Category: Roofing

Are Solar Panels Really Worth it?

Filed under: Roofing - 20 Jun 2016

With green-living on many Canadians’ minds lately, we’ve been getting asked about solar panels. Where do you put them? Are they worth the investment? Will they weaken my roof? These are all really good questions, so we’re going to …

Pros and Cons of Different Types of Roofing

Filed under: Roofing - 15 Apr 2016

If you own a home in Calgary, chances are good that your house has asphalt shingles. And that makes sense, asphalt shingles have stood the test of time. They’re effective at protecting our homes, affordable, and match the rest …

What to Consider When it’s Getting Time for a New Roof

Filed under: Roofing - 14 Mar 2016

The harsh Alberta climate can be pretty tough on our homes and roofs. In fact, shingles on average last about 20% less than you’d expect based off of the manufacturer’s warranty. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean you’ll be getting a …

The Roof Hospital – a Euroshield Installer

Filed under: Roofing - 15 Feb 2016

Are you familiar with Euroshield? This fantastic rubber roofing manufacturer was founded nearly 20 years ago right here in Calgary, Alberta. While it’s no surprise that Euroshield has conquered the Canadian rubber roofing market, they’re actually known and used …

Roofing Maintenance

Filed under: Roofing - 04 Jan 2016

Most homeowners know that many roofing supply manufactures offer great warranties that can span 20 to 50 years. However, most warranties are only valid when proper roofing maintenance has been kept up. Keeping on top of your roof maintenance …

Holiday Lights

Filed under: Roofing - 17 Nov 2015

It’s nearly December, so unless you’re one of those clever people who leave their lights up all year, it’s time to start thinking about climb up onto the roof and clipping on the holiday lights. While the majority of …

How to Protect your Home from Hail Damage

Filed under: Roofing - 03 Nov 2015

When it comes to Alberta weather, it seems to be getting a little crazier every year. If one thing about our weather is consistent though, it’s that Alberta sees a lot of thunderstorms and that means facing gales and …

What Kind of Roof is Best for You?

Filed under: Roofing - 08 Sep 2015

Throughout history, there haven’t been many roofing options for everyday people. Most commoners during the early middle ages only had access to straw thatching — at least until straw roofs were made illegal because they were such a fire …

How to Prepare Your Home & Yourself for a New Roof

Filed under: Roofing - 17 Aug 2015

Are you looking forward to (or dreading?) getting a new roof this year? The average Calgary roof will last somewhere between 15 to 30 years, so it’s a part of home-ownership that’s nearly unavoidable. Whether this is your first …

Life as a Roofer

Filed under: Roofing - 04 Aug 2015

The Roof Hospital is a constantly growing company with over 40 workers out in the field during the busy season. We’re always looking for hard working Canadians to fill the roles of our expanding business, but many of the …

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