What you need to Know to Install and Repair Roofing Safely

Carrying out roofing work safely should be of the highest importance to any contractor. As a roofing environment is already somewhat dangerous, prior to heading up, the necessary precautions need to be taken.

There are numerous risks involved, and even in performing small jobs, these risks are still present. Roof safety risks need to be properly […]

Valérie Michaud2019-04-19T13:44:50+00:00February 15th, 2018|LexGoShop Blogs|

Here’s a Great Way to Hand a Client an Estimate, from a Roofing Contractor’s Perspective

There is an art to giving estimates, in any contractor-based business. In roofing, it’s one of the few things that can make or break a deal […]

Valérie Michaud2018-09-28T18:51:45+00:00February 5th, 2018|LexGoShop Blogs|

Controlling Heat and Hot Work Hazards when Roofing

Hand-held torches and torch-applied roofing systems create hazards in application for those who are working on the roof as well as the general public. The hot modified bitumen and the torch can both cause serious burns if one is not careful. The temperatures that these tools generate can also ignite fires. It requires a highly […]

Valérie Michaud2019-04-19T13:32:56+00:00January 23rd, 2018|LexGoShop Blogs|

The Guiding Principles of Roof Fall Protection and How to Best Protect your Workers

Complying with roof fall protection programs is a necessity for any roofing contractor. It keeps workers safe, protects and improves your business, and ensures proper attention is given to hazards. In roofing, fall protection should be at the center of any health and safety planning provided.

Every year, construction workers and roofing contracotrs experience falls […]

Valérie Michaud2018-09-28T19:16:44+00:00January 20th, 2018|LexGoShop Blogs|

4 Ways to Maximize Safety when Working at Heights

There’s evidently significantly higher risks to working at heights than doing the same work on the ground. Eliminate undue safety risks by following the necessary guidelines and planning ahead. By establishing systems to maximize safety, a roofing contractor can learn how to best protect themselves from injury while working at heights

#1 – Planning is a […]

Valérie Michaud2019-04-19T13:30:10+00:00January 20th, 2018|LexGoShop Blogs|

Sitting Water on your Roof can Cause Massive Damage

Did you know that sitting water can be just as damaging to a roof as a leak can be – it’s true! With many commercial buildings choosing to install flat roofs, one of its biggest enemies ends up being sitting water. To some, this might be hard to believe. Water just sitting there may not […]

Valérie Michaud2018-01-09T11:50:27+00:00January 9th, 2018|LexGoShop Blogs|

3 Ways to Increase Sales on Commercial Roofs and get more Customers

There are three key things to keep in mind when attempting to generate sales in commercial roofing markets.

Above all else, a successful commercial roofing contractor includes clear marketing messages, key pieces of business information, and techniques to build trust and credibility in their advertising.

Finding success in commercial roofing is not just about being honest […]

Valérie Michaud2018-09-28T18:45:23+00:00January 9th, 2018|LexGoShop Blogs|

How to get a Worn Roof Fixed

It’s troubling sometimes for homeowners who see their roofs slightly or severely worn. They may be debating whether a roof will be able to handle a tough winter or a wet spring. In terms of getting a roof inspection done, some might be apprehensive about the additional cost. That said, if you’re worried about a […]

Valérie Michaud2017-12-28T11:39:15+00:00December 28th, 2017|LexGoShop Blogs|

4 Ways to Maximize your Roof’s Lifespan

Massive advancements in roofing technology has meant roofs lasting longer than ever before. Better materials and more thorough installation techniques have given many roofs the potential to last longer.

Choosing the Right Materials

If you want to maximize your roof’s lifespan, choosing the right materials is key. Traditional asphalt shingles are not going to extend your roof’s […]

Valérie Michaud2018-09-28T19:08:23+00:00December 28th, 2017|LexGoShop Blogs|

Key Tips on Getting your Home and Roof Ready for Winter

Throughout Canada and the northern United States, many regions get hit hard by winter. Heavy snow, ice storms, and/or extreme cold are the norm in these parts. These types of weather conditions can take their toll on a home.

Even if you are adequately prepared, there’s still no telling what the weather may bring with it. […]

Valérie Michaud2017-12-28T11:20:48+00:00December 28th, 2017|LexGoShop Blogs|

The Best Drones to Use for Roofing Inspection

Drones used in roofing inspection is increasingly common across North America. Held in high regard in the construction and building inspection industries as well, drones in roofing have significant value.

They make the inspection process go faster, lower costs, and there is no risk involved. By using a drone to determine the quality of roofing, a […]

Valérie Michaud2018-01-04T10:43:16+00:00December 23rd, 2017|LexGoShop Blogs|

If You Want to Run a Successful Roofing Company, Don’t Fail!

Most roofing companies fail within three years and that’s a fact. Why this is the case does not have to do with the quality of roofer.

Even with the best roofers in the world, if they don’t work at developing the business knowledge to succeed, they will never see long-term success in their local market.

To any […]

Valérie Michaud2018-01-04T10:36:10+00:00December 22nd, 2017|LexGoShop Blogs|

5 Dangers to Keep in Mind if You’re a Roofing Contractor this Winter

Throughout winter, the last place most people want to be is on a roof. Populated with endless hazards, if you’re a roofing contractor, you can’t head up there unprepared. At risk are injury and death. Here’s are the five biggest warnings you want to watch out for when deciding what to pack.

Frostbite

Skin needs to be […]

Valérie Michaud2018-09-28T18:47:02+00:00December 21st, 2017|LexGoShop Blogs|

Take Care of your Commercial Roof

Managing a commercial roof can come with its share of expenses. When issues do become present and are left unaddressed, a minor problem can become a very big one rather fast. To get the most out of your roof’s lifespan, there are some things you may want to consider.

The Roofing Material needs to be Premiere […]

Valérie Michaud2018-01-02T13:52:47+00:00December 20th, 2017|LexGoShop Blogs|

5 Types of Commercial Roofs to find the Best Value

Any commercial building should be built in a way to keep the property safe, to get the most value from the construction expense, and the materials used and installed should be built to last.

Considering a new commercial roof or replacing one, don’t let price be the only factor you give attention to. There’s a roof’s […]

Valérie Michaud2018-02-03T17:07:03+00:00December 19th, 2017|LexGoShop Blogs|

Selecting a Commercial Building Metal Roof

Buying metal roofing for commercial buildings comes with many choices, specifications, and standards that need to be weighed and considered. In terms of tips and guidelines on metal roofing, we find a lot of the time the discussion to be around residential properties. Today, we’re going to delve into metal roofing for commercial buildings and […]

Valérie Michaud2018-09-28T19:37:04+00:00December 18th, 2017|LexGoShop Blogs|