Buyers Tip – Beware of Knock-off Shingles

Knock-offs aren’t just for purses and sunglasses. Believe it or not, overseas companies manufacture and ship knock-off shingles to Canada. In many cases, knock-off shingles may be packaged with the names of reputable companies and show approved trademarks. However, they are not manufactured by these companies, nor are they usually designed to handle our climate. They may be much lighter, cheaper to purchase, and cheaper to install.

How can you avoid purchasing knock-off shingles?

If you are a homeowner purchasing shingles, make ...

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Hail damage on your roof

Living on the prairies, we can usually expect a few hail storms this time of year. Many people don’t think of checking their roofs for hail damage, but it is important. Hail can dent, strip or even crack your shingles, leaving sections of your roof more vulnerable to leaks and shortening the lifespan of your shingles. If you suspect that there could be damage, we recommend contacting your insurance company for an inspection. It’s important they inspect the roof from the ...

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Regina Spring Home Show

We kicked off the roofing season at the Regina Spring Home Show this weekend! What a fantastic four days of meeting future customers and other business owners in the Regina area. There’s nothing we love more than talking roofs, and this was the perfect venue! We met people from all over Saskatchewan who travelled to check out everything from hot tubs and the latest kitchen designs, to landscaping options and architectural roofs (our specialty!).

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10 questions to ask before hiring a roofer

As we’ve mentioned before, your roof is a big investment. Choosing the right contractor for your job is important. Before you sign on the dotted line (hopefully there is one), ask these questions…

1) Are you licenced and do you have a GST number?
Companies will require a licence or permit to work in your city or town. They should also be registered with Revenue Canada and have a GST number.

2) Do you carry liability insurance?
The roofing company should carry general liability ...

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Signs you need a new roof

How do you know when it’s time for a new roof? Here are some signs to watch for:

  • worn valleys
  • missing or damaged shingles
  • curling shingles
  • granule loss
  • blistering/decay
  • leaks or interior water damage

If you notice any of the above signs, or if your shingles are 15 to 20 years old, we recommend having someone evaluate your roof. While you may not need a new roof immediately, knowing the condition of your roof will help you make informed decisions before the trouble starts!

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Welcome to our new website!

We’re so glad you checked out our new website!

We know that replacing your roof is a big investment. It’s important that you, as a homeowner, understand the components of your roofing system and that you are confident in the professionals you choose for your project. We hope you will find our website informative and that it helps you get to know our company and what we value.

We’ll be posting information, tips and tricks for homeowners on this blog – check ...

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