Roofing

Pros and cons of buying a house with bad roof

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For a lot of us in Winnipeg, when we’re in the market for a new house, if it has a bad roof, we’re probably more inclined to pass. Knowing the age of the roof is very important as well. That should give you some kind of indication of approximately when you’ll have to replace it […]

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How long do asphalt shingles last?

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How long your asphalt shingles last is a question that gets asked over and over by every generation. And the answer isn’t always straightforward, either, especially here in Winnipeg where we have such drastic temperature changes throughout the seasons. Some people think that a roof lasts twenty years, while others say fifteen. Some think that […]

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Types of Residential Roofs in Winnipeg

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When it comes to replacing your residential roof in Winnipeg, most of us automatically think of the standard quo for shingles, which are asphalt shingles or composition. There are, in fact, a lot of different options for your roof; however, some of those options are not suited to Winnipeg’s climate and drastic temperature changes. Regardless, […]

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Ten Most Important Eavestrough or Gutter Questions

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Important Eavestrough or Gutter Questions

Eavestroughs, also known as gutters, are the long, narrow tubes that run along you’re the bottom of your roof (more specifically along the fascia), carrying rain water to your downspouts. Downspouts then carry the water to the ground, away from your home and your house’s foundation. Keeping water away from your foundation is important as […]

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7 Spring Roof Maintenance Tips

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Spring Roof Maintenance Tips

It’s spring time again in Winnipeg, and the snow has finally melted all away. With no more snow covering our roof, we’re able to see firsthand what winter has done to it. The snow, ice, cold and wind take a toll on roof integrity. Here are seven spring roof maintenance tips to make sure you’re […]