What roof damage looks like Roof damage comes in all forms. Know what to look for Attic leaks Check your attic after severe weather. A leak could mean some shingles are damaged, the underlayment a protective barrier between your shingles and the plywood of your roof has failed, or flashing the material that seals joints
Date: April 2023 Often overlooked, your roof valleys are among the most critical components to a healthy functioning roof system. The ‘roof valley’ on your roof is created when any two sections meet at an angle less than 180 degrees. Since water will collect and accumulate in a valley, it is one of the more
Date: March 2023 Winter Roofing Inspection Checklist As temperatures and winter conditions continue to worsen, your roof may be the last thing on your mind. Even during the tough months of our Canadian winter, maintaining your roof is an ongoing process. This means always being prepared for the worst, just in case. Visually inspections are
Date: December 2022 Technology has integrated seamlessly into our daily lives. The most recent technological advancements have not only influenced our daily lives, but are also monumentally changing a wide range of industries. In particular, the roofing industry has embraced this revolutionary technology. Below we will go over new technological advancements in the roofing industry.
Date: November 2022 If you’re anything like me when you first heard about GAF’s Timberline Solar Energy Shingles, your first thought was “How is that possible?” followed by “How can I get it?”. However, if you are not one of those people, don’t worry throughout this post we will go over all the details and
Date: October 2022 As we come to the end of the 2022 season, many homeowners are getting prepared for the harsh Canadian winter that is to come. From firing up the furnace to bringing out the winter jackets and emergency car kits, there is a lot for homeowners to manage. However, during the hustle and
Date: October 2022 A cedar roof is a high-end roofing system made from natural wood shingles. While it serves the same functions as an asphalt or metal roof, it is one of the more visually appealing roofs you will come across. Throughout this post you will find vital information regarding cedar roofs that will help
Date: September 2022 Before making the decision to have a flat roof installed, you should think about which type of flat roof system is right for your home. Below, you will find information about the three most popular types of flat roofs that are being installed today: Built up Roofs or BUR, Modified Bitumen Roofs,
Date: August 2022 Before we get into our humble brag about being a GAF Master Elite Certified Contractor, who is GAF? GAF is the leading manufacturer in roofing and waterproofing materials in North America and here at Findlay Roofing we specialize in using the GAF Timberline HDZ Shingles in most of our residential roofing projects.
Date: August 2022 Armadura Metal roofs, which were previously used primarily for commercial projects, are becoming increasingly popular for residential projects. Metal roofs, in fact, have become one of the most rapidly growing innovations in the industry. So why are more people choosing Armadura? Armadura roofs, which were previously used primarily for commercial projects, are
Date: August 2022 Your home’s atmosphere and functionality can be altered by a source of natural light. Installing skylights on your roof is among the simplest ways to brighten up a living area and give it a newer, cozier feel. Here are a few Reasons you might want to install a Skylight in your home:
Date: July 2022 Maintaining the health of your roof and knowing what to look for when you need to replace your roof are essentials in maintaining a safe and secure home. Roofs often naturally reach the end of their useful life without experiencing failures and although a roof replacement can be expensive, the costs of