What UV Rays do to Roofs

May 2, 2018 designroofing

The sunny days are finally here! Enjoy it but don’t be wreckless. UV rays are harmful to more than just your skin. Did you know they damage roof membranes? Like sunscreen, roofs have a protective layer on the membrane that sometimes needs to be reapplied. Leaving an unprotected roof exposed to the sun causes cracking […]

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Scheduling a Roof Replacement

February 14, 2018 designroofing

Don’t wait to schedule a roof replacement. Demand is high, timing is important and residents appreciate advanced notice. Increasing Demand New construction in the GTA is strong and our crews are being kept busy building new roofs. Buildings constructed in the 90’s are scheduling their roof replaced now (if they haven’t already). Demand increases in […]

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Are Those Reindeer on Your Roof?

December 22, 2017 designroofing

Merry Christmas from the team at Detail Roofing. Wishes for happiness and success in 2018. Emergency Service is Available 24/7 Every Day. (905) 230-2969

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Delaying a Roof Replacement

November 3, 2017 designroofing

Delaying a Roof Replacement has costly consequences.  Putting it off seems like a way to save money but the costs of keeping a roof that has reached the end of its life come from roof rot, loss of insurance, multiple leak repairs, electrical damage and the value of the building. Roof Rot This is roof […]

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Garbage Bags Aren’t Enough: Use a Reputable Roofer

September 7, 2017 designroofing

One of our customers called us to assess a roof after multiple leaks and roof repairs had not worked. Unfortunately they had hired a no-name company to do some badly-needed roof repairs. This company used leak seal and garbage bags as a repair. Obviously the garbage bags didn’t work. This is why hiring a reputable […]

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Right and Wrong: Two Roofs in a Parallel Universe

July 27, 2017 designroofing

Two Roofs, Different Outcomes Some movies use time travel to show how one decision leads to a different outcome in a parallel universe. Books tell tales of characters choosing one of two possible routes and describe both outcomes. Hey even in school we could read “Choose Your Own Adventure” books. The technique is classic and […]

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What is White Sock Service?

June 19, 2017 designroofing

Professionalism is one of our key values and we put a lot of effort into making sure every aspect of our business is conducted that way. We came up with the idea of “white sock service’ when we heard a story about a tenant who was frustrated and angry about a mess being left in […]

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Roof Drains that Look Like Potted Plants

May 29, 2017 designroofing

No one would argue that roof drains are important.  No one would argue that potted plants are pretty.  But that doesn’t mean roof drains that look like potted plants are a good thing. It’s been a very rainy Spring and no one would argue that either. Now those weeds are getting a full dose of […]

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Top 6 Reasons a Roof Leaks

April 4, 2017 designroofing

Roofs will leak for several reasons.  The most common reasons are improper drainage, damaged flashing, granule loss (the top protective layer), damage to the roof membrane, and ventilation issues. The wear-and-tear caused by weather in every season will affect every roof on every building and the only thing you can do to lessen it is preventative […]

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Leak Investigations

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When a tenant spots an obvious leak you have an emergency on your hands.  That roof leak could be something that built up over time and has finally come through, or it could be something sudden that had a clear cause.  Whatever the situation is, you know you need a technician in as soon as […]

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