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Leaky Roof?  Now What?

Living on the West Coast of Canada, we never go too long without a bit of rain.  And with all this rain, we’re bound to discover a leak in our roof at some point.  It may start out as a percolating drip, but that drip may soon turn into a trickling stream, spreading a blanket […]

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When should you replace your roof flashing?

Maintaining a structurally sound roof is a major component in keeping your home safe and sound. Replacing an entire roof can be expensive and complex. Therefore, staying on top of smaller roof repairs, including replacing roof flashing, can prevent the need to restore an entire roof down the road. Roof flashing is typically thin pieces […]

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The Importance of Chimney Repair and Maintenance

Vancouver Island can have some cold winters that chill right down to the bone, as Robert Service would say. With that in mind, nothing is more inviting that settling in front of the flickering fireplace for a good read. However, did you know that cozy reading place can be one of the dangerous spots in […]

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Winterization of A Commercial Building for Ice and Snow

Is one’s business or facility ready for the winter ahead? Hopefully, by now, every section of a roof has had a thorough inspection fall inspection. If not, there’s still some time to ensure clogged drains, scuppers, and other issues are cleared and in good shape for the coming season. The neglection of these issues and […]

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Drainage Solutions for Flat Roofs in Victoria

The proper flat roof drainage system can help a roof’s integrity. Flat roofs have a long history in North America, especially in regards to commercial construction. However, flat roofs depend greatly on proper drainage of rain and snowmelt to preserve their integrity. Without it, pooling water can occur and cause leaks, deterioration in the roof […]

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How to Safely Remove Snow from your Roof

What is so important about removing snow from the roof? The main reason one should remove snow from their roof is that it is crucial in preventing ice dams from forming on one’s roof. An ice dam cannot form without snow. If one is successful in the prevention of ice dams, they are far more […]

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The Rain is Here! Is Your Roof Prepared?

The rain is here! The rain is here! Yes, as Vancouver Islanders take shelter in their warm and cozy homes from the torrential downpour this fall, questions quickly consume their minds; did I take the necessary precautions to prepare my roof for the wet and harsh fall ahead? Did I even have a roof inspection […]

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Fibreglass VS. Asphalt Shingles

Whether a roof is shingled in fiberglass or asphalt shingles, it will be subject to wear and tear over time in the climate of Vancouver Island. There will come the point when a homeowner has to replace the roof on their home. When that day dawns, the homeowner will likely face the choice having the […]

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Steps for Preparing Your Roof in Victoria for Fall and Winter

Summer’s on its last legs here on the island, and an important question needs to be asked. Is your roof prepared for the wet and moist fall and winter months that lay ahead? Often, with leading busy lives, homeowners forget about how important the integrity of a roof can be. Vancouver Island endures the rain […]

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Advantages of a Torch on Roof

Did you know that Shoreline Roofing and Exteriors provides a service called torch on roofing in Victoria BC? Yes, that is right, torch on roofing. What is a torch on roofing? Well, without getting into the technicalities regarding the compound chemicals involved in the torch on roofing, it consists, generally, of two plies of Modified […]

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