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Roofing Materials

CAPAX roofing offers roof repair and construction services in a variety of materials to better suit your home or business.

Laminated Shingles

Laminated shingles, also known as architectural shingles, are multi-layered shingles created by combining two shingles together instead of one. This greatly increases durability over regular shingles and gives the roof a more varied appearance, mimicking the appearance of a more expensive wood or slate roof. The weight of laminated shingles also means that they are less likely to blow away in strong winds or suffer damage from falling objects.

Because of the extra weight of laminated shingles, existing shingles should be removed from the house before installation to avoid putting too much load on the roof.

Regular Shingles

CAPAX roofing offers a wide variety of heavyweight, designer, reflective, and standard 3-tab shingle brands and roofing products, including:

Metal Roofs

Metal roofs are constructed from tiles or sheets of various kinds of metal, including copper, steel, tin, aluminum, and various zinc blends. They have the benefit of being very durable in cold weather, as well as being 100% recyclable. Depending on the type of metal used, other potential benefits include: protection from harsh weather conditions, corrosion resistance, radio frequency shielding, lightning protection, heat reflection, and energy efficiency. Coatings can also be applied to a metal roof to further prevent rust, reflect more heat, increase water resistance, or enhance the colour or appearance of the roof.

Torch-On Roofs

Torch-on roofing, applied to (and occasionally known as) flat roofs, typically consist of modified bitumen strips and layers of fibreglass being overlapped and sealed together with a heat torch. A form of asphalt, bitumen torch-on roofs are durable, flexible in low temperatures, UV-resistant, rot resistant, resist damage from wildlife, help prevent moisture buildup on flat roofs, and can bring down maintenance costs. A quick and simple process, torch-on roofs can usually be applied within a few hours on a prepared surface. With an average lifespan of 20-25 years, torch-on roofing is one of the most common roofing methods for flat roofs, and is particularly suited to flat patio roofs.

Cedar Wood Shakes

Shakes are basic wooden shingles made from split logs, making them thicker at the butt end, while standard wooden shingles are cut thinner. Wooden shakes and shingles have been a traditional roofing material for hundreds of years, and they provide lasting weather protection; good insulation; durability in earthquakes, high winds, and hail; UV protection; and a warm rustic appearance for your home or business.