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Contractor Profile:

Charles A. Murray & Co. Ltd.

Charles A. Murray & Co. Ltd

Membership Category: Slate Roofing Contractor

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General Information

1. BUSINESS NAME: Charles A. Murray & Co. Limited

2. CONTACT PERSON: Jonathan Murray

3. BUSINESS TYPE:   Corporation  

4. ADDRESS: 5153 County Road 13 RR1, Everett, Ontario, Canada, L0M 1J0

5. PHONE NUMBER: (416) 985-0779

    Email Address:


6. STATE WHERE INCORPORATED:   Ontario, Canada                                        Year of Incorporation: 1949

7. YEARS IN BUSINESS under current ownership:    65                             Years in business under present name:  65  


8. FULL TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 6


9. PART TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 3


10. WORK RANGE:  Ontario, Canada


11.List any TRADE ORGANIZATIONS to Which You Now Belong:


12. CRIMINAL HISTORY: Has the above named business, including principals, partners, officers, owner, or any employee, been convicted of any business related crimes in the past 15 years?   No 

13. LICENSE REVOCATION: Have you ever had a business license revoked?  No


14. LIABILITY INSURANCE Company: State Farm Insurance

15.  WORKERS COMP. INSURANCE: Workplace Safety & Insurance Board

Experience Level


16. I have been actively involved in the slate roof contracting business for the past five continuous years.  Yes

17. I, or my employees, have worked on, repaired, installed and/or restored slate roofs for at least the past five continuous years:   Yes  

18. At least 75% of the number of annual roofing contracts I fulfill each year are slate roofing contracts:   No  

19. If your annual percentage of slate roofing contracts is less than 75% of your total roofing, what percentage of your roofing contracts do you estimate to be slate roofing contracts? Some years 75% other years 40%

20. What estimated percentages of contracts in the following roofing categories do you engage in annually?

21. asphalt shingles            %

single ply                         %              

built-up roofing                 %

cedar shakes        25 %

22. ceramic tile                 %

cement shingles            %

imitation                           %

metal                  75 %

23. Other (explain):

24. What percentage of your business contracting does not including roofing at all? 20%

25. What other types of contracting services do you provide other than roofing (e.g. carpentry, siding, heating)? Chimney Restoration

26. Do you subcontract slate roofing work to other contractors?  No 

27. How are your roofing professionals trained? In House

28. Do you do FLAT-LOCK (SOLDERED) COPPER roofing?   Yes   

29. Do you do STANDING SEAM metal roofing?  Yes       

30. Do you repair ASBESTOS SHINGLE roofs?      No    

31. Do you install RAIN SPOUTING on slate roofs?   Yes   

32. Do you do MASONRY WORK in association with slate roofs (such as chimney rebuilding)?   Yes       

33. Do you do ARCHITECTURAL SHEET METAL work (such as ornamental copper)?   Yes    

34. Do you do STEEPLE WORK?   Yes     

35. How do you access steep slate roof areas when doing repairs?  System Scaffolding with hook ladder.

36. What is your preferred method(s) for installing a replacement slate when doing a repair in the field of the roof? Bib or slate hook

37. Do you sell salvaged roofing slates?  Yes                                   If yes, do you ship them?   Yes   

38. Do you keep a stockpile of salvaged slates?   Yes                             If yes, approx. how many squares? 10 sq.

39. Do you sell new roofing slate?     No                                             If yes, do you stock them?  

40. Do you do slate roof installations as well as repairs? Yes        

41. What is the maximum size, in squares, of a new slate roof installation your company will do? Whatever comes our way

42. Do your roofing professionals have certified professional training? If yes, explain (include the names of the individuals):

43. Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Charles Murray




Jonathan Murray




Eric McDonald




Joshua Robbins




44. SRCA MEMBER SINCE: May 7, 2014