How To Maximize The Life You Get From Your New Metal Roof
4 March 2016
You can expect to get up to 80 years of protection from that new metal roof you just had installed. A yearly inspection by a roofing contractor and some routine maintenance by you will keep your roof looking good and protecting your home for decades. Here are some of the maintenance tasks you can do to make this the last roof you'll have to put on your home.
1. Keep the roof clean.
Three Questions To Ask When Hiring A Roofing Service
2 March 2016
Whether you own an old home with a roof that is starting to fail or you have a new home but you're concerned that a recent storm has damaged your roof, it's a good idea to call a roofing service right away. You'll be asked to describe the situation as far as you know it, and the contractor will give you an estimate as to whether the roof can be repaired or will need to be replaced, as well as the costs that you'll be looking at.
Common Flat Roof Maintenance Issues
5 November 2015
Flat roofs are not always the ideal roof shape, particularly for those living in the cold and snowy Canadian winters. Heavy snow or a lot of rain can make your flat roof more vulnerable to substantial damage like tearing or buckling. If your home has a flat roof, it is imperative that you keep it properly maintained and inspect it regularly for potential damage. Here are some things to be on the lookout for if you have a flat roof.
4 November 2015
When you choose a roofing material for your home, you need to think about more than the initial cost. For example, if you live in an area that receives a lot of snow, you have to think about how your roof will stand up to the snow. Asphalt shingles may be hugely popular because of their low initial cost, but they are not the best choice for helping your home to cope with snow.