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Learn How to Measure a Roof for Shingles

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Image source: Pixabay Taking on a reroofing project may be overwhelming, but it’s not impossible to do it yourself. Although more convenient, it might put a big dent in your savings to hire a professional to do all the work for you. You can try measuring the area of your roof and buying the materials…

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Average Cost of Roof Replacement in Canada (2022)

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Image source: Pixabay One of the biggest aspects of home renovation is reroofing. It’s not something you can do on the spot. Replacing your roof takes a lot of time and money, so you should be well-prepared for it.  There are a lot of things you should consider once you start planning for this project.…

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Do you have frost in the attic? How to Fix Attic Frost

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Attic Frost Explained Winters in Alberta are unpredictable. Albertans are familiar with the long periods of cold only to meet with several days of sunshine and rising temperatures. As we enjoy warmer days, another wave of frigid temperatures comes creeping in.  When the sudden shift in temperature occurs, you might notice dark stains on your…

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Common Winter Problems with Eavestroughs and How to Solve Them

Eavestrough maintenance occurs all year round. Not everyone enjoys this particular task, but there’s no avoiding it if you want to protect your roof from water damage. If you’ve experienced Calgary’s unpredictable weather, you’ll understand the importance of keeping your roof in tip-top shape.  Eavestrough, also known as gutters, redirect water around the perimeter of…

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Is a Standing Seam Metal Roof Right for My Home

You might be considering changing your roof, replacing shingles with metal roofing. If you are familiar with metal roofing, then you know the many pros that outweigh the cons.  However, you might be confused by the various types of metal roofing such as insulated roof panels, standing seam roofs, and exposed fastening. In this article,…

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What You Need to Know About Insurance and Your Roof

Let’s be honest with each other: insurance is a pain. Whether you’re filing a claim for a damaged roof or trying to insure your new home, the whole process can be tedious and frustrating. We want to help you understand your insurance a little bit better and give you some money-saving tips if you’re planning…

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The Costs of a Bad Roof Repair

The only thing worse than needing your roof replaced or repaired is if it’s done poorly. The costs of a bad roofing job can range from a few hundred dollars to over $10,000 in additional costs.  It’s critical to be wary of your contractor and their job during the time they’re working on your roof.…

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Canadian Tax Credits for Energy-Efficient Homes

Did you know that you can earn tax credits from the government with an energy-efficient home? Including credits for roofing! A new green program will provide homeowners up to $5,600 to help complete deep home retrofits and help make green initiatives more accessible to homeowners.  Over the next several years, the government aims to invest…

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Your New Roof: Before, During, and After

Installing a new roof is both exciting and daunting for any homeowner. It is one way of revamping the aesthetic of your home and adding to its vibrancy and also utilizing that rainy day fund.  Before you make this important decision, you’ll want to consider all the vital aspects. Being involved during the installation process…

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