Royal York Roofing Ltd

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2-30 Plywood Place Toronto ON M8Z 5J2
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Dr. L. Kovbel
Dr. L. Kovbel
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

New Roof with RYR

Extremely satisfied with their work. Everyone was very professional, corteous and knowledgable. Work was done on time as promised. No mess around the house. Everything was protected without any damage. All fallen nails removed. This is my second house with Royal York Roofing. I have been recommending this company to my collegues and friends and the feedback was always excellent.
Keep up the great work!!!

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Thank you for leaving us such a great review! It is always a pleasure working with you and hearing your experience with our team. We take great pride in every step of the process. Please let us know if we can ever be of assistance again in the future. All the best, Royal York Roofing.

Edward from Toronto
Edward from Toronto
4 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

New roof

Long overdue...

My wife and I bought our home back in May 2015. Shortly after we bought, our insurance company advised us that they wouldn't cover us unless the roof was replaced as it was long overdue for a replacement (our home inspector caught that one for us!). I reached out to a number of companies who were either scary low...like REALLY SCARY LOW (I'm not a roofer, but know that it was going to cost a lot more than they were pricing me...I didn't go with them because I also like the work to be done with quality). Others were way WAY too high. If I needed my entire roof to be restructured, than maybe it would be okay, but the boards were still good. Bruce at RYR was great. Showed up to our appointments on time, was very educated and answered all of my questions. This price was to add rigid insulation to the flat part of the house, replace the flat roof material, front peak shingle, ice and water + all flashings. The work started and ended as expected and it looks great :) The only thing that slightly bugged me was that they left some material in my mutual driveway that I had to move one evening but all-in-all it was minor. I've called them back to do some flashing work and shingle replacement on an addition (that wasn't done back when the rest of the house was). They work hasn't started yet but so far Seanesta has been great in responding to my inquiries. I would highly recommend you give RYR a call.

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Hello Edward, We would like to thank you for leaving us such a great review! Our company takes great pride in every job we partake in, and Bruce works diligently in building trusting relationships with our customers. Trust is important when selecting a contractor, and we are thrilled you found that with the RYR team! We will see you soon for the additional work. - Royal York Roofing

George
George
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Roof - shingles

New application of shingles to newly constructed hip roof over the carport attached to the house. Job was done on date promissed and within time specified which was important working with other trades. Bonus being price ended up being cheaper then quoted. Good work and price

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Hello, thank you the great review you provided us! It was a pleasure working with you and hearing your experience with our team. Please let us know if we can ever be of assistance again in the future. All the best, Royal York Roofing.

M3A 1N9 in Etobicoke
M3A 1N9 in Etobicoke
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Flat Roof

My experience with Royal York Roofing was excellent. The Roofers were hard workers, courteous and very neat ensuring there wasn’t a nail or shingle to be found. The entire team is professional - phone calls and follow-ups handled by the office administrator, Seanesta and attention to detail provided by Bruce Windsor and Vitaliy Goshovsky.
Mary McDonald

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Hello Mary, Thank you for leaving us such a great review! Our company takes great pride in every job we partake in, from the roofers and estimators, to the office staff and management. Bruce and Vitaliy are very detailed in their work and we all strive to build great relationships with our customers. Trust is important when selecting a contractor, and we are thrilled you found that with the RYR team! It was a pleasure working with you! Please let us know if we can ever be of assistance again. - Royal York Roofing

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

New Roof

After 19 years I needed a new roof for our house and double garage. I contacted a few roofing contractors and inquired online for quotes.
Bruce Winsors from Royal York was the first one to contact me and quoted on the replacment.
After waiting a week for other quotes no one showed up? I was very nervous on what to do but signed the contract with Royal York.
The new roof was installed within 3 weeks. I was very pleased with the crew and cleanup. Bruce followed up with me to ensure the job was done correctly. Bruce was extremely professional and a pleasure to deal with.
done correctly

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Hello Ronald,

Thank you for leaving us such a great review! Bruce is very detailed with his quotes and he takes pride in building great relationships with our customers. Trust is important when selecting a contractor, and we are trilled you found that with the RYR team! It was a pleasure working with you!

Please let us know if we can ever be of assistance again.
- Royal York Roofing

Boris Barniak  in Toronto
Boris Barniak in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Remove and replace existing roofing

Platinum service. This company should not be installing roofing. They should be teaching other companies on how to do it! From delivery and placement of disposal container the day before job began to ground cleanup after job completed, I witnessed nothing but professionalism. Quality of workmanship by the entire crew reflected pride in what they did. Thank-you.

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Hello Boris!

Thank you for leaving us such a great review! We are thrilled to hear that you are pleased with the quality of work our crew delivered and recognized the pride that our RYR team has with every job.

It was an absolute pleasure working with you and your family. Please let us know if we can ever be of assistance again.
- Royal York Roofing

kim from Etobicoke
kim from Etobicoke
5 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

roof, flat roof and sky light

Royal York was fabulous right from the start. Bruce sat down and explained in detail what needed to be done and showed us samples of the material to be used on the flat roof and explained the options regarding the sky light. Bruce created the trust we were looking for in hiring a roofing company and we were not disappointed.

The work was done in approx. 2 days, and the site was cleaned up everyday. The workers were polite and professional, and explained to us what they were doing.

We are extremely happy with the job that was done. We highly recommend Royal York Roofing.

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Hello Kim. Thank you for leaving us such a great review! Bruce is very detailed with his quotes and he builds great relationships with our customers. Trust is important when selecting a contractor, and we are trilled you found that with the RYR team! It was a pleasure working with you and John. Please let us know if we can ever be of assistance again.
- Royal York Roofing

Bryan in Toronto
Bryan in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Finally Done Right...

My house is less than 10 years old, my wife and I are the 3rd owner of this home. Royal York's Roof is the 3rd roof this house has seen in its short life. The first roof was installed incorrectly by the builder of the home who was also the owner of the property. In an effort to maximize profits, they used shingles on a roof with an 8 degree slope. When the 2nd owners bought the home on the show Property Virgins the show was shot around 2008-2009 . This whole exchange is documented on the show (S4E2). The agreement at the end of the show was that the buyer would reduce the sale price and the new owners would repair the roof using correct flat roofing methods. The new owners mention they had a "Buddy in roofing who will do it for five grand..." End... Roll Credits.

Flash forward to May 2017 We have been living in our home for over 3 years now. Its been raining steady in the month of May and our skylight leaked. This was the first time we noticed a problem as we thought it was fixed correctly. We called a skylight contractor to have look and he came off that roof shaking his head and told us we had much bigger problems. It then hit us... The "Buddy Roof" was crap.

The rolled roofing material was not installed with the correct underlaying material or in our case any at all. It was slapped together, not capped properly. The flashings around the plumbing/furnace stacks were poorly done and could have potentially cause other problems. The skylight was installed directly against the sheathing with no ice/water barrier or flashing, not to mention that since it's a flat roof it should be built up on a "curb" so that the window is above any flowing rain water. So 2nd roof done by "Buddy" for five grand was terrible.

So I had a choice to make. Fix it or well... Fix it. Enough is Enough. RYR had an excellent reputation on Home Stars. I checked out their WSIB and sent an e-mail request for a quote. I was contacted by Lauren and she took my info and Then I met Bruce. Bruce is a straight shooter. He told us exactly what was wrong and what it was going to cost to fix with no "hustle". We gave them a deposit and they said it would start in 2 weeks.

2 weeks later a team of 5-7 men showed up. They didn't speak much english. They got to worked and stripped off the old roof. It was only 1/2 of their bin worth of material that they drove away with, something tells me a correctly installed roof should have a whole bin of garbage to take away. The garbage that was taken away was always gone at the end of every day. They always swept up there were no nails, Olfa blades, shingles, roofing product, tar, tar paper, lunch garbage or anything left on my property. The guys were great they always were friendly when they saw us walking our dog but that's hot work. I thank them very much for getting up there in the June sun to do that for us.

Bruce came by a couple of days later. He took me up on the roof when they were done. We are 1000% satisfied with the job they did. Just by looking I know its right. I gave him the cheque shook his hand and now we can sleep soundly at night knowing the roof is fixed.

I also want to give Lauren on the phones a shout out. I didn't meet her but she was great to deal with over the phone!

I would recommend Royal York Roofing to anyone looking to correct a crappy roof, or looking to replace a roof that's just old. Give em a call. I did and I'm much happier for it! I also want to point out that I have over 7 years of commercial construction experience working with a large general contractor. Royal York Roofing is a professional operation that does not cut corners. I would never hesitate to recommend them to anyone.

Except the people I bought this house from. I'd tell them to get "Buddy" again!

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Hi Byran. Thank you very much for this very thorough review! We greatly appreciate the time you took to write this for us and are happy to hear your experience with the RYR team. It was a pleasure working with you and please let us know if we can ever be of assistance again in the future. All the best!
- Royal York Roofing

RLHome in Nepean
RLHome in Nepean
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Total Roof Renovation

Hired RYR after reading other positive reviews posted on Homestars. I would recommend using RYR for any of your roofing needs. Bruce was a pleasure to deal with during the initial consult process. Pavel (the owner) was also very helpful and responsive to any questions i had. The prices are very competitive compared to other "top" homestar rated suppliers. Many thanks to your crew for all their hard work and workmanship.

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Hello, thank you the great review you provided us! It was a pleasure working with you and hearing your experience with our team. Please let us know if we can ever be of assistance again in the future. All the best, Royal York Roofing.

Frank and Tanya Furgiuele . in
Frank and Tanya Furgiuele . in
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Roofing replace .

We are very happy with the work provided by Royal York Roofing Ltd. It was done super fast , very neat, and highly professional. We would definitely recommend this company to all our friends and relatives . Great job !

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Hello Frank and Tanya, we are happy to hear your experience with our team and appreciate you leaving us a great review! All the best from Royal York Roofing.

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More about Royal York Roofing Ltd

ROYAL YORK ROOFING has been successfully servicing the Toronto and GTA for years. Specializing in residential, commercial, industrial and institutional new Roof Installations and Repairs, we are able to service all your roofing needs in an experienced and timely manner. Our vastly diverse portfolio of past work, speaks for itself in the lengths and bounds we go to in ensuring the best roofing choice for your specific roofing needs.

SERVICES: We specialize in a broad spectrum of roofing services including, new sloped (asphalt shingle, cedar, slate, metal, copper) and flat roof (2-ply, 4-ply, EPDM, TPO) installations, re-roofing, roof repairs/maintenance, and sheet metal works. Additionally, we offer a wide variety of related services that help eliminate hiring multiple contractors which in exchange you get hassle free roof, and the luxury of having to deal with just one company without the middle man as we take care of all the arrangements. Some of our additional services include: eavestroughs, copper / aluminum works, siding, waterproofing, masonry, carpentry, siding, attic ventilation inspection, demolition and disposal.

WHY ROYAL YORK ROOFING: When choosing our company, we guarantee a professional and experienced team member to assess your needs. Our representative will explain how we can help you and offer you an honest and fair quote. Our team of professional roofers is fully insured, licensed and have an impeccable standing with the WSIB. All our work is stamped with written workmanship warranties for up to 15 years depending on materials used; a commitment that truly shows our confidence and credence in our work.

CATEGORIES
Roofing
SERVICES
Roofing, Chimney Repairs, Eavestroughing, Copper Works, Siding
BRANDS
CertainTeed, Soprema, GAF, IKO, BP, Velux, Gentek, North Country Slate, Inspire Roofing Products
SPECIALITIES
Asphalt Shingle, Flat Roofing, Cedar, Slate, Metal, Copper, Eavestroughing, Siding, Skylights, Waterproofing, Chimney Repairs
WEBSITE
http://www.royalyorkroofing.ca
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque, Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Debit, Financing options are available upon request.
LICENSES
Toronto Municipal License, WHMIS, Fall Protection and Propane Handling Certifications
MEMBERSHIPS
Better Business Bureau (BBB), Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
10 Year Workmanship Warranty on all new installations. All materials are warranted by manufacturer.
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