How Much Does a Flat Roof Replacement Cost?

Flat roof replacement cost is a question commonly asked by our clients throughout the GTA. Whether you have commercial, industrial flat roofing assets or a residential flat roof on your home; the following information can help simplify what can be a complex question. When initially speaking with a client over the phone. They will oftenRead More >

Dangers of Torch- On Roofing

The evolution of flat roofing over the past 150 years in North America has seen the extinction of wood and coal-fired kettles being used to heat up tar. This was replaced by fuel-fed burners in more modern incarnations of the tar kettle; and with the invention of pumpers, steaming asphalt could then be transported upRead More >

What is Soffit? What is Fascia?

Many clients have asked us what soffit and fascia refer to on their homes. While most people understand what siding refers to, the phrase soffit and fascia is not as commonly understood unless one works in the building trades. Simply put, the soffit refers to the under-hang area immediately beneath the roofline, adjacent to theRead More >

What’s the difference between Rafters & Trusses

Recently a client asked about how their roof was constructed. It was explained that his Etobicoke home was originally built over eighty years ago; and that the method involved stick framing the original roof, and that covering the framing were roof boards about one inch thick. The home had an additional flat roof at theRead More >

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