Built-up roofing system installation

Why You Should Consider Built-Up Roofing Systems

Built-Up Roofing Systems have been in use in the U.S. and Canada for over 100 years. Early composition or built-up roofing (BUR) often featured layers of heavy paper covered with pine tar and sprinkled with sand. Documented use of asphalt for roofing, in preference to coal tar...
The best single ply roofing in Toronto Ontario

Basics of Single Ply Roofing

Single Ply roofing membranes provide a variety of materials to choose from. Their main characteristic is that they are designed to be installed in one layer. They also exhibit great flexibility and their resistance to UV radiation is superior when compared to other products. It i...
preventative roof inspection in Toronto

Preventative Flat Roof Maintenance

By proactively maintaining your flat roof, you are ready for the next weather event. You can reduce or eliminate disruptive leaks and avoid expensive deck and insulation repairs and premature replacement. (more…)

Why is roofing one of the most dangerous jobs

Roofing is a job that almost everyone needs, but few understands how dangerous roofing really is. It's bad enough that a fall might kill you, but roofers face a whole host of other on-the-job hazards as well. From burns to volatile tars and chemicals, electrocution from contact w...

Liquid applied roofing fast-growing segment in commercial roofing

Liquid applied roofing is a fast-growing segment of the $5.1 billion commercial roofing industry in North America. While this segment represents only 24% of the total market today, these roof coatings are primarily used in the reroof portion (including maintenance and restoration...

Modified Bitumen is a Superior Flat-Roofing System

Modified bitumen (Mod-Bit) roofing was developed in Europe during the 1960s as an alternative to built-up roofing. Despite the emergence of thermoplastics, such as PVC and TPO, it remained a popular choice for flat roofs because of its many superior benefits. (more…)