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What are Concrete Roofs?

What are Concrete Roofs?

A Guide for Canadian Homeowners

What Are Concrete Roofs?


Concrete remains one of the most popular building materials in Canada, the manufacturing industry generating a revenue around two billion CAD in 2017. of There are two main forms of concrete roofing: shingles and a single slab, several inches thick, which covers your entire rooftop. While the ingredients may vary depending on who manufactures them, generally concrete tiles all tend to have the same shape, size, colour, and texture. Additionally, all concrete roofs are usually made up three main components: sand, cement, and water.

Want to know to know if a concrete roof is the best choice for your home? The following article provides all you need to know about one of the sturdiest roof products available.

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Guide to Wood Shake and Shingle Roofs

Guide to Wood Shake and Shingle Roofs An Ideal Roof for Canadian Winters You may be wondering, what exactly are wood shakes and shingles? Simply put, shakes are tapered pieces of wooden roof material which are split from logs of pine, red cedar, California redwood, cypress, spruce, or other trees. Shingles, on the other hand,… Continue Reading

Guide to Clay Tile Roofs

  Guide to Clay Tile Roofs The Best Roof for Insulating your Home Clay roofing can be a beautiful addition to any building. Originating back in Ancient China, from as early as 10,000 B.C., clay has been used to shelter homes. See the following guide to clay tile roofs, for a full rundown on this roofing… Continue Reading

Facts About Slate Roofs

Facts About Slate Roofs What Toronto Homeowners Need to Know About One of the World’s Architectural Beauties Along with clay and thatch, stone is one of the most ancient roof materials,having been used in Europe for hundreds of years. The origin of cleavable slate stones can be traced back the 8th century, quarried from Western… Continue Reading

All About Metal Roofs

Choosing a permanent shelter and protection for your home is a significant investment. Is a metal roof the right choice for your Toronto home? Only you can know the answer to that. This article explores everything you’ve ever wanted to know about this type of roof material to help you make that decision. Continue Reading

What Are Green/Living Roofs?

  What Exactly Are Green/Living Roofs? When deciding on the best choice of roof for a business, a green/living roof probably wasn’t the first option that came to mind. Providing that they are even aware of this unconventional roof’s existence, people usually think of it as complicated, expensive and more effort than they’re willing to… Continue Reading

Choosing the Best Roofing Material for Canada’s Versatile Climate

The roof is one of the single most important aspects of a home when it comes to shielding you and your property from harsh external elements. Ever wondered how heavy snow, extreme temperatures and high winds can affect your roof? Wonder no more. We’ve explored the impact of the extreme disparities of weather across Canada,… Continue Reading

The Most Unusual Roofing Materials

A vital but often difficult part of your roof repair or replacement project is simply choosing which roofing alternative is best suited to your specific purpose and priorities. Aside from the more common and popular choices, such as asphalt shingles or metal roofs, there are a plethora of unusual roofing materials which you may not… Continue Reading

Which is the Best Type of Roof for Me?

Are you a homeowner looking for a help with deciding which type of roof is best for you? With so many varying roofing material styles and prices available, selecting the perfect roofing material for your project might seem overwhelming. Consider the following to help you find the best roof to fit your specific needs and… Continue Reading

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