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Decking Options

When it comes to refinishing a deck, Canadian homeowners have a ton of attractive options to consider. Input your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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The Importance Of Flexibility

When it comes to waterproofing your deck or flat roof, there are three primary characteristics that a homeowner should consider: Waterproofing, durability, and flexibility. Naturally, waterproofing and durability go without saying; however, flexibility is often a factor that is overlooked in lieu of aesthetics. Flexibility is crucial in any climate, but especially so in regions that see a lot ofInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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When being CCMC Approved is not enough…

Flexstone is CCMC approved for use over living space. This includes flat roofs and roof decks. The CCMC designation is usually all that is required for our material to get a stamp of approval for a project. CCMC stands for the ‘Canadian Construction Materials Center’ – and is a federal body that determines what building materials meet the high standardsInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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Flexstone Can Handle The Salt

  Old man winter has arrived in full force and customers have been calling with questions about how to deal with a frosty Flexstone deck surface without damaging the surface. Well, we have some good news. Flexstone is among the most resilient membranes on the market and one of it’s most valued features is it’s resistance to chemicals – henceInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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Deal with Leakage Issues Early

It is all too common in our industry to come across customers looking for a sundeck replacement due to leakage; most commonly on decks with vinyl or a combination of torch-on roofing and pavers. While Flexstone is an excellent alternative to these systems and we applaud customers for choosing to step outside of these antiquated options, we come across farInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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Flexstone and the Perils of Aggregate

One of the most popular and attractive decking finishes available today are aggregate finishes. Tiny stones bonded together with rock-solid epoxy and spread over your surface gives a sundeck a gorgeous natural appearance. The system is not cheap, but aesthetics are very important to people. There are two major issues with this system on sundecks or flat roofs. Herein liesInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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Flexstone is Perfect for Surrey Decks

SURREY’S SOLUTION TO FAULTY WATERPROOFING METHODS IS FLEXSTONE Surrey, one of Canada’s fastest-growing communities, is one of the rainiest climates in Canada. Flexstone has been successfully waterproofing surrey decks for the past 20 years, with no product failures to date. Fast forward to today and we boast some of the most reputable Flexstone dealers in Canada actively serving the SurreyInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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QUEBEC CITY’S WATERPROOFING SOLUTIONS

QUEBEC CITY’S SOLUTION TO EXTERIOR WATERPROOFING IS FLEXSTONE Although there is a long list of reasons to live in beautiful Quebec City, but with those comes the unfortunate lifespan of most waterproofing materials in that climate. Sun deck and flat roof membranes like vinyl or torch-on are designed for more temperate conditions and often fail prematurely due to weather fluctuations.Input your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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Liquid Coatings in Hamilton, Ontario

FLEXSTONE IS NOW AVAILABLE IN THE HAMILTON, ONTARIO REGION Amid the blizzards of the tail end of the winter of 2015, it seems fitting that we introduce Flexstone Coatings to Hamilton. It is no secret that below-freezing temperatures, piles of snow, and the perpetual freezing and thawing of building substrates will take a heck of a toll on a sundeckInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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Brampton Flat Roofing

THE WATERPROOFING MARKET IS TRENDING TOWARDS LIQUID COATINGS There is an undeniable trend in North America regarding the materials used to waterproof building envelopes. Whether it is a sundeck with dilapidated vinyl, a brand new flat roof, an old torch-on roof, or a cracked and beaten-up concrete surface; liquid coatings are being used to rejuvenate, restore, and resurface a wideInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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Winnipeg Deck Waterproofing

EVEN THE MENACING PRAIRIE WINTERS OF WINNIPEG CAN’T WRECK FLEXSTONE Flexstone, also known as the Dustin Byfuglien of Winnipeg deck waterproof coatings, is the toughest and longest-lasting membrane on the market. Developed with cold weather resistance in mind, Flexstone is far and above the best waterproof coating for Winnipeg winters. Flexstone is applied in 2 – 4 layers (depending onInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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Roof and Deck Coatings for Mississauga

HOW DOES FLEXSTONE PERFORM IN MISSISSAUGA AND GREATER TORONTO? Before we delve into the benefits of Flexstone in a climate like Mississauga’s, I want to address how Flexstone performs in general. Whether you’re in rain-soaked Vancouver, blistering hot Phoenix, or icy cold White Horse; Flexstone will last decades… easily. Flexstone’s incredible water-catalyzed urethane was originally formulated by some brilliant chemistsInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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Greater Vancouver Loves Flexstone

FLEXSTONE MADE IT’S FIRST APPEARANCE IN CANADA ON SUNDECKS IN VANCOUVER During the 1990’s in Vancouver, BC, there was a waterproofing crisis in new construction buildings (primarily multi-family). Due to failures of envelope waterproofing, billions of dollars in damage and repairs were incurred by owners and the provincial and municipal governments. The faults were a result of incorrect product specificationsInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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Saskatoon Winters Can’t Touch Flexstone

EVEN THE HARSH WINTERS OF SASKATOON CAN’T HARM FLEXSTONE Flexstone premium liquid urethane coatings are available across the Saskatoon region. Our water catalyzed membrane is designed to stand up against below-freezing temperatures and heavy traffic. So even when you’re shoveling snow off your brand-new Flexstone sundeck; you need not worry about damaging the surface. Saskatoon has traditionally been a difficult marketInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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Ottawa Waterproofing, Gatineau Waterproofing

OTTAWA WATERPROOFING SOLUTIONS As we know, the winters in and around our nation’s capital of Ottawa and nearby Gagineay are cold and unforgiving. A price to pay to live in such a beautiful part of the country. Because of those months of cold weather, a lot of waterproofing membranes fail to deliver long life. The freezing and thawing of woodenInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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Edmonton Waterproofing

A SOLUTION TO FAULTY WATERPROOFING IN EDMONTON Not since Chris Pronger donned the blue and orange has Edmonton seen the kind of protection that Flexstone provides. The difference being (besides comparing a waterproof coating to a hockey player), Flexstone will last decades in Edmonton. Waterproofing has seen some problems in places like Edmonton due to the perpetual freezing and thawingInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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Calgary Deck and Roof Membranes

CALGARY’S ANSWER TO ROOF AND DECK WATERPROOFING Flexstone Coatings have been available in Calgary for a few years and have blown onto the waterproofing scene like the urethane version of Johnny Hockey. More reliable than Mark Giordano, Flexstone is tough enough to withstand the harshest winter conditions Cow town can throw its way. Flexstone is a thick liquid urethane membraneInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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Understanding Green Roofing: Torch-On vs Flexstone

Green Roofing offers an amazing eco-friendly solution for a non-slope roofing surface. Learn how Flexstone compares to Torch-On.Input your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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Montreal Decking & Roofing

WATERPROOF MEMBRANES FOR MONTREAL WINTERS The beautiful city of Montreal, Quebec boasts some of the most beautiful spots in Canada and some of the friendliest people around. It is a bustling European style city throughout the summer months and a gorgeous winter wonderland for the rest of the year. But amid the stunning snow-capped roofs and frozen ponds lies a problem.Input your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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TORONTO ROOFS & SUNDECKS

FLEXSTONE: TOUGH ENOUGH FOR T.O. Flexstone premium liquid coatings are ideal for Toronto’s winter season. When summer flees and winter rolls in, Flexstone will still be there quietly doing its job. Whether it’s a flat roof, a sundeck, a traffic coating, or a concrete walkway, Flexstone can handle Toronto’s brutal winter months. Because Flexstone was designed with below-freezing temperatures inInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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CCMC APPROVED ROOF MEMBRANE

CCMC APPROVED ROOF SYSTEM OVERVIEW 1 year and several months later, and Flexstone has finally completed the rigorous testing and tedious paperwork necessary to achieve full CCMC approvals for applications on flat roofs and sundecks. Flexstone is officially an approved roof system. So, what is CCMC and why do these approvals matter? CCMC stands for the Canadian Construction Materials Center.Input your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.