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WHALLEY’S, THE BEST ROOFING COMPANY IN CALGARY

Looking for Roofing Calgary? What Makes Whalley’s Four Seasons Roofing Different?
As a Calgary Roofing Company, Whalley’s roofing’s owner, estimator is a lead roofer in Calgary Whalley brings to the business over 35 years of experience. Having started in the roofing industry at the age of 16, he worked for his father’s business in Montreal. He comes from a long line of roofers starting as far back as his grandfather. Today, Ed Whalley continues to shape his own business on quality, time-perfected workmanship and, they are the most reliable roofing company in Calgary.

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ACCURATE AND THOROUGH ESTIMATES

Whalley’s roofing company provides thorough and accurate free estimates. After their initial inspection of your roof, they offer the finished estimate, thoroughly reviewed with you. All questions are answered and any further details are cleared up. In the past, they have had prospective clients claim that another estimator quoted a lower price. Anyone searching for a roofing contractor should beware. A lower price may mean lower quality workmanship. Make sure to take all necessary precautions when hiring a roofer to avoid a disastrous situation.

As a small family business they are devoted to pleasing their consumers as well as  stay concentrated on their dedication to supply high quality products and also handiwork to maintain their quite pleased clients. This approach has actually caused a long listing of customer recommendations and also continual repeat company that has actually made them the leader in roofing repairs, replacements and renovations.

Their reputation is among integrity, count on, top quality workmanship and competitive rates. As an A+ participant of the Better Business Bureau, they have a reputation to maintain.
“Whalley success is the direct outcome of the strong partnerships they develop with their clients, which then results in constant customer contentment, repeat company, as well as a solid recommendation base.”.

The roof repair and replacement sector calls for sincerity, devotion, and unwavering efficiency. These characteristics are the foundation of Whalleys roofing. The solutions they give are one of the most reliable alternative for your residential project.

Their service is assured as they continue to spread out excellence in the community. They anticipate servicing your needs in the future.
To get a quick, free, no obligation information,  their team of roofer whalley range have five roof repair vans working around whalley range on a daily bases.

They have two fully qualified first aiders, and carry many certificates in health and safety also IPATH to operate articulated booms, scissor lifts. All their staff at carry CSCS cards and all trained at working at hight’s

They are specialized in flat roofing systems, they can advise you on what roof system will suite you best. Over the years, their roofer in whalley range have installed literally hundreds on flat garage roofs dormer and verandas also carports.

whalley range roofers also renew slate roofs and repair. tile roof, gutters, lead work, chimneys. The list goes on

Be sure you have the right company working for you

If you have received a quote for some roofing work and you are not sure about the roofer, try do a little research on the company. a quick google search will help by adding there company name and try find some reviews on the roofers work. You can find a hand full of good quality roofers by searching roofer whalley range in the google search bar.

Get a few quotes, talk with the roofer.

Going with the cheapest quote is not always advisable as cheap quality materials will be used which will not last more than a few years, therefore costing you more money in the long run.Reliable roofing companies in Calgary only use high quality allowing us to give out guarantee for all work done.

Winter, spring, summer, or fall at Whalley’s four seasons we do it all!

Our service is assured as we continue to spread out excellence in the community. We anticipate servicing your needs in the future.
To get a quick, free, no obligation information call, dial (403) 288-8819 now.

Hanging holiday lights without damaging your eaves troughs or roof.

Hanging Holiday Lights

The holidays are already here and I’m sure by now you have the majority of lights up but just in case you don’t here is some information you should know. Battling it out with Old Man Winter just to spread some Christmas cheer. Lights are a huge part of the holiday spirit, but it’s important not to wreck your home in the process. I’m not saying you need to be a Scrooge, but I am saying you need to protect your home. You’ve invested too much in maintaining a healthy exterior to compromise its integrity over a few holiday lights.
hanging Christmas lights

So before anyone starts drilling through their eavestroughs and nailing through electrical wires here’s some info.

Replace old lights: Cold weather causes the wiring in string lights to become brittle, making them vulnerable to being damaged. The chances of damaged lights/cords increases the longer they stay out during the year. That’s why, before climbing up any ladder, it’s important to make sure every light bulb is working and the cords aren’t frayed in any area. If they are frayed or damaged, don’t try repairing them — replace them. The last thing you need this season is a fire hazard.

Do not overload circuits: Some people want their homes to be the neighbourhood showstoppers. But a goal like that is likely to blow out a couple fuses — a certain Chevy Chase Christmas movie comes to mind. Prevent this by making sure the receptacle’s/outlet’s circuit is rated to handle the total amperes of all the lights you plan to use. Most sources will say not to connect more than three light strings end-to-end, or 300 lights, but in my experience, one rule does not fit all. Check to make sure, every time.

LEDs: We highly recommend using LED lights. They’re brighter, more energy-efficient, and cause fewer fuses to burn out. LEDs mean more light for the same electrical capacity and more sparkle for your buck.

Power stakes: This is an electrical box, usually with three receptacles/outlets, that has a long cord attached to it. The box stands on a stake that you drive into the ground. The purpose of a power stake is to bring the power where you need it without running a maze of cords across your yard. They’re fairly inexpensive and they keep the outlets above ground. This protects them from precipitation and from being covered by snow. Most come with a circuit breaker and some models even have timers. That’s smart. But just because you have more outlets doesn’t mean you have more power.

Average circuits usually allow for a maximum of approximately 1,200 watts. You need to keep that in mind. Although some people think installing a power stake is a DIY project, I recommend consulting with an electrical contractor to make sure the outlet you plug the power stake into is dedicated, meaning there are no other sources drawing power from it, and you stay within the circuit’s limits.

Extension cords: Extension cords are for temporary use only. If you’re going to use one, make sure it’s compatible with your lights and that it can hold up to the winter weather. That means the outside jacket of the extension cord needs to be rated for exterior use and the wire gauge must be rated for what you plan on plugging into the extension cord. I’d recommend at least a 14-gauge outdoor-rated extension cord.

Fasteners and clips: Anyone driving nails into cords or attaching lights with staples automatically ends up on Santa’s bad list. It’s a fire hazard, it damages the cords, and you can seriously harm yourself — not a happy holiday. In fact, avoid using nails, screws and staples entirely. Why? One, they’re conductors of electricity. Two, they rust. And three, they create holes in your home’s exterior. Holes allow water to penetrate and eat away at the exterior. Instead, use fasteners or holders made from rubber or heavy-duty plastic, which safely grip the eavestrough or a roof’s shingles without damaging them. A lower hook holds the lights/extension cord in place.

Make sure they’re strong enough to handle the weight of the cords.

Window fasteners: Hanging lights to window frames using nails or staples damages them because of the holes they create. Holes in window frames allow water to penetrate into the wood, rotting it from the inside. Look for plastic or rubber fasteners with a moisture-resistant, peel-and-stick backing that can be stuck to windows. Try using ones that can hold up to 10 pounds for extra security.

Working outside in the cold makes it tempting to cut corners. Get the work done before the temperatures really start to drop, and you’ll be able to appreciate all your hard work from the best viewpoint: indoors with some eggnog.

Winter, spring, summer, or fall at Whalley’s four seasons we do it all!

Our service is assured as we continue to spread out excellence in the community. We anticipate servicing your needs in the future.
To get a quick, free, no obligation information call, dial (403) 288-8819 now.

What are the 10 worst mistakes you can make when hiring a Fly by Night Calgary roofing Company?

As one of Calgary’s premier roofing companies for over 30 years we’ve seen in all. It’s really unfortunate that there are unethical companies out there, especially when it comes to your roof, it can be just a nightmare.
At Whalley’s we really pride ourselves on phenomenal customer service and helping out our clients, with that in mind here are some good tips to know.

What are the 10 worst mistakes you can make when hiring a Fly by Night Calgary roofing Company
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  1. Price – The price may be too good to be true. Often times, fly by night companies will charge a very low price in order to get the work. They can do this because they probably do not carry liability insurance, WCB coverage, or even have a GST number and pay taxes. A lot of times, fly by night companies will also skimp on workmanship and materials. For peace of mind, it is a good idea to confirm with the contractor that the cost includes taxes, removal of the old roof, if a deposit is required, and if there are any hidden costs such as an extra charge for rotted wood replacement. A reputable, professional roofing company will not ask for any payment up front and will provide you with a written, thorough estimate.
  2. Insurance – This is very important. Many fly by night companies do not carry liability insurance. If the contractor you hire does not have liability insurance and damages your property or roof, you, the homeowner, will be left to cover the cost of the repairs. A reputable, professional roofing company will carry liability insurance to protect themselves and their clients. If damage occurs to your roof or property, it will be covered under the roofing contractor’s policy. For peace of mind, be sure to confirm the insurance coverage of any contractor doing work on your home.
  3. Warranty – This is also important. A lot of fly by night companies will not offer a warranty on their workmanship. The warranty is your coverage against workmanship or installation errors. Chances are if you hire a fly by night company, you will not be able to find them is something goes wrong anyway. For peace of mind, you will want to hire a reputable, professional roofing company that has the intent and ability to stand behind their warranty. Be sure to find out all the details of what the workmanship warranty covers.
  4. BBB – Many times, fly by night companies will not be a member of the Better Business Bureau. They do not want to pay the fee or see complaints that may exist against their company. To be an accredited member, you have to pay a fee each year and be in good standings. As a homeowner, you can research roofing contractors on the BBB website to see which companies have an A+ rating and which companies have complaints against them.
  5. WCB – This is extremely important. Most fly by night companies will not have WCB coverage because it can be quite costly. If a contractor hurts himself on your property and does not have WCB coverage, you, as the homeowner, can be sued. For your protection and peace of mind make sure the roofing contractor you hire has WCB coverage.
  6. References – Fly by night companies may not be able to provide references. They may have a bad reputation and do not want you to find out. Getting 3 references is a good idea so you can find out first hand what kind of company you are dealing with. Reputable, professional roofing companies will provide the addresses and phone numbers of previous clients for you to contact.
  7. Experience – A lot of fly by night companies do not have the experience and knowledge, you, as the homeowner, deserve. In Alberta, roofing is not a licensed industry so anyone can put on a tool belt and call himself a roofer. As a homeowner, you will want to hire a long-standing established roofing company that has extensive experience and knowledge in the roofing industry.
  8. Clean Up – Many fly by night companies do not pride themselves in the care of your property. You do not want to hire a company that leaves a mess and does not respect your property. Once the job is completed, you should not even know they have been there. Reputable, professional roofing companies will do a great job of clean up. After all, they want your referral.
  9. Customer Service – Fly by night companies do not pride themselves in customer service. They just want to get the job and don’t care how they get it. From your first interaction on the phone or website, to the completion of the work, customer service is very important. A reputable, professional roofing company will provide an open and honest line of communication. They will be polite, confident, and knowledgeable, listen to your concerns, and represent their company well.
  10. Cash – Many fly by night companies will request cash for payment. This is a huge red flag. These companies do not wish to leave a paper trail and do not wish to be found should something go wrong with your roof. Be sure you do not give any cash deposit and always get a receipt for any work completed on your home. A reputable, professional roofing company will not ask for a deposit and will provide a written estimate and written invoice on services provided.

To get a quick, free, no obligation information call, dial (403) 288-8819 now.

http://whalleysroofingcalgary.ca/

 

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Four Benefits of a New Calgary Roof

What are the Four Benefits of a New Calgary Roof? Home improvement projects are never cheap and you’re always prioritizing by importance as well as enjoyment. Unfortunately a new roof tends to get pushed to the bottom of the home improvement to-do list in favor of more ‘fun’ projects. A new roof has many benefits to your home that you may not have thought of so read through this list and see if it sways your decision-making process next time you’re deciding on which home improvement project you want to invest in next.

Four Benefits of a New Calgary Roof

Four Benefits of a New Calgary Roof

#1. Prevent Costly Water Damage

Water can damage just about every area of your home from floors, to walls to ceilings. Keeping water out of your home is important so you don’t end up having to replace large, costly parts of your home; especially when all of that damage was preventable. A high-quality new roof will keep your home safe from water saving you money and the headache of having to deal with the aftermath of a leak.

#2. Raise The Value of Your Home

Your home is one of, if not THE biggest investment you have. Adding value to that investment is important. A new roof adds tens of thousands of dollars to the value of your home. A new roof also adds to your home’s curb appeal, making it easier to sell when it’s time. Even if you’re not thinking about moving now, adding value to your home is always a good idea.

#3. Make Your Home Safer

Mold and mildew thrive in old roofs that are no longer watertight. Mold can cause respiratory problems, headaches and histamine reactions. Keeping you and your family safe from mold is an important health concern. Unfortunately, Michigan’s humid summers create the perfect conditions for mold to grow. If you’ve got an old roof that hasn’t been repaired or replaced in many years, you may want to think about preventing the growth of mold and mildew in your home with a new roof.

#4. Keep Your Home Warmer in the Winter/Cooler in the Summer

Having a well-constructed and well-insulated roof will keep your home comfortable year-round. A porous roof lets heat and air conditioning escape meaning you have to pay more to keep your home at your desired temperature. A new roof will keep your home as warm or as cool as you like it without having to waste money on excess heat or A/C. It’s always a good time to invest in better energy efficiency for your home.

Our service is assured as we continue to spread out excellence in the community. We anticipate servicing your needs in the future.
To get a quick, free, no obligation quote call, dial (403) 288-8819 now.

Four Benefits of a New Calgary Roof

Why wait for leak, Do your Calgary roof inspection now before winter!

Calgary roof inspection

Your roof could be leaking right now, causing hundreds, or even thousands of dollars of damage, and you don’t even know it. In fact, many more problems are only discovered after they reached an advanced age – after leakage has dramatically damage the roof, the insulation, as support beams.

Calgary roof inspection

Calgary roof inspection

Roofs can leak for years before you see the evidence.

Most often, homeowners only pay attention to their roots if there is water leaking in a house, and a notice brown stains on their ceiling, or if there is crack paint or peeling wallpaper- all obvious signs of leaks. But Bruce can leak up to 2 to 4 years before you see the evidence on the inside of the house. By this time the leak has cost thousands of dollars in damage, dry rot, Fungus, mold and you might as well replace all your insulation. Not only will you have to replace the majority of your roof but also the complete infrastructure your roof sits on.

Have you inspected at least once every 2- 4 years.
This will add life to your roof, and avoid premature roof failure and probably thousands of dollars in damage if not the need to replace the entire roof. The National roofing contractors Association (NRCA) recommends two inspections per year, but the majority of homeowners won’t do it. To be realistic we advise to have your roof inspected at least every 2 to 4 years.
Especially in Calgary,  let’s face it over the last couple of years we’ve had some really crazy weather in Calgary, hail, wind storms, and holy crap even a tornado or two.

you can do inspection yourself, looking for shingles that are buckling, curling, blustering or missing altogether; listen to where around chimneys, pipes and other penetration sites. Another telltale sign is shingle granules in your gutters which indicates advance where. But let’s face it is better to get a professional special roof, someone who knows what looking for, and who’s used to walking around on roofs for safety ( G-d forbid you were to fall off your roof).

At Whalley’s will give you a written report of the damage and will inspect everything on the roof, the parapets, the flashing and drainage system, the shingles and substructures. We mean everything! We also take photographs to show you as we feel great communication and customer service is the most important thing.

Some companies offer a free will inspection, but you have to wonder if that will be a unbiased inspection or they’re just trying to make you do unnecessary repairs.

Richard Boon, Deputy technical director of the roofing industrial educational Institute, recommends paying For a robust session. He will end up paying for the inspection anyway, as it will be hidden within the cost of the repair.

A small price to pay for the insurance and peace of mind.

the cost of the inspection is negligible compared to the cost of replacing the or repairing the roof which makes regular roof inspections a wise investment. What you prefer to find potential leaks and related damage before they become real problems and before you need to seriously major bills!

Our service is assured as we continue to spread out excellence in the community. We anticipate servicing your needs in the future.
To get a quick, free, no obligation information call, dial (403) 288-8819 now.

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Calgary roofing company – Protecting the roof that protects you

You are in your room clicking happily on your computer and surfing the Internet. Then suddenly, rain pours in. Heavy rain. It is so heavy that you were thought an entire pond is being poured down in your house.

Calgary roofing company

Calgary roofing company

Aside from the frightening site of lightning and the equally terrifying sound of thunder pounding in your ears, are you worried about the heavy rain?

Of course not, you’re protected by the roof and you’re not worried about water getting into your house and damaging all your electronics. You have your roof to protect you. The roof is one of the most basic and yet one of the most under-appreciated but necessary structures of your house ( Just imagine your house with no roof). It covers her whole house, effectively protecting you and your family from water damage, wind, cold, snow and storms.

Your roof is necessary and it should be made of quality Materials, after all it keeps the sun out and the heat in ( or air conditioning in summertime). Your roof is one of the most exposed parts of your home. It catches burning sunlight, weathering rain, pounding hailstorms, heavy snow, and even the wrath of a hurricane. Therefore it so important that you maintain your roof and even replace it every 20 years. At Whalley’s four seasons roofing we are a reliable company who prides itself on phenomenal customer service and a great reputation since 1998.

The challenge is finding a reputable and honest roofing company in Calgary from all of the other companies online and on YellowPages.ca. We actually answer our own phones and the owners come to your home for your quote. The materials we use in the construction or repair of your roof are durable and of top-quality. we have very reasonable prices and great customer service.

The materials used for the construction of the roof of course is important for the durability and general appearance of the roof. Modern houses a come along way since they were made of straw, and now the most common materials for roof construction are galvanized iron sheets, aluminum sheets, concrete ( precast) and ceramic or clay tiles, among other things. You should first consult with your roofing company before you start planning on the materials and the design of the roof, because of course materials are subject to availability in your area, although it is highly probable that your roofing company can get them from somewhere available for you and don’t forget that some materials are cheaper than others
Contact us if you need a emergency repair or a roof inspection!

To get a quick, free, no obligation information call, dial (403) 288-8819 now.

http://whalleysroofingcalgary.ca/

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Why you need a great Calgary Roofing Company

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Looking for Roofing Calgary? What Makes Whalley’s Four Seasons Roofing Different?
As a Calgary Roofing Company,  Whalley’s Four Seasons Roofing’s owner, estimator and lead roofer Ed Whalley brings to the business over 35 years of experience. Having started in the roofing industry at the age of 16, he worked for his father’s business in Montreal. Ed comes from a long line of roofers starting as far back as his grandfather. Today, Ed continues to shape his own business on quality, time-perfected workmanship.

Accurate and Thorough Estimates

Whalley’s Four Seasons Roofing provides thorough and accurate free estimates. After our initial inspection of your roof, we offer the finished estimate, thoroughly reviewed with you. All questions are answered and any further details are cleared up. In the past, we have had prospective clients claim that another estimator quoted a lower price. Anyone searching for a roofing contractor should beware. A lower price may mean lower quality workmanship. Make sure to take all necessary precautions when hiring a roofer to avoid a disastrous situation.

As a small family business we are devoted to pleasing our consumers as well as we stay concentrated on our dedication to supply high quality products and also handiwork to maintain our quite pleased clients. This approach has actually caused a long listing of customer recommendations and also continual repeat company that has actually made us the leader in Roofing Repairs,Replacements and Renovations.

Our reputation is among integrity, count on, top quality workmanship and competitive rates. As an A+ participant of the Better Business Bureau, we have a reputation to maintain.
“Our success is the direct outcome of the strong partnerships we develop with our clients, which then results in constant customer contentment, repeat company, as well as a solid recommendation base.”.

The roof repair and replacement sector calls for sincerity, devotion, and unwavering efficiency. These characteristics are the foundation of Whalleys Four Seasons Roofing. The solutions we give are one of the most reliable alternative for your residential project.

Our service is assured as we continue to spread out excellence in the community. We anticipate servicing your needs in the future.
To get a quick, free, no obligation information call, dial (403) 288-8819 now.