Why Spring Roof Assessments Minimize Costs

March 13, 2022 Laura MacCormac

There’s no doubt about it, cost savings are highest when roof assessments are done promptly in the Spring. Why? Because damage grows over time. Winter weather causes more damage to roofs than any other season. The freezing and melting of ice, the strong winds and the weight of snow all add up to real stress […]

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The Lookout Housing and Health Society Makes a Difference in the Lower Mainland

January 20, 2022 Laura MacCormac

      The Lookout Society provides housing and a range of support services to adults with low or no income who have few, if any, housing or support options. Because they have challenges in meeting needs and goals,  barriers to accessing their services are minimal. The Lookout Society has 1,750 housing and shelter units in 55 […]

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Visual Roof Inspection vs Roof Leak Investigation

June 2, 2021 Laura MacCormac

      A roof leak investigation is much more detailed than a visual roof inspection.  It is important to understand the difference because often a free roof inspection doesn’t examine below the first layer of the roof and doesn’t look for hidden problems.  The result is two very different quotes: one showing obvious and known […]

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This is Why We See So Many Roof Leaks in Fall

September 25, 2020 Laura MacCormac

        So Many Roof Leaks During the first few rainy days of Fall we get a lot of calls from our customers about roof leaks because it hasn’t rained in a while. Those roofs have been quietly protecting buildings and not getting enough rain to actually expose any damage.  It’s like pent-up […]

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Decks Need Strength

September 14, 2020 Laura MacCormac

Decks are part of the roof because they protect the area below them. They are designed to function as a roof with extra capacity for human traffic and all the heavy things that get piled on them. So really, the deck provides two functions

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What Will You Say When the Critters Move In?

April 22, 2020 Laura MacCormac

      Critters, like raccoons, squirrels, and birds, become unwanted tenants in the Spring.  They look for a place to nest and then they build a home for their families.  This can happen on the roof of any building – unless it’s protected. This is where Spring Roof Maintenance comes in.  Not only does […]

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Design Roofing Donates $10,000 to SHARE Family & Community Services

March 25, 2020 Laura MacCormac

      Responding to an Urgent Need Design Roofing donated $10,000 to SHARE Family & Community Services because we wanted to help the community in the most efficient way possible.  Kimberly Wallace, VP at Design Roofing, noticed there were reports on the news about food banks being in urgent need of donations. Since our company […]

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A Message from Design Roofing on COVID-19

March 23, 2020 Laura MacCormac

        Safety has always come first at Design Roofing and we are paying close attention to the current public health situation related to COVID-19. Design Roofing is open and operating for all services: repairs, maintenance and roof replacements. To ensure your tenant’s health and safety, as well as our employee’s and their […]

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Design Roofing Raises Funds for Our Wish Kids

September 24, 2019 Laura MacCormac

How it Started It was at a charity golf tournament in 2017 when Design Roofing’s Vice President Kimberly Wallace caught on to the magic happening at Children’s Wish Foundation. After hearing about a local teen’s wish to Disney World, Wallace stood up and urged the other golfers in attendance to match her on-the-spot $500 donation. […]

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Post-Summer Roof Leaks: We’re Bracing Ourselves, Are You?

August 28, 2018 Laura MacCormac

We have had a few leak calls in the past week because of rain.  But that’s nothing compared to what’s around the corner… The First Fall Storm Stratas often under-estimate the damage the sun has done to their roof.  Summer time is dry so roof vulnerabilities go unnoticed.  We are bracing ourselves because we know from […]

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