exciting step of building a home, it may feel like the decisions are endless.

One of the most important things to consider is what kind of roof a home will have. The roof both protects the home while, at the same time, it faces extreme weather conditions every day of the year. Especially in Vancouver, where the conditions range between rain, snow and hot sun, choosing the right type of roof will have long-lasting consequences.
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Advantages of a Roof Gutter Guard Installation

By | Gutter Guard, Roof Maintenance, Roofing, Roofing Contractor

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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Mission BC roofing

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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When should I replace my roof

Is It Time For A ReRoof?

By | ReRoof, Roof Maintenance, Roof Replacement, Roofing, Roofing Contractor, Vancouver

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 tasks

Summer Roof Maintenance

By | Roof Maintenance, Roof Repairs, Roofing, Roofing Contractor, Vancouver

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?

By | Roof Inspection, Roof Repairs, Roof Replacement, Roofing, Roofing Contractor

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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Roof replacement contractor metro Vancouver

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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Should I Hire A Roofing Contractor?

By | Roof Repairs, Roofing, Roofing Contractor, Vancouver

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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