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Don’t End Up Helpless: Use Bird Deterrents on Roofs

Posted by Timothy Hall on

      Bird deterrents are an excellent, humane way to prevent the many pitfalls associated with birds on roofs. We watch from our windows as birds fly free in the air.  They might look innocent and peaceful from afar but when they settle on a roof that impression becomes an illusion. Don’t be fooled.  Keep […]

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5 beyond obvious consequences of ponding water on your commercial roof

Posted by Timothy Hall on

When properly designed, most roofs – even flat roofs – have enough slope to drain water after a rain or snow event. Add to that the fact that evaporation helps to dry up roofs as well. So, if you have water that remains on a roof 48 hours after a rain, you can be pretty sure you’ve got “ponding water” and all that comes with it.

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6 ways that roofing materials can play a role in addressing ponding water

Posted by Timothy Hall on

When properly designed, most roofs – even flat roofs – have enough slope to drain water after a rain or snow event. Add to that the fact that evaporation helps to dry up roofs as well. So, if you have water that remains on a roof 48 hours after a rain, you can be pretty sure you’ve got “ponding water” and all that comes with it.

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What UV Rays do to Roofs

Posted by Timothy Hall on

The sunny days are finally here! Enjoy it but don’t be wreckless. UV rays are harmful to more than just your skin. Did you know they damage roof membranes? Like sunscreen, roofs have a protective layer on the membrane that sometimes needs to be reapplied. Leaving an unprotected roof exposed to the sun causes cracking […]

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Design Woofing’s Super Heroes

Posted by Timothy Hall on

Design Roofing has sponsored a team to participate in The Heroes Challenge to grant a wish with Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada. Children’s Wish is an amazing Canadian non-profit that grants the heartfelt wishes of children living with life-threatening illness. Each wish is a transformational experience that brings families hope, courage, and joy, and allows […]

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Roof Leaks Still Spring in Times of Crisis

Posted by Timothy Hall on

Roof leaks don’t heed stay-at-home orders. Even during these uncertain times, it’s important to stay on top of building maintenance issues to avoid larger problems – and expenses – when the doors open again. Simon Roofing is deemed to be an essential business so while most of our office personnel is working remotely, our commercial […]

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Post-Summer Roof Leaks: We’re Bracing Ourselves, Are You?

Posted by Timothy Hall on

We have had a few leak calls in the past week because of rain.  But that’s nothing compared to what’s around the corner… The First Fall Storm Stratas often under-estimate the damage the sun has done to their roof.  Summer time is dry so roof vulnerabilities go unnoticed.  We are bracing ourselves because we know from […]

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Post-Summer Roof Leaks: We’re Bracing Ourselves, Are You?

Posted by Timothy Hall on

We have had a few leak calls in the past week because of rain.  But that’s nothing compared to what’s around the corner… The First Fall Storm Stratas often under-estimate the damage the sun has done to their roof.  Summer time is dry so roof vulnerabilities go unnoticed.  We are bracing ourselves because we know from […]

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Roof Leaks in Medical Buildings Require Urgent Care

Posted by Timothy Hall on

The actions a facility manager takes before a roof leak is spotted are arguably just as important as what they do after one occurs. In medical buildings, hospitals and clinics, timing and preparation are key to minimizing damage and jeopardizing patient safety. An ideal scenario involves being proactive with roofing maintenance and inspections, and being […]

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Roof Leaks in Medical Buildings Require Urgent Care

Posted by Timothy Hall on

The actions a facility manager takes before a roof leak is spotted are arguably just as important as what they do after one occurs. In medical buildings, hospitals and clinics, timing and preparation are key to minimizing damage and jeopardizing patient safety. An ideal scenario involves being proactive with roofing maintenance and inspections, and being […]

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