Roofing Calgary Alberta - Calgary Alberta Roofing

By: Roofing Calgary  09-12-2011
Keywords: Roofing, asphalt shingles, Flat Roofs

An ideal shingle roof by ours

Two types of asphalt shingles are used: organic and fiberglass.

If you want to install asphalt shingles on your roof, Then youÂ’re in good company. Asphalt shingles, also known as composition shingles, are the roofing of choice for nearly four out of five homeowners in Canada.

Fiberglass shingles are lighter, thinner, and have a better fire rating. Organic shingles have a higher tear strength, are more flexible in cold climates, and are used more often in Calgary.


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Flat Roof

7SHINGLES ROOFING &RENOVATION provides high-performance roofing for commercial/industrial constructions. We are dedicated to serving our customers in a professional manner and take pride in our work.

Advantages and Maintenance of Flat Roofs:

Sloping roofs are more common in Canada. Flat roofs are not entirely flat, in fact, they look horizontal or nearly horizontal, but they do have a slight slope of usually 10 degrees, to drain of the water and snow.

With the advances made in rubber technology especially synthetic rubber technology coupled with the explosion in the polymer industry, newer products for roofing began to appear about 40 years ago. The use of these products enabled homeowners to be unconcerned about rains and snow. Today flat roofs are made from different materials and substances such as Asphalt built up roof or BUR, Hypalon Chlorosulfonated Polyethylene (synthetic rubber), TPO-Thermoplastic Polyolefin, EPDM-Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer, PVC-Polyvinyl Chloride, and Modified Bitumen.

Most metal roofing products get very hot when the sun shine but cool off quickly in the shade.

Overheating is usually not a problem, but you can buy metal roofing designed to stay relatively cool.

Life of a flat roof depends on the material used in its construction and the frequency of preventive maintenance. It is recommended that flat roofs be inspected once in a year. Cleaning and clearing of debris from the drains is carried out regularly to prevent water logging and easy draining. Roof coating, which is responsible for waterproofing, degrades due to the ultra violet rays and hence needs preservation. Poor maintenance of flashings material used around objects that protrude from a roof such as chimney is the main cause of leakages in flat roofs.

Keywords: asphalt shingles, Flat Roofs, Roofing, Rubber Technology

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