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How to Choose the Right Roofing Contractor

When it comes time for inevitable roofing repairs or an entire roof replacement, you don't want to take the task of finding the right Ottawa roofing contractor for the job lightly. Your roof is the main line of defense between your home and the elements, and you need to make sure that all repairs and installations are done by a trusted roofer such as Sanderson RoofingRead more.

Who Do Homeowners Choose Shingle Roofing?

Whether you are installing a roof on a newly built home or replacing an older roof, a roof system is a big investment that requires careful consideration. Despite the fact that there are numerous different types of roofing materials available nowadays, homeowners continue to prefer asphalt shingle roofs which are offered from companies in Ottawa such as Sanderson Roofing. Read more.

Common Roof Problems You Should Check for After Winter

Winter can take a toll on even the newest roofs, and an even more significant toll on roofs that are getting on in years. One of the best ways for a homeowner to maintain their roof and make sure it lasts as long as it's meant to last is to inspect their roof for signs of damage once winter is over. Read more.

Sanderson wins the 2015 Top Choice Award again!

This is the eighth year we’ve won! Thanks to everyone!

Sandersons wins 2016 Top Choice Award!

Sanderson Roofing recently won the 2016 Top Choice Award. This award is determined by an independent consumer survey where respondents were asked to nominate their Top Choice for Roofing Companies based on quality, service, value, and professionalism! Read more.

Many Requests for Roof Snow Removal in Ottawa this Year

Article Source: Ottawa Citizen, January 9, 2013.


The volume of snow dumped in the Ottawa region—about 75 centimetres so far in some areas—has caused huge build-up of snow and ice to form on rooftops and garages.

“We’re getting a large wave of calls (from homeowners) for roof snow removal. It’s been the busiest since 2008,” said Don Mann, owner of Sanderson Roofing in Ottawa. Sanderson Roofing has about 25 employees working almost non-stop clearing snow off rooftops since the recent snowfalls. Read more.

Asphalt Roofing Still Remains “best bang for your buck”

“The asphalt shingle is still the king (in Ottawa),” says Don Mann of Sanderson Roofing Ottawa. “It looks very nice and it’s reliable.”

The new generation of fibreglass-based shingles, which is edging out the old, felt-based type, is tough enough that manufacturers have started offering warranties of 30 years or longer. Depending on the house, shingles cost $3 to $4 a square foot including installation. That makes them the cheapest option. Shingling a house with a longer-warranty shingle might cost an extra $200 or $300 but is usually worth the expense. Read more.

Fierce Wind Storms Harm Ottawa Residents and Buildings

Men and women were knocked to the ground from powerful winds on April 28, 2011. In Ottawa, Two women for hospitalized for head injuries, a 26-year old woman has serious fractures to both lower legs from a tree fall, and another woman suffered back injuries from flying debris. In other part of Ontario, a man in Grimsby was killed when he was hit by his garage door after it was caught in the wind. Read more.

Hiring a Professional Roofing Contractor

Many professional roofers will tell you they are often hired to fix problems created by inept workers. A lot of the repairs we make are a result of an improper installation in the first place. Read more.

Signs of Roof Damage

The National Roofing Contractors Association recommends you get your roof inspected regularly. Your roof’s longevity and ability to remain waterproof is increased if it is properly maintained. Don’t wait for your insurance company to tell you to have your roof inspected. Regular inspections can spot damage early caused by weather, rodents and other elements, and prevents minor problems from becoming major repairs. Read more.

Sanderson Roofing Blog

Sanderson Roofing has been in existence since 1895 – a business that was started by a young man that decided to strike out on his own in starting his own roofing business. The business has stood strong in two World Wars, one Great Depression, and several deep recessions. Read more.

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