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Our Partners: We Found The Best So You Don’t Have To

Our Partners: We Found The Best So You Don’t Have To

When our clients think about their roof, they usually think about it as one whole structure that works to protect the interior of their building. However, a roof is actually made up of multiple segments that work together to stabilize and protect the structures...

Grease And Oil Spills Degrade Roofing Membranes: What You Can Do  To Prevent Future Damages

Grease And Oil Spills Degrade Roofing Membranes: What You Can Do To Prevent Future Damages

Everyone knows that the elements can do damage to your roof over time. Things like rain and snow and ice could cause significant problems to roofing systems that aren’t installed properly, or do not have a satisfactory positive drainage system. However, chemicals and oil discharges through ventilation equipment mounted on the roof cause their own brand of damage to your roofing membrane. Contaminants on the roof can be difficult to spot, so we’ve broken down how to see them, and what you can do to stop grease and oil from compromising your membranes in the future.

Case Study: 1801 & 1901 Harwood Avenue North, Ajax

Case Study: 1801 & 1901 Harwood Avenue North, Ajax

With over 53,000 square feet, numerous parapet heights, and floating returns back onto the main roof, this project was a challenge! We’re thrilled with the beautiful end result. Scroll to see how we did it.

Tapered Insulation Part Two: Design Elements And Considerations

Tapered Insulation Part Two: Design Elements And Considerations

Ponding water, defined as water that remains standing on a roof more than 48 hours after rainfall, is one of the biggest issues that come with having a flat roof. Flat roofs are advantageous for a number of reasons, and are also often the only choice for commercial structures. These roofs offer exceptional protection from the elements if the membrane and insulation layers are installed correctly and efficiently, and this by definition means that rainwater is directed into appropriate drainage systems such as drains, scuppers and/or gutters.

Tear off Vs. Overlay: Which One Is Right For Your Pitched Roof?

Tear off Vs. Overlay: Which One Is Right For Your Pitched Roof?

Roof repairs can be confusing. There are so many different options, so how do you know what’s best? If your roof looks like it could use some TLC, it may be time to consider a replacement or recovery of the existing shingles. There are two main options for this kind...

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