January 25 2022
Increasingly popular, TPO roofing visually stands out because of its color, which is generally white. It has sparked a growing interest thanks to its advantageous features and, mostly, because it is very environmentally friendly.
TPO membrane is a thermoplastic polyolefin composition which is combined with materials like talc, carbon or fiberglass, making it even more resistant. TPO roofing is a single-ply system that is very resistant to weather conditions.
January 18 2022
If you have a flat gravel roof, you probably know that it requires regular maintenance. Nevertheless, it is important to know what elements must be checked and what must be done when anomalies are found. At Clinique de la toiture FCA, we are offering our expert advice as to how to do maintenance on your flat gravel and tar roof.
January 11 2022
When it comes to roofing systems for flat roofs, a vast choice of different materials can be used; this can make it difficult to know which is best! For example, PVC roofing membrane, which offers numerous advantages, is increasingly popular in the industrial roofing industry.
December 31 2021
Qu’est-ce que la structure d’une toiture et à quoi sert-elle ? Connaître les différents éléments du toit vous permettent de mieux détecter et comprendre les problématiques qui peuvent y être liées. En outre, si vous faites affaire avec des professionnels, vous serez plus à même de leur poser les questions et de comprendre les opérations effectuées.
December 28 2021
Whether it's a simple repair, a major renovation, or even the construction of a new roof, calculating roof pitch is critical for many reasons. Whether you are doing your own renovations or hiring a contractor, knowing the angle of your roof is essential.
December 24 2021
When thinking about the structure of a roof, the attic is often forgotten. However, this empty space between the roof and the house plays an important role in regulating temperature and humidity.
Clinique de la toiture FCA shares with you some tips to ensure proper ventilation of your home's attic.
December 21 2021
Roof decking is the sturdy layer found underneath the roof covering. So if you want a strong roof, you will need a strong deck. If you want to protect your property from the weather and extreme temperatures efficiently, then it is important to install the roof decking in a professional manner.
August 16 2021
Are you thinking of renovating your roof, but don't know where to start? Here's everything you need to know to help you get started!
August 16 2021
Between a TPO membrane and an EPDM membrane, which one is more durable? Characteristics and advantages of these 2 membranes, here is our comparison.
August 16 2021
Wondering how roofers renovate flat roofs? Read on to find out more about the various construction steps!
August 16 2021
Did you know that you could benefit from government grants for your roof renovation? All the details here!
May 31 2021
What are the most environmentally friendly roofs on the market? Clinique de la toiture FCA has compiled a list of 5 eco-friendly solutions!
May 31 2021
Roof cleaning: when to do it? With which tools? What are the steps to follow? Clinique de la toiture FCA tells you all about it!
February 23 2021
You are wondering if you can paint a TPO roof? No worries! We will explain this in detail in this article: surface preparation, application techniques and the proper choice of paint!
February 15 2021
The waterproofing of a terrace roof is essential in Quebec. Discover our tips to keep your roof perfectly watertight every season!
February 05 2021
It's not always easy to consider a skylight in Quebec: climate, energy consumption, installation, cost... We explain everything you need to know!
January 26 2021
If you wonder how thick the insulation for a flat roof should be and why. Read this article and ask the specialists at Clinique de la toiture FCA for advice!
January 21 2021
You want to insulate your roof from the outside? Read our detailed article to find out what you need to check and what types of materials to use!
September 23 2020
If you own a property with a flat roof, one of the best ways to increase outdoor space for your business, or to create a more attractive rental or condo property, is by creating an outdoor deck on top of a flat roof.
September 16 2020
There is one pest that can make outdoor gatherings a lot less fun, and in some cases, downright dangerous – the wasp.
September 09 2020
Ventilating the attic of your building is essential to avoid condensation problems, which in turn can lead to other major problems.
September 02 2020
Does your building have a flat roof? There is a good chance that it is covered with an EPDM membrane. But what does EPDM mean? What is it made of? What are its characteristics? How do you maintain it? Our flat roof specialists will answer all your questions and give you 3 valuable tips about this type of roof!
June 12 2020
Water infiltration in the roof, whether minor or major, is an emergency; in fact, you can’t put off repairs until later, at the risk of damage to the interior of your home!
June 10 2020
Whether you own a new home or an older home, attic insulation and ventilation are essential, regardless of the type of roof your home has.
June 08 2020
If your flat roof needs to be replaced, there are many options available, such as tar and gravel roofing, green roofing, or TPO or EPDM roofing, each of which offers several advantages.
June 05 2020
A water leak from the roof is an inconvenience you could do without! But it can take a long time from the time water starts seeping through your flat roof to the time you notice it inside your home.
June 04 2020
If you own your home or a commercial building, there are certain obligations that you cannot avoid, such as your municipal and school tax bills.
April 01 2020
If you are considering replacing the roof of one or more of your buildings in Montreal, have you considered installing a green roof?
March 25 2020
In life, we're always happy to save money; and if we can do it while doing the environment a favour, we can be a winner in every way! If you are considering a roof replacement, why not go green? The flat roof specialists at Clinique de la toiture FCA in Montreal can tell you more about how to make your residential roof more environmentally friendly!
March 23 2020
If your home has a flat roof, you may be thinking about installing a terrace on the roof! But it's not as simple as taking out the patio furniture, putting it on the roof and inviting friends over for a BBQ; in fact, there are certain conditions that must be met before you can build a roof terrace.
March 20 2020
You already know about EPDM roofs and other flat roofs, sheet metal roofs, asphalt or cedar shingles, but are you familiar with recycled tire roofs? New on the market, these eco-friendly roofs are still in their infancy here, but they offer many advantages.
March 17 2020
Do you need to repair or replace the roof of your home? There is a good chance that you won't have the full amount in your savings account but rest assured: there are many ways to finance your roof, and they are often more advantageous than you might think!
March 16 2020
Flat roofs are very practical and give a certain cachet to your property: they can be used as a terrace or regulate the temperature of your building by reflecting the sun's rays and reducing heat islands, which makes them very interesting for cities such as Montreal and Laval. But this type of roof also requires regular maintenance—and not just in terms of snow removal—to avoid considerable damage.
January 15 2020
If you notice an accumulation of ice dams on your flat roof—commonly known as ice dams or ice blockages—you might be tempted to use a metal shovel or even worse, an ice pick, to try to break the ice, but this is to be avoided at all cost! Not only will you risk hurting yourself, but you are also risking damage to your roof; however, it is important to resolve the problem as soon as possible to prevent further damage!
January 09 2020
Rooftop snow removal is an important task to undertake on a regular basis. Yet, if removing snow from a flat roof might seem simple, some precautions do apply. And this is why it is always preferable to call upon experts in flat roof snow removal, who will know how to quickly and efficiently clear snow from residential or commercial roofs.
January 09 2020
Removing snow from your roof is never a fun task and this, no matter what type of roof it is. And while some people do it themselves, it’s better to trust specialists in flat roof snow removal to ensure that the work is carried out properly—and that you do not cause further damage, thus avoiding costly renovations! But do you necessarily have to clear the snow from your roof? What are the possible risks of opting not to remove the snow?
October 04 2019
September 25 2019
June 25 2019
Flat roof or pitched roof? In terms of residential roof, the sky is the limit, or just about! Depending on the age of your home, it could have a pitched roof or a flat roof. More and more popular, the latter is well worth discovering. What are the advantages of a flat roof? Here are a few...
June 20 2019
Are you wondering about whether your roof needs minor repairs, or if it needs a complete re-roofing? The advice from specialists, like those at Clinique de la toiture FCA in Montreal, will be very useful for you! Specializing in flat roofs, we can carry out both the renovation and the replacement of a roof; but unless there is an emergency that needs to be dealt with in the next few days, certain times of the year are more conducive than others for roof work. And sometimes, a simple repair is enough!
June 11 2019
The stagnation of water on a flat roof can result from various causes and lead to numerous problems; which is why it's important to deal with the situation as soon as possible. Whether it is a residential roof, or a commercial or industrial one, you must quickly deal with standing water issues on your roof. But when must one intervene actually? If, 48 hours after a rainfall, there are still one or several pools of collected water, you need to act; and while a simple repair is often sufficient, a water stagnation problem that has not been dealt with can lead to the replacement of a roof because of damages that may result from it.
June 07 2019
Roof renovation is not a subject to take lightly. Indeed, it’s better to entrust your repair project to flat roof specialists rather than trying to do it yourself to save a few dollars… which you risk having to spend down the road anyway, to repeat the work that wasn’t done properly! If you’re thinking about repairing or renovating your flat roof, here are 5 tips that may come quite handy; follow them before you proceed with the work!
June 05 2019
You can choose between 2 types of white roofs: TPO membrane or EPDM membrane, the latter also available in black. Fully recyclable at the end of their life cycle, they can also serve as a watertight base for owners who want to install a green roof. And contrary to an elastomer membrane, TPO and EPDM are not welded with a blowtorch, but with a heat gun, which reduces the risks of fire almost to nothing.
April 06 2019
There are many roofing materials available for flat roofs and they offer many advantages; it is therefore important to learn about each of them before making your final choice because the cost of replacing your roof can be quite significant. Thankfully, there are many roof renovation subsidies available and these will help you save money! But how will you know which material best suits your building and your needs?
April 04 2019
Does your building have a flat roof and do you have water accumulation problems? Maybe you need to correct the slope of your roof. In fact, there is a minimal required slope to allow for water to flow toward the roof drains and prevent stagnant water from pooling on your roof. When you choose to have our specialist roofers repair your roof, you’ll have not only a higher roof, allowing for better drainage, but you might also qualify for a one of Quebec’s subsidies for roof renovations.
April 02 2019
If your roof ventilation isn’t sufficient, it would be wise to ask us to raise the roof deck. Creating an air space will produce better air circulation under the joists, allowing for optimized ventilation and significantly lower heating and air conditioning costs. And if you add inadequate insulation to the mix, you might also have problems with water infiltration or ice damming (currently a common issue in Quebec), which will also increase your energy costs.
January 28 2019
Are you wondering about the price of a roof renovation and the cost of the materials? Are you asking yourself if you should opt for a pitched roof or a flat roof? Each of these 2 types of roofing has its advantages and disadvantages, and the specialists from Clinique de la toiture FCA in Montreal will be able to give you advice on the type of roof to favor in your situation.
January 28 2019
Did you know that the expertise of Clinique de la toiture FCA allowed us to obtain a certification from GAF, the largest manufacturer of roofs in North America? Indeed, our flat roofing specialists can carry out the repair or re-roofing of a flat roof, which will extend its lifespan and this, whether it is a residential or commercial roof. Don't entrust the repairs of your roof to a non-certified company, turn to the best roofers in Montreal, at Clinique FCA close to Laval, and ask for the lifelong GAF roofing system for residential roofs!
January 28 2019
You must repair or replace your white roof and are not sure what material you should use between a TPO or an elastomeric membrane? Here are a few of the advantages when you opt for a TPO roof.
October 26 2018
You have to renovate your roof but you do not know the cost of the work and the price of the different materials? How to verify the many products that exist on the market? The specialists of Clinique de la toiture FCA in Montreal will guide you in choosing the best material.
October 24 2018
Clinique de la toiture FCA in Montreal offers you Directo, its commercial roof management service. No matter the size or number of your buildings, entrust the maintenance of your commercial and industrial roofs to FCA.
October 22 2018
Choosing a roofer for a residential, commercial or industrial roofing repair in Quebec and even in the Montreal area can be difficult given the large number of companies in this field. That’s why it’s important to shop around and choose the roofing company that best meets your needs.
October 19 2018
To learn everything about TPO roofs and their features, contact the best roofing contractors in Montreal at Clinique de la toiture FCA! But what are the advantages of choosing a TPO membrane for your white roof?
October 15 2018
When it comes to hiring roofing specialists for your residential roof, or for your commercial or industrial roof in Montreal, Clinique de la toiture FCA is there for you!
July 05 2018
Green roofs are gaining in popularity; but do you know all the advantages they offer? Contact Clinique de la Toiture FCA to learn more!
July 03 2018
What are the characteristics and advantages of TPO and EPDM roofs? Consult the expert roofers from Clinique de la Toiture FCA to learn more!
June 30 2018
What kind of maintenance upkeep does a flat roof require? Specialists from Clinique de la Toiture FCA in Montreal give you some advice!
March 22 2018
The lifespan of a flat roof depends on the type of material used for the re-roofing. Most people want a durable material at the best possible price. If you have a flat rooftop, you have everything to gain by opting for very durable materials that also provide a multitude of benefits.
March 20 2018
How much should you expect to pay to renovate your roof? Here is your cost breakdown of materials, membranes and labor determining the cost of a new roof. This blog post covers sloped and flat roof replacement!
March 15 2018
Looking for the best roofers in Montreal? Trust the specialists at Clinique de la Toiture FCA! Serving the Villeray, St-Leonard, Rosemont and Plateau Mont-Royal boroughs as well as other neighbourhoods in Montreal and even in Laval, we offer re-roofing and replacement services not only for residential roofs, but also for commercial and industrial roofs as well.
March 10 2018
Depending on where you live, you may be granted various financial contributions, based on a percentage defined by certain criteria specific to each municipality.