Edmonton Residential EPDM Roof Recovery, October 2013

This client in Edmonton required a quotation for an EPDM roof recovery. The report outlines the recovery process carried out by one of the GRS crews. Roof Report, October 25, 2013: We arrived on site at 9:30 am to measure the roof and order the material for the job. The bin arrived at 12:00 pm. We started to remove the gravel and were about half way done by 6:00 pm. Roof Report, October 28, 2013: The front entrance is finished but the back one is only just started and I will have to continue in the morning. There are some issues with the metal beyond my capabilities but as far as the roof is concerned it will look great when complete.
Roof Report, October 30, 2013:
Today we completed the small EPDM roof at the back of the building and then left to work on another site. We then returned to remove water from the roof area that we are starting on tomorrow.
Roof Report, October 31, 2013: We managed to lay out the first 20 ft. run across the main roof and through most of the details on the roof. The EPDM was not fully relaxed and I have some wrinkles to deal with tomorrow. We will push through and have it sealed by Friday afternoon.
I will require another crew member to assist with the metal wall detail on the smaller roof. There is only a 2 inch lip on the outside perimeter of the main roof, but the existing metal seems to still fit well. I had the crew dry out and prep the next area to be completed and I worked on getting the details done from the previous day. Then we were shut down by high winds.
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Roof Report, November 4, 2013: With the crew being down to 3 of us for the day and me leaving for the weekend, I needed to make sure that the roof was 100%. We completed the rest of the details and cleaned up the metal for re-use. Then we installed a tie in and prepped the roof for snow.
Roof Report, November 8, 2013: I am going above and beyond on the details to ensure that the roof will last and not leak. We have 12 ft. x 47 ft. of roof left to install as well as the metal. I am going to need both trucks to get all my supplies and tools back to Calgary.
We managed to finish the field and have a few details left to complete the roof. We had just enough rubber to finish with a few scrap pieces left over. The roof should be completed by Sunday afternoon, short of some metal on the inside walls of the lower roofs. I need another crew member to install those properly as it could cause problems later if not done right. Roof Report, November 8, 2013:  
After dealing with both trucks in the morning we didn't get to start roofing until 10 am. It was slow going due to the weather, but we managed to get 30 ft. of perimeter detail, 1 plumbing vent, 2 curbs, and another 4 ft, of outside detail done on the other side. We still have another 15 ft. of perimeter detail to seal and an over flow scupper to seal in. Then the upper roof will be completed with regards to the EPDM install.
Roof Report, November 10, 2013: We completed the EPDM part of the roof, and I got all my tools and supplies back to Calgary. There were a lot of wrinkles on the roof after we were done but I made sure none of them went through laps.
All of the original metal is secured on the main roof. There were some hinges on the roof hatch that if reinstalled would have made the roof leak, so I left them alone. I left a message with bins by Joe and they will contact me when the bin is removed. After that I will let the crew know that the plywood and clean up can begin. < End Report >
CODE: 1408 Contact Us Call our 24 hour emergency roof repair at 1.780.424.7663. Mail to: 3428 99 Street NW Edmonton, Alberta T6E-5X5. We service all of Alberta including Edmonton, Stony Plain, Spruce Grove, Fort Saskatchewan, St Albert, Sherwood Park, Leduc, Nisku, Beaumont, Lac La Biche, Grande Prairie, High Level, Westlock, Slave Lake, Edson, Drayton Valley, Devon, Camrose, Wetaskiwin, Tofield, Lamont, Morinville, Vegreville, Tofield, Millet, Calmar, Evansburg, Redwater, Onaway, Viking, Athabasca, High Prairie, Valleyview, Fairview, Peace River, Whitecourt, Mayerthorpe and many more rural areas and towns.

Edmonton Residential Flat Roof Inspection and Repair, October 2013

The report follows a repair on a residential rooftop that is in fairly good condition. No leaking is present however there are issues with the penetrations on the roof as well as the flashing and vents. The home owner requires an inspection of the roof to pass and therefore needs the repairs completed immediately. Roof Observation Report: With respect to the request to observe the roof assembly at said location, the following are noted: The roof overall is in fair to good condition and looks to be approximately 10 – 15 years old. No leaks identified. No soft spots observed. There are however deficiencies with the penetrations on the roof. It appears as though the roofers installed the roof penetrations without a proper tie into the BUR and just graveled over the flanges. Hence, the lead flashing on the plumbing vent(s) is slowly sliding down hill and bending. Additionally, there is some minor damage at the front end of the house were the felt has been exposed to the sun and has dried due to UV and separated from the house. This will lead to leaks if not repaired. At the back of the house, there are some sun dried spots due to UV along the gable drip edge but this will not be an issue for another 1 - 2 years approximately. The roof definitely requires one plumping vent replaced and a small area of gum and jewt in the front of the house to pass inspection. The other vents are going to cause problems within the next 5 years or sooner. I would need approximately 16 – 24 man hrs. to replace the one plumbing vent and remove some flashing at the front of the house which would bring this roof to a “pass” condition. However additional time is required to properly install all penetrations (approximately an extra 32 - 38 man hours). 1 2 3 4 5 6 The crew arrived on site to begin repairs on the roof. The lead flange for the plumbing stack (completely cracked) was fixed. Next they spudded the field and installed a high top. Finally it was gummed and then poly was applied on top. Gravel was added for the finish. Materials Used:
  • 1x roll of Jewt (sopralastic reinforcement).
  • High Dome Flashing for 4" Vent.
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CODE: 13836
Contact Us Call our 24 hour emergency roof repair at 1.780.424.7663. Mail to: 3428 99 Street NW Edmonton, Alberta T6E-5X5.
We service all of Alberta including Edmonton, Stony Plain, Spruce Grove, Fort Saskatchewan, St Albert, Sherwood Park, Leduc, Nisku, Beaumont, Lac La Biche, Grande Prairie, High Level, Westlock, Slave Lake, Edson, Drayton Valley, Devon, Camrose, Wetaskiwin, Tofield, Lamont, Morinville, Vegreville, Tofield, Millet, Calmar, Evansburg, Redwater, Onaway, Viking, Athabasca, High Prairie, Valleyview, Fairview, Peace River, Whitecourt, Mayerthorpe and many more rural areas and towns.

Edmonton Industrial Gutter Installation, October 2013

This client requested a quotation for an industrial gutter installation, downspout installation, and snow rakes. Our crew was dispatched to the site to perform the necessary work. Inspection, October 19, 2013: The crew arrived for their initial inspection and measured the gutters, downspouts, and snow guards. Roof Report, December 16, 2013: The crew unloaded their tools and materials at the work site. Two crew members started removing snow and ice so that the old gutters could be removed. The ice rake also needed to be removed. By day's end all of the old gutters had been removed and the new gutters were prepped for install the following day. Roof Report, December 17th, 2013: At 8am the crew filled out safety documents before beginning to work. Then they boxed the ends of the two existing gutters on the side of the building. Following that, they boxed one end of the new gutter and worked on installing gutters on the front east end of the building.

After lunch the crew continued to install more gutters as well as two pieces of flashing that had come off of the building. Holes were then made for the downspouts. Finally snow was removed from the west end of the roof where gutter installation is to continue.

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Roof Report, December 20, 2012:

Additional snow/ice removal takes place and the gutter installation continues. The scope of work should be complete within a few days.

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Roof Report, December 22, 2012:

All work is now completed. The site is all cleaned up and the client is very happy. Edmonton-20131222-00166 Edmonton-20131222-00167 Edmonton-20131222-00168 Edmonton-20131222-00169 Edmonton-20131222-00170 < End Report > CODE: 12038 Contact Us Call our 24 hour emergency roof repair at 1.780.424.7663. Mail to: 3428 99 Street NW Edmonton, Alberta T6E-5X5. We service all of Alberta including Edmonton, Stony Plain, Spruce Grove, Fort Saskatchewan, St Albert, Sherwood Park, Leduc, Nisku, Beaumont, Lac La Biche, Grande Prairie, High Level, Westlock, Slave Lake, Edson, Drayton Valley, Devon, Camrose, Wetaskiwin, Tofield, Lamont, Morinville, Vegreville, Tofield, Millet, Calmar, Evansburg, Redwater, Onaway, Viking, Athabasca, High Prairie, Valleyview, Fairview, Peace River, Whitecourt, Mayerthorpe and many more rural areas and towns.