Why Metal Roofing is Your Best Defence Against Winter Weather

Erica Einarson Residential Blogs

Made in Canada, our residential and commercial metal roofing systems are built to withstand extreme Canadian weather conditions – high winds, driving rain, heavy snow and ice. Everything that mother nature throws at us over the winter.

Metal roofing is your best choice for long-term durability and protection. Metal is strong and light weight, impervious to moisture, and doesn’t break-down under long-term exposure to wind and ice. A metal roofing system also has superior inter-locking and fastening mechanisms that provides your home protection in driving rain and high winds.

One Popular Choice is UltraVic

UltraVic is a popular choice with home and cottage owners. Extra strengthening in the side laps and intermediate ribs give UltraVic improved weather protection, incomparable snow load capacity and increased rigidity. Available in 28-gauge steel, it can withstand heavy snow, high winds, torrential rain and hail.

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UltraVic has a 36-in coverage per area sheet, with exposed fasteners so it installs quickly. It can be installed over existing shingles and it comes in a wide variety of colours, with colour matched trims and accessories.

UltraVic is more than a roof, think of it as a permanent shield of protection for you home or cottage, adding value and guarding your biggest asset against the elements.

  • Perfect for the home or cottage, or as an accent on backyard structures
  • Low-to-no maintenance solution for new construction or re-roof applications
  • Lightweight and extremely durable
  • Wide variety of colors
  • 40-year limited finish warranty
  • Will not warp, crack or chip
  • Mold and mildew resistant
  • Minimum 30% recycled content and 100% recyclable at the end of its life span

Backed by a 40-year limited finish warranty, UltraVic roof won’t warp, crack or chip, resists mold and mildew, and resists fire. UltraVic is the perfect choice or a rural property or cottage because is impervious to insects, pine needles and sap – so it is an excellent choice in treed areas.

For more information about UltraVic metal roofing view or download the brochure.

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UltraVic is one example of a high performance roofing system. All our roofing choices in the Vicwest Residential Metal Roofing Collection offer durable weather resistant roofing for homes, rural properties, and cottages.