IKO Cambridge Shake to Shingle Conversion in Fairmont Hot Springs, British Columbia

Taken from our 2011 archives.

General Roofing Systems Canada Provides Shingle Roofing Throughout Canada. Toronto, Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Lloydminster, Saskatoon, Regina, Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Canmore, Banff, Kelowna, Vancouver, Whistler, and points between.

Below is a report we received from one of our shingle re-roof crews today from Fairmont. 

Specifications:

Shingle to Shake Conversion, IKO Cambridge Dual Black Lifetime Warranty Shingles, High Profile Ridge Cap, Ice & Water to Eaves and Valleys, Roof Edge Coloured Drip Flashing to Eaves and Gable Ends, Coloured Valley installed in roof valleys (Ice & Water to sheathing, then valley metal, then Ice & Water to sides of metal and synthetic underlay run through horizontal to valley), Synthetic Dupont Underlay to roof deck, Ventilation Corrected – vent holes cut and Duroflo Roof Vents installed, Skylight Re-Flashed with Coloured Metal and Ice & Water Underlayment to Skylight Curb.

Field Report, June 21 2011:

The client’s roof was a cedar shake tear-off/conversion about 20 to 25 years old and was already showing major signs of deterioration, most likely because of the area’s humidity. The flashing on the skylight had been improperly installed, causing it to leak on the top and staining the ceiling on the inside. We wrapped it up the curbs with Ice & Water shield and installed new coloured skylight flashing. Since the main house was a vaulted ceiling, the moisture that was coming in would have went right down the drywall and followed it down all the way to the bottom. Also, because of the vaulted ceilings, the insulation was up close to the sheeting and there were no air vents installed. We cut in and installed two air roof vents one two of the roof’s dormers – both of which had less than 100 ft. of air space.

As you can see from the photos below, the finished Cambridge IKO dual-black shingle roof has great architectural style, especially with the high profile shingle cap.

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Completed re-shingling in Fairmont, BC
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Shingle Crew Packing Up
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Yard clean up complete.
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GRS Roof Valley Spec; install ice and water to roof sheathing, then W coloured valley metal, then ice and water to edges of valley metal, then synthetic underlayment (Dupont roof underlay in this instance).
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Completed Shake to Shingle Re Roof (Side of home)
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Completed Shake to Shingle (back side of home)
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GRS Shingle Re-Roof Specifications at work, it is impossible for this roof to leak.
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Preparation of valley area – ice and water membrane run through valley area to roof deck both ways prior to vertical ice and water installed, then metal, then Ice & Water to sides of metal.
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Another photo of the preparation of the valley area.
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Skylight Membrane. Premium Ice & Water to skylight curb prior to skylight flashing being installed. Note the order of membrane application. Bottom, then sides, then top of skylight curb.
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Skylight Flashing Specifications at its best.
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Premium Ice & Water 44″ to all eaves and valleys.
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Skylight flashing completed. Coloured flashing. Good match to the IKO Cambridge Dual Black Architectural Shingle.
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High profile ridge cap shingles, colored W valley flashing, coloured Duroflo vents, shingles are not over exposed and good straight lines in installation.
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Coloured Valley Flashing matches IKO Shingles well. Chimney flashed to show black flashing to street view.
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Architectural shingle. IKO Lifetime Warranty Cambridge Shingle.

 

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First Annual Roofing Shingles Sale

General Roofing Systems Canada offers this sale on shingles through-Out BC, Alberta, and Saskatchewan.  GRS offers re-roofing services in the following cities ; Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Lloydminster, Saskatoon, Regina, Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Canmore, Banff, Cranbrook, Kelowna, Vancouver, Whistler, and various points between.

The Shingles that have been selected to be included in the GRS first annual sale are: Malarkey and IKO Shingles

Annual Shingle Sale - IKO Cambridge
Annual Shingle Sale – IKO Cambridge

Malarkey Legacy SBS Modified Shingle

Malarkey Alaskan 3 Tab SBS Modified Shingle

IKO Cambridge Asphalt Laminate Shingle

IKO Royal Estate Asphalt Laminate Classic Style Shingle

About the GRS First Annual Shingle Sale

On November 1, 2011 when the one hundred homes available for re-roofing under the shingle sale program have been posted to our roofing blog, the above  shingle models will be available for the discounts.

The GRS shingle sale and discounts are to encourage homeowners to have a re-roof completed during the slowest time of the roofing season. This sale benefits both our installers and the home owners.  It allows both our crews to remain working during the slow season and  the homeowners to receive shingles at a discounted price, almost up to 20% off the original cost.

The sale will begin online on our blog on November 1st, 2011. Each day the sale is on, the discount savings will increase by 1%. For example, Day one the discount on the shingles will be 1% and day 20 clients would receive 20% off. Now this only applies if all the homeowners have not already purchased re-roofs.

Shingle Roof Replacement Links of Interest

http://www.grscanadainc.com/Roof_Replacement_Home_Guide.html 

http://www.grscanadainc.com/Roofing_Installation_Method.html

http://www.grscanadainc.com/Roof_Shingle_Comparison.html

http://www.grscanadainc.com/Roofing_Installers.html

http://www.grscanadainc.com/Choose_Roofing_Contractor.html

Until next time,

The Team at GRS

About General Roofing Systems Canada

General Roofing Systems Canada (GRS) Offers the shingle sale through-Out BC, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. re-roofing services in Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Lloydminster, Saskatoon, Regina, Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Canmore, Cranbrook, Banff, Kelowna, Vancouver, Whistler, and points between.

CONTACT US:
General Roofing Systems Canada (GRS)
24 Hour Emergency Roof Repair: Call +1.877.497.3528 toll-free.

info@grscanadainc.com

Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Lloydminster, Canmore, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Vancouver, Whistler, Cranbrook, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto and all points between. British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario.