Downtown Roofing Repairs

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120 Manville Rd, Unit 8 Toronto ON M1L 4J5
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Ken in Toronto in San Francisco
Ken in Toronto in San Francisco
5 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

New Roof

After 20 odd years it was time to get our roof redone - some of it a peaked roof and some flat. Downtown Roofing was recommended to us, and they were very prompt in getting back to us, providing a quote, and doing the work. We are very pleased with the results - looks great! And the team were very good at making sure everything was cleaned up, nothing ended up in neighbours yards, and no plants were damaged in the process. We'd definitely recommend them!

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Thanks a lot for the great review Ken. Our team really enjoyed working for you guys. We hope you enjoy your new roofs for many years to come.

Tara in Toronto
Tara in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Installation of Torchdown Flat Roof and Shingled Peaked Roof

We had our flat and peaked roofs redone by Downtown Roofing in June 2010, and over ten years later, the job is still holding up as if brand new! I wrote the following review at the time the job was done, but never got around to finalizing and posting it, which I regret. I want to make sure to do so now, and to give the company credit for a very well-done and durable job.

From the beginning, the owner, Joe, was helpful in answering any questions I had over the phone, and he sent a crew out to provide an estimate within hours of my first call (this is in contrast to several other roofing companies that, after a number of promises to come, never did). The crew that arrived included Aaron, Joe’s son, and two other long-time roofers with the company. We all went up on the roof together and Aaron discussed in detail what would need to be done and then provided a clear and thorough quote, including all aspects of the job. The price was very reasonable – right in the middle of the range of five quotes we received.

A wrinkle in our job was that we wanted to fully remove and insulate the flat roof with spray foam and to blow in cellulose into the peak, so we would need whichever company we selected to be flexible in working with and around the insulation crews. The other roofing companies that we considered going with weren’t flexible at all in this regard, and just refused outright when I inquired. In contrast, both Joe and Aaron said that this wouldn’t be a problem at all, and that they were used to working with other crews on a work site and would be happy to adapt to this requirement. This was great news to us and it sealed the deal. Throughout all of the pre-discussions related to the job, both Joe and Aaron could not have been more respectful, informative, helpful, and upbeat. It was truly a pleasure dealing with them.

This professional and positive attitude extended throughout the job itself. The crew, including Aaron and four other roofers, showed up exactly when they said they would, and worked hard, long days during very hot weather. All members of the crew were respectful, positive, and friendly, and they really knew their stuff. They answered all of our questions about the products they were using, and how they were being used, and welcomed our coming up on the roof from time to time to see how the process was evolving. This allowed us to really have a sense of what the roof is composed of, and we got some great photos of the process from start to finish.

In addition to being very happy with the crew’s attitude, we couldn’t have been more impressed with the work they did. As mentioned, we saw the work at every stage, and it was clear that the guys were highly trained and knowledgeable in their trade. They were respectful of our house and property, making sure to protect all potentially affected areas before starting the job. They took the necessary time to do the job right, and when we inspected the job afterward, we were completely satisfied and had no requests for any minor fixes or adjustments. The shingles and old tar flat roof were stripped off along with the rotting flat-roof boards; these were taken away, and a new, thick, solid plywood roof installed. A three-ply torch-down roof was then applied to the flat roof, and 30-year-guaranteed shingles were applied to the peaked roof. The job was excellent in all aspects and the cleanup complete and thorough. They even took away and disposed of the old insulation from the flat roof, which wasn’t part of the roofing job – they’re just those kind of people. We now feel completely secure about our roof. No more leaks and drafts – it’s like Fort Knox up there!

We cannot say enough in support of Downtown Roofing. This was one of the most positive contractor experiences we’ve had, and we would strongly recommend the company for any similar roofing job. They’ve been at it a long time, they know what they’re doing, they treat the customer well, and their prices are reasonable. You can’t go wrong!

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Hi Tara, we are blown away by your great review and all your kind words. I'm so happy to hear the roofs still look like they are in great shape. I remember the job like it was yesterday and you guys were great to deal with.

Thanks, Aaron and Joe.

Derek Cassidy in Toronto
Derek Cassidy in Toronto
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Roofing repairs

Before today, I had never heard of Downtown Roofing Repairs- they were selected by my General Contractor as part of a larger overall project. I am very glad he did though because the outcome is 10/10 customer satisfaction.

The roofer, Travis, arrived at the scheduled time, introduced himself, was very friendly, explained the work he would do before he started, showed me his work upon completion, and did a great job cleaning up. I could tell he took pride in his work and had great experience.

This was a small job that left a lasting impression!

Thank you to Tyler and Downtown Roofing Repairs!

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Thank you for the great review Derek. I will let Travis know how pleased you were. We really appreciate the kind words and review.

Richard
Richard
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Roof Repair

I’ve used Downtown a couple times now but decided to get a quote from another highly-rated company for my roof: $12000! Then I called Joe and he checked it out and said the job would be $600 - he said the roof was fine and had another 5 years, only needed some patching. Call Joe you won’t regret it.

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Thanks a lot for the great review Andrew. We're glad we could save you some money.

Sonia in Toronto
Sonia in Toronto
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

New Roof on Old Downtown Victorian

Joe and Aaron were an absolute pleasure to deal with. They provided a fair quote and put a new roof on my mom's old Victorian home, including repairing and re-installing the eaves back in August 2019. I had a number of other top rated roofers from Toronto come to quote and some flatly refused to do this job or never got back to me - as this job was in the heart of downtown Toronto and access was not the easiest for an old Victorian row-house. Downtown Roofing also capped off my mom's crumbling chimney to prevent the squirrels from coming inside. Joe, Aaron and their entire crew did an excellent job and cleaned up perfectly! Highly recommend this company and father/son team! I've attached a photo - not the best quality as I took it through a screen window.

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What an amazing review! Thank you so much Sonia. You made a tougher job that much easier. We always like a challenge.

Clinton Turnbull , Toronto
Clinton Turnbull , Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

New Flat Roof

An incredible experience from start to finish. Joe and his son Aaron did a great job replacing my leaking flat roof. The crew was considerate of my garden and took the time to protect it so no debris ruined anything. After they were done my yard was left in possibly a cleaner condition then when they first arrived :) I have no more leaks in my flat roof! Thanks for a great job Aaron and Joe! And to your guys Brian and Vince!

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What a great review. You were a dream to work with.
Thanks Clinton!

Sue & D’Arcy in Mississauga
Sue & D’Arcy in Mississauga
2 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Roof repair and new skylight

My husband D’Arcy and I have had our roof repaired by two roofing companies. With both companies we had water leaking into our house every time it rained. Then we hired Downtown Roofing Repairs (Detective Joe and Detective Aaron) not a drop of water has leaked into our house since they did their work. They arrived at our house introduced themselves, explained the work they would be doing and cleaned up the site after completing their work in a timely and professional manner. Their work on our roof and installation of a new skylight was exceptional. We would recommend Downtown Roofing Repairs for any and all roofing repairs.

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Wow! Thanks for the great review. We were so happy we were able to handle your leaking chimney.

AKA
AKA
8 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Roof Replacement - New asphalt shingles Installation

Would I recommend Downtown Roofing Repairs? 100% I would and I already have to my neighbors. I would also have no hesitation in hiring them again.

I hired Joe, Aaron and their team to replace the shingles on my roof which were old and falling apart and they did a fantastic job.

They're a few reasons why I decided to go with Downtown Roofing Repairs and why I gave a rating of 10.

First, if I start with the estimation process. Of all the companies I contacted and received estimates from Joe was the only person who actually went on the roof to evaluate its condition before providing me with an estimate. This was something that I appreciated and I'm glad he did because it turned out that we had 3 layers of shingles on the roof. All of the other quotes I received did not have this built into their estimates because no one took the step to look.

Second, Aaron and his crew did a fantastic job. The job only took 2 days to complete. Aaron and his team member Brian were great in communicating what work was completed or still required. The crew was quick and efficient and left us with a new roof that looks fantastic.

Lastly, when the work was completed for the day and for the project overall, the guys took every effort to make sure the area was cleaned and free of debris before heading home: considering how many layers of shingles there were on the roof that probably wasn't the easiest thing to do. A lot of the times this step is an afterthought but with kids and pets around having an area free of roofing nails provided an extra level of comfort. It also showed the level of respect the guys had for the surroundings and for the quality of their work.

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Wow thank you so much for the great review. It was a real pleasure working for you and your family.

All the best, Aaron and Joe

G in East York
G in East York
6 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Successful Roof Replacement

I contacted Downtown Roofing when the company I thought was going to replace my roof was unable to do it because of staff turnover. My roof was in bad shape, and needed either repairs or a full replacement before the cold weather and snow came. Downtown Roofing said they could do the work quickly. I talked with some neighbours who were happy with the replacements they had done for them. So I went for a full roof replacement, including shingles and a small flat roof area. I also needed more ventilation for the attic, since I had recently added insulation. Downtown Roofing gave me information about alternative types of vents I could choose from.

The work was done quickly and went smoothly. The roof looks great. Downtown Roofing came through when I was in a difficult situation and I’m very happy with their work.

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Wow thank you so much for the kind words.

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More about Downtown Roofing Repairs

We are a family run company and have been in the roofing business since 1975. We use most brands of shingles but concentrate on Certainteed Landmark. This product is high-grade and aesthetic. There has been many faulty shingles in recent years so we've turned to Certainteed products to avoid this. We have a friendly crew with a lot of experience, who have a very high quality of work. We take pride in our clean ups.

Call us for a quote and see for yourself.

CATEGORIES
Roofing
PRODUCTS
Certainteed Landmark GAF Timberline (40 year fiberglass shingle) Two ply rubber membrane-flat roofs Grace Ice And Water Shield Velux Skylights
SERVICES
Shingles-flat roofs-roof repairs-slate repairs-ice cables-eavestroughs-downpipe disconnection.
SPECIALITIES
We pay close attention to detail and take pride in our work. We use superior material and have a highly trained staff ensuring the best roof for your money.
WEBSITE
http://www.downtownroofingrepairs.ca
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1975
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
4
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque, Visa, MasterCard, American Express
LICENSES
B6779
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
10 years for labour & materials
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