The Rooftop

Blog articles and musings

Energy Saving Tips for Your Home this Winter

In addition to consulting a roofer in London or locally to you to ensure your roof is in top condition before winter arrives, there are a number of ways you can save energy and hence money on bills this winter. Energy bills tend to rise during the colder months. By...

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Roof Maintenance Tips for Fall

Fall is a very important time of year for routine roof maintenance, and whether you call professional roofers in London (or locally to you), or you have the skills and know-how to undertake some of it yourself, there are certain roof maintenance tasks that need to be...

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How Do I Remove a Dried Egg Stain from my Roof?

It’s that time of year: Halloween, Devil’s Night – and when it comes to teenagers (and some others), “Trick or Treat” is much more about the “Trick” than the “Treat”. And the bane of any homeowner is the Halloween annoyance of egging a house. Bored teens have long...

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Is it Possible to Get a Roof Installed in Winter?

One question that we commonly get asked as roofing contractors in London Ontario is whether it is possible to get a roof installed in the winter. This is not an entirely simple question to answer... In some parts of the world, the timing of roof installation doesn’t...

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Roofing Fails!

It may be tempting to go it alone or try a cheap option when you need roofing repairs or other work done. But there’s a reason why it’s so highly recommended that you choose professional, expert roofers in London or locally to you to undertake any and all roofing...

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Keep Cool in Summer – Attic Insulation

Attic insulation is what keeps your home warm in winter. Insulation acts like a blanket over your home, keeping the frigid winter cold out and the cosy warmth in. Any roofer in London will also tell you that insulation is what keeps your home cool in summer! Attic...

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Summer Rooftop Issues – Moss

We’ve talked a lot in our previous blog articles about how damaging winter can be for your rooftop, but what about issues that present in the summer months? Roofing contractors in London are often called out to address the issue of dark streaks or discolouration on a...

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Why is Felt Paper Used in Roofing?

When you consult roofing contractors in London, you may hear them use the term “roofing felt”. What is this – and why is it used in roofing? What is Felt Paper? Felt paper is a type of underlayment used for roofing. Underlayment is a protective second layer installed...

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