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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Vicwest at the Spring Cottage Life Show in Mississauga, April 1-3, 2016

March 23, 2016 | Topics: Residential, | Topics: News & Events
Vicwest Building Products will be presenting metal roofing solutions at the Spring Cottage Life Show next month at The International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario.

We're looking forward to meeting with home and cottage owners, and we hope you can stop by our booth #2235 (Hall 5, Aisle 2200) to learn more about the advantages of sustainable, durable, and versatile metal roofing!
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Consider Metal Roofing When Replacing Your Roof

March 16, 2016 | Topics: Residential
In the last blog post, 5 Steos to Spring Clean Your Roof, we looked at conducting a spring roof inspection. If your roof shows signs of wear and damage, it's time to look at roofing options.
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5 Steps to Spring Clean Your Roof

March 03, 2016 | Topics: Residential
Spring is nearly here, and as the days get longer and warmer, you might be inspired to start your spring cleaning. As you work around in your yard getting your garden ready for planting, don't forget to look up at your roof!
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