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The Home Depot® Canada is now offering Canadian-made multi-surface renewal coatings by DAICH Coatings Corp., a Hamilton, Ontario-based manufacturer of architectural and concrete finishes, for DIY and professional users. Currently available with free shipping online at www.homedepot.ca — and already sold extensively though The Home Depot® USA — the Daich line ... Read More
The acquisition marks the company's entry into the Ontario, Canada, market. ABC Supply Co., Inc., the largest wholesale distributor of roofing and other select exterior and interior products in North America, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Herman’s Supply Company, a trusted supplier of both residential and commercial roofing ... Read More
Bitec, Inc. announces merger with Viking Products Group to expand sales distribution and organizational efficiencies. Bitec, Inc. recently announced its merger with the Viking Products Group, formerly based in Northeast, Ohio. This partnership will give roofing contractor and distributor customers access to an extensive suite of roofing-related materials that deliver ... Read More
Stop by booth #1204 to see featured products from Polyglass and learn about their innovative roofing and waterproofing solutions. Polyglass U.S.A., Inc., a leading manufacturer of roofing and waterproofing solutions, is excited to be attending The Building Show, taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada from November 29 ... Read More
Construct Canada is North America's largest building and renovation industry event, bringing together over 16,000 attendees and 500+ exhibitors each year. The event showcases the latest products, services, and technologies in the construction industry, and offers a variety of educational and networking opportunities for all professionals. Construct Canada is a must-attend ... Read More
By Anna Lockhart. Read these testimonies from S-5! customers themselves about the products from one of the industry’s most trusted and reliable brands for solar attachments! The metal experts at S-5! are committed to providing their customers with the most innovative and top-quality products and solutions available ... Read More
Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) and MetalCoffeeShop have named installer Bliss Roofing and manufacturer Taylor Metals as winners of its Best Residential Metal Roofing Project competition for third quarter of 2023 for a metal roofing project completed on a new construction estate located in Wilsonville, Oregon. The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) and ... Read More
A coalition of industry trade associations representing contractors, consultants and manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada has completed its Quarterly Market Index Survey for Reroofing for the third quarter of 2023. The survey is an industrywide effort spearheaded by a coalition of trade assocations, including the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association, Canadian ... Read More
Canadian homeowner installed ST 9 snow guards from Rocky Mountain Snow Guards on his home's slate roof. Desmond Tse has 20 years experience as a self-taught solo siding contractor. This summer he became a self-taught roofer. With 169,000 followers watching him on Instagram, “The Siding Guy” installed a composite slate roof ... Read More
Leaders across various trade industries have come together to find a solution to ending the North American labor crisis. NEST, the pioneers of integrated facilities management, has teamed up with leaders across the construction, retail and skilled trades industries to create the Skilled Trades Advisory Council (STAC). Aimed to combat ... Read More
By Cotney Consulting Group. Use this information to guide employers toward a safer, compliant working environment. Maintaining the safety of workers in high-risk environments is a critical facet of any organization. The legal landscapes for such protocols differ in the United States and Canada, bringing unique challenges to the businesses operating ... Read More
As an authorized distributor, the company will offer the complete range of S-5! snow retention solutions throughout Quebec and Ontario. S-5!, the original inventor of engineered, manufactured, metal roof attachements, announces its new partnership with Montreal-based company, Toitures et Gouttières Vaillancourt. Electricity Transformation Canada – Calgary, Alberta, Canada | October 23 ... Read More
Join Heidi and Karen every Friday to hear about the latest news in the roofing industry. Episode 60 of The Weekly Blend is here! Join the Coffee Shops’ President Heidi J. Ellsworth and COO Karen L. Edwards for the latest episode of this Coffee Shop original web series. This week, Heidi and ... Read More
National Women in Roofing is hosting a one-day conference in Mississauga, Ontario, on April 4, 2023 adjacent to RoofTech. Do not miss this opportunity to connect, discover and cultivate new relationships with roofing professionals! This first annual NWiR Day Canada is the premier conference for multidisciplinary Canadian women professionals in the ... Read More
Master Builders Solutions U.S. and Canada announces digital software platform to improve performance and production. Master Builders Solutions today announced the launch of MasterAtlas, the construction industry’s first virtual concrete assistant. MasterAtlas is a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that integrates data from multiple sources, including batching data, GPS ... Read More
National Women in Roofing is hosting a one-day conference in Mississauga, Ontario, on April 4, 2023 adjacent to RoofTech. Do not miss this opportunity to connect, discover and cultivate new relationships with roofing professionals! This first annual NWiR Day Canada is the premier conference for multidisciplinary Canadian women professionals in the ... Read More
ROOFTech is Canada’s dedicated trade show and educational program for the roofing community and construction and property management industries. ROOFTech 2023 will return to The International Centre, April 4-5, 2023 in Toronto, Canada. ROOFTech 2023 will bring together over 150 exhibitors curated to provide the latest products, services, and innovations in ... Read More
National Women in Roofing is hosting a one-day conference in Mississauga, Ontario, on April 4, 2023 adjacent to RoofTech. Do not miss this opportunity to connect, discover, and cultivate new relationships with roofing professionals! This first annual NWiR Day Canada is the premier conference for multidisciplinary Canadian women professionals in the roofing ... Read More
The national rollout of the innovative cool roof residential shingle line includes two on-trend hues, uniting energy-saving performance with a wood shake inspired aesthetic. Today, CertainTeed, a leading North American manufacturer of sustainable building materials, is excited to announce it has expanded Landmark Solaris® AR, the cool roof version of its ... Read More
The deal will elevate digital offerings for concrete producers. Master Builders Solutions today announced that it has entered into an agreement with EXACT Technology Corporation, a fast-growing, Toronto-based company that develops digital solutions for the concrete industry. Under the terms of the deal, Master Builders Solutions becomes the official promoter of ... Read More
By National Women in Roofing (NWiR). The first-ever National Women in Roofing (NWiR) Day Canada is happening this Spring! Be a part of the agenda and submit your presentation idea today. National Women in Roofing (NWiR) day offers women in roofing a space to connect, discover and cultivate relationships with ... Read More
The acquisition provides the first international locations. ABC Supply Co., Inc., the nation’s largest wholesale distributor of roofing, siding and other select exterior and interior building products, has acquired the Monarch Group of Companies, which includes Monarch Siding Centre Inc., Monarch Exterior Centre Inc. and Monarch Metal Systems Inc. Monarch is ... Read More
IKO introduces breakthrough two-component Metatech PMMA liquid waterproofing system to be used on low-slope roofs across Canada. IKO, a global leader in roofing and waterproofing products, has leveraged its global roofing expertise to bring the latest and most innovative liquid waterproofing system to Canada. IKO Metatech is a fast-drying, two-component, liquid ... Read More
WindowWrap® is a self-adhesive, self-sealing waterproofing tape to bring quality, versatility and value to any building application. These advanced flashing solutions are the ultimate defenders against wind and water penetration. Read the product brochure. View the technical data sheet. Read the application instructions. Read More
As Dave Lawlor's term as president of the Roofing Alliance comes to a close, he reflects on his work with the foundation. Dave Lawlor, national sales manager of ROCKWOOL International, Milton, Ontario, Canada, had a strong year as the president of the Roofing Alliance, the foundation of the National Roofing ... Read More
Technologie de gestion de l’humidité pour une construction de meilleure qualité Avec la barrière résistante aux intempéries WeatherLogicMD de LP, vous obtenez une protection contre les intempéries lors de la construction et longtemps après que la maison soit terminée. Elle offre une protection structurelle en vous protégeant des infiltrations d’air et ... Read More
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Nouveaux produits de revêtement et garnitures LPMD SmartSideMD ExpertFinish La durabilité exceptionnelle à laquelle vous vous attendez des garnitures et des parements LPMD SmartSideMD, maintenant en couleur. Vos clients apprécieront choisir des couleurs qui correspondent à leur style et vous adorerez l’installation rapide et facile offerte par les produits LP Smartside. Read ... Read More
TEST SUR L'INSTALLATION DU PAREMENT Le parement à clin et les garnitures LP SmartSide c. le parement à clin et les garnitures en fibrociment RSMeans a testé les produits LP SmartSide en les comparant au fibrociment pour démontrer lequel offre une meilleure efficacité d’installation. Learn More Here! Read More
Après 20 ans de rendement réussi, il est facile de voir pourquoi la marque LPMD SmartSideMD est une des marques dont la croissance est la plus rapide dans le domaine des matériaux de parements, aux États-Unis. LP a redéfini les matériaux de construction traditionnels grâce aux produits de bois d’ingénierie ... Read More
First Time Trial Offer up to $1,500 CAD for licensed professional builders, contractors, or installers. Offer valid for textured and smooth lap, panel, trim or soffit (Fiber excluded) on LP SmartSide primed, LP SmartSide 3rd Party prefinished product, and newly introduced LP SmartSide ExpertFinish. Learn more or visit LP Building Solutions for ... Read More
Earn up to $3,500 CAD for licensed professional builders using LP SmartSide or newly introduced LP SmartSide ExpertFinish on a show home. Learn more or visit LP Building Solutions for more rebates! Read More
Avec plus de 20 ans de performance réussie, il est facile de comprendre pourquoi la marque LPMD SmartSideMD est l’une des marques de matériaux de parements ayant la croissance la plus rapide Canada et Amérique du Nord. UN PIONNIER DU CHANGEMENT LP a redéfini les matériaux de construction traditionnels avec des ... Read More
By Evelyn Witterholt, RCS Reporter. The Canadian team from Weatherproofing Technologies Incorporated shares safety initiatives that help building owners. Our first Lunch & Learn is here! The new educational series from RoofersCoffeeShop® is designed to bring learning opportunities to those who work on the inside team of roofing companies. Whether ... Read More
Learn how WTI launched into Canada with a large safety equipment installation! Heidi J. Ellsworth meets with the extraordinary Canadian team from Weatherproofing Technologies Canada, a division of Weatherproofing Technologies Incorporated. Part of the Tremco family, WTC launched with a service program for their Canadian customers while also building ... Read More
MFM Building Products is proud to present WindowWrap® Window & Door Flashing System in French! WindowWrap® is a self-adhesive, self-sealing waterproofing tape to bring quality, versatility and value to any building application. These advanced flashing solutions are the ultimate defenders against wind and water penetration. Learn More by Downloading the WindowWrap® ... Read More
MFM Building Products is proud to present Peel & Seal Peel® Self-Stick Roofing Solutions in French! Peel & Seal® is the original self-stick roll roofing specifically designed for low slope roofing applications. Composed of an exclusive formula, Peel & Seal® provides a long-lasting, durable, maintenance-free roofing surface. Learn More About ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter. Join CRCA’s Bob Brunet for an Industry Interview discussing how trade organizations are run in Canada. Cotney Associates and Consultants' John Kenney interviews Bob Brunet of the Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA), about the differences between the roofing community in the United States ... Read More
Saint-Gobain, through its building products subsidiary CertainTeed LLC, has acquired Vi-Lux Building Products, a Canadian custom manufacturer of cellular polyvinyl chloride (PVC) molding and trim, adding to the company’s growing siding business and expanding its production capacity for specialty trim materials. Vi-Lux was founded in 1997 and is based in Napanee, ... Read More
By Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA). CRCA works with National Women in Roofing (NWiR) to Support Canadian Women in Roofing. National Women in Roofing (NWiR) and the Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) recently established a Canadian council. With the overall goal of empowering women in the roofing industry and helping ... Read More
By Colin Sheehan, RCS Reporter. Translating legal language, starting careers in the pandemic and Cotney’s expansion into Canada. In this episode of Roofing Road Trips, RoofersCoffeeShop® (RCS) partner, Heidi J. Ellsworth chatted with two friends from the north, Jeremy Power and Samuel St-Jean, the newest associate attorneys of Cotney ... Read More
Editor's note: The following is the transcript of an interview with Jack Gottesman of IKO and Mark Zehnal of IBHS. You can read the interview below or listen to the podcast here. Heidi Ellsworth: Hello and welcome to another Roofing Road Trips. This is Heidi Ellsworth, an RCS partner, and I ... Read More
For an Ottawa homeowner, choosing a metal roof delivers best long-term value. The project: While property values in Ottawa, Canada have exploded in recent years, it wasn’t resell value that was foremost on the mind of one local homeowner when he decided to replace his roof. With plans to stay in his ... Read More
Editor's note: The following is the transcript of an interview with Jeremy Power and Samuel St Jean with Cotney Construction Law. You can read the interview below or listen to the podcast here. Heidi Ellsworth: Hello and welcome to another Roofing Road Trips. This is Heidi Ellsworth with RoofersCoffeeShop, and I ... Read More
By Colin Sheehan, RCS Reporter. The CRCA is looking for someone who has driven innovation and made outstanding contributions to the industry. The Canadian Roofing Contractor Association (CRCA) has recently announced the 2021 Roofing Canada Award is now open for entries. This award recognizes those who have shown outstanding ... Read More
By Karen L. Edwards, RCS Editor. Owner of Advanced Roofing in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan is struggling to find workers and blames CERB. The CERB provides individuals with a $2,000 payment every four weeks for up to 24 weeks. In mid-June the government announced that it would be extended through the ... Read More
Quality metal roofing right at home in the heart of Hailstorm Alley. The Project: They don’t call Alberta, Canada part of “Hailstorm Alley” for nothing. As recently as 2018, monster summer thunderstorms once again wreaked havoc in the area, bringing high winds and large hail stones that resulted in an estimated ... Read More
By Metal Roofing Alliance. Metal roofing gives Ontario home the edge in battle with blizzards. The Project: Old before its time: That was the issue for a homeowner in Tecumseh, Ontario, Canada, where an asphalt roof installed just eight years ago failed when tested by the region’s wintery, blizzard-like conditions. Tired of ... Read More
Choosing the right Equipter shouldn’t be stressful. There are several options for roofing contractors when deciding which Equipter product will best manage debris control. The most popular option is the RB4000, while the most compact dump container is the RB2000. If you're having a hard time deciding what Equipter equipment is right ... Read More
Canada's first annual National Roofing Week will take place August 24-28, 2020! The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) is excited to announce that Canada’s first annual National Roofing Week celebration will take place nationwide from August 24-28, 2020. We look forward to your participation! We will be sending each CRCA member a ... Read More
Cotney Construction Law (CCL) is now serving contractors in Canada. Cotney Construction Law (CCL), the leading law firm for the roofing industry, is pleased to announce that they have begun expansion to international markets with the opening of their first Canadian office in Toronto. Cotney Construction Law will represent clients on ... Read More
The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) is pleased to announce that for the first time in the history of the award, it has been awarded to two members who worked together on a very unique project. The joint winners for 2020 are Dean-Chandler Roofing Limited and Flynn Canada Ltd. (Mississauga) for ... Read More
The National Trade Contractors Council of Canada (NTCCC) is thanking the federal government for establishing a joint government-industry advisory group to deal with construction sector challenges in light of disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Trade contractors are facing multiple challenges in light of this pandemic,” said Sandra Skivsky, Chair of ... Read More
Please join RT3 members for this week's webinar scheduled for Thursday 4/2/20 @ 4 pm ET. You'll hear the latest legal ramifications, a manufacturer shares their perspective, a digital community expert on staying connected to the industry, a contractor shares how they are handling social distancing and a technology provider ... Read More
By FiberTite. A food processing facility in Ontario, Canada, upgrades its leaking TPO roof with FiberTite® XT for added protection and peace of mind. A food manufacturing facility in Ontario, Canada, had a 6-year-old thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) roof that was in drastic need of replacement. The roof of the facility was pushed ... Read More
After careful consideration, this event has been postponed. March 27: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Available to members of IKO’s ROOFPRO Loyalty Program or contractors interested in applying, Profit Power Workshops feature a curriculum developed and presented by accomplished roofing professionals and subject-matter experts. Each workshop covers tips ranging from plugging leaks in ... Read More
Feb 25th, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Available to members of IKO’s ROOFPRO Loyalty Program or contractors interested in applying, Profit Power Workshops feature a curriculum developed and presented by accomplished roofing professionals and subject-matter experts. Each workshop covers tips ranging from plugging leaks in business profitability to connecting contractors to third-party vendors ... Read More
With our unique systems and make-it-happen attitude, Tremco roofing can help contractors stay on the job all winter*, even if it’s more than 20°f below (-29°c) and keep facility managers from dealing with major roofing problems come spring. We have a range of cold weather solutions – metal, cold and hot-applied ... Read More
By Karen L. Edwards, RCS Editor. If you’re tired of owning your own business but love roofing, this plan might be right for you. When you think of exit planning for your roofing company, do you envision retirement? Maybe you haven’t even thought of exit planning for your business. Often, owners don’t ... Read More
By IKO. Disclaimer: It is incumbent upon the roofer to know and abide by all relevant safety regulations for his/her equipment and tools, and the use of such equipment and tools. What tools should a roofer have when they are starting their own business? Should you buy or rent? Editor's note: If you ... Read More
By Heidi J. Ellsworth, RCS Partner. RoofersCoffeeShop® is loving Canada. In the spring of 2019, RoofersCoffeeShop headed out to Montreal, Canada to meet with the Canadian roofing industry as we launched our RCS services into Canada. Tim and I were on the road again, this time figuring out how to maneuver ... Read More
IAAP helps roofing contractors increase business competitiveness as registered IKO product applicators. IKO, a global leader of residential roofing shingles and commercial waterproofing and roofing products, launched its new IKO Approved Applicator Program (IAAP) for commercial contractors. IAAP helps roofing contractors increase business competitiveness as registered IKO product applicators. ... Read More
Contractors can help their customers earn money toward installing an eco-friendly Duro-Last cool roof. The city of Toronto now offers grant incentives for eco-friendly roofing systems, including cool roofs, on commercial buildings. Cool roofs are designed to reflect the sun’s rays and reduce heat build-up, mitigating dangerous urban heat islands that ... Read More
Discover how earning a stellar reputation depends on so much more than just being great at installing shingles. Put yourself in a homeowner’s place and imagine that your roof is leaking or that a violent windstorm has swept through your neighborhood, ripping shingles off every home’s roof. Your main concern would ... Read More
By IKO. Share this great information with your building owner customers and new employees to help them understand the importance of proper drainage. Commercial buildings have flat or low-sloped roofs that need special drainage solutions. This article provides an overview of the types of drainage systems suitable for commercial buildings and the ... Read More
By Karen L. Edwards, RCS Editor. A recent parliamentary report on labor shortages in Toronto urged the government to take action to protect workers with precarious or no immigration status. Recognizing the economic contributions of its long-term resident construction workers in the face of a growing labor shortage, Canada passed a temporary ... Read More
By Heidi J. Ellsworth, RCS Partner. IKO shares its history as a pioneer and leader in the global roofing and related products industry. IKO was founded in 1951 in Canada. It first manufactured building paper and then expanded to include coated roll roofing. Its first asphalt shingle was made in 1954, and ... Read More
By Karen L. Edwards, RCS Editor. The roofing system not only stands up to the climate but delivers superior fire resistance, is a lighter weight than other materials and it has saved structures from falling tree branches. Here at the Coffee Shop, we love everything to do with roofing. We love learning ... Read More
By IKO. Embrace the dreaded call-back and your business could benefit. It’s Monday morning. You’re facing a pile of work and are just about to start digging into a new asphalt shingle installation project. Then, the phone rings. A client is asking you to return to the job site to look at ... Read More
By IKO. Shingles with the right exposure will create the intended look and, assuming all else is installed properly, will provide optimal protection to the roof. Editor's note: This article is a nice refresher for your crew and a good learning tool for new employees. A shingle’s exposure is the portion of ... Read More
By IKO. What’s the purpose of roof drip edges? Editor's note: If you have new employees, this is a great resource to help educate them about the importance of drip edges and what purpose they serve in a roofing system. Drip edges are metal sheets, usually shaped like an “L,” installed at the ... Read More
By IKO. How to choose a name for your roofing business can be a challenge as well as a great opportunity. We’ll help you make the right decision by discussing the following: What’s unique about your roofing company? How to come up with names for your roofing business. How to ensure your name is unique. Roofing ... Read More
By IKO. How to bid, estimate and price a roofing job. Investing a little time into learning how to bid roofing jobs and how to estimate roofing jobs can pay dividends for your business. Roofing Contractor has found that 90 percent of roofers underbid their jobs. The whole industry could benefit from ... Read More
Location: Palais des congrès de Montréal Date: April 16 - 17, 2019 The 14th biennual ROOFTech has been planned by the roofing industry to provide a "hands-on" educational experience on all aspects of roofing for architects, building inspectors, contractors, engineers, property managers, roofing consultants and specifiers. ROOFTech 2019 will be an ... Read More
Canadian builders and contractors will soon be able to offer their customers a superior impact-, fire- and wind-resistant metal roofing option. CertainTeed’s luxury metal roofing line, Matterhorn® Metal Roofing, will be available throughout Canada in the first quarter of 2019. Matterhorn Metal Roofing utilizes mottling, chiseling and other techniques to replicate the ... Read More
This white paper will review the challenges of cold weather roofing applications using liquid-applied roofing products and systems while reviewing the technologies that are creating opportunity for year-round, cold weather roofing applications. Download here. Read More
Nearly 40 years after the original installation, this DECRA roof in Canada has withstood the test of time. The true test for roofing materials is that of time. In Ottawa, Canada, time has proven no match for the performance and longevity of a DECRA Roofing System. Charles Lortie, building owner and roofing ... Read More
EagleView Captures Post-event Pictometry Imagery Following Alberta, Canada Wildfires EagleView Technology Corporation, a leading technology provider of aerial imagery, data analytics and GIS solutions, announced that it has flown and captured high-resolution ortho and oblique Pictometry imagery of a 92-square kilometer area in Alberta, Canada following the recent wildfires. Imagery was ... Read More


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