It’s important to follow the best roofing practices because snow & ice will stay in the roof valleys the longest.
All About Roofing
WARNING: If your asphalt shingles are not installed to manufacturer’s installation guidelines, the shingle warranty is void.
75% of roof leaks are due to improper flashing of the roof penetrations.
Proper roof ventilation is important for temperature and moisture control.
When hiring a roofing contractor, it is important that you ensure they follow the requirements of the Alberta Building Code. The code has very specific rules. This is a summary of some of the major requirements.
The failure to get a written contract can lead to costly disputes and misunderstandings.
Skylight flashing is designed to make an adjustment between the sloped roofing and the skylight curbs. Done right, and as part of a correctly installed roofing system, skylight flashing allows you to enjoy your skylight for many years. Done wrong, you can end up with leaks that can utterly ruin the room below the skylight.
Chimney flashing must be properly installed to prevent expensive leaks. When chimney flashing is installed correctly, it creates a countering system, where everything overlaps in the right direction to create positive water flow that uses gravity to draw water down and away.