This week we're going to take a look at the major components of your British Columbia roof. It's been our experience that clients who know some basic terminology can better understand their project and what to expect of their Vancouver roofing contractor. Ridge. The ridge runs along the top of the roof where two sides meet to form an angle. The ridge must be shingled or capped to prevent water leakage into the
While today's roofing materials are manufactured to be more durable than ever, over the years rain, wind, blistering sun and frigid cold combine to take a serious toll on your roof. Here are some signs to look for in an aging roof that will help you know it may be time to contact a British Columbia roofing professional for repair. Shingled Roofs As shingles age, the rough granules on their surface are lost. This results from both hardening of the shingle, and wear from weather. Wind and rain will
Wondering what to look for in a roofing company? Here are four guidelines to ensure you hire the right one for you. #1: Roofing Contractors Must be Insured Whether you need new roofing, roofing repairs or roofing restoration, it's essential that any roofing contractor you hire carry insurance. Liability insurance protects your property in the event it is damaged by the contractor or his employees. Any roofing contractor you’re considering must also carry worker’s compensation insurance. This insuran
When making the decision to install a new roof on your home you want to know what roof is of good enough quality to last but is affordable now. A reliable roofing contractor can steer you the right way. They are roofing experts and can help give you the information you need on roofing materials as well as installation costs. And, though most people only really consider the cost at the time of installation, it is critical that you pay attention to the total cost of the roof over the course of its life. This is the way to best
Now that the spring months are upon us, it is time to spend some quality time with the exterior of your home. Roofing damages caused in the winter months can cause serious problems to the structure of your home resulting in high costs to fix growing problems.
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