Kovar Contracting Inc

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14 Knoll Terrace Ottawa ON K2J 2K6
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Myrna in the Glebe
Myrna in the Glebe
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Roofing replacement plus in the Glebe

Jason and his team did a terrific job on our house's roof--new singles, insulation, skylights, and eves and downspouts. Jason was prompt and professional in scoping out the work, using the latest of technology, preparing the bid (very competitively priced too), and organizing a sub-contractor and the work to be done. He was particularly accommodating when I asked him, on Sunday night, not to replace the two skylights but to move them to a new location. All worked out as promised: the team started the work on Monday, on schedule, and finished it on Wednesday. They worked very hard, in tight quarters, no mess at all--and even helped to change light bulbs!

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Hi Myrna, thank you for taking the time to write this review. We're delighted that you are happy with the scope of work completed and in the timely manner it was done in. Enjoy the rest of your summer. Your Kovar team!

Karen B.
Karen B.
0 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

New shingles, 2 skylights and flashing.

Kovar did the work in a timely and professional manner. High quality work and they cleaned up the site well. Jason was extremely responsive from initial contact to completion. We were pleased that they were able to squeeze us in earlier than originally scheduled because we had some minor leaking from the old roof.

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Hi Karen, thank you for taking the time to write this review, glad you're happy with your new roof. your Kovar team

Stellmacher
Stellmacher
0 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Dangerous Ice build up in winter and sheets of rain in summer

The problem was a mini ice field on the roof, ice wall from the roof to the ground floor on the external brick, ice stalagmites With matching icicles extending just past the 2nd fl window sill, my garage door froze shut in 6 inches of ice. Summer it was waterfalls and cowboy showers. Kovar was the 3rd contractor I called for an estimate and the only one that send multiple professionals to assess the overall contributing factors. This resulted in a multi-tiered solution which directly addressed the issues identified by their team. They identified a flaw in the shingle edging (the waterfall) needing a custom drip edge, the roof downspout pours on the garage roof shingles not into the trough (cowboy shower) in the water diverter needed replacing so water no longer pools (ice wall), inferior roof r factor (ice field), and bathroom venting under the soffit (giant icicles). Before calling Kovar, it was a rip n replace the gutters job as recommended by the 1st two contractors turned into a mini project! Each team Jason sent did a stellar job, identified issues hands on and discussed them thoroughly with me. More importantly, how each step is related into the overall solution. I now have an r60 factor, new bathroom vent on the roof and resealed everything else up there. The 2nd part of the project hasn’t commenced as of this writing; however, I’m very confident in the drip edging, diverter and new downspouts will complete the solution. What speaks for itself is I never needed to rip n replace to begin with This speaks for itself frankly.

I’m old school, and Kovar satisfied that. I won’t be missing those cowboy showers!

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Thank you Angela for taking the time to write this review, we're happy your 'cowboy showers' are a thing of the past and you're happy with the work completed. Thanks again, your Kovar team.

David
David
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Skylight repair and roof shingling

Small seal replaced and shingles in area replaced. Jason was fast to respond and Jamie who did the work did an excellent job.
I would recommend Kovar for their knowledge and repair capabilities.

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Thank you David for taking the time to write this review, we truly appreciate it. Glad you're happy with our knowledge and professionalism and look forward to working with you with any of your future needs with respect to contracting. Best regards, your Kovar team.

Sue
Sue
0 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

New Roof

We are very happy with our new roof. The crew worked diligently in extreme heat and still managed to complete the work on schedule.
The clean up was A
Thanks to All

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Morning Sue, thank you for taking the time to write this review and we're glad you're happy with your new roof. Best regards, your Kovar team

aa786
aa786
0 reviews Ottawa, ON
8/10

Skylight replacement (x2) and bath fan upgrades

I contacted Kovar about 2 skylights on my property that were beginning to show their age - 1 was leaking and the other was causing the formation of a huge ice dam around it. Jason took his time to answer my questions and provided me promptly with a quote for the work. He was readily available to discuss other questions and explained the details thoroughly. We opted to get Snow Load skylights to help limit the heat transfer through the glass itself. Kevin and Chuck completed the work over the course of 2 days, and were clean and respectful. The one negative I would state is that a check of the product (one of the 2 skylights) about to be installed on my house was not completed - in fact, the supplier had provided them with the incorrect skylight (less energy efficient), and had I not checked myself, it would have been installed despite it being the wrong one. I understand this is something the supplier did wrong (and not Kovar) but it would have been nice if they had checked as well. Overall, happy with the results and hoping that the new skylights (plus improved attic/tunnel insulation completed by a separate contractor) will help reduce the ice dam formation. Thanks Jason, Kevin, and Chuck!

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Company Response

Thank you for taking the time to write this review and your understanding. We appreciate your honesty and business. Best regards, Kimberley.

jph2336
jph2336
0 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

New roof

Well done, punctual, everything performed according to contract, staff polite, left premises clean every day, worked quietly.

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Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, we truly appreciate it. Your Kovar team.

christian.pratte
christian.pratte
0 reviews Ottawa, ON
6/10

Skylight replacement

Removed the old Skylight and replaced it by a new one. Took away old material.

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We hope you're happy with the service provided. Thank you. The Kovar team

Renata
Renata
0 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

roof that was leaking in one area (below bay window)

I requested the free estimate and maybe 2 days later I was contacted to arrange visit. within 2 days I received estimate by email. I accepted the work order and waited 3 weeks but it was small job all the way in Orleans so I understand why it took so long. The day before work schedule I got txt confirmation about the job.
Kyle did came first thing in the morning like 7:30am. He was very professional and quick.
He explained what he will do and told me I don’t have to be home for him to work. After he was done he txt me pictures of job done. I received email with payment option 3 days later.
Honestly very good experience with this company. I hope the roof will not leak anymore :)

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Company Response

Thank you for taking the time to write this review and also for your patience and understanding throughout this process. I'm confident your leaking issue is a thing of the past. Enjoy the rest of your summer. Your Kovar team.

Susan and Cory in Ottawa
Susan and Cory in Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Professional quality workmanship

They are certified installers of GAF shingles which have an amazing warrantee. This was the 3rd time we had done our roof and probable the last. Very professional, good quality and affordable. I would highly recommend them.

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thank you for taking the time to write this review. best of the season to you. your kovar team

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More about Kovar Contracting Inc

Kovar Contracting provides roofing, siding, eavestrough and soffit/fascia services in the greater Ottawa area.

We provide high quality service and workmanship using the best available products. We Offer a 50 year non-prorated warranty on all shingle roofs.

For a limited time, we are offering 50% off gutter guard with eavestrough installation!

Our services include:
Free estimates
Re-roofing
New construction roofing
Ventilation installation
Flashing replacement
Skylight installation and replacement
Seamless evestrough installation
Ice and snow removal

CATEGORIES
Roofing, Gutters & Eavestroughs, Skylight Installation & Repair, Basement Renovation, and Insulation
PRODUCTS
Asphalt Shingles, Cedar Shake Shingles, Seamless eavestroughs, Vinyl siding, all different gauge metal soffit and fascia.
SERVICES
Roofing, Eavestroughing, Siding, Soffit and Fascia.
BRANDS
Certainteed, Roxul, GAF, Royal
SPECIALITIES
Cedar Shake Roofing Systems, Mansard roofs, Seamless eavestroughs
WEBSITE
http://www.kovarcontracting.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2008
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
15
PAYMENT METHOD
Cash, Cheque, e-transfer, MasterCard, Visa, AmEx
LICENSES
Certainteed Master Shingler
MEMBERSHIPS
BBB
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
10 Years
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