Roof Inspection Tips

8 Roof Inspection Tips for Buying a New Home

In this article, you will learn:
1. The Importance of Your Roofing Structure
2. 8 Roof Inspection Tips for Buying a New Home
3. Are Professional Roof Inspections Worth It?

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Buying a new home is a major life decision, and ensuring that your property is in great condition can save you thousands of dollars in preventable repairs!

As many Canadian home buyers inspect every small detail of a home’s interior before buying, it is not uncommon for major roofing problems to pass undetected.

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Protect Your Roof

15 Top Ways to Protect Your Roof from Rainwater

You can’t control the weather, but you can take steps to protect your roof from heavy rain and water damage. Rain water damage can be a stressful issue for homeowners that many may not be aware of until it becomes a bigger, more daunting problem.

Moisture from rain water has the potential to damage your home’s structural integrity with mold, rotting, and even cracks, so it’s important to stay on top of any issues in order to keep moisture under control. Using gutters and downspouts to drain water from the roof and replacing the roofing on time can prevent permanent roof rain damage, and can save you up to $8,000 by avoiding expensive emergency repairs.

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Replacing Your Roof

Replacing Your Roof? What to Expect During a Roof Replacement

In this article, you will learn:

1. What to expect your roofing company to handle
2. How to prepare for a professional roof replacement
3. What happens after
4. How to make installation easier on your loved ones

No matter how well you maintain your roof, it will eventually need to get replaced with new roofing materials. In fact, the average asphalt shingle roof lasts for about 20 years before the materials become vulnerable to leaks and damage.

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Roofing Maintenance and Inspection

Your Guide to Roof Maintenance and Inspections

Is there anything better than sitting in your home during a rainstorm or a snowstorm? You can watch the weather outside and feel the coziness of your warm, dry home protecting you.

Your roof plays a vital role in that warmth and dryness, and you can’t take it for granted. As durable as your roof may be, each one needs special care and roof maintenance. How do you know where to begin?

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Roofing Services

Safely Continuing to Deliver Roofing Services Without Interruption

Many organizations, including T Simpson Roofing, have plans in place to enforce social distancing, while still maintaining business continuity. What this means for both our customers and for us is that we are continuing to provide roofing services and operate as close to normal as possible.

The good news is that we have many policies in place for our crews and operations staff that follow health and safety measures, including social distancing, which means we can continue providing services just as before.

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Metal Roofing vs Shingles: What Are the Pros and Cons of Each?

Are you preparing to install a brand-new roof or replace an existing one?

If so, you have more options today than ever before.

One of the most difficult decisions to make is whether you’ll choose a metal roof or shingles. While each offers its own advantages, it’s important to understand the major differences between the two so you can make a more informed decision.

Not sure what sets them apart? That’s why we’re here.

Today, we’re breaking down the differences between metal roofing vs shingles so you know exactly what to expect.

Ready to learn more? Let’s get started!

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The Best Roofing Materials for a Cold Climate

Not all roofs work equally well in every climate. A cold climate is one of the toughest for a roof to withstand. If your area regularly receives sub-zero temperatures, then it is important that your roof is made of the proper material.

The best roofing materials for a cold climate include:

Metal – Metal roofs are a great choice for a cold climate as they are very durable and prevent snow and ice from settling and forming dangerous icicles. Best of all, metal roofs can be fitted with snow guards and heating cables, which allows chunks of snow to fall down in smaller pieces instead of all at once.

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Increasing Your Ontario Home’s Value with Quality Roofing Materials

The roof is the main line of defense between your home and the elements. It needs to protect everything inside your home against the wind, rain, snow, and hail that is common in Ontario, but it can only do a good job if it is made of quality materials.

Quality roofing materials require less maintenance, less repair, and will outlast cheaper materials by several years, making them the much more cost-effective option for you in the long run.

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