Specializing in Roofing for New Construction and Existing Structures
since 1956

Trust your institutional roofing project to the best in the Toronto area. We are the experts in institutional roofing properties, with projects including places of worship, education administration buildings, community centers, historically designated buildings, and more. Hire Toronto’s leader in new roof construction addition, and replacements for your institutional building.


Our expertise in institutional roofing is second-to-none. We specialize in designing high-performing systems, working with building owners, engineers, architects, and other trades to ensure we meet the project goals with a roof that maximizes your investment.

Based on your budget, goals, and other factors, we guide you in selecting the proper roofing assembly. As leaders in the industry, we are known for our knowledge, craftsmanship, and business integrity.

We Deliver the Right Roof Your Toronto Institution’s Needs

Our clients trust us to safely build roofing systems with high-quality materials, modern techniques, and the smart use of technology. We are known for our first-class project managers and crews who are fully trained and experienced in built-up roofing systems, SBS modified bitumen, EPDM, TPO, PVC, and all roofing materials and processes suitable for your building’s structure and functional use.

Our Roofing Services for Institutional Buildings Include:

Selecting a well-respected, full-service roofing company like Elite Roofing enables you to achieve the longest life and value from your roof. Elite Roofing has built a sterling reputation in the Toronto area as a family-owned business committed to the highest quality craftsmanship, unsurpassed reliability, and top customer service for three generations. 

  • New Construction and Additions to Institutional Properties: We specialize in installing innovative, long-lasting roofing systems for new construction of and additions to institutional properties. Learn more about new roof construction by Elite.
  • Inspection and Maintenance: Maximize property value by scheduling a twice-a-year inspection and ongoing maintenance to keep your roof in top condition. We ensure accurate documentation for the confidence of property buyers, sellers, and building owners. Learn more about Elite inspection and maintenance services.
  • Replacement and Recovery: When repairs are no longer sufficient or as your building undergoes change, we partner with you to select a partial or full roof replacement, recovery method, or restoration plan that fits your requirements. Learn more about Elite’s replacement and recovery capabilities.
Partial Roof Replacement for the Toronto Roundhouse
18,770 square-foot roof replacement

Trusted Advice and Expert Services for Industrial Roofing Customers

Our founder, Abram Glowinsky, established Elite’s core values in 1956. Our leadership and entire team continue to stand behind these values, serving our customers in the best way possible.

We take pride in how we do business:

  • Ensure excellence through superior roofing knowledge, innovation, and best practices
  • Insist on customer-first values and transparency in all business dealings
  • Build trustworthy partnerships with clients, manufacturers, and other tradespeople
  • Complete projects on time, within budget through efficient scheduling and planning
  • Protect client properties with 24/7 emergency services
  • Prioritize safety with employee training, job site supervision, and compliance
  • Protect property after-hours with 24/7/365 emergency services
  • Uphold and ongoing Commitment to professionalism

The Elite Signature Process

Our team of professionals guides you through the entire process with full transparency, starting with a comprehensive roof inspection (on existing buildings). Our team consults with the owner to determine the scope-of-work, contractual terms, budget and financing, time frame, and process. 

We keep you informed every step of the way to ensure successful project completion.




13,990 square feet of flat roof with sloped synthetic slate tile mansard roof. A very narrow drainage trough area at the base of the mansard. Site setup, multiple roof areas and elevations presented challenges when handling materials.

Building Type: Retail/commercial

Type of Replacement: full

Roof Membrane: 4 ply built up asphalt and gravel

Insulation: 0.5″ fibreboard + 1.5″ ISO

Deck Type: Metal 

Address: Chabad of York Mills, Toronto



48,280 square-foot full replacement of heritage building roofing system. Guidelines were strict for this project to maintain the heritage designation of the building.

Building Type: Heritage building

Type of Replacement: Full replacement

Roof Membrane: 2 ply SBS modified bitumen

Insulation: 3.0″ ISO, 0.5″ coverboard

Deck Type: Wood

Address: 225 Bremner Blvd, Toronto Roundhouse



18,770 square-foot roof replacement was completed with extensive carpentry work to raise parapets, upturns at walls and to the metal siding at mansard wall. All repairs were required to be done during the summer period.

Building Type: School

Type of Replacement: Partial replacement. 

Roof Membrane: 2 plies SBS base sheet, 3 plies of type 4 glass felt, asphalt flood coat and gravel.

Insulation: 1.0″ fiberboard + tapered insulation perimeter backslope and oversized drain sumps + 2.5″ ISO

Deck Type: Metal

Address: Halton District School Board, Georgetown



This building changed ownership in the past year and underwent an extreme makeover. The roof was leaking in multiple locations and this meant that the 30,000 square foot roof needed an upgrade. By leaving in place existing dry materials along with upgraded insulation and membrane, we successfully repaired this roof on time, and under budget.

Type of Project: Full Replacement/Recovery

Roof area: 30,505 sqft.

Deck Type: Steel & concrete

Roof Membrane (field area): 3 ply hybrid – 1 ply SBS sand-sand base sheet + 2 plies type 4 glass felt, flood coat of asphalt and pea gravel

Flashing Membrane (perimeter and roof upturns): 2 ply SBS modified bitumen

Address: 475 Patricia Avenue, North York, Ontario