How To Avoid Common Roofing Problems

a roof with damaged and worn shingles

How To Avoid Common Roofing Problems   Roofing problems are one of the most common forms of damage buildings face due to constant exposure to the elements. Damaged roofing can have serious effects on your home, such as water damage, mold, decay and more. It is important to have regularly scheduled roof inspections and maintenance […]

Siding Repair vs Siding Replacement

home with damaged dark gray/blue siding

Siding Repair vs Siding Replacement The exterior of your home is the first impression people have of your residence. This is one of the many reasons it is important to properly maintain and repair the siding of your house. But when is it time to completely replace the siding as opposed to repair it? Century […]

What to do About Frozen Gutters in Ottawa

snow brush being used to clear snow on roof

What to do About Frozen Gutters in Ottawa The winter months can be a challenging time for many homeowners, especially in cities like Ottawa. When you live in a climate with below-freezing temperatures, heavy snowfall, piercing winds and freezing rain, maintaining your home gets much more difficult. This is especially true when it comes to […]

Replace Old Gutters and Save Money Over The Long Run

Your gutters are a vital part of your roof system. They’re tasked with the important role of redirecting rainwater away from vulnerable parts of your home like the roof and the foundation. They provide you with necessary protection from costly damage to your home.

Home Selling Tip: Get a New Roof

After that long housing crisis that hit the US and even Canada in the past decade, home buying and selling have finally gained some ground in recent years. In fact, 2015 sounds promising for both sellers and buyers according to most real estate experts such as Realtor.com®. Realtor.com, one of the trusted sites for real […]

Quick Fixes vs. Roof Replacement: Which Works Best?

Many homeowners come to us with this twofold question: Do I really need a new roof? Can’t repairs do the trick? Our answer is this: while there’s value in quick repairs, they’re not meant to solve your long-term roofing problems. Here’s why. Band-Aid Fixes: The Good and the Bad Quick repairs are fine for dealing […]

Don’t Know Where to Start? Consider Working on Your Roof!

Are you planning a home improvement project but don’t know where to begin? Although there are a lot of projects to choose from, and it may seem very stressful to select one, as professional roofers in Ottawa, we at Century Roofing and Siding Ltd. have some expert advice on where you should begin your home […]

A Good Roof as the Focal Point of Your Exterior

According to Better Homes and Gardens, the roof can account for 40 percent of your home’s curb appeal. Making up such a huge portion, it can be said that it is the focal point of your exterior. If your home is part of a beautiful neighborhood or if it has a unique architectural design, there […]