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Must-Know Tips From IKO For Installing Shingles In Cold Weather

Can You Replace A Roof In The Winter? Experts say the best time to construct a roof is when weather is “warm, calm, and dry.” That is, in warm temperatures, with little wind and clear skies. In a perfect world, that would be every day. But in most provinces, these ideal conditions are few and… Read More

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EternaBond Ultimate Roofing Kit featuring microsealant technology

EternaBond® Ultimate Roofing Kit is the perfect solution for maintenance professionals

Get the Ultimate Roofing Kit from EternaBond® and be prepared for any leaky situation. The ultimate kit was created at the request of maintenance professionals and roof consultants who prefer a wider roll of EternaBond®, more tape selections, and specialized tools like the curved-end steel roller as part of the kit. Included: 4″ x 25′… Read More

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5 Siding Installer Jobsite Safety Tips for the Busy Summer Season from James Hardie

Article by Michael Buck | 6/11/2019 Safety is important every day, but especially as the residential construction and renovation industry heads into its busiest time of year, which also happens to be during the hottest months. When schedules get tight, it can be easy to cut corners, accidentally overlook important safety protocols or overwork in… Read More

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How to calculate ventilation using Duraflo Vents

How much ventilation will you need for your space? According to the National Building Code, a minimum of 1 sq. ft. of ventilation for every 300 sq. ft. of attic space is required. On low slope applications, double the ventilation is needed: 1 sq. ft. for every 150 sq. ft. of attic space. This calculation… Read More

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IKO AquaBarrier Mastic Premium Grade Elastomeric Sealant

AquaBarrier Mastic is a Premium Grade Elastomeric Sealant that is part of our building envelope product line. AquaBarrier Mastic is a modified asphalt sealant that can be applied onto damp or dry surfaces. It is formulated with synthetic rubber and glass fibres for longevity and strength. AquaBarrier Mastic is available in a pail and two… Read More

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