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Getting Your Roof Ready For Winter

It’s coming faster than you think! Winter that is. Which means it’s time to start thinking about getting your roof prepared so you can settle into winter, stress free. Here’s services we offer to help you get ready. Eaves Trough Installs & Cleaning We supply and install 5 inch continuous run eaves. All eaves are screwed on not nailed, giving it stronger support. We offer the service to clean out eavestroughs in the fall. Annual Roof Maintenance Program We have…

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Should you replace your roof before selling

Does My House Need A New Roof Before Selling?

When listing your house on the market there’s usually a lot of time and effort that has been spent fixing up the home prior. Is your roof a big question mark as to if you should spend the money and fix it up, or leave it as is? Here’s what we think about this topic: Roof Condition If your roof is missing shingles, has lifting shingles, growing moss or has obvious signs of leaking, then it’s probably a good idea…

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How weather affects your roof

How Bad Weather Affects Your Roof

Alberta is known for it’s unpredictable weather, and I’m sure many remember the grapefruit sized hail we got last summer, leaving loads of damage to vehicles, roofs, crops and much, much more! While this type of hail isn’t a regular occurrence *knock on wood!* Hail in general, strong winds, heavy rainfall, tornado warnings, and sometimes snow is more common. Your roof is the first line of defence to protecting your home against summer storms. However roof damage can happen gradually…

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Streaks Or Discoloration On Roof

Approximately five years after installation roofs can begin to show signs of dark streaks. The dark streaks usually appear on the north-facing slope of the roof and are mistaken for dirt or granule loss. These streaks are commonly caused by algae growth that is prominent in areas of the roof that receive less sunlight. Moisture & Algae Roof slopes that are shaded or receive little sunlight will hold moisture for a longer period of time which can result in algae…

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melting snow

3 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Roof For Spring

The harsh Alberta winter months are hard on everything including your roof. Now that it’s spring homeowners are going around cleaning up their yards and fixing any damage that may have occurred over winter . This is also the time to check on how your roof’s holding up and prepare for spring. Clean out your gutters While it’s good to clean your gutters before the snow falls, there may be debris that was left behind and could now potentially clog…

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Rooftop

Why It’s Important To Have A Well Ventilated Attic

During the summer months our attics can get quite hot, so it’s important to have a well ventilated attic. Give your AC a break First of all, warm attics effect the entire house. A hot attic means the temperature in the rest of the house will rise. As you turn on more fans and crank up the AC it will be working twice as hard to cool down your home and in return your bills will raise during the summer…

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Roofing In Rural Alberta

The past couple months has been on and off with the weather, but we have managed to get a few jobs completed even with some of the difficult weather. The weather looks like for the most part we are staying on the warmer side of things and roofing season is in full swing here at Red Leaf Roofing. For the 2019 season we wanted to extended our jobs to areas surrounding Edmonton, not just in the immediate area. Do you…

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Edmonton Roofing

Getting Your Roof Ready For Spring

It’s that time of the year when the snow is melting and preparations for spring and summer are on the minds of home owners. Your roof is a large part of your house, and keeping it in tip top shape is important. Especially when Alberta thunderstorms are ahead of us. Here are some tips to help you get started on your roof this spring

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Roof Maintenance and inspection

Roof Maintenance For Businesses

I’m sure we have all heard this quote at some point. As business and home owners we know that preventative maintenance can save as a lot of time and money in the long run. By keeping up regular maintenance of our roofing we can avoid emergency repairs, as well as prolong the life of ourĀ  investment.

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Annual Roof Maintenance Program

Your roof is what is protecting you from the outside elements. Keeping rain, snow and wind outside where it belongs. While keeping everything in side dry and protected. Your roof is also an important factor of your homes efficiency. It can help keep down heating or cooling costs!

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