Raccoons in the Attic

Raccoons in Roof Toronto and GTA

Every week we receive multiple calls from homeowners in Toronto and around the GTA that are losing sleep over raccoons on their roof and in their attic. Year after year, they are shelling out thousands of dollars on raccoon removal and raccoon related roof damages. Hoping for a better solution, stressed-out homeowners are increasingly exploring […]

Metal Roofing Warranties Exposed | Loopholes Revealed

How to Read the Warranty

We get it, buckling down to read a metal roofing warranty is probably the last thing you want to do at the end of a busy day. But if you are seriously considering investing in a permanent roofing product, doing your homework could end up saving you tens of thousands of dollars and a whole lot […]

Metal Roofing Prices 2017

Metal Roof Cost Article Featured Image

If you’re considering a metal roofing upgrade, you have probably done a “Metal Roofing Prices” search online, only to find that most metal roofing companies shy away from the topic of pricing. In an effort to help property owners get a good idea of what a metal roof really costs (and save them from potential […]

Cool Roofing Grants for Property Owners

Cool Roof Grant Approved House in Toronto ON

As part of an aggressive action plan designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80 per cent by 2050, The City of Toronto’s Environment and Energy Division has established The Eco-Roof Incentive Program. Under the Eco-Roof Incentive Program, Toronto property owners that upgrade their current roof, or build a new roof using cool roofing materials are […]

Why Batten Mounted Metal Roofing is a Poor Choice

Comparison Photo Metal Roof Installed to Roof Deck vs Wood Battens.

Many batten mount products are batten mounted because of their inferior design. In other words, the design of the product requires it to be installed on battens. Battens for them are not really a good thing though they try to spin it that way. Battens for them are a necessary evil. This is the case […]

Metal Roofing Decking, Battens and Underlayment

Metal Shingle Installation

There are two general choices when it comes to the substrate that is used beneath metal roofing. The choice is between installing the metal roofing panels over battens or over solid decking. This blog article will look at both options.

Top 10 Things to Consider Before Upgrading to Metal Roofing

Homeowners are increasingly considering upgrading to a permanent metal roofing system for the added style and benefits that it offers. Permanent metal roofing is an investment in your home and to help you get the best return on your investment, we have created this “Top 10” list of things to consider before buying.