Kovar Contracting Inc

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14 Knoll Terrace Ottawa ON K2J 2K6
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Matt i.
Matt i.
2 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Eavestrough

Jason and his crew took the time to listen to my concerns, explain everything, and did a very thorough job. Living in an old house in Centretown, I have found it has some surprises—old shoddy workmanship that sometimes covers up previous shoddy work. So when I needed about 30 ft of new eavestroughs down one side of the house, I wanted to be there for the estimate. Kovar was the only company who agreed to meet me for what seemed like a minor job. While the other companies left an estimate in my mailbox, Jason listened to my concerns and pointed out a few complicating factors, including that the fascia board that the eavestrough would be screwed into had come loose from the side of the house. Without repairing it, any new eavestrough would come down in the next good rain storm. And, there probably had been eavestroughing there, but it had come down because it hadn't been installed properly. He and his team showed me what had happened, how to fix it, and did a great, thorough job. They even came back twice to fine tune the downspout into a lower eavestrough to ensure it would not leak. I highly recommend Kovar.

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Thanks for such an amazing review. We pride ourselves in taking care of our customers needs. Recommendations are always appreciated. Thank you for your business.

TMK from Ottawa
TMK from Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Re-roofing

Late last fall, we realized that we needed some re-roofing work done before the winter. We obtained quotes from several companies but Kovar Contracting stood out as being the most professional, knowledgeable and trustworthy. Jason came to do an inspection and provided us with an estimate. Instead of rushing to get the work done in the fall, which was not the ideal condtion for re-roofing, Jason advised us to wait for Spring. However, to get us through winter he sent a crew to winterize the roof, the total cost of which was deducted from the re-roofing job. Towards the end of winter, due to the heavy snow fall and freeze-thaw situations, we had considerable ice built-up on the roof resulting in the formation of ice dams and water leaking through the roof. A quick phone call to Jason fixed the problem! He sent a crew to completely clear the snow and ice from the roof and the problem was gone. Early this spring our roof was beautifully and meticulously redone by Team Kovar and I'm very impressed by the quality of the work and level of professionalism shown by Jason and his team. I was also very happy to observe that everybody on the team was very safety-conscious and ensured that safety regulations were followed while working on the roof. The clean-up at the end was a nice finishing touch to a job well done!

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Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We were glad to be able to help you through what was arguably the worst winter in Ottawa in a generation.It is always a pleasure to be of assistance.

PJ from Ottawa
PJ from Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
8/10

Roof Work

Kovar Contracting did a small roof job for us. The roof work actually ended up costing double the estimated price, due to, amongst other things, rotten wood and extra shingle removal. Jason was upfront about all the extra costs and did not go ahead with anything until we had agreed upon. (Note: It was not a gouge, the work needed doing.)

The company did a good job and were quick and neat. They sent copious photos to document the work (both before and after) and Jason was extremely courteous, professional and forthright in all project communications.

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Company Response

Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate the inevitable disappointment when unforeseen deficiencies are discovered once the roof is opened up. Unfortunately, we cannot always predict what we will discover under the top layer. We are grateful for your understanding that this was not something we could have predicted.Thank you for your business.

Juliet from Ottawa
Juliet from Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Roofing

Jason and his crew were simply excellent to work with, from initial communication to final payment. He answered emails promptly and courteously, provided a very reasonable estimate, and didn't try to pressure us or add on unnecessary upgrades. The work was done very well and to the given time frame, and the crew were punctual, pleasant and cleaned up after themselves. Jason kept us informed about progress throughout, and provided us with some excellent (and money-saving!) advice about related work. I would highly recommend this company for roofing or eavestroughing work in Ottawa.

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Thank you for your kind review, Juliet. Jamie and the crew pride themselves on taking care of our customers needs and the quality of their work. It was our pleasure being able to serve you. Recommendations are always appreciated. Thank you for your business.

Sean from Ottawa
Sean from Ottawa
3 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Roof Leak Repair

I was impressed with Jason's communication skills - he responded within reasonable time frame to emails. He did a good job explaining why he suspected our roof was leaking. He came when he said he would, and only did the minimum work required.

It's too soon to tell whether or not the issue has been resolved, but the experience with Jason and his team was very good.

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Thank you for placing your trust with us. We appreciate your kind words.
Jason

Suzan Ascroft from Ottawa
Suzan Ascroft from Ottawa
2 reviews Nepean, ON
10/10

Re Roofing

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My house was built in 1991. One part of the roof is subject to rapid deterioration. Kovar Contracting diagnosed the problem as excessive run-off during rain. An extremely pleasant and competent team repaired the roof and installed channels to contain the excess water and protect the roof. They also fixed the chimney cap so the fireplace no longer drips somewhere out of sight during rain. The work was done quickly and there was nothing for us to clean up. It was a pleasure to do business with Jason and his crew.

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Thank you for your kind words, Susan. Glad to be able to help.
Jason

James from Ottawa
James from Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

roofing shingle installation

We needed to get new shingles installed and we contactacted Kovar.
Their workers were skilled and very hard working. I can definitely recommend Kovar for anybody in the Ottawa area who needs new shingles!

James

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review, James. Recommendations are always appreciated. Thank you for your business.
Jason

Stephen Wetmore from Ottawa
Stephen Wetmore from Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Roof Replacement

I spent quite a bit of time gathering quotes, as a roof is a significant expense and I wanted it done right. Meeting Jason immediately put me at ease, and what other companies quoted as extras were included in Jason's quote. He and his crew did a great job on a difficult pitch, we're really happy with the results and service we received. I highly recommend Jason and his crew!

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Thank you very much for writing your review and recommending us. We appreciate it!

MacLean from Ottawa
MacLean from Ottawa
2 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Roof redone

Kovar came highly recommended and we were not disappointed. Jason provided a free estimate which was in line with other roofing company that provided estimate. Jason and his crew were very professional, friendly and on task. The job was well done and the site was cleaned-up at the end of each night. One of the ladders had damaged our new eves through and Jason had it completely replace at no cost to us and without any hassle. A+ for customer service. They are all really pleasant to deal with and were quick to respond to emails even after the job was done and paid for. Great work guys!

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Thank you very much for your business. It was our pleasure to take care of your roofing needs.
Jason

S. Robinson from Ottawa
S. Robinson from Ottawa
1 review Nepean, ON
10/10

Roofing Replacement

Had our entire roof re-shingled with Kovar - and they have done a top notch job. The roof was a very a large job (3000+ sq ft.) with many ridges. All work was done meticulously. Contractor uses higher quality CertainTeed Landmark tiles. Highly recommended - small additional details were seen to such as additional flashing and valleys added. Contractor is transparent in their dealings with customers and highly dependable. Recommended Plus! --Come see our house for an idea of the work. Very fair contract terms and honest open approach. Great job Kovar!

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Thanks for such an amazing review. I'll be sure to pass on the kind words to the crew. They take real pride in the quality of work they do. It was a pleasure being able to serve you.
Jason

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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, Insulation, and Siding
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, BP, Velux
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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