Edmonton Flat Roof Retro-Fitting, January 2012

The brief report below details a quotation provided to an industrial client in Edmonton. They required modification to their existing roof to allow for some new vents they planned to install. We went on location to assess the building's roof and provide the client a quote for retro-fitting to be completed. The building bears a low-slope metal roof and they are in need of five holes to be cut for venting penetrations to be installed shortly. Scope:
  • One hole at 6' x 6'.
  • Two holes at 3' x 3'.
  • Two holes at 2' x 2'.
The holes must also be curbed to a 1' height, and we knew that we would need to return after the vents were installed so that we may seal up the system properly. This would require new cover plates and storm collars to each of the vents, and the in-house workers would reinforce the ceiling around the holes on their own.
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The client had a low-slope metal roof which required some retro-fitting work done. Our technicians were to prepare the roof such that new vents could be installed.
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After curbing the holes to the correct height, the site's workers dealt with reinforcing the ceiling around the holes themselves.
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Edmonton Residential Roof Inspection and Replacement, August 2011

This residential client in Edmonton required an initial roof inspection followed by subsequent roof replacement. The report outlines the progress undertaken by the GRS crew and includes photos. Inspection, August 1, 2011: I met the client at his house and he told me about the leaking and ice damming problems he has been having. His soffits are currently stucco which is something that is not often seen. It appears that there is only mesh across the soffits holding the stucco so there would not be enough support to cut in soffit vents which can be used on wood soffits. I suggested removing the stucco soffit on the eaves and installing aluminum soffit and fascia to get the air flowing through the eaves as well as adding additional ventilation to the roof.  He has a neat cedar design on the gable fascia’ and would prefer to keep them as they are. We also determined that the roof is due for replacement and he would like some options other than the cedar shingles which are on the roof now. The main house is 6/12 pitch with some 12/12 dormers and gable extensions and there is a low slope section on the back which will require 100% ice & water shield as per low slope application. Material Required: note 9 sq. of this project is 12/12 pitch.
  • 50' Valley metal (brown).
  • 6 air vents (to be cut in).
  • (1) 4” plumbing flashing.
  • 100' facia (dark brown).
  • 5 vented soffits (dark brown).
  • 110' soffit J (dark brown).
100_1307 100_1310 100_1311 100_1313 100_1314 100_1315 100_1316 100_1317 100_1318 100_1319 100_1323 Roof Report, August 27, 2011: We got to the job site this morning and started roofing the garage while I had the crew start ripping the old rood from the house. The garage is done, and we have the house water proofed and ready for tomorrow. 100_1572 100_1573 100_1574 100_1575 100_1578 100_1580 100_1581 100_1582 100_1583 Roof Report, August 29, 2011: We showed up in the morning and started ripping the low slope, then I found a couple step flashings too short. The valley is double layered but we got it removed and water proofed for the next day. Roof Report, August 30, 2011: Today I went to the site and started roofing while also helping the crew clean up some garbage in the morning. The bin guy couldn’t make it back today so I didn’t get as much garbage removed as I would have liked. I got most of the back of the house done but I had to use the old led plumbing boot as the one I got was an inch too small. 100_1591 100_1592 100_1594 100_1595 100_1596 100_1597 100_1598 Roof Report, September 1, 2011: I removed the old roof from the front side of the house (the steep dormer and the top roof). I found two squirrel holes under the valley and in the fascia. I covered them with step and no squirrels are getting in now. Were all ready to go tomorrow weather permitting. 100_1609 100_1610 100_1611 100_1612 100_1614 Roof Report, September 5, 2011: We went there Friday hoping to get the job done, in the morning I started ripping the steep parts with the crew. Rain hit at around one o clock or so but it only lasted for about a half hour. We got back to work and pushed as hard as we could. This site is now complete. 100_1619 100_1623 100_1625 100_1627 100_1629 100_1631 100_1632 100_1633 < End Report > CODE: 13109 Contact Us 24 Hour Emergency Roof Repair. Telephone: 1.403.873.7663. Email: info@calgaryroofrepair.ca. Mailing: 240 – 70 Shawville Boulevard SE Calgary, Alberta. T2Y 2Z3. For all other areas of Canada call 1.877.497.3528 Toll Free. We service all areas of southern and central Alberta and south east British Columbia including Airdrie, Banff, Calgary, Canmore, Crossfield, Carstairs, Didsbury, Olds, Sundre, Three Hills, Drumheller, Hanna, Brooks, Bassano, Strathmore, Chestermere, Irricana, Cochrane, Black Diamond, Okotoks, Priddis, Bragg Creek, Cranbrook, Fernie, Panorama, High River, Vulcan, Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Taber, Sylvan Lake, Red Deer and other Alberta rural points between.