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We’ve said it many times, but few homeowners spare a thought about their roof until it’s too late. At no time of year is that more true than in winter. Unless you’re walking around buckets under an umbrella in your house, you’re not likely to pay any attention to your roof when it’s freezing outside....

Unless you have an interest in copper roofs, you might wonder why sometimes pictures of Old City Hall in Toronto shows it with either a shiny reddish-gold roof, a dull-finish dark brown roof, a beige roof, a grey roof or a green roof. No, the city is not squandering your tax dollars on constantly replacing...

Have you ever wondered why most larger buildings, like factories, schools, shopping centres and office buildings, have a flat roof, but houses have sloped roofs? The answer is one of pure practicality. The cost of building and maintaining a sloped roof for a large building would significantly increase construction and maintenance costs; enough to make...

While most homes in Toronto don’t have a flat roof (primarily to help roof drainage, particularly in winter), increased urbanization and housing density in the city has seen an increase in the use of flat roofs for new home construction. As more young people and families chose the downtown lifestyle, builders are using flat roofs...

While it’s recently cooled down a little, the summer of 2016 has been generally hot and dry in Toronto and the GTA. While that may be great for enjoying the outdoors, it can put added stress on your roof, its support systems and, in turn, your home. The sun rays are notorious destroyers of almost...

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