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AKRoN Roofing is Different

We believe homeowners can love their roofs. We also believe roofing is a professional home services industry that should be held to the highest of standards. Our goal is to provide our customers with a professional and individualized service with attention to every detail of each project. We educate our customers and give them the tools to make the best decision for their property. At the end of our projects, whether a repair or full replacement, customer happiness is paramount.

The etymology of AKRoN is from the greek word, ἄκρον, which means peak, pinnacle, leading edge. AKRoN Roofing was founded with an intention to better the reputation of roofing in Calgary by providing homeowners with a boutique-style of service they deserve, and proposing products that are best suited for our climate. Combining high quality roofing systems, installation and premium customer service with industry-leading manufacturer warranties makes AKRON stand out and puts us at the peak of our industry. We demand excellence, and we don’t compromise. You and your home deserve that.

We service residential and commercial clients in and around Southern Alberta. We carry $6M liability insurance, WCB, and all applicable municipal licensing. We are licensed and bonded with Service Alberta, we’re Haag certified and we are very proud of our A+ rating with the BBB and all of our certifications and accreditations.

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Rodney Gabrielson, President

Rodney's journey in the roofing industry commenced nearly 30 ago, with a focus on natural slate roofing. His career took root as he received formal training and worked on the distinguished Balm residence located in SW Calgary. Notably, this residence held the distinction of being the largest in-city house in Canada at that time. Rodney dedicated three years to this prestigious project, assisting with crafting the all-natural slate roof of exceptional quality.

Subsequently, he also worked with concrete tile and later assumed the role of managing the slate roof installation for an 11,000 square foot French gothic-style cathedral in Kananaskis, a testament to his expertise and commitment to roofing excellence. He continued to work extensively with concrete roof tile, slate, and other high-end products such as Euroshield.

Driven by a commitment to elevate the standards of residential roofing, Rodney founded AKRoN Roofing with his partner Deanna. The company is founded on the principle that the same level of precision and attention to detail afforded to high-end projects should be extended to every homeowner's roofing needs, ensuring that AKRoN Roofing consistently delivers the highest quality workmanship.

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Deanna Gabrielson, Executive Vice-President

Deanna Gabrielson, the co-founder and Executive Vice President of AKRoN Roofing, wears many hats within the organization. With a keen eye for detail and an unwavering dedication to precision, she assumes responsibility for the comprehensive management of all our documentation, spanning from initial quotes to contractual agreements and the seamless coordination of our diverse projects. She’s committed to delivering top-notch professional documentation and services to our valued clients.

Prior to embarking on her journey with AKRoN Roofing, Deanna accumulated a decade of invaluable experience in Calgary's commercial real estate sector as an Associate leasing agent for Landlord clients. Her expertise extended beyond leasing, encompassing lease administration and negotiation, further enriching her skill set and industry knowledge.

In 2012, fueled by a shared vision and unwavering determination, Deanna joined forces with Rodney to establish AKRoN Roofing from the ground up. Her innate talent for meticulous attention to detail has consistently elevated the quality of our work. Deanna holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Lethbridge, with a major in English and a minor in Music, underscoring her commitment to excellence in communication.

Working diligently from her home office, Deanna not only derives immense satisfaction from maximizing her time with her family but also indulges in her passion for music by playing the piano and cello. Her multifaceted talents and unwavering commitment are instrumental in propelling AKRoN Roofing to new heights, making her an indispensable asset to our team and clients alike.

Meet the Team

Adam, Project Manager

Adam started with AKRoN Roofing in 2012 and is a familiar face for all our customers. He's in the field coordinating our crew and materials. He ensures that our jobs run smoothly and efficiently. Adam moved to Calgary from Nova Scotia and can often be found shooting hoops with Calgary basketball leagues.

Lee-Anne, Office Administion

Lee-Anne has been with AKRoN Roofing since 2015 and has fearlessly taken on the administration demands of our busy office. She never shies away from new challenges and has expanded her roll substantially since starting with our team. Lee-Anne is a talented nature photographer and long-time resident of High River.

Andrew, Head Flat Roofer

Andrew has been part of the team since its AKRoN’s inception. Specializing in TPO roofing and repair services, he brings d expertise and dedication to every project. Andrew's commitment to excellence ensures that each customer receives not only top-quality roofing solutions but also a seamless and hassle-free experience from start to finish. With Andrew on board, AKRON continues to set the standard for excellence in the roofing industry.

Behnam, crew foreman

Behnam brings a wealth of expertise to the AKRON team, ensuring that every roofing project is executed with precision and care. His meticulous attention to detail, honed over years of experience in the field, ensures that each customer receives a roof that not only meets but exceeds their expectations. With Behnam's team’s dedication and skillset, AKRON continues to deliver top-notch service and satisfaction to our valued clientele.

The Roofing Company with Heart

❤️ Charities

AKRoN Roofing loves to support local business and not-for-profit agencies. We believe everyone deserves a roof over their head and that’s why we support Inn from the Cold. Additionally, we’ve supported a variety of other charities and agencies in and around Calgary, including the L’Arche Foundation, High River FCSS (Family and Community Support Services), Father Lacombe Care Centre Foundation, the High River Salvation Army, PALS (Pet Access League Society), and also the Canada Ukraine Foundation.

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🎹 Community

AKRoN Roofing loves to give back to the community. We’ve hosted Bouncy Castles for kids and the young at heart at the annual Deer Point Community Festival. We have also hired the talent of local bands including Fromage Chaud, Magnolia Buckskin, Two bit Bandits and others for AKRoN holiday parties and private events.

🥊 Sport

Rodney has been called a living boxing encyclopedia! We love the sport and have sponsored live events hosted by Dekada Boxing. Dekada promotes local athletic talent and hosted a fight with "Super" Zab Judah in 2018 at the Grey Eagle Casino. We have sponsored Calgary's own professional boxers, Steve "The Dragon" Claggett and Kandi "Krush" Wyatt. In March 2023 Kandi won the women’s WBA Inter-Continental Welter weight championship in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United Kingdom!

AKRoN Roofing is a proud sponsor of the Heavy Armoured Combat Sports Association (HACSA) and Armoured Combat Entertainment. Rodney himself fights in a suit of titanium armour and he’s been seen swinging a sword at the Calgary Medieval Faire, the Canadian Classic (Okotoks), and will be in the list at the largest armoured combat event ever hosted in Canada: the Canadian Knightfall Championships, coming to the Winsport Event Centre in June 2023.

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