Monthly Archives: September 2013

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Roofing 101

Your Guide to the Basics of Roofing

The roofing professionals here at Roof Pro + never get tired of talking out the products, methods, and principles of this industry. While the consuming public may not think of roofing as an entertaining topic to discuss over wine on a Saturday evening, these residential roofing enthusiasts would love to speak about the subject any day of the week.

The veteran contractors of Roof Pro + would probably want to discuss roofing topics that may be a little advanced and esoteric for the average citizen. Instead of exploring “recent innovation in composite shingling,” we will run through some basic information that can provide homeowners with a more solid basis for understanding this vital aspect of their own properties.

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The Season for Roofing Maintenance

Winter is Coming, and Toronto Residents Must be Ready

Every year, when the leaves have darkened and the days grow colder, the experts here at Roof Pro + like to encourage all citizens of the Greater Toronto Area to examine the state of their roofing. Your roof is a critical component of home safety in all seasons, but in this city, during this time of year, everyone who owns a building should be make preparations for the coming months. Those who avoid this task and pay no mind to the structure that protects their home may be in store for a rude awakening, as an unattended roof in disrepair is a recipe for disaster.

We are realists. We fully understand that with a hectic professional schedule, hectic home life, and the desire to find that rare moment of peace during the day, thinking about a roofing situation is not at the top of everyone’s to do list. However, this process does not have to be a stressful hassle that takes a large chunk of your downtime away. In fact, we offer convenient inspections at a time of your choosing and can perform an expert analysis in a very short timespan. We are happy to provide this free service to anyone who requests it, because we would rather take preventative measures over responding to an emergency roofing disaster.

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The Unique Characteristics of Roof Pro +

The Rare Qualities of Toronto’s Trusted Roofing Company

The process of searching for a professional roofing organization to repair your home should involve a careful, in-depth analysis of many different factors. Your roof is a skyward guardian, a family protector against the elements that should only be maintained by reliable industry experts. This is of particular importance for residents of the Greater Toronto Area, who experience rugged, unforgiving Winter months year after year. There are a few quick questions you can ask in order to get a basic understanding of a roofing company’s qualifications, such as:

  • How long have they been in business?

  • Does the roofing company carry insurance? What types?

  • What is the workmanship warranty of this organization?

Essential inquires such as these should always be made before signing a contract and allowing a roofing company to work on your home. This basic information will determine whether or not a business is qualified, but finding decent roofers is very different than finding the very best.

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