Reducing the impact of our collective footpri...

August 15, 2018

Transparency and sustainability in the building sectorThe building sector is an industry with a strong ecological footprint. From construction through to occupa...

Source: Soprema

A Trusted Leader in Insulation Just Got Bigge...

May 24, 2018

SOPREMA Canada set to open two new manufacturing plantsThe city of Sherbrooke is about to welcome the first SOPREMA extruded polystyrene insulation manufacturin...

Source: Soprema

Wrinkling in Roof Membranes

April 26, 2018

Why it happens and what can be done to prevent itWrinkling is not something anyone wants to see on their roof membranes given it can be a sign of undue stress a...

Source: Soprema

High Performance Roofing

March 14, 2018

A superior roof is possible with the right sealants and systemsBuilding a structurally sound roof is one thing; ensuring it stays that way is another. With erra...

Source: Soprema

Putting Safety First

February 1, 2018

High performance flameless solutions for roofsIn some buildings and facilities, safety is a primary concern requiring that roofers and builders incorporate mate...

Source: Soprema

Convoy Supply Names Jamie Mantle as Vice Pres...

January 30, 2018

For Immediate ReleaseSurrey, BC, January 15, 2018 – Convoy Supply, a North American leader in the distribution of construction materials has announced the addit...

Below deck insulation and cool roofs – what c...

January 18, 2018

For most of us in the low slope roofing industry, having insulation placed above the roof deck is considered an absolute standard. For standard steel deck const...

Source: GAF

The details make the difference in wind desig...

December 21, 2017

Roofing design encompasses many different factors. The assembly is dictated by the use of the building, the owner’s budget, the building’s location, local build...

Source: GAF

The new requirements of LEED v4

December 21, 2017

Shaping the building industry since 2000, the LEED standard has become increasingly advantageous. It encourages the adoption of best practices in green construc...

Source: SOPREMA

How to Safely Inspect Your Roof After a Storm

November 23, 2017

This hurricane season has been historic in its intensity and damage, but it’s not just homes in the storm tracks that may need a roofer’s attention. Punishing w...

Source: GAF

Get your Roof in Shiplap Shape

November 9, 2017

Discover the benefits of insulation boards with shiplap edgesThere are numerous benefits to foam insulation boards that make them a favourite among builders and...

Source: SOPREMA

How to Help Homeowners Understand Ice Damming

October 26, 2017

The cold winter season is the time when many homeowners see icicles hanging from their eaves and/or water coming in the house due to ice damming on the roof.The...

Source: GAF

Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation

September 28, 2017

A simple yet effective solutionSpray polyurethane foam insulation has been steadily rising in popularity since it first emerged on the market in 1979. With its ...

Source: Soprema

Coalition pour l’équité fiscale envers les PM...

September 27, 2017

CommuniquéLa Coalition pour l’équité fiscale envers les PME présente des analyses confirmant que le projet de réforme fiscale affectera les chefs de PME de la c...

Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness

September 27, 2017

News ReleaseGrowing coalition confirms tax proposals will affect middle-class business ownersLeading tax practitioners say that business owners with income as l...

CRCA announces call for entries for 2018 Roof...

September 13, 2017

CRCA is pleased to announce that entries are now open for the 2018 Roofing Canada Award.The Roofing Canada Award recognizes CRCA members for outstanding workman...

L’ACEC annonce un appel de candidatures pour ...

September 13, 2017

L’ACEC est heureux d'annoncer que les appels de candidatures sont maintenant ouvertes pour le Prix Couvertures Canada - 2018.Le Prix Couvertures Canada reconnaî...

L’Association canadienne des entrepreneurs en...

September 13, 2017

Le 1er septembre 2017 – L’Association canadienne des entrepreneurs en couverture (ACEC) s’est jointe à un groupe d’associations sectorielles de tout le pays qui...

Canadian Roofing Contractors Association join...

September 13, 2017

September 1, 2017 - The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) has joined a group of business organizations from across the country voicing opposition ...

Should you re-cover or replace a damaged comm...

September 11, 2017

Although most commercial roofing systems are designed for long-term performance, many can still develop problems during their lifespan. Problems can arise when ...

Source: GAF

PVC vs. KEE: What are the Pros and Cons?

August 3, 2017

Earlier this summer, I discussed the differences between PVC and TPO. Now, I thought I’d follow up with a closer look at PVC and the KEE sheets.For a refresher,...

Source: GAF

Extruded Polystyrene Thermal Insulation Board...

July 20, 2017

The right insulation for the job!Deciding what kind of insulation to install in your commercial roofing project is a big decision with even bigger consequences....

Source: Soprema

PVC vs. TPO: Is the Debate Over?

July 6, 2017

Author: Thomas J Taylor Exec. Director Building & Roofing Science.Over the last several years, it seemed as if TPO (thermoplastic polyolefin) supporters have wa...

Source: GAF

Choosing the Right Roof Insulation

June 22, 2017

The features and properties of 3 leading technologiesFrom large commercial roofs to inverted roofs and parking decks, selecting the right insulation panels is c...

Source: Soprema

The History of TPO: How it became a top comme...

June 8, 2017

TPO is, at times, considered the new roofing system on the block, even though the material has been around for decades and has proven its worth in the industry....

Source: GAF

Rob Kucher Elected President and Chairman of ...

June 1, 2017

Ottawa, Ontario -- (May 30, 2017) – Rob Kucher, Cardinal Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc., Thunder Bay, hasbeen elected as the president and chairman of the board of ...

5 Commercial Roofing Mistakes That Lead to Wa...

May 11, 2017

Did you know that 98% of all roof repairs occur in penetrations or perimeters – meaning anything that protrudes through the roof or breaks the membrane? Some ex...

Source: GAF

Goodbye Ponding Water, Hello Long-Lasting Roo...

April 27, 2017

Why slope design is critical when it comes to your roof’s longevityWhen it comes to installing a long-lasting, effective roof, the first step is to ensure the r...

Source: Soprema

Snow Retention, Accident Prevention

April 13, 2017

How to reduce risk with a sleek, reliable roof systemNo matter where you live in Canada, dealing with unwanted snowfall is just part of the winter experience. F...

Source: S-5 Attachments

5 maintenance tips to help prevent roof leaks

April 13, 2017

One of the most common and costly issues homeowners call on a contractor to fix is a leaky roof. Not surprisingly, most property owners do not have the expertis...

Source: GAF

Get Effective Thermal Insulation with Polyiso...

March 16, 2017

Polyisocyanurate insulation boards offer many benefits that make them an advantageous solution when it comes to achieving high thermal efficiency in your commer...

Source: Soprema

10 Common Commercial Roof Problems

March 2, 2017

Problems on a roof can happen to any building, but most of the issues are largely preventable through planning. Several factors will influence a roof’s service ...

Source: GAF

The Benefits and Risks of Replacing a Roof in...

February 2, 2017

It's a situation a saw over and over again when I worked for the emergency repair service in Canada: a customer calls in because of a leak, we assess the roof, ...

Source: GAF

More Protection Where it Counts

February 2, 2017

Roof underlayment keeps moisture out and damage from occurring No matter how structurally sound your building’s roof, over time, leaks and water damage are alwa...

Source: Soprema

Versatile, Reliable 3-in-1 Roofing Panels

January 5, 2017

How roofing technology is reaching new heights Quality control. Reduced labour. A fast, reliable installation process. If you’re in the roofing business, then c...

Source: Soprema

Cool weather application precautions for TPO ...

January 5, 2017

Roofing work doesn’t stop in the winter, but if you are applying single-ply roofing systems in the cool weather, there are precautions you should take. By follo...

Source: GAF

Laminated Panels for Roofing

December 8, 2016

Jump on board this innovative waterproofing solution Canada is renowned for its extreme weather. Hit with sizzling hot temperatures in the summer and artic-like...

Source: Soprema

Waterproofing Your Roof

November 10, 2016

Accessories you can count on to keep water out where it belongs Professional builders know all-too well about the many struggles that can accompany the roof ins...

Source: Soprema

An Adhesive That Sticks It to Winter

October 13, 2016

Not even ice-cold temperatures will put a freeze on your outdoor building project With the cold winter months fast approaching, building professionals will be d...

Source: Soprema

The Benefits of Slope Insulation

September 1, 2016

How to build or improve a roof’s slope with one easy solution Whether you’re installing a roof on a new building or making changes to an existing roof, addressi...

Source: SOPREMA

5 Reasons to Switch to Synthetic, Recycled Ro...

July 7, 2016

Whether you're looking to re-roof an existing home or commercial building or planning a brand new construction project, advancements in roofing materials have c...

Source: Moderne Slate Canada

Renovation trend boosts roofing industry

June 22, 2016

The residential building construction market could see an uptick in years to come as more Canadians are choosing to renovate their homes than to move to new hou...

Source: Garant GP

Roofing spade improves user productivity

May 11, 2016

Roofers and shinglers are in demand. In the U.S., the need is expected to grow by 13 per cent from 2014 to 2024 -- faster than the average for all occupations -...

Source: Garant GP

Reduce Lost-time Injuries with Ergonomic Tool...

April 13, 2016

Workers in the roofing industry are particularly susceptible to pains and strains. Research looking into the health problems of roofers found that those who qui...