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5 answers to “ how long will my roof last ? ”

5 answers to “ how long will my roof last ? ”

February 22nd, 2018

One of the most common questions we get is: “ how long will my roof last ? ” We wish we could tell people exactly when they will need a new roof, but the only answer we can give is: “it depends”. While you can start with the warranty rating of your roofing material as… Read More

Why You Should Check All Around Your House After a January Thaw

Why You Should Check All Around Your House After a January Thaw

January 30th, 2018

The City of Toronto’s Mandatory Downspout Disconnection Bylaw, which went through it’s final phase in December 2016, has added at least one task to homeowners’ list of things to do around the house. While one of the bylaw’s main purposes was to reduce basements flooded due to overloaded storm sewers during heavy rainfall and snow… Read More

3 Ways to Battle Ice Dams on Your Roof

3 Ways to Battle Ice Dams on Your Roof

January 24th, 2018

With the amount of snow we’ve suffered through so far this year in Toronto and the GTA, it’s setting up to be a really good winter for ice dams. Unfortunately, that makes it a potentially bad winter for your roof and eavestroughs. What are Ice Dams? Ice dams often form around the outside edge of… Read More

How Vinyl Siding Saves You Money

How Vinyl Siding Saves You Money

December 27th, 2017

It’s like a nice, warm blanket for your home in winter, and it keeps more cool, air-conditioned air in your home in summer. But, whether you’re building a new home or looking for ways to make your existing home more energy efficient, saving heating and air conditions costs are just the first of many ways… Read More

5 Ways to Increase the Lifespan of Your Roof

5 Ways to Increase the Lifespan of Your Roof

December 27th, 2017

As we head off into 2018, it means the roof on your house is one year closer to needing to be replaced. While roof replacement is not a project that most homeowners look forward to, most homeowners also don’t know what can prematurely age their roofs and, therefore, how to avoid replacing the roof for… Read More

Roof Problems You Can Learn in a Quick Walk Around Your House

Roof Problems You Can Learn in a Quick Walk Around Your House

November 30th, 2017

Especially if you own an older home, if you’ve been a homeowner for more than a few years, you might have become a bit of an expert in certain areas of home maintenance and renovations. Maybe you’ve had to fix small roof problems, a leaky faucet, replace a window screen of simply try to grow… Read More

How to Check Your Roof from Inside Your Home

How to Check Your Roof from Inside Your Home

November 27th, 2017

We’ve told you before that most homeowners don’t pay enough attention to their roofs. There it is, the thing that protects the house from wind, rain and cold, and when’s the last time you gave it a second thought? OK, we know. Roofs tend to not need too much attention. So, who would bother to… Read More

How to Protect Your Roof and Attic from Mold, Mildew & Fungus Growth

How to Protect Your Roof and Attic from Mold, Mildew & Fungus Growth

October 31st, 2017

The roof on your home has a tough job to do. Not only must it keep you and your family warm and dry for many years, but it needs to do so while being completely exposed to the harshest weather conditions. And the weather conditions here in Toronto and the GTA can be one of… Read More

A Fall Eavestrough Maintenance Checklist

A Fall Eavestrough Maintenance Checklist

October 12th, 2017

Your roof is more than just asphalt shingles. Yes, roofing shingles are the first line of defense in protecting your home against moisture and the elements, but without the other parts of the overall roofing system, you could still suffer as much water damage as if you had leaking shingles. Your eavestroughs play a crucial… Read More

4 Basic Safety Precautions When Working on Your Roof

4 Basic Safety Precautions When Working on Your Roof

September 28th, 2017

In our last post, we talked about the importance of making sure your eavestroughs are clear in the fall, before temperatures drop below freezing. We’ve also stressed the importance of roof inspections as a way to spot early signs of trouble and to help extend the lifespan of your roof. So we got to thinking,… Read More

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