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Look Up at Your Roof TODAY!

Your roof is one of the things you usually don’t pay any attention to. You walk out of your house ...
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Should You Repair That Roof?

The short answer is, "Yes, you should." Teardowns are a fact of life While teardowns are a fact of life ...
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Buyer beware: Bargain roofers could cost you in long run

AN INVESTMENT IN PROTECTING YOUR HOME INCLUDES REGULAR ROOF INSPECTIONS AND MAINTENANCE By Robin Brunet © 2018 Postmedia Network Inc ...
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Finding a contractor: raise the roof and your standards

HOMEOWNERS URGED TO DO THEIR RESEARCH WHEN IT COMES TO PROTECTING THEIR ASSETS By Robin Brunet © 2018 Postmedia Network ...
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What will your roof really cost you?

By Robin Brunet © 2018 Postmedia Network Inc. Absolute Roof president and founder Doug Kerr says, “the real difference from ...
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Condo Roofing This Summer? Here are some questions you might want to ask first

The sun will come out tomorrow… We can’t wait for the summer, too!I We’re about to feel the buzz of ...
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Absolute Roof Now a Certified Certainteed SELECT Shingle Master

Oh happy day! Absolute Roof is now a Select Shingle Master! Being Certainteed accredited is an achievement for us because ...
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Asphalt Shingles a Practical Choice of Roofing Material for Burnaby Properties

In a significant majority of cases, asphalt shingles are the most common roofing material used for buildings with pitched or ...
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The Benefits of Proper Attic Insulation for Homes in Richmond

One of the least accessed areas of any home, if not the least, is the attic; although most homeowners in ...
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The Value in Regular Inspections of Commercial Flat Roofing in West Vancouver

Unless there is some unforeseen circumstance, perhaps a power failure, an underground gas leak, or a ruptured water main, commercial ...
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Positioning of Skylights Can Impact Overall Efficiency and Energy Costs

Positioning of Skylights Relative to the Sun is a Vital Aspect of Any Installation There is a high degree of ...
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Should I Buy a House that Needs a New Roof?

Found the house of your dreams, but it doesn’t have your dream roof? If you have discovered the perfect home ...
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Why It’s Important to Repair Your Leaking Roof Immediately

It can be tempting to ignore and delay home repairs that don’t seem to be visibly bothersome or inconvenient. Another ...
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Why Commercial Roofing Needs Bi-Annual Inspections

Commercial properties are typically large and can be cumbersome to maintain if you do not stay on top of a ...
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Eavestrough Clogged With Leaves

Hire Experienced and Trained Personnel for Eavestrough Cleaning and Repairs

Eavestroughs play an important role in draining water and keeping it from collecting on your roof. If left to linger, ...
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Hiring a Roofing Company in Vancouver? Don’t Risk Inexperienced Roofers!

DIY projects can be a fun way to personalize, customize and feel connected to your home. There is a sense ...
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New roof and the skylights

How a Skylight Can Improve Your Living Space

Skylights make a beautiful addition to any home. Regardless of the location, opening a space for a skylight in your ...
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Common Roof Caulking Mistakes to Avoid

What’s worse than home repairs? Having to do them twice! Caulking is an important part of roof maintenance and can ...
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How to Prevent Roof Leaks

Roof leaks are not just an inconvenience; they cause stress and damage. While dripping water and falling debris would point ...
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Roof Shingles Cupping And Curling

Why Do Shingles Cup and Curl?

Shingles protect your roof and keep your home looking great. Unfortunately, they are among the most common causes of trouble ...
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Spring is the Perfect Time for Roof Repairs

Your roof takes a beating during the frigid temperatures and wet turbulent weather conditions of a long winter. Spring offers ...
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Why is Attic Ventilation So Important?

Water damage is one of the most common and annoying issues faced by homeowners. Water collecting in low-traffic areas that ...
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Importance of Preventative Roof Maintenance

Preventative roof maintenance helps protect your building, occupants and business assets from harm. Your roof is your first line of ...
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Tips to Avoid Roof Repair Scams

Your roof needs repair and you don’t want to wait until the problem worsens. Yet, you are worried about how ...
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Roofing Maintenance Tips for Property Managers

A roof involves a significant financial investment in your commercial property. While a lot of thought typically goes into selecting ...
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What Makes a Good Roofing Company in Vancouver? Who Do You Trust?

We know there are plenty of choices out there when it comes to roofing contractors. In fact, there are hundreds ...
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Winter Roof Care Tips – Maximize Your Roof’s Lifespan

Winter is especially harsh on Vancouver roofs. While your roof may be rated to last up to 50 years, improper ...
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How to Make Sure Your New Roof Won't Leak

How To Ensure Your Roof Won’t Leak After Installation

When you write that final cheque and watch your roofer drive away, you still hope you hired the right company ...
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How to Effectively Handle the Moss on Your Roof

It is not always necessary to replace a roof if there is moss growing on it. Moss can damage the ...
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Caution! Is Your Roofing Contractor Insured by WorkSafeBC?

Most homeowners are not aware of this BC law. WorkSafeBC legislation places responsibility on you, the property owner, to be ...
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Determining the Best Value When Choosing a Roofing Contractor

A new roof system is a big investment and it is important to get the best value for your money ...
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Quality Roof Labour Makes the Difference – Shingle Installation Part 3

Roof differences are not just about what they’re made of. Some may try to say one material is better than ...
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Roof Differences: Proper Shingle Nailing Techniques – Part 2

In Part 1 of our shingle nailing series, we showed that skill, training, and craftsmanship are the most important part ...
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Quality Roof Labour Makes the Difference – Shingle Nailing Part 1

To install or repair any roof, quality work from skilled professionals is absolutely critical. Materials are important, but the quality ...
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Flat Roof Repair

How to Extend the Life of Your Flat Roof

How long should I expect my flat roof to last? Should it last as long as the warranty, should I ...
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Reroofing

Roof Repairs vs Reroofing for Vancouver Homeowners and Property Managers

So, there’s a problem with your roof. Maybe a leak, or loose shingles, or shingles that are curling, or maybe ...
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Heavy City Rain

Roof Maintenance in Vancouver’s Rainy Season

Regular roof maintenance is necessary for Vancouver business or property owners to get through the rainy season unscathed. The Lower ...
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Flat Roof Granules

Flat Roof Repair and Maintenance in Vancouver

Obviously a flat roof is designed differently from a peaked roof. A flat roof has a unique composition that is ...
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Is Your Home Breathing? The Why and How of Roof Ventilation

In a previous blog, we looked at the importance of insulation in a roofing system. There are plenty of benefits ...
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Flat Roof Maintenance

A Guide to Selecting Roofing Materials for Vancouver Homes

The rainforest climate of Vancouver requires homeowners to consider their choice of roofing materials carefully. The continually moist conditions throughout ...
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The Benefits of Skylights for Vancouver Homeowners

Over the last decade, the skylight seemed to lose some of its allure with homeowners. But it is now making ...
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Tips for First-Time Homeowners: Finding the Right Roofing Contractor

First-time homeowners often face a number of challenges during their first few years of property ownership. From plumbing problems to ...
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Light From Above: Why and When to Install a Skylight

There are multiple ways for a homeowner to “open” up a room. Most of them involve changing the actual structure ...
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For Warmer or Cooler: Regulating Home Temperature with Roofing Insulation

Homeowners spend quite a bit of money throughout the year to keep their home at optimum temperature. The tendency is ...
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Protect Yourself: The Importance of a Good Roofing Warranty

When it comes to building, there are many aspects to juggle simultaneously to ensure it is a success, such as ...
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Flat Roof Repair

Better than You Think: Good Timing for Your Vancouver Roofing Contractor

The Lower Mainland had some amazing sun and heat throughout this last season, meaning a fantastic time for many homeowners ...
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Check it Out: Why and When to Hire a Commercial Roofing Contractor for Inspection

A commercial facility, housing any number of business enterprises, such as a warehouse floor, storage lockers or office units, needs ...
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Roof replacement

What Lies Beneath: The Essential Layer of Roof Underlayment

Every homeowner wants to make sure that their roof functions well and provides the utmost in protection. And this is ...
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Emergency Roof Repair in Vancouver and Preventative Roof Maintenance

The Vancouver area has a multitude of different roof styles in practically every neighbourhood. Each one has their own design ...
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Space in Between: The Importance of Caulk in Leaking Roof Repair

Shingles or other outermost roofing elements are the most visible components of a roof and of course provide much of ...
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When Green Isn’t Good: Roofing and Repair Services for Moss Damage

There are plenty of weather conditions and other events that can wreak havoc with any homeowner’s roof. Rain, snow, ice, ...
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At the Core: Fiberglass Laminated Shingles and West Coast Roofing

Choosing the right material for the job is usually the first significant step to take before starting any project. When ...
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Prevent problems on commercial roofs

Roll Out the TPO Carpet: Roof Membrane Inspection and Maintenance

Commercial roofing has its own specific set of issues when compared to the residential sector. Trying to figure out the ...
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The Good Hole in Your Roof: Roof Services and Residential Chimneys

Roof maintenance tends to focus on shake, shingle or membrane application and repair, which take considerable time and by necessity ...
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Roof Ready for Winter?

Is Your Home Ready? Be roof ready for winter and that means for wind, rain, snow and ice! My Roof ...
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Shake it Up: Understanding Cedar Shake Service Roofing

When choosing which way to go with a residential roofing job, numerous factors come into play. The time of year ...
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Commercial Roofing and Strata Roof Maintenance

Of course we think of commercial roofing when it comes to structures such as office buildings, retail shops, warehouses and ...
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Residential Roof Replacement: Home Improvement that’s Hard to Beat

Homeowners can get stuck in a rut when maintaining a house. Paint jobs can be done, siding installed, and a ...
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Choosing a Good Roofing Company

Okay, you’re in need of a professional roofing company and aren’t sure how to go about choosing the best one ...
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Roofing Options: the Shift from Tar and Gravel to TPO Membrane

Whether on a residential or commercial structure, a deteriorating roof can cause many problems. Depending on the materials used, having ...
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Roof leak repair

Just In Case: Insurance Coverage for Residential Roof Damage

The cost of acquiring residential property in Vancouver, as well as a number of other locales in the Lower Mainland, ...
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Roof Shingles Cupping And Curling

Spring Check-In Brings Possibility of Residential Roof Replacement

Spring has sprung and summer’s not far behind. In an area like the Lower Mainland, it’s the perfect time of ...
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What Lies Above: Checking for Repairs in Commercial Roofing

Commercial property owners and managers are focused so much on what’s happening on the warehouse floor that they tend to ...
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When Roofing Contractors Fix Roof Leaks on Older Homes: The Tip of the Iceberg?

Roofing contractors must be especially attentive when they repair and fix roof leaks on older houses. Here are some of ...
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Peak Performance: Which Leak More, Multiple or Single-Peaked Roofs?

Let’s start off with a key point, and that is: many of the causes of and reasons for roof leaks ...
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Prevent Problems on Commercial Roofs With Maintenance

Solutions to Prevent Problems on Commercial Roofs Property Managers and Strata Council Members need to consider money-saving roof solutions. Roof ...
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Is Regular Roof Maintenance Really Worth It?

Well in short, if you own a commercial property the answer is yes. Admittedly as a roofing manager, it’s easy ...
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The Value of Regular Inspections by Commercial Roofers

Roofs that have been professionally installed by good commercial roofers may provide care-free service for their full life. You may ...
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Find and Fix Roof Leaks NOW with Special Detection Tech

To fix roof leaks, obviously you have to find them first, and sometimes that can be more than half the ...
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A Leaking Skylight Can Ruin Your View

Leaking skylights account for a large proportion of calls to local roofers. Not a huge surprise in a climate as ...
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Snow and Ice Damage: Roof Repair and Prevention

Winter’s on the way and even though Vancouver has a temperate coastal climate, we still get our share of ice ...
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A Vancouver Roofer Keeps an Eye on the Weather

The slapstick comedy routine with the homeowner using numerous pots and pans to collect water from incessant drips belongs only ...
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A Good Vancouver Roofer Provides More Than Roofing

Any Vancouver roofer may repair, redo or install your roofing, but a truly professional company will be extra willing to ...
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Where Roofs Leak

5 Tips When Hiring a Roofer

Where Roofs Leak I have been in the construction business for 25 years and have spent a lot of that ...
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How to Find that Mystery Roof Leak

Have you ever had a leaking roof that you or your roofer just could not track down? More times than ...
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Roofing at 7000 ft

The Absolute Roof Solutions Brand This blog post isn’t really about roofing but about the Absolute Roof brand and what ...
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Putting Christmas Lights ON Your Roof

To put Christmas lights on your roof: is it a good idea? Is it a bad idea? Every year at ...
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Re-roof or Repair in Vancouver Winters?

My roof is old and leaking … should I just repair it now and re-roof in the spring or can ...
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Roof Ventilation

The Importance of Ventilation When Replacing Your Roof

Roof ventilation is a tricky subject but it is very important to consider when doing a roof replacement. What is ...
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Roof Helpful Tips

Roof Maintenance Tips

Take a look at our Roof Maintenance Tips to learn more about maintaining a pitched or steep roof and a ...
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Should I Replace My Roof Before I Sell My Home?

This is one question that comes up a lot. Your roof is getting on in years but you are planning ...
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Top Five Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Asphalt Shingle Roof

A Little Knowledge Can Save You Money While there is no substitute for the opinion of an experienced professional, having ...
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Roof Repairs

Roof Repairs in Vancouver

Cedar roof repairs, Asphalt roof repairs, Flat roof repairs Well here we are again in Vancouver’s rainy season. Funny how ...
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Emergency Roof Repairs

It’s Raining in Vancouver – Emergency Roof Repairs

Whenever it rains in Vancouver we get lots of calls for Emergency Roof Repairs. Sometimes people don’t know their roof ...
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Chimney & Flashing

Roof Leaks – Why and Where

Your house is beautiful; everything is freshly cleaned and painted; you’ve done all your home maintenance. But with the first ...
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Roofer Madness Booklet

Builder’s Roofer Madness booklet aids homeowners

Kerr Construction, which has been in the renovation business for 15 years, had trouble finding good roofers. So four years ...
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Snow on Rooftops – Roofs Feeling the Weight

Heavy rains are wreaking havoc on roofs around the region. A warehouse in Burnaby collapsed on itself yesterday and a ...
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Government Savings for Vancouver Home Owners

With the economy still in recession Stephen Harper’s 2009 Budget gives Vancouverites a positive reason to invest in their homes ...
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