The Do’s and Don’ts of Roof Leaks

November 7, 2023 Jessica Campbell

            Anyone who has had to deal with a roof leak knows what a hassle they can be. At the very least, they can result in a disturbance for residents in the affected units or common areas, costs for interior remediation and roof repairs, and potential for health hazards like […]


Addressing Drain and Gutter Maintenance for System Longevity

September 29, 2023 Jessica Campbell

In the world of roofing, it’s important to dispel a common misconception: flat roofs aren’t entirely flat. Instead, they’re designed with a slight slope, often referred to as a “low-slope” structure. This subtle incline serves a critical purpose – it ensures effective water drainage. This design feature may seem counterintuitive, but it’s what prevents water […]


UV Ray Exposure to Roof Membrane: Protecting Your Investment

August 1, 2023 Jessica Campbell

Our roofs are the very first line of defense against the natural elements, shielding us from rain, wind, hail, and snow. However, many people may not realize that even the sun, and the UV radiation it emits, can wreak havoc on their roofs. UV radiation can cause significant damage to various roofing materials, leading to […]


Protecting Your Roof: Understanding the Value of Bird Deterrents

June 5, 2023 Jessica Campbell

      Protecting Your Roof: Understanding the Value of Bird Deterrents   Bird deterrent measures are commonly employed to protect roofs from the potential damage caused by birds. Roofs, with their accessible nooks and crannies, often serve as attractive sites for birds to build their nests. This could lead to issues like blocked gutters, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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


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 […]