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White Roofs: A Solution to Urban Heat Islands

Did you know that installing white roofs can help combat heat islands in urban areas? Certain neighborhoods, such as Rosemont-Petite-Patrie in Montreal, have even required new flat roofs to use white roofing. Which makes sense, given that it’s an affordable solution with many advantages for both homeowners and the general population. In this article, our…

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The Cost of a Flat Roof

Want to know how much you’ll need to invest in your flat roof project to get the desired result? Our roofers present the variables to take into account when estimating the cost of a flat roof in 2021. Minor or major renovation? Flat roofs are very common in urban areas like Greater Montreal. Many residential…

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TPO VS. ELASTOMERIC MEMBRANE: WHICH SHOULD YOU CHOOSE?

When doing flat roof repair or renovation, the choice of covering is an important but often overlooked step. Your roof and its components are among the most important elements of your home and the loss of its integrity can weaken the entire structure. This is why it is important to consider the advantages and disadvantages…

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Cathedral roof: your questions, our answers

Cathedral roofs are a popular choice for many consumers because of their beauty and their ability to make a room appear larger at first glance. The cathedral roof was very popular in Quebec in the 1960s, but many homes built at that time are now plagued by various problems due to neglect from previous owners.…

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How to shingle a roof: our pro tips

Asphalt shingles are popular with consumers not only for how good they look, but also for their durability and affordability. However, installing shingles is a delicate process that requires skill and attention to detail. In fact, if you don’t have experience in roofing installation, you could fall into one of the many pitfalls that await…

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When should you replace your roof?

“When should you replace your roof? ” The answer may seem simple, but the question can be a double-edged sword. First, the right time to have a roof replaced can depend on the roof’s condition. For example, there may be signs that a roof is damaged and needs to be repaired as soon as possible…

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How to build a roof deck

Had a sudden urge to enjoy the view from the top of your building and decided to install a deck on your roof? Not so fast!  Did you know that building a roof deck is a complex and time-consuming process?  In fact, if you want to achieve a satisfying result that fully complies with applicable…

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How to find a good roofer: 4 must-know tips

Having trouble finding the right roofer? Whether you’re installing a new roof or having your roof redone, it’s important to choose a roofing contractor carefully. Even if you think you’re meeting with a contractor who seems knowledgeable, you need to make sure you’re dealing with the right person. Are you having trouble finding the right…

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3 advantages of getting a green roof for your company

Green roofs are becoming more and more popular, particularly in urban areas, where they can seem like an oasis in the desert. A basic green roof will include a waterproofing membrane, a growing medium and low vegetation. A more sophisticated green roof may include a root barrier, an irrigation system and larger plants or trees.…

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How to clean an asphalt shingle roof

Asphalt shingles have several advantages that make them a great option for roofing materials. For example, they can easily be adapted to cover many different angles, shapes and sizes, and the wide range of tile shapes and colours can be used to create a great variety of designs. With asphalt shingles, you can give your…

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