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June 15, 2020

Why you should never ignore roof maintenance

Keeping your roof’s durability intact can sometimes slip from your long to-do list. However, it is essential to the longevity and safety of your home. To ensure your roof remains fully functional, keep these issues top-of-mind:

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June 02, 2020

Spring cleaning: don’t forget your gutters!

Let’s face it—clearing out your gutters (also known as eavestroughs) isn’t anyone’s favourite task. However, ignoring this essential part of any home maintenance routine can be dangerous. Read on to learn why it’s imperative to keep your gutters clean.

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May 27, 2020

Which eavestroughs are right for your roof?

It’s likely that you’ve never given your eavestroughs a second thought—they’re not the most exciting feature of your house. However, they are imperative to your home’s health, and should be picked with care to avoid damage.

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May 07, 2020

4 common roofing issues to consider

Over the years, we’ve seen a variety of small, undetected roofing issues become major problems, resulting in costly, time-consuming repairs. To avoid this situation, watch out for the following common roof problems—and have them attended to as soon as they arise.

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April 23, 2020

Debunking Common Asphalt Roofing Myths

While asphalt shingles are a durable, affordable option for most roofing needs, we still find homeowners that are hesitant to use them due to existing myths about their efficiency. To help you avoid falling for common misbeliefs, we’ve rounded up two key myths—and disproved them.

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April 06, 2020

How to safely seek our services during COVID-19

As socially-aware members of our community, we must consider everyone’s safety by practicing physical distancing during COVID-19. This being said, home emergencies may still arise—and you’ll need to contact a pro for help. At All Stars Roofing, we’re acutely aware of the need to keep our customers safe while we work: read on to learn more about how to get the help you need.

 

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March 17, 2020

COVID-19: What qualifies as an essential roofing project?

Throughout COVID-19, businesses across the world have had to refocus their offerings to meet a new set of socially responsible operating guidelines. All Stars Roofing is no exception; our industry has changed to meet government regulations. Here’s a comprehensive overview of how we can continue to service you and your family through these uncertain times.

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February 20, 2020

3 signs your flat roof needs replacement

Flat roofs add a uniquely modern look to any building, and as such, have gained much popularity over the last few decades. However, despite this clear aesthetic benefit, they do have their pitfalls—one of which is their susceptibility to damage. Unfortunately, this can lead to speedy deterioration, weakening the architectural integrity of your home as a whole.

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February 06, 2020

My roof is leaking—what should I do?

A leaky roof may not be as obvious as you’d think—until it’s too late. You may not notice any issue until a pool of water has already formed on your ceiling, signalling that significant damage has already been done.

For this reason, it’s important to take action the moment you’re aware of a leak. When disaster strikes, follow these steps to prevent larger issues from occurring:

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January 21, 2020

Why hire professional roofers?

You wouldn’t hire just anyone to build your house for you—so why would you trust anything less than a professional-grade roofer for your repair, replacement, and inspection needs? Here are the top 3 reasons to avoid DIY or inexperienced roofing solutions.

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January 10, 2020

3 Reasons to Choose Asphalt Shingles

So, you’re looking to replace your roof—and you have more options than you’d even realized. The material choices are seemingly endless: with plastic, wood, slate, flagstone, asphalt, and metal to consider, it can be difficult to know which way to go.

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December 04, 2019

Why do we use more nails per shingle than the industry standard?

Just like the old adage says, the more truly is the merrier when it comes to your roof’s nail count per shingle. At All Stars, this is something we truly believe: although industry standards suggest using four nails in any given shingle, our team uses six.

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November 14, 2019

Will your roof survive this winter?

This winter has certainly been a crazy one. From freezing temperatures to spring-like thaws, we’ve seen it all—and so has your roof. While you may never have considered it, your roof’s surface is strongly affected by these changes: incessant cooling and warming may cause a world of damage to your shingles, especially in the form of ice dams.

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November 20, 2018

Preparing Your Roof for Winter

It’s always important to inspect your roof as the seasons change, and winter is no exception. To make sure that your roof is in suitable condition for the heavy snowfall arriving soon, here are six things you need to do to prepare your roof. Take a Walk Only do this...

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