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3 Things To Consider Before Installing a Skylight

Looking to bring more light into your home and give your home a more open feel. A skylight may be a good choice for you. However here’s 3 things to consider before installing a skylight.   Glass or Plastic Glazing You have the choice of either glass or plastic glazing. Glass is heavier, and more expensive but its the better option. Glass glazing is more scratch and discolouration resistant, it also comes in customizable shapes and size and blocks more…

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4 Important Questions To Ask Before Hiring a Roofing Contractor

It’s time for roof repairs or a replacement and now you’re on the hunt for a roofing contractor. There are a few important questions to ask before hiring a roofing contractor. Along with asking the common questions; how long have you been in business, proof of license and warranties (we offer lifetime warranty), these questions are equally as important but often forgotten when hiring a roofing contractor. Will You Be Removing My Old Roof? A standard procedure for roofers will…

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Roof replacement

Should You Get Your Roof Repaired? 10 Signs It’s Time For a New Roof

Roofs are one of most important part of a house. They keep the elements out, and keep heat and cool in. So how can we keep it that way? Here are ten signs you need to get your roof repaired. Attic. If you have a hunch that your roof needs to be replaced head upstairs, if your home allows it, and check your attic. Can you spot any light peeking through, stains or mold? Yes means it’s time for a…

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Residential house

We Do More Than Sloped Roofs

This warm weather means we are approaching our busy season. Red Leaf Roofing specializes in sloped roofs but we also offer a variety of other services. We do new construction roofing,  as well as re-roofing residential and commercial roofs. It’s a privilege to be able to work with the best manufacturers and wholesalers in town, in order to bring you the best product and services. Eaves Trough Installs & Cleaning We supply and install 5 inch continuous run eaves. All…

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When is the best time to replace your roof

When Is The Best Time To Replace Your Roof?

You may have read our last blog post on a spring cleaning checklist for your roof. Did you come across any roof damage? No? That’s great! Regular maintenance will help prevent damage in the future. Yes? It’s time for a roof replacement but when is the best time to replace your roof? Here’s the best time: Spring It’s warming up outside and the snow is melting away. Spring time is usually when you check out the damage done to your…

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Spring Cleaning: Roof Checklist

Spring is officially only a couple days away! Which means spring cleaning… Yes, that includes your roof. Regular maintenance on your roof, in all seasons, means it will last a long time. We’ll give you a checklist to go through, to make tackling your roof spring cleaning tasks a little easier. 1. Take a closer look at your ceilings This is something you probably should pay attention to, no matter the season. You want to pay attention to some common…

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shingles

What To Know When Choosing Your Shingle Color

Your roof is a big investment and makes up to 40% of your home. You put a lot of time into choosing siding, shutters and garage doors. The colour of shingles you put on your house shouldn’t be a last thought, as this could make or break the look of your exterior design. Here’s what you should know when choosing the shingle colour for your home. Did you know asphalt shingle lines are made in both solid colours and blends?…

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snow buildup

How to Properly De-Ice Your Roof

Snow falls and then the sun comes out. Now the fresh snow on your roof begins to melt, and create ice. It’s always best to take preventative measures when it comes to your roof, but occasionally these methods fail and now you are looking for ways to remove ice build up on your roof and reduce the snow load. Icicles hanging from your roof may simply be a sign that snow is melting and you should remove them to prevent…

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