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How to Use a DIY Flat Roof Kit

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While installing a flat roof is a job that is often best left to the professionals, there are certain times when installing your own flat roof might be an ideal option. There are a number of different flat roofing options, but one of the simplest, most effective ways to go about installing your own roof is by using a flat roof installation kit; essentially a flat roof in a box. Read More

How to Replace a Flat Roof

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When it comes time to replace your flat roof, there are a number of different factors to consider. It is important to understand each factor before diving into the roof replacement to help ensure that the roof you choose is right for your needs, and for the building it is being installed on. Deciding on the right type of roofing material is one of the most important decisions when it Read More

What Is the Best Flat Roof System

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While it’s easy to get caught up in the different terms, and confused by the variety of options that are available for flat roofing systems, choosing the right system for your building shouldn’t be difficult. Since no two buildings are the same, there is a range of different roofing systems available for you to choose from. However, the best roofing option is one that’s chosen with your needs in mind: Read More

What Most People Don’t Know About Flat Roofing

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When it comes to flat roofing, misconceptions abound. Often, these mistaken beliefs are based on a lack of understanding, or outdated information. Most people are unaware of the fact that over the years, flat roof installation techniques have improved and materials have changed. Flat roofs today are a popular and durable option for residential and commercial buildings alike. If you’re considering a flat roof, here are a few things that Read More

10 Interesting Facts About Flat Roofs

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Are you considering a flat roof for your home or commercial property? Flat roofs are seeing a growth in popularity, and it’s easy to see why. With a number of modern options available that make them more leak proof, durable, and stylish than ever before, it’s no surprise that these roofs are a common alternative to sloped roofs. If you’re interested in a flat roof, or weighing up your options, Read More

The 4 Different Types of Flat Roofs

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Considering a flat roof for your residential or commercial building? Flat roofs are a popular choice for urban environments, and when properly installed and maintained, can last for up to twenty-five years. If you’re thinking about a new flat roof or looking for options for a new building, there are four main types of flat roofs that you’ll be able to choose from. Here’s what you should know about each. Read More

Introduction to Green Roofing

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A green roof is a specialized roofing system that supports vegetation grown above the roofing system. The complexity of the green roof depends on the type of system used. Here in the Burlington and Oakville area (and throughout the GTA), green roofs can either be intensive or extensive or modular in design. Green roofs also have a wide array of benefits ranging from economical to environmental. An intensive system of Read More

Modified Bitumen – The Pro’s and Con’s

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If you look around at the various types of low-sloped roofs, you will find a wide variety of types depending upon the type of roof, its location, and various other factors. In Burlington, Mississauga, and Oakville, Modified Bitumen is a widely used product for roofs by many roofing contractors. Modified Bitumen roofing systems are composed of five different components which the roofing contractor can assemble in various combinations. The layers Read More

What is Built-Up Roofing?

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Built-up roofing is the most common type of low-slope roof you will come across. It is composed of several layers of bitumen with a layer of gravel on top to protect the surface from heat, snow, and rain. More modern installations now come with a layer of rigid insulation, which adds a higher R-Value to the roof making it much more energy-efficient than it used to be. The layers of Read More