Blog - Commercial roofing

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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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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Are roof de-icing cables an effective way to prevent ice dams?

A common problem for homeowners in snowy climates is the formation of ice dams on their roofs. Ice dams are build-ups of ice and snow on the edges and eaves of a pitched roof. Ice dams can result in beautiful icicles, but they can also damage the roof, break gutters and cause water infiltration. Several…

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How to calculate roof pitch

Are you planning to contact a roofer about construction work? For them to be able to answer your questions as accurately as possible, it’s best if you can tell them the pitch of the roof you want repaired or renovated. How do you calculate and express roof pitch, and why do roofers need this information?…

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Protecting your home from heat: the importance of roof ventilation

“Protect your home from heat.” At first glance, this statement may only seem to apply during the summer. However, even in winter, there are certain parts of a house that must be protected from heat and humidity, such as the attic. In this article, our roof ventilation specialists will explain how they can help protect…

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