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February 9, 2013
Roof repairs, Fort Langley, BC

A brand new pan

Today’s challenge was the disassembling of a failing waterproofing detail around a chimney and the fabrication and installation of new pan flashing system. After you’ve seen […]
February 5, 2013
Tar and gravel roof leak repairs, Richmond, BC

What to use

Finding leaks on tar and gravel roofs is not an exact science. But once you have found them what is the next step? In most cases […]
February 4, 2013
Tar and gravel roof maintenance, Vancouver, BC

Tar and gravel failure

You know you have a roofing issue when the roof has “caved-in”. That’s what I saw today in Vancouver. Now this just didn’t happen over night […]
January 22, 2013
Heritage home cast iron vent stack repair, Vancouver, BC

Custom work

Plumbing vent stacks in old houses are commonly made of cast iron. Today they use ABS plastic pipes. Common sizes are from as small as 1.25″ […]
January 17, 2013
Concrete tile roof leak, Burnaby, BC

Headlap issues

Concrete tile roofs are supposed to be installed with a minimum 3″ “headlap”. That is the lap distance from row to row. When that 3″ lap […]