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TPO Roofing Systems: Installation, Repairs & Maintenance

Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO) roofing systems have become one of the fastest-growing commercial roofing solutions in recent years. Known for their durability, energy efficiency, and cost-effectiveness, TPO roofs are particularly well-suited for commercial flat roofs. In this guide, we’ll explore what TPO roofing is, its application for commercial flat roofs, the installation process, lifespan, repair, and […]

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EPDM Roofing Systems for Flat Roofs: Everything You Need to Know

EPDM roofing systems have emerged as a leading choice for commercial building owners seeking durability, cost-effectiveness, and energy efficiency. If you’re considering EPDM for your flat roof, you’ve come to the right place. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through everything you need to know about EPDM roofing, from its definition to maintenance requirements […]

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5 Essential Rooftop Fall Protection Solutions

In Ontario, ensuring worker safety on commercial flat roofs is not just a priority; it’s a legal requirement. Fall protection measures are mandated by occupational health and safety laws, especially when workers face the potential of falling about 3 meters (10 feet). Selecting the appropriate fall protection solution for your building is crucial and we […]

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Top 5 Reasons Why Your Flat Roof is Leaking

As a commercial property owner or manager, you understand the importance of maintaining a leak-free roof. Unfortunately, flat roofs, though not entirely flat, can pose challenges regarding water drainage, making them more prone to leaks if not properly maintained. With 50+ years of industry experience, we have accumulated the top 5 reasons why your flat […]

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What Is Modified Bitumen Roofing?

As the premier roofing experts serving Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) for over 45 years, we have witnessed the evolution of roofing materials and techniques firsthand. Among the various roofing systems available for commercial properties, modified bitumen roofing stands out as a durable, efficient, and cost-effective solution for flat roof replacement. Understanding Modified […]

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The Role of Infrared Scanning in Flat Roof Inspections

Flat roofs are an essential part of modern architecture, providing a practical and efficient option for commercial and industrial buildings. However, they can be prone to hidden issues that can compromise their durability and lead to leaks. That’s why regular flat roof inspections are crucial to maintaining a leak-free and long-lasting roof. While traditional inspection […]

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Signs Of Hail Damage On Your Flat Roof

As experienced commercial roofing experts serving Toronto and the GTA for over 45 years, Industrial Roofing has witnessed the aftermath of numerous hailstorms. Our extensive experience, coupled with our Ontario Industrial Roofing Contractors Association (OIRCA) membership, positions us as knowledgeable authorities in identifying and rectifying hail damage on flat roofs. If your flat roof has […]

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Tips To Effectively Remove Snow From A Flat Roof

With winter snowfall comes picturesque landscapes but it can also pose a significant risk to the integrity of your flat roof. The serene blanket of snow can be deceptive, harbouring potential risks that could compromise your roof’s stability. Leaving snow to accumulate on your flat roof might seem harmless, but the consequences can be catastrophic. […]

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Snow, Ice, & Your Flat Roof: Understanding The Effects Of Winter

Table Of Contents: 1. Impacts of Winter on Your Flat Roof 1.1. Bowing in the Roof 1.2. Freeze-Thaw Effect 1.3. Leaks 2. Protecting Your Flat Roof Throughout Winter 2.1. Regular Flat Roof Inspections 2.2. Snow Removal 2.3. Prompt Flat Roof Repairs As winter sets in across Ontario, it brings with it unique challenges for property […]

importance of regular flat roof inspections

5 Reasons Why Regular Roof Inspections Are A Must!

Your roof is the first line of defence for your property against the elements. Neglecting its maintenance can lead to costly repairs and potential risks to your property’s integrity. At Industrial Roofing Services Limited, we understand the significance of regular roof inspections. In this blog, we’ll delve into what a flat roof inspection entails, what […]

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