Roofing materials Saskatchewan

Montbrun roofing uses the best roofing materials in Saskatoon

There are various roofing materials Saskatchewan, used depending on the height of the building, the shape and location. Most commonly used types of materials are cedar shingles, rubber , plastic, clay and concrete, and asphalt . In Canada, the best to use are metal, asphalt and steel shingles.

Let’s write a few words about each .

Cheapest roofing materials: Asphalt shingles

roofing materials Saskatchewan-asphalt shingles

Asphalt shingles are the cheapest roofing materials Saskatchewan, and can be found in 3 different versions. They most common type of roofing material in Canada, being available in a variety of colours and can be customized to create sculpted looks.

Clay and concrete shingles

clay shingles
Clay shingles

Those materials are not recommended in Canada, where the winter is long and humidity level is high. Clay and concrete shingles are best used in dry climates, where the weather is warm most of the year.

Popular roofing materials Saskatchewan: Metal shingles

Although they are quite popular in Canada, especially in Saskatchewan region, metal roof tiles only last around 50 years. They can be now customized inĀ  various shapes and colours, can be interlocking to create new designs .

During your estimate we will talk about the importance of choosing the right building materials, which will not only affect how well your roof will withstand against the storms, but also how soon you will have to repair it.

Roofing materials Saskatchewan: Wood shingles

Wooden houses with wooden shingles. Yes, here in Canada we love the wood. It brings the warmth and comfort and the feeling of comfort. Wood shingles come in various types, and there are also another variant of roofing materials made of wood which are called shakes.


One of the oldest and most durable building material, slate lasts over 100 years and is been one of the first types of roofing ever since. Being an outdated roofing system, not many contractors would accept to work with slates nowadays