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…

Roof, soffit, fascia, & eavestrough installation in Calgary

This job in south-east Calgary is ready for action.  The homeowner has done a lot of work making their new home beautiful and sound.  Built in the 60’s there were a few issues that presented themselves upon inspection.  At one point the house had some serious condensation issues, and the plywood roof was buckled, warped,… Read More…

Preventing Ice Dams on Your Calgary Roof: Part 2

As you read in Part 1 of this article, the best way to prevent ice dams from forming on your Calgary roof is to seal your attic well and ensure it stays cold. That’s an essential first step, but it’s not the only thing you can do to keep your Calgary roof safe and dry… Read More…

Maintaining your Calgary Eavestrough

Eavestroughs are lesser thought about than  your roof in Calgary, but are only second in importance.  The purpose of the eavestrough is to manage water away from your foundation where it can cause damage over time.  The importance of this function cannot be overlooked, because without proper water management, your foundation can settle, sink, or… Read More…

Diverters: 1″ of metal can make your Calgary Roof

There are many elements that go in to a quality Calgary roof installation, all of them important.  One detail that is often forgotten is the flashing – where the roof meets the wall.  Time and time again we come across roofing installations that are nearly perfect, save for one or two inches of metal. The… Read More…

Preventing Ice Dams on Your Calgary Roof: Part 1

Ice dams are a fact of life for many in Calgary, but there are actually a few steps you can take to protect your roof by limiting or even eliminating ice dam formations. Here are a few tips to help you do exactly that. Keep Your Calgary Attic Cold A warm attic leads to a… Read More…

Restoring, Repairing, or Replacing Your Calgary Roof: Part 5

If you’ve been reading along, you know that most Calgary roofs other than asphalt shingle roofs can’t really be restored—sections can be repaired, but replacing cedar shingles and tiles is often necessary, and replacing the entire roof is inevitable after a while. Asphalt shingle roofs will eventually need replacing, too, but unlike other roofs they… Read More…

Helping Seniors with their Calgary Roof

At Stalwart Roofing we’ve been serving Calgary and area for almost a decade, and served many different types of customer.  In our efforts to provide superior service in the roofing industry we are often called upon to help seniors put a roof on their house when finances may be tight. While part of our approach… Read More…

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