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Welcome residents of Winnipeg and the surrounding areas!

Your renewed interest of roof maintenance provides us at Winnipeg Superior Roofing (WSR), the support to bring you accurate and relevant roofing information. This section will contain advice to keep your roof healthy and more money in your pocket!

Winter 2018

“Off-season roofing”

When we think of roofing, we often picture a scene of workers sweating under the blistering sun. By contrast, many roofs are installed and repaired during the off-season with proper preparation and scheduling.

Christmas lights’ fun & safety

In a city that only has four months of real warm weather, we all must adapt to seasonal changes. Here, at WSR, we provide additional services like snow removal or Christmas light installation and removal. These cold months are brightened by festive lights which adorn your home, but they may bring danger during installation and removal. It’s important to mention that all types of roof work present a level of hazard and safety. Please practice caution while using a ladder and consider attending a ladder safety course. Avoid hazards this year by scheduling an installation with us. We have the capability to safely reach all heights of your home. We’ll decorate your home in your traditional way or ask us for a little creative flair.

Snow fall & clearing

Winnipeg has an average annual snow fall of nearly four feet. Removing excess snow from your roof is essential to prevent ventilation from becoming blocked, stress on rafters, ice dams from forming, and eaves troughs from damage. Snow becomes most dangerous when it’s wet and retains weight. The Winnipeg Fire Department reported a record high of collapsed roofs in 2016 due to heavy snow. Frost begins to accumulate when a roof vent is blocked. This blockage can affect your home in different ways: Your plumbing’s flow can be limited and may create an unpleasant odour to linger rather than vent. If your bathroom fan vents through your roof, steam from a hot shower can also add to this frost. As it gets warmer, your roof and walls begin to defrost like a freezer, soaking into insulation and drywall.

Roof repair during the off-season can in fact be very beneficial, by providing adequate ventilation needed to limit excessive heat in your attic and prevent ice dams outside. Icicles are likely to form from poor ventilation and can be quite dangerous to both you and your home. We clear icicles, then identify and fix problem areas to eliminate them from forming. Schedule your roof snow clearing with Winnipeg Superior Roofing and we’ll also clear your driveway and walkways for a one-time fee or monthly contract.

Off-season roofing myths

Did you know that your roof can be repaired even during a Winnipeg winter? A common belief is that roof work can only be performed in the hot summer months. There’s actually many benefits to off-season shingle installation. Suburban development is currently at an all-time high across Canada. Homes are constructed at all times of the year and must have shingles installed, so why not your residential roof?

Shingles can be installed at sub-zero temperatures using an alternate practice. Less air pressure is used to prevent a nail blow through. This technique requires the installer to follow up each shingle with a hammer strike to correctly sink the nail. The shingle will settle and seal on sunny days preparing your roof to be leak proof for the Spring thaw. Off-season roofing provides peace of mind for all seasons your roof will experience, over the next 40 years.

Suspect a roof leak? The consistent freezing and melting cycles from the "sometimes loveable” Winnipeg seasons can cause leaks or breaks to occur. A great amount of energy can be saved by sealing warm air in and cold air out. Roof renovation provides easy access for house renovations like insulation and ceiling drywall replacement, saving energy with more efficient materials during colder months.

Off-season savings & guarantee

Save big by having your repairs done during this off-season, especially if you live in an area like Woseley with larger roofs. A lower volume of projects during this season enables us to offer discounts of up to 20%. Call us at 204-334-ROOF(7663) or complete our online form to schedule your free estimate.

Still anxious? Off-season roofing can be a challenge without proper techniques and experience. Work conditions during the off-season can be hazardous so it is not recommended for an amateur roofer. All Winnipeg Superior Roofing employees are well-trained, experienced and covered with an insurance and liability policy. We adhere to all rules and guidelines recommended by the Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba to ensure a safe work environment. Our roofs are guaranteed by a five (5) year labour and manufacturer warranty.

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