The Importance of Vacuuming a Flat Roof

Brad GordonCleaning, Flat Roofs, Roof Maintenance


Roof maintenance is one of the best ways to ensure your roof’s longevity. Whether you have a commercial flat roof or residential roof, you need to take care of this essential part of structure to avoid roof damage and costly roof repairs. Prior to repairing or replacing your flat roof, it is vital to have it vacuumed. This will greatly reduce … Read More

Roof Repair vs Roof Replacement

Brad GordonRoof Repair, Roof Replacement


Should You Repair or Replace? Oh boy! Roof problems. Choosing between repairing and replacing a roof can be a daunting task, but it is an important decision that will end up affecting you both now and in the future. A lot of analyzing comes into play when deciding to patch up your roof or give it a complete overhaul, so … Read More

Pros and Cons of Asphalt Shingle Roofing

Brad GordonAsphalt Shingles


Looking to fix up your current roof or build out a new one? Which roofing material do you go with? Consider asphalt shingles for your roofing material choice instead of clay, concrete, cement, slate, metal, or wood. With so many choices, why asphalt? Here are some pros and cons to help you make the best decision. Pros Ease of Installation … Read More

Best Energy Efficient Roofing Styles to Keep Cool in the Summer

Brad GordonRoof Styles


If you’re looking for ways to take control of your indoor climate, lower energy consumption and put a fresh new look on your home, consider replacing that aging, outdated roof with a “cool roof” this summer. Something as simple as changing the color of your roof can lower the indoor temperature by thirty percent, according to some industry experts. Much … Read More

Do I Need To Have The Roof Inspected Before Buying a House?

Brad GordonRoof Inspection, Roof Tips


You never want to invest your money into something that won’t prove to be a valuable asset. This especially rings true when it comes to buying a home. Fortunately, there are several steps that you can take to ensure you’re buying a home that’s worth investing in. From plumbing inspections to value appraisals, each is just important as the other. … Read More

How To Tell If Your Asphalt Roof Needs Maintenance

Brad GordonAsphalt Shingles, Roof Maintenance


Nothing is more important to your house than keeping your roof in good condition. It protects from rain, snow, sun and wind. Repairing and replacing shingles goes with the territory in maintaining your roof. Shingles have a built-in expiration date and installing fresh shingles at the right time will help prevent your roof from developing leaks or other serious problems. … Read More

Year Round Maintenance Tips for Your Roof

Brad GordonCleaning, Roof Maintenance, Roof Tips


While Vancouver residents miss out on much of the snowfall that most eastern Canadians experience–like those living in Toronto–throughout the year, the rainfall more than makes up for it. Heavy and steady rainfalls, such as those that occur in Vancouver, BC’s Pacific Northwest region, often result in roof damage and leaky basements, so it is imperative that homeowners and business … Read More

Do you Need a New Roof or Just a Repair?

Brad GordonNew Roofs, Roof Repair


There are some obvious signs that will tell you that your roof is is need of attention. Are there places where it’s sagging? Do you see interior water damage or leaking? Although these are serious issues that should be taken seriously, a new roof might not be totally necessary. Call a Roofing Company If you see signs of roofing damage, … Read More

Why Should I Be Concerned About Moss on My Roof?

Brad GordonCleaning, Roof Maintenance


There are a lot of advantage to living in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, but one of the things we do have to contend with is the constant rain and damp. Unfortunately, a constant companion in the temperate rainforest where we live is moss. Green roofs are totally in these days, but you should be concerned about of you see moss … Read More

Pros and Cons of Metal Roofing

Brad GordonMetal Roofing, Roof Tips


The durability and longevity of a metal roof can’t be trumped by traditional asphalt, wood or clay roofing materials. This type of roof is also better for the environment when it’s measured in terms of recyclability and energy efficiency. While many people would love to top their foundations off with roofs made of copper, aluminum, tin or galvanized steel, the … Read More