Roof

Although today’s roofing is incredibly sturdy, with time, it eventually needs to be replaced. Roofing protects a building’s occupants from sever weather conditions – including rain, snow, strong UV rays, etc. To ensure your roof’s replacement runs smoothly, many questions need to be answered: What kind of specialist do I need to hire? How much does replacing a roof cost? How do I choose the right roofing material? Is a metal roof a good choice? How often do I need to do maintenance on my roof for it to last longer? … And the list goes on! 

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Blue Roofs: A Sustainable Choice

Are you thinking of replacing the roof on your commercial building? Consider a blue roof! While not as well-known as green roofs, they offer many advantages. They’re excellent for stormwater management ...

Published on:
7 July 2021
5 min read
Chantal Tellier
Writer
Blue Roofs: A Sustainable Choice
Roof replacement costs in 2021 — Toronto vs. Montreal
Published on:
2 January 2021
9 min read
Roof replacement costs in 2021 — Toronto vs. Montreal

Have you noticed that your roof needs some TLC? You might be hesitating whether now is really the time to get your roof replaced. A roof replacement isn't like renovating a kitchen or ...

Jason Pagliuca
360° Verification Coordinator | RenoAssistance
Preparing Your Home for Winter: What to Check
Published on:
29 October 2020
5 min read
Preparing Your Home for Winter: What to Check

The days are growing colder, sweaters and hoodies are coming out of the closet... It's clear: winter is coming. While we're donning our toques and putting on our winter tires, we ...

Karine Gazeryan
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
Building A Rooftop Urban Patio to Make the Most of Summer
Published on:
4 June 2020
3 min read
Building A Rooftop Urban Patio to Make the Most of Summer

What could be better than enjoying your summer with a magnificent rooftop patio? In urban areas, backyards are often transformed into parking spaces, or used for home extensions. More and more ...

Trecy Martel
Content Manager | RenoAssistance
Roof Inspection: Expert Advice
Published on:
28 April 2020
2 min read
Roof Inspection: Expert Advice

Your roofing requires your attention on a regular basis to ensure it lasts its entire typical lifespan. It's highly recommended to get your roof inspected twice a year: before and after ...

Karine Gazeryan
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
Identifying and Preventing Building Envelope Problems
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21 April 2020
4 min read
Identifying and Preventing Building Envelope Problems

Your home's outer layer is its first line of defense against anything Mother Nature throws its way. It's therefore important to ensure it is healthy and protected from issues that can ...

Francis Guertin
Renovation Advisor| RenoAssistance
Changing Your Home’s Facade: 6 Elements to Consider
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13 August 2019
12 min read
Changing Your Home’s Facade: 6 Elements to Consider

It's said to never judge a book by its cover, but it's rather difficult not to judge a house by its appearance. If a house seems neglected, we tend to expect ...

Marilena Tricarico
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
Pitched Roofs: What Material Should You Choose?
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14 March 2019
8 min read
Pitched Roofs: What Material Should You Choose?

Pitched roofs tend to be the norm for homes. There's a varying list of reasons, but chief among them is the fact that their resistance is better, and they simply look ...

Francis Guertin
Renovation Advisor| RenoAssistance
Flat Roofs: What Material Should You Choose?
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15 February 2019
8 min read
Flat Roofs: What Material Should You Choose?

EPDM, TPO, Elastomer, Polyolefin...What do these words/letters even mean? These acronyms surely won't tell you much in regards to which roofing option is best suited for you.  That's why we've ...

Francis Guertin
Renovation Advisor| RenoAssistance
Proper Ventilation for a Healthy Roof
Published on:
30 January 2019
6 min read
Proper Ventilation for a Healthy Roof

For proper functioning, your roof needs adequate ventilation. Like us, a roof needs to breathe in order to remain in good health. Roof ventilation isn't typically done by a mechanical or ...

Adele Orsini
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
4 Rooftop Terraces to Inspire Your Outdoor Haven
Published on:
13 July 2018
4 min read
4 Rooftop Terraces to Inspire Your Outdoor Haven

Summer can make you envious of homes, condos or restaurants that have great looking rooftop terrace designs. Don’t get bummed out! Take a look at these rooftop terraces from Toronto and ...

Lucia Di Sclafani
Content Manager | RenoAssistance