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Community Spotlight: Chai Lifeline

Community Spotlight: Chai Lifeline

At Elite, one of the pillars of our business is giving back to our communities. The Elite team has worked with several charities over the years, regularly participating in events and drives to help those in need. This month, one of our newest team members, Erin...

Asphaltic Core Boards vs. Glass-Faced Gypsum Boards: Here’s What You Need To Know

Asphaltic Core Boards vs. Glass-Faced Gypsum Boards: Here’s What You Need To Know

As we’ve previously covered on the blog, there are five main types of cover board materials, each is best suited to the method of attachment in the roof assembly and the type and method of roof membrane being installed over top, and each with its own benefits. In this week’s article, we’re focusing on the pros and cons of Asphaltic Core Boards and Glass-Faced Gypsum boards to help you make a more informed decision when it comes to your roof health.

Roofing Safety Essentials: What You Need To Know To Protect Your Team, And Your Liability

Roofing Safety Essentials: What You Need To Know To Protect Your Team, And Your Liability

There are several steps that should be taken prior to commencing any roofing project that every contractor should put in place. Safety training, combined with adequate safeguards, identification of site specific hazards, planning around any identified hazards, inspection of equipment and the wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE) will all ensure that the workers on your roof, and occupants within the building in question, are kept as safe as possible.

Roof Coverboards: Cement Board vs. High Density ISO

Roof Coverboards: Cement Board vs. High Density ISO

Insulation cover boards are a crucial element of proper roofing assembly, but which material is right for your roof? We’ve broken down the pros and cons of different materials so that you can make the best decision for your roof.

Case Study: 3085 Glen Erin Drive, Mississauga

Case Study: 3085 Glen Erin Drive, Mississauga

COVID-19 lockdowns resulted in a huge spike in roofing repairs and replacements. Many offices used the closures as an opportunity to do much-needed repairs on their existing membranes. This roofing replacement was done in the fall and winter months of 2020/2021, during which time this building was partially open, requiring some creative thinking on our part to get the job done.

The Best of Men: What We Can Learn From The History of The Paralympic Games

The Best of Men: What We Can Learn From The History of The Paralympic Games

This week marks the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2021 Paralympic Games. On 29 July 1948, the day of the Opening Ceremony of the London 1948 Olympic Games, Dr. Ludwig Guttmann, of blessed memory, organised the first competition for wheelchair athletes which he named the Stoke Mandeville Games, a milestone in Paralympic history.

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