Residential Roofing Contractors
General Roofing Systems Canada (GRS) provides Residential Roofing to Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan. Residential Roofers in Toronto, Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Lloydminster, Saskatoon, Regina, Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Canmore, Cranbrook, Kelowna, Vancouver, Whistler, and points between.
Residential Roofing offers a number of choices for the home-owner.
Flat Roof (Low Slope Membrane) Residential Roofing
There are a number of membranes available when considering flat roofing or low slope membranes for your home. The flat roofing section of our main website explains the various membranes available and this blog has a number of flat roof articles for your home roof that you can search.
Flat roof membranes fall into one of these categories:
- Single-ply roof membranes such as TPO, PVC, or EPDM.
- Two-ply membranes such as two-ply SBS modified torch-on (or cold applied).
- Multiple-ply built up roof such as the traditional Tar & Gravel or the newer TOUGH ROOF, or multi-ply liquid rubber coated roof.
- Spray-on roofing such as liquid rubber or spray foam.
- Metal roofing.
For flat roof inspection, maintenance, and repair, our website contains a checklist for homeowners.
Low Slope Residential Roofing
If you have a low slope roof (4/12 slope or less), you will want to consider either low-slope membranes used on flat roof systems or a low slope shingle application. Most shingle manufacturers have considerations for low slope shingle application. Some, like Malarkey, also have warranties for such applications.
If you have a low slope residential roof and you are choosing shingles versus a low slope membrane, be sure to check with your local building codes, the shingle manufacturer toward warrant, and be sure your roofing contractors installs the roofing shingles in accordance to the specifications required.
Roofing Shingles, Cedar Shakes, Concrete Tile, Slate, Rubber, Metal, etc.
Roofing shingles are now available in hundreds of material types, styles, colours, textures, and are available in speciality types for moss, high wind, UV, hail impact, rubber, etc. Standard types of shingles are made by IKO, BP, Malarkey, Certainteed, GAF, and Owens Corning.
Speciality residential roof coverings such as cedar roofing, rubber tile, concrete tile, metal panels, slate, etc. typically require more research and due diligence than when choosing asphalt shingles. Homeowners have to be even more cautious with selecting the right roofing material and contractor. Failure to choose the right contractor could be a considerable error.
Our blog has a number of articles about selection of specialty residential roofing and our website can assist with a checklist for choosing roofing contractors, roofing contractor accreditation, roofing contractor workmanship guarantees, and it also contains overviews of residential roofing materials available.
We also have a section on how to shingle a roof so that homeowners can learn about the right way to install shingles. Be sure to keep it handy if you ever have a contractor on-site so you can check if they are performing the installation correctly.
Until next time,
The Team at GRS
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