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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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Winter Eavestrough Challenges: Common Problems and Practical Solutions


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. Eavestroughs, 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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Unlock Tax Credits with an Energy-Efficient House

Did you know that you can earn tax credits from the government with an energy-efficient home? Including credits for roofing! Homeowners can get up to $5,600 for green home improvements. The government plans to invest over $2 billion in the Canada Greener Homes Grant. This will assist more than 700,000 homeowners in making eco-friendly retrofits.…

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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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