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International Plowing Match September 19th-23rd 2017

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Hy-Grade Steel Roofing Exhibiting at 100th International Plowing Match & Rural Expo 

Fall is almost upon us and so is the 100th International Plowing Match & Rural Expo! North America’s largest outdoor agricultural celebration will be held in Walton, ON this year and Hy-Grade will be there to join in on all the excitement. This year is extra special as we’ll be celebrating both the 100th IPM and Canada’s 150th !

Visit the Hy-Grade tent to discover how our steel roofing system can provide you with permanent peace-of-mind. Learn about the company with the Best E&C of Any Steel Roof on the Market!!!

Don’t forget to ask about our current promotions and how you can get up to $2500 off your Hy-Grade Steel Roofing System!

For show times and more information on the IPM visit http://www.plowingmatch.org/ipm-2017

Address of IPM 2017:

82823 North Line (County Rd 12)

Walton, ON N0K 1Z0


IPM 2016

At last year’s event we ran a contest to Win ½ Your Roof! We are excited to announce the winner of this contest, Jim in Clifford, ON! We met Jim last year at the 2016 IPM where he requested a quote and entered our contest. Just a short while later, Jim chose permanent peace-of-mind with a Hy-Grade Steel Roofing System and we drew his name to win our contest! Below is a picture of Jim and some Hy-Grade Family Members in front of his beautiful new Hy-Grade roof!

Left to Right: Tom (Hy-Grade CEO), Jim (Contest Winner), Keila (Hy-Grade Marketing), Scott, Mark, Ryan and Chris (Chris and his Installation Crew).

Congratulation Jim and thank you very much for participating!

A Hy-Grade Customer’s Letter of Recommendation

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My name is Alex MacEachern. My wife and I live at 11 Blue Heron Dr. in Mono,ON (Orangeville area). After years of repairing shingles we decided to put a steel roof on and be done with roof problems.We chose Hy-Grade and here’s why:

After looking into the steel roof industry Hy-Grade seemed to have those important qualities we were looking for. Product quality. A strong track record with customer satisfaction. Installation expertise. A meaningful guarantee.

We made the right choice. Everything went as smooth as possible. You should see our house now. (Drive by someday)

In addition to the obvious benefits I had not even thought of the incredible feeling of satisfaction we now have.

Some other points:

  1. Our insurance was actually REDUCED.
  2. When it rains (we have had some massive downpours) the sound is no more noticeable than with shingles.
  3. Neighbors keep commenting on the beauty of the house.
  4. Rhonda (our Roofing Consultant) was terrific. No high pressure, assisted with financing, answered all or questions and stayed connected until the job was completed.

In closing let me say that I highly recommend Hy-Grade.

I am NOT being paid for this letter. It’s a pleasure to write it.

Alex MacEachern

(photos to come)

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


Earn Referral Rewards

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Notice: Our updated referral program has taken effect as of May 1st, 2017, and as announced April 15th, 2017. 

We wanted to be able to reward even more valued customers for their kind referrals! There are now even more chances to receive a reward. Details are below.

Being A Member Of The Hy-Grade Family Has Its Rewards

Earn Referral Rewards

In order to qualify for Referral Rewards, the referrer must submit the referree’s NAP (Name, Address, Phone Number) to Hy-Grade by calling our office or emailing referrals@hygraderoofing.com.

When the Referee purchases from Hy-Grade, has their installation completed and paid in full, Hy-Grade will reward the Referrer with $100.

For every referee that purchases the referrer’s name will be entered into a draw to win an ADDITIONAL $300!! There are two draws per year:

  • May Draw – Receives entries from December through May, the draw will take place on the first business day in June.
  • November Draw – Receives entries from June through November, the draw will take place on the first business day in December.

The Referrer’s name will be entered into the next available draw when the referrees roof has been installed and paid in full. For example if the Referree’s roof is completed in April, the referrer will be entered into the May draw.



Referrer’s will also receive 1 entry per qualified referral into our Thank You draw to win a prize of $100, even if the referee didn’t purchase from Hy-Grade. Referrer’s will be entered into the applicable draw at the time they submit the Referree’s information.

There are two draws per year,

  • August Thank You Prize – receives entries from March through August, draw will take place on first business day in September
  • February Thank You Prize – receives entries from September through February, draw will take place on first business day in March

Charitable Donation

If you’d like to donate your Qualified Referral Reward to a charitable or non-profit organization, religious organization, school, youth and sports association, etc. just let us know who to make the donation to when you send us the NAP of your referee. Upon completion of the installation and payment in full, a $100 donation will be made to your chosen organization on your behalf!

Organization must be approved by Hy-Grade. Referral Reward program terms and conditions apply. 

December 5th, 2017


All qualified referrals, sold between June 1st, 2017 and November 30th, 2017, were pooled together and a winner was randomly drawn for the prize of an additional $300!

We are excited to announce the winner of our November Draw, Eva & Barry S./M. from St. Pascal, ON!

Congratulations Eva & Barry and thank you very much for your referral 🙂 -The Hy-Grade Team

We Work Winters

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Many people are under the impression that winter and snow mean ‘no-go’ for putting a new roof on their home, cottage and/or church. This just simply isn’t true—not with Hy-Grade’s permanent steel roofing system. Hy-Grade’s roof system goes right on top of your existing roof once we remove any snow. Nothing is exposed & nothing goes to the landfill.

Since we’re discussing metal roofing in the winter/snowy months and, after all, we do live in beautiful Canada – you may be interested to know that snow and ice will slide right off your new metal roof. First, this means no more worrying over the destructive effects of “ice damming” with proper attic insulation and ventilation.. Ice damming is caused when snow melts above the warm section of your roof, the water flows down until it hits the colder roof section and re-freezes. That occurring over time builds up “damn” ice. Secondly, due to our metal roofing system’s coating, snow & ice are shed quickly eliminating concerns about icicle buildup, which can tear off your gutters.

For more information about the Hy-Grade Steel Permanent Roofing Solution, or to schedule your No Cost—No Obligation Assessment, please call us at: 1-855-HY-GRADE 1-(855)-494-7233 today.


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The Un-Matched, Indisputable, Most Comprehensive Warranty in Canada!

Here’s Why Hy-Grade Has The Best Warranty In The Business:

Scaled Image IMGP0279To start, there’s a long-lasting, trustworthy company standing behind the warranty. Hy-Grade’s been in business since 1988 under the same name and same owner. That’s 28 years! Longer than almost all other roofing companies! That proves commitment to growth and lasting quality. Here’s the real kicker…Hy-Grade has a family succession plan. Hy-Grade’s not just a business, it’s a legacy. You can be sure that we will be here to honour your warranty for generations to come.

Hy-Grade’s Steel Roofing System provides your home and family with protection from the elements. Our 50 Year No-Leak and Lifetime Workmanship Warranty provides you with the assurance that this will be the last roof you ever need to buy! With Hy-Grade, there’s no warranty “fine print”, exclusions, exceptions, prorations, or limits on transfers. We stand behind the product we manufacture and sell!

There are over 14 500 roofs on homes, cottages, businesses and places of worship, all across Ontario, with warranties still in effect. Hy-Grade performs a quality control (QC) inspection on every single project. Any installation issues that may arise are dealt with promptly. That’s why the installed and completed system is the best steel roof available!

Hy-Grade Steel Shakes are guaranteed against rust perforation for a minimum of 50 years, so you have peace of mind that your roof will not leak. The lifetime workmanship warranty also ensures that you are getting our highest quality of work, guaranteed for the lifetime of your Hy-Grade Steel Roofing System. We make certain that the installed system is top quality and our best work.

Hy-Grade uses a PVC-based coating that has elastic qualities to accommodate metal expansion and contraction, and it is 4 mils thick to make it extremely fade-resistant. Everything exposed to the sun’s UV rays will fade over time, regardless of what some other companies may deem “fade-proof”. Fade resistance is the key and our PVC-based coating accomplishes that.

That’s it! There’s no catch! We’ve perfected the system, have remained open and honest with customers since the beginning, and continually prove our loyalty to you. We truly have the best product on the market and the best warranty to back up our belief.

For more information about the Hy-Grade Steel Permanent Roofing Solution, or to schedule your No Cost—No Obligation Assessment, please call us at: 1-855-HY-GRADE (1-855-494-7233) today or request a quote online here: Request a Quote Form.

Warranty Transfers

If you’ve recently purchased a home with a Hy-Grade Steel Roofing System and would like to request a warranty transfer, please click here to fill out our Warranty Transfer Form

4 Factors To Consider Before You Install A New Roof

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Before you choose a roofing system for your home, there is a multitude of factors to consider. Your personal tastes, architectural style, and budget will all have a great amount of influence on the type of system that you select. If you need to install new roofing in Ontario, here are four basic things to take into consideration.

1. Material

The type of material that you choose for your roofing system will have a major impact on its durability, physical appearance, longevity, and cost. Many areas of the country also have building codes regarding roofing material, so you should check with your local authorities before choosing one. Certain neighborhoods may also have strict aesthetic requirements.

2. Budget

As with any home improvement project, your budget will undoubtedly come into play. Asphalt shingles are the least expensive, and slate is the most expensive material. Companies that specialize in roofing in Ontario can help you choose a system that fits your budget, and by browsing their inventories, you will be able to compare your options.

3. Architecture

The architectural style of your home will undoubtedly influence the type of roofing system that you choose. The majority of homes use asphalt shingles, but many homeowners are willing to spend extra in order to maintain architectural integrity. The majority of roofing experts recommend installing a system that complements the style of your home.

4. Color

The color is extremely important when it comes to roofing systems. Darker colored roofs tend to retain heat, while lighter colored roofing in Ontario tends to repel it. Consider the climate that you live in, and choose a roof that keeps your energy bills low.

Final Notes

There is no set formula for choosing the right roof, but by keeping the aforementioned factors in mind, you can certainly come close. You should also keep your own personal tastes in mind during this process since the roof will be installed on your house. By remembering these factors, you will definitely select a roof that beautifully complements your home.

Quality Control

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Why Hy-Grade’s Different,
Better—Quality Control Inspections

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Hy-Grade is the only manufacturer, seller and installer of roofing products that performs a quality control inspection of every permanent steel roofing system we install. Why? It’s what allows Hy-Grade to offer its Lifetime Workmanship warranty. All our installers are independent contractors trained and certified by Hy-Grade to install our roofing system to the highest standards. Why does Hy-Grade use independent contractors for installations? The Ontario Employment Standards Act is a big reason. The Act spells out very specifically the steps required to terminate an employee. Would you like an installer under progressive discipline installing your roof? Using independent contractors allows Hy-Grade to simply stop sending work to an installer who fails to uphold Hy-Grade standards. Performing QC inspections, by a qualified Hy-Grade-employed QC inspector, is the best way to ensure your roofing system will function, as intended, for many generations to come.

If you don’t choose Hy-Grade to permanently solve your roof problems with our unique steel roofing system who “QCs” your roof installation? Most typically it’s the crew leader of the company-employed installation crew WHO INSTALLED YOUR ROOF! How objective and whose interests do they have at heart, yours or theirs and their employer’s? Under our approach Hy-Grade’s employed QC inspector, in effect representing Tom Ware, Hy-Grade’s President and Owner, stands with you to make sure your installation meets Tom’s HY standards. Our competitors like to point out that Hy-Grade uses sub-contracted installers. Darn right we do!

We don’t consider our job done until the Quality Inspections have been completed. Hy-Grade takes quality control very seriously. That is why we work diligently to select and train “best-in-field” inspectors to ensure our standards are not compromised. Every consideration has been made to ensure all aspects of our roofing system meet… or exceed… our stringent guidelines.

Backing up this approach, is the industry’s best commitment… a 50-year NO LEAK plus LIFETIME Workmanship Warranty.

At Hy-Grade, what we do is roofing. What we promise is peace-of-mind.

For more information about the Hy-Grade Steel Permanent Roofing Solution,
or to schedule your No Cost—No Obligation Assessment, please call us at: 1-855-HY-GRADE 1-(855)-494-7233 today.


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Attractive financing can make a permanent Hy-Grade Steel Roof even more affordable. 

When comparing the Hy-Grade roofing solution to “renting” another asphalt roof, the Hy-Grade system is much more affordable. The average lifespan of asphalt shingles is decreasing, while a permanent Hy-Grade roof will be around long after the 50 year warranty. In the 50 year warranty period, most home owners will replace their asphalt shingles 3 to 4 times.

Financing Options! Maybe you’re waiting for an income tax refund? Or maybe it’s a commission or bonus cheque? Or maybe you just want an affordable monthly payment? Regardless of your reasons, Hy-Grade has excellent financing options through several leading lending institutions, like FinanceIt and Home Trust, at very competitive rates. They include fixed and variable rate loans, both secured and unsecured. Your roofing consultant has details about current programs like “no interest – no payments”, deferred payments, equal payments, interest buy-down programs and they can help you determine which options are right for you…OAC.

Find out today just how affordable Canada’s Best Steel Roofing Solution is: The Permanent Hy-Grade Steel Roofing System

Your Hy-Grade Roofing Consultant has all the details. Just fill out this form,
and we’ll be in touch with you right away, or call: 1-855-HY-GRADE 1-(855)-494-7233.

Installer Training

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Expertly-Trained, Customized
Permanent Roofing Installation


The quality of your roof’s installation goes far beyond just what it looks like in the final outcome. After all, this roof is going to last you a life time.

It begins with training and certifying knowledgeable installers. Not just “guys who can throw on the roof.” Our Hy-Grade independent roofing installers are trained not only for the highest quality in installation, but are also knowledgeable and professional team members who reinforce our image with the customer and public.

Installers Receive Customized, High-Level
Training At Our Corporate Training Centre

The education our installers receive includes a combination of theoretical and practical training; in-house, in our onsite training facility, and on-house installing an actual roof on an actual customer’s house, with the support of a Hy-Grade training coach. Training also includes Measuring, Ventilation, General Roofing Knowledge, and Trouble-Shooting.

Before leaving the Hy-Grade Training Program as a Certified Installer, all participants are tested on both the knowledge and practical aspects of their training before installing actual Hy-Grade steel roofing systems. Installers are also given training updates as parts and installation processes are further perfected.

For more information about the Hy-Grade Steel Permanent Roofing Solution, or to schedule your No Cost—No Obligation Assessment, please call us at: 1-855-HY-GRADE 1-(855)-494-7233today.