Leaks on a Calgary Eavestrough

When installed properly, eaves troughs are designed to last decades with little or no maintenance.  Light fading of the paint is normal in darker colours, but aside from that the aluminum is rugged and durable, and the fasteners are corrosion resistant.  After a couple of decades, however the gentle forces of time begin to express… Read More…

Replace the whole roof Installation or just half?

As every Calgarian knows all too well, the weather in our vast city can be fierce no matter the time of year.  Blistering sun, howling winds, driving snow, torrential rain, bludgeoning hail, and ice & frost coating every square inch.  Calgary is so expansive that we frequently experience different types of weather all at the same time.  We… Read More…

Keeping on top of your winter roof installation

A professional roof installation begins with proper planning.  Ensuring that the small details are taken care of enables us to work smoothly and without issues.  Protecting our customer’s home from falling debris is a very important job that is often overlooked by other Calgary roofers.

Why does my ledge on my roof installation look so bad?

A normal house roof in Calgary will have at least 2 panels (sections), and most often many more.  Each of these panels will face towards different points of the compass.  This means that weather will affect each panel differently, and the roofing installation will weather differently on its various parts (read about that here).  While… Read More…

Cardinal directions and your Calgary Roof Installation

Weather effects on your Calgary Roof installation can largely be predicted by which direction each panel is facing.  Sun and hail work together to shorten the functional life of your shingle.  Hail comes mostly from the west and often from the north as well.  Read about how different weather forces can deteriorate your shingle on this… Read More…

Shingle deterioration on a Calgary Roof Installation

A normal house roof in Calgary will have at least 2 panels (sections), and often many more.  Each of these panels will face towards different points of the compass.  This means that weather will affect each panel differently, and the roofing installation will weather differently on its various parts.  While the variation in weather and… Read More…

Methods and Measures of a Winter Roof Installation

  In Calgary during a normal winter we see on average 120-220 cm of snowfall over the course the season.  Inevitably it’s something that our roofers are going to have to deal with.  Naturally there will be snow on some houses before we begin work, and a lot of homeowners ask how we manage to… Read More…

A Calgary Roofer’s Guide to Removing Ice Dams: Part 2

We warned you: removing ice dams once they’ve formed on your Calgary roof is a job best left to the professionals. Sometimes that pioneering, do-it-yourself spirit that built Calgary from the ground up simply can’t be kept down, and for those of you who might be a bit longer on pride than sense, here are… Read More…

The cause and fix for roof leak repairs in Calgary

Sometimes a blessing and sometimes a curse, the weather in Calgary changes frequently and in a single month we can see much of what nature has to offer.  These variations all take their toll on your roof and the parts that make up the roofing system on your home. The purpose of your roof and… Read More…

A Calgary Roofer’s Guide to Removing Ice Dams: Part 1

They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and never was that more true than during a Calgary winter—especially when it comes to your roof. Ice dams are notorious wintertime roof-damagers, causing moisture to seep under your shingles and adding stress and strain to all of your roofing components. Because they… Read More…

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