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Out of all the elements that make up a Abbotsford building structure, few are as important as the commercial roofing structure. Of course, the building foundations and its load-bearing walls are fundamental, as well as plumbing and the electrical installation. However, no other part of the structure does as much protection from the exterior as the commercial roof does. This is why, when businesses are building or remodelling their premises, they should work with appropriate Abbotsford commercial roofing contractors.
Commercial roofing is different from residential roofing, and not all contractors that work well with the latter will do so with the former. Commercial roofing is, first of all, harder to install than residential. In size alone the difference is clear. Commercial buildings in Abbotsford are, more often than not, larger than houses. In style, the difference is also clear. Shops usually have low-slope roofs that need to have support for large ventilation and air-conditioning systems.
These roofs are also more demanding regarding maintenance since they are larger and damage can be harder to spot than in smaller residential ones. While house roofs are easy to maintain for an individual owner, in Abbotsford commercial roof repair is not an easy endeavour to embark on. Tiles and shingles on a house roof are easily replaced by homeowners, but commercial roofing with issues such as leakage is more likely to need an expert hand.
Besides the actual roof, commercial roofing contractors often take up all kinds of exterior work. This obviously includes roofing but also siding as well. A good combination of roofing and siding can result in a great layer of protection from exteriors. This protection can mean not only a greater resistance to the elements such as wind, rain and snow but also a much more efficient energy management. Proper roof and siding installation will provide excellent insulation to any Abbotsford building, no matter if it is commercial or residential. However, a commercial building will probably benefit the most from being more energy-efficient as it means it will lower the overhead expenses of their businesses.
Commercial roofing requires a great amount of exterior work from contractors. After installation or replacement, the contractor’s job is not over just yet. Good contractors know their job continues with the proper maintenance of an expensive roof in order to keep their customers pleased. Customers should take the appropriate steps towards informing themselves about local roofing firms to get a better sense of which company will do the most professional job.
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A Abbotsford property gains distinction in many ways, not many of those can compete with having the best-looking house in the neighbourhood. Shingle Roofing is a sure way to have your Abbotsford house rise above the rest. A good choice of paint, beautiful openings, some nice cladding, they are all good options when deciding what gives your Abbotsford home its best look. However, nothing can compete with a house with shingle roofing. Roofing is not very flashy or ostentatious, its main task is protecting your house’s integrity and structure. However, there is no need to sacrifice looks over functionality when it comes to roofing. Few roofs look better than a shingle roof chosen with a sense of style in mind. Nevertheless, there are many shingle roof styles out there to choose from, each with their own advantage and disadvantages.
Composite shingles are the newest type of shingle roofing available for your Abbotsford property. These are shingles that can replicate a very natural look of wood or slate thanks to the material used in their creation: plastic. Composite offers much of the same benefits of other roofing, such as water, heat and impact resistance. It does not provide the same level of insulation as other shingles, though. Wooden shingles can provide an excellent look to your Abbotsford roofing, yet they can also prove to be a dangerous fire hazard. Not recommended for dry and hot weathers, this type of roofing shingles is often made out of cedar, spruce or pine, and are on the cheaper end of the spectrum. Slate and clay shingles share many qualities, such as being high cost and very heavy for your roofing structure. Slate shingles, the most expensive style, can also provide the longest lifespan as well as an exceptionally low risk of leakage for your Abbotsford Roof. Clay and concrete ones, on the other hand, are non-combustible and very energy efficient. However, nothing beats metal shingles in energy efficiency or lifespan. The copper, steel or aluminium the shingles are made out of reflects the sunlight and therefore helps in reducing heat absorption of a home. Also, the useful life of roofing of this type can last up to seven decades. The cheapest of material for your Abbotsford shingle roofing is asphalt. This type of shingle can also prove to be the most lightweight, so it is available for all types of roofing structures. Obviously, the main drawback is its potentially short lifespan and its susceptibly to temperature fluctuations. Whichever shingle style you choose for your Abbotsford home, the choice needs to be informed.
We specialize in all exterior services including cladding, decking, roofing, guttering not just in Abbotsford but all throughout British Columbia and surrounding areas.
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