Best roof for coop in Cold climate

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by mrscooper, Mar 2, 2016.

  1. mrscooper

    mrscooper New Egg

    Sep 28, 2015
    Which type of roof is better for cold climate. I live in Toronto as you all know how hard Canadian winters can be I wonder which is right type of roof for my new extension. I contacted a new roofing contractor and they recommended. i wonder whether this cedar roof is suitable for cold climate .Can anyone share more information about this ?.
  2. Latestarter

    Latestarter True BYC Addict

    Mar 18, 2014
    North East Texas
    You can use whatever type roof you wish... I would suggest that you use similar material to what you already have on your main roof since you're asking about roofing an addition. I would NOT recommend a cedar shake roof for you in Toronto. There are a number of reasons I'd advise against it. In actuality, probably the best roofing material you could choose for pure longevity would be a steel roof.

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