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Roof Snow Removal

Breaking News - Roof Collapse Drayton Valley

Roof Snow Removal and Ice Dam Management is so important this time of year. We have been shouting from the roof-tops (ha) for a number of weeks for folks to get the snow off the roofs of flat roofs, commercial roofs, and large span roofing systems.

Just now we are receiving reports of yet another roof collapse in Alberta at the curling club in Drayton Valley.

Our crews have been in Drayton Valley for weeks clearing snow from commercial, ...
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Ten Choices When Replacing a Rooftop Deck

The Ten Most Important Choices When Replacing a Rooftop Deck, Patio, or Terrace

+Tyler Sinclair, Staff Writer at General Roofing Systems Canada (GRS) writes a blog posting this week on our roofing blog about Rooftop Decks and the problems our staff regularly encounter.

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Spray Foam Roof Hail Resistant From Honeywell

Spray Foam Roofing - Hail Resistant Spray Foam Roof System May have Arrived

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Elliot Lake Mall Roof Collapse Public Inquiry Starts Today

ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. - The public inquiry into last June's deadly collapse of the mall in Elliot Lake, Ont., starts today. Elliot Mall Roof Collapse Inquiry Starts Today

As many as 75 witnesses are expected to testify before Commissioner Paul Belanger.

The two-phased inquiry will try to uncover why the roof-top garage caved in, and whether the emergency response was ...
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Roofing Leads to Launch

Roofing Leads Set For Jan 2013 Launch

Roofing Leads

Roofing Leads Online has announced their launch for next month - January 2013.

The Roofing Leads platform will be used by General Roofing Systems Canada (GRS) and other roofing contractors to connect over-capacity to roofing contractors with capacity.

From RoofingLeadsOnline.Com...

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Vancouver Skylights - Solutions for Difficult Skylight Replacement In Vancouver, BC

Vancouver Skylights Installed at Vancouver Maritime Museum

correspondent for Journal of Commerce

[Almost 50 years after they were first installed, the skylights in the Vancouver Maritime Museum (VMM), which houses the iconic RCMP schooner St. Roch, are being replaced.
The project hit a snag, but the job’s design consultant came up with a creative solution.
When the A-frame building in Vanier Park began leaking, building owner City of Vancouver hired Pacific Building Envelopment Maintenance Ltd ...
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Calgary Roofing - Hefty Safety Fines for Roof Collapse Caused by Calgary Roofing Company

Calgary Roofing

"CALGARY — A roofing company that caused a dangerous collapse at a seniors’ home is paying a hefty fine after being convicted for violating safety codes.

Canterbury Roofing Ltd. was convicted Thursday for causing the roof of Clifton Manor to collapse after placing building materials on the roof without first determining whether the roof was strong enough to withstand the load.

The roofer was slapped with a $15,000 fine under the Safety Codes Act of Alberta for creating an unsafe condition, ...
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Calgary Roofing - Calgary applauds safety upgrades after roofing company hit with steep fines for flying debris

Calgary Roofing

"A Calgary roofing company convicted of safety code violations has made major changes to its operating procedures to guard against any more materials flying away in windstorms.

Arte Roofing was charged and plead guilty to three counts of an unsafe site condition of $10,000 each.

A severe windstorm Jan. 9 sent roofing materials flying off the roof of the Carpet Mills Outlet, including two wire cable spools weighing about five to 10 kilograms each. ...
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Annual Shingle Sale Announced for 2012!

General Roofing Systems Canada (GRS) announced today the second annual shingle sale!

August 21, 2012

"After our successful first annual shingle sale held last fall, we have decided to hold our second annual shingle sale starting September 1, 2012. One hundred home owners in Western Canada will be able to take advantage of this special offer and save big".

Roof Shingles On Sale During Off Season
Limited Offer - Replacing Your Shingles During Off Season Will Save ...
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Asphalt Roofing Tile News - GAF Monaco Shingle Looks Like Tile Roof

GAF Monaco Shingle Tile AnnouncedGAF Shingles, GAF Monaco Asphalt Shingle Tile

GAF Roofing brings out an asphalt shingle "Monaco" that looks like roofing tile for 2012.

From GAF Shingles Website...

"GAF Introduces Industry’s First True Tile-Look Asphalt Shingle

GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, ...
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