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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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Preventing Ice Dams On Roofs

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How To: Prevent Ice Dams On Roofs

Being a homeowner is a big responsibility and being a good homeowner means there are certain obligations when it comes to repair and maintenance.

With every season comes a new home maintenance challenge. A homeowner might look at the beautiful fall colours and shudder at the thought of having to rake up all those leaves. Or with winter coming to Vancouver, instead of enjoying the snowy mountains, a homeowner might be thinking of the extra winter jobs around the home.
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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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What Does it Mean To Be Select ShingleMaster Certified?

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The Best Roof Warranty In Vancouver

In today’s world, it’s hard to trust that things are built to last. You’ve probably experienced the frustration of having an electronic device or something like a vehicle begin to have problems just after the warranty has run out. At that point there’s nothing you can do but replace it.
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Which Roofing Materials Last The Longest?

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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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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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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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Roof Repairs Vs Roof Replacements

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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

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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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