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The Hy-Grade Experience

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The Deline’s Story


Installation Date: April 14th, 2014

City: Niagara Falls, Ontario

March 23rd, 2017

We knew we were going to be needing a new roof so my husband began talking to different contractors while he was out working at different job sites.  Many roofers were telling him that in our climate traditional shingles don’t seem to hold up like they used to.  We could be expecting to redo our roof again as we were set to retire, something my husband wasn’t terribly excited about cost-wise.  Several of them were telling him that they thought steel was the smart way to go.  We started to look on line and that’s when we found Hy-Grade!  We liked what we saw, and were impressed with Hy-Grade’s materials & methods and knew this was the way to go!  Many of the steel roofs you see are on much larger homes than ours so we were hoping it wouldn’t look silly on our tiny house!

It was like it was meant to be because shortly after deciding we wanted to do this Hy-Grade’s Anniversary flyer came in our mailbox.  It was like we were being told, yes, do it now! We called and someone was here to talk with us in short order!  The consultant that came to our home was wonderful.  Not only was he really easy to talk to, he showed us photos of his own home which wasn’t a whole lot bigger than ours, which looked fabulous, so that took any of our concerns away.  He thoroughly laid everything out to us, brought a sample of the steel shake and explained exactly how things worked.  He was incredibly patient as we went back and forth between us deciding on a final colour!  To us it was important as this was it, a forever roof, no changing it later!  😉

Since it was right before spring we expected to have to wait to have our roof done, but since our roof was deemed to be in need of doing asap, we were pleasantly surprised at how quickly we received the call that we were next! Just as it was explained to us, supplies were delivered to our driveway when we were told they’d be here.  The two installers arrived the next day.  Very nice, quiet guys who worked amazingly well together.  They knew what they were doing and were extremely efficient at it!   They realized they were going to be short on supplies so they made the call right away to have more stuff delivered.  It was here within a day & they came back on a Sunday to finish our roof!  Not only did they do a fast efficient job, but their attention to detail on the finishing really impressed us!  It was clear that they took great pride in their work!  They did a very thorough clean up before leaving.  There was nothing left that we needed to do other than admire the finished product!   We have people who walk by and notice the roof.  Sometimes they’ll stop and ask us about it. We are more than happy to tell them who did it.  😃

All in all I would have to say our experience with Hy Grade was wonderful from start to finish!

We are quick to offer Hy-Grade up to anyone who mentions they need their roof done.  When anyone says they’re worried about the cost, we always say we believe it’s less than having your roof done the traditional way twice, at current prices, and you can be sure you’ll need to do it at least twice!

I just love how our roof looks now.  Living in an older home, things settle & dip here & there.  With the way Hy-Grade installs, we have a beautiful level roof with a gorgeous finish, which still looks as good today as it did when we had it done 3 years ago!

Since we’ve had our roof done we’ve experienced some nasty weather.  High winds, heavy rainfalls, extremely cold and snowy winters and our roof has held up beautifully.  It gives you such a feeling of security when the weather is terrible that you have a solid roof protecting your home.

-Bobbi Deline


Hy-Grade Sponsorships

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Through many sponsorships and donations Hy-Grade is dedicated to providing support to the communities in which we live and work, all across Ontario. Read about some of our latest community involvements through Hy-Grade Sponsorships below!

2017 Hy-Grade Steel Roofing Canadian Masters Curling Championship

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Hy-Grade is very excited to be the title sponsor of the 2017 Canadian Masters Curling Championship! The week-long event from April 2nd – 9th, will be held in our hometown at the Guelph Curling Club! This event features 60+ Masters Men & Women curlers competing to earn the prestigious title of ‘Canadian Champions’. Athletes from all across Canada qualify for the Hy-Grade Steel Roofing Canadian Masters Curling Championships by winning their respective Provincial or Territorial Championships. Like the Brier and the Scotties these Champions wear their provincial colours as they compete against the rest of Canada.

Hy-Grade began it’s ties with the curling community through sponsorship of Team Flaxey this year. With the Canadian Masters Curling Championship being in our hometown, we couldn’t help but support one of our favourite sports in the community. We are excited to pariticipate in the upcoming events!

For more event details and to purchase tickets visit the website here:

Check out the 2017 Hy-Grade Steel Roofing Canadian Masters Curling Championships in the news! Click on the pictures to read the full articles

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Expansion & Contraction

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E & C = Expansion & Contraction


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Hy-Grade Fastening Socket

Everything expands and contracts when the temperature changes, especially metal.

The Hy-Grade shake is made out of galvanized steel and was designed to be fastened with a smooth shank galvanized nail. Notice both the Hy-Grade shakes and fasteners are galvanized, not two different metals. This eliminates the possibility of the metals oxidizing or corroding over time as all dissimilar metals eventually do over a long enough time period.

The socket in the shake allows the metal to Expand and Contract in all directions around the fastener without pulling on the fastener, which over time would otherwise work it loose. All parts of the Hy-Grade system are designed to allow for Expansion and Contraction as well to prevent loosening of the fasteners.

Hy-Grade’s proven and perfected system comes in one design; and one design only! Since 1988 our system has proven its amazing expansion and contraction qualities in Ontario’s temperature extremes. Never once has Hy-Grade been called back for a popped fastener.

It’s simply the design that works best!

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Hy-Grade’s HomeStars Review Contest

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Janice in Little Current!!!!

Janice has won a $100 Dinner and a Movie Prize for a fun night out on Hy-Grade!!! Watch the video on our Facebook page of the official draw 
Thank you to all our Hy-Grade Family members for participating! Stay updated for the announcement of our next chance to win!

Janice’s Hy-Grade Review:
“We had our roof installed almost 2 years ago and I could not be happier. They made sure everything was square and true, and the guys where friendly and personable. There was never a mess left. I would recommend this roof to anyone thinking about replacing their shingles. Thank you so much you are awesome. Was very glad to see your booth at the lindsay home show. Keep up the great work”



We are running an exciting new contest for all our customers! We love hearing about how we served you and what you think of your Hy-Grade Steel Roof. That’s why we’ve put together a contest to connect with you!

From March 13th – April 30th

Leave us a review on our HomeStars page here: and be entered into a draw to win a Dinner and a Movie Prize worth $100!!!

Be sure to leave your name and city on the review, which we will have on file. That way we can find you if you win!

As a bonus, share this post to your own Facebook page and tag us @HyGradeSteelRoofing to receive 4 extra entries!


Full Contest Rules

  1. Review must be uploaded after 12:01am March 13th 2017 and before 11:59pm April 30th 2017
  2. Entrant’s full name and city must accompany the review and match Hy-Grade’s records. No anonymous reviews will be entered into the draw.
  3. Entrant must be a Hy-Grade customer with accounts paid in full.
  4. Gift card prize worth $100. Details to be announced.
  5. If entrant shares the original Hy-Grade contest post to their personal Facebook page and tags @HyGradeSteelRoofing, they will get an additional 4 entries entered into the draw.
  6. Winner will be drawn during business hours on May 1st
  7. Odds of winning depend on number of entrants.

Out of the Office

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The Hy-Grade Office will be closed from Today (December 23rd) through January 1st.

We will re-open on January 2nd

We hope everyone has a wonderful holiday and a Happy New Year! Stay safe and have fun!

See you in 2017!
-The Hy-Grade Team

Happy Holidays From Hy-Grade!

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Hy-Grade Christmas Holidays Team Photo December 2016 Steel Roofing ScaledFrom Our Family to Yours,

We wish all our Customers, Friends and Family a fun, relaxing and enjoyable holiday! We hope you get to spend some quality time with your family and friends and take a well-deserved break from your busy schedules.

There are a few people missing from our photo as they were busy shoveling themselves out of driveways, parking lots and snow banks on this very snowy winter morning!

They all say Happy Holidays too!!!

P.S. Wouldn’t a new Hy-Grade roof make a great gift? 🙂