Join Vicwest at the Fall Cottage Life Show & Save on Tickets

October 15, 2017 | Topics: News & Events

If you're a cottage owner in Ontario, or just love the great outdoors, you'll want to attend the 14th annual Fall Cottage Life Show, Oct 20-22, at the International Centre in Mississauga.

Vicwest Building Products will be there, and we hope to meet up with you!

We'll help with any questions you have about the Vicwest Residential Metal Roofing Collection, metal roofing over asphalt or other roofing materials, environmental benefits, weather durability, warranties, colours, costs, and product selection.

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What to Look For When You Inspect Your Roof This Fall

September 30, 2017 | Topics: Residential

Roofing professionals advise that homeowners take a good look at their roof in the spring and the fall.

By doing so, the homeowner can identify any potential problems for the season ahead. In the fall - you want to be sure that your roof will perform through the winter, and address any urgent issues before the snow arrives making repairs very difficult.

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Why Metal Roofing is the Eco-Sustainable Choice For Your Home

August 30, 2017 | Topics: Residential

Many home / cottage owners and commercial building designers are concerned about the ecological footprint of their building. When constructing new or renovating an existing building (roofing or cladding), one of the factors to consider is how eco-sustainable a building material is. All of the products manufactured and distributed by Vicwest are engineered to provide the most eco-responsible options available in the industry. And our consulting and engineering teams have superior experience with finishes, substrates, reflectance, emissivity and insulation measures – all of which add up to energy savings!

Let's look at some of the environmental benefits of choosing metal roofing or cladding over asphalt, clay, wood shingles, or other materials.

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UltraVic - Affordable High Performance Roofing

July 31, 2017 | Topics: Residential

Vicwest understands the demands a long cold winter and a hot summer can put on building materials. For over 80 years, Vicwest has been a leading supplier of Canadian-made quality exterior building products, designed for extremes in climate. 

When you are re-roofing or designing a new home or cottage, especially if you are in an area susceptible to high percipitation, sun exposure, tree sap, insects - one option you should consider is UltraVic. 

UltraVic is a roofing system with a classic metal roofing profile, providing superior protection for your building over other roofing materials, like asphalt. It is better at withstanding heavy snow, high winds, torrential rain, and hail. Manufactured with 28-gauge light-weight steel and a robust exposed fastening system, it is durable and strong, with incomparable snow load capacity and rigidity.

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New Canada 150 Pavilion Built With Vicwest Roofing & Cladding

July 03, 2017 | Topics: Commercial

The new Canada 150 pavilion at Harris Park, London, Ontario is a sleek and modern building built to replace the gazebo style bandshell from the 1990s. The design goals included adding additional square footage, creating a barrier free design with revised pathways, and to create a venue that would reinforce the community sense of place at Harris Park.

The pavilion was completed for July 1st to be unveiled as part of the City of London’s Canada 150 celebration.

The hangar-style metal structure has a slanted roof rising from a diagonal axis which will improve sound quality. The structure is open and contemporary, providing a venue for many types of community events.

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Selecting a Metal Roof - Summerside® Steel Shingles

May 31, 2017 | Topics: Residential
Selecting a roofing material for your new home or renovation project can be a challenge, but it can also be an exciting part of the exterior design. What look would compliment your building's style? A roof is the crowning feature, and is integral along with windows, doors, and garage doors, bricks and siding, in the colour scheme and overall design of your home.
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Vicwest Building Products has achieved 52% renewable energy consumption for 2016

April 28, 2017 | Topics: News & Events

[Oakville, April 2017] This Press Release is available in French.

As a leading steel manufacturer in Canada, Vicwest Building Products, a division of The Kingspan Group of Companies, has successfully completed Renewable Energy Certificate through American Wind and reduced Electricity usage through LED and Power Factor correction.

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Learn About Metal Roofing at the Spring Cottage Life Show

March 24, 2017 | Topics: Residential, | Topics: News & Events

While it's not quite cottage season, if you're a cottage owner, it is time to think about any major renovations or new purchases you want to make this year. To kick things off, the Spring Cottage Life Show at the International Centre in Mississauga promises great ideas, innovative products, learning workships, and fun for the whole family.

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Expressence - natural wood or stone finishes with the advantage of durable metal.

February 25, 2017 | Topics: Commercial

Natural products like wood or stone, are used in architectural and interior design to create aesthetic appeal. Wood grain patterns and stone surfaces add texture, and can work successfully to create a contemporary urban design, or give a building an aged, heritage, or rustic look.

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Visit Vicwest at the Ottawa Cottage & Backyard Show

March 31, 2016 | Topics: News & Events
 
It’s time for another show announcement! We are excited to let you know we will be attending the Ottawa Cottage & Backyard Show on April  8-10 2016.
 
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