1. The Pros and Cons of Clay Roofing Tiles

    Installing a new roof is an opportunity to change the look of your home. At Urban Siding, we work with a variety of materials to give you the roof you want. Clay tiles make a great addition to any home and can suit a wide array of architectural styles. Today, we’ll take a look at some of the benefits and disadvantages of clay tiles.   The Pros: Clay tiles are long-lasting. Unlike asphalt or…Read More

  2. Signs of a Poorly Installed Roof

    At Urban Siding, we pride ourselves on our expertise and customer satisfaction. This is because we treat every roof as if it were the one covering our own home. When you have your roof repaired or a new roof installed by our roofing contractors, you’ll receive the highest quality installation possible. However, not all roofing companies have the same standards, resulting in inferior work or poor…Read More

  3. Tips for Filing an Insurance Claim

    When your roof is damaged by hail or wind, the repair process can seem daunting. The first thing you’ll want to do is file an insurance claim with your homeowners insurance company. Since most homeowners won’t have to do this often, filing a claim can seem like a difficult and confusing task. At Urban Siding, we have plenty of experience working with insurance companies to address your insuran…Read More

  4. All About Curling Asphalt Shingles

    Damaged shingles can spell disaster for your roof. Leaks, pests, and damage to the insulation of your attic can all result from damaged shingles. Hail, wind, and extreme weather all place your asphalt shingles at risk. One of the most easily identifiable signs of damage is curling.   What is Curling? Yes, curling is a fantastic sport, but it’s also an early warning sign of roof damage. When…Read More

  5. The Pros and Cons of Wood Shingles

    Choosing the right type of shingle for your home is an important step in replacing your old or damaged roof. While there are many materials available, each has its own distinct benefits and downsides. Today, we’ll take a look at the pros and cons of wood shingles. The Pros Wood shingles provide a natural roof style with a distinct character unlike more common asphalt shingles. Over time, the col…Read More

  6. Choosing the Right Shingle for Your Roof

    Now that winter has passed, many people in the Calgary area are looking to replace their old or damaged roof. Replacing your roof is not a simple undertaking. Your old roof has to be removed and new material laid down. However, before you get the replacement, you’ll have to pick out the right material for your new roof. While your contractor will be able to offer suggestions based on your budget…Read More