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Flat roof lifespan by type of roof covering

Re-roofing is a major investment for most residential or commercial building owners in Quebec. The lifespan of the covering is therefore normally a main concern. Les Couvreurs Duro-Toit is here to help you choose the right roofing membrane according to its lifespan. Does flat roof lifespan depend on the covering? Flat roof durability depends on…

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What are the factors to consider when choosing a roof pitch?

Whether for a new building or roof renovations, choosing a roof pitch should be done carefully. You should always consider existing standards and regulations to determine the appropriate pitch. Here is some advice from our experts to help you choose the right roof pitch for your construction project. What is a roof pitch? Did you…

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Rain gutter installation: tips and tricks

Rain gutters are essential to efficient roofing. Without them, rainwater and snowmelt would leak down the exterior walls of your home and lead to water ingress and material degradation. If your rain gutter is damaged, you should definitely replace it before winter. Here are some tips and tricks to install your rain gutter safely and…

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How to make a flat roof slope

Although its name may not make it obvious, a flat roof still needs to have a small slope. Without a certain steepness, a flat roof could trap rainwater or snowmelt, which can lead to water infiltration problems inside the building. To avoid these problems, why not re-slope your flat roof when repairing it? Here are…

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