The Rooftop

Blog articles and musings

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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Can I Install a Roof By Myself?

The idea of installing your new roof, or undertaking a re-roofing project yourself, may hold its appeal to some, especially if you fancy yourself something of a handyman. In theory, you might be able to pull it off. But unless you are a professional, trained roofer,...

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How Do I Temporarily Protect a Storm-Damaged Roof?

If your roof suffers storm damage, it’s crucial that you call roofing services in London or locally to you. There will likely be a lot of other people in the same situation, and the sooner you arrange professional repairs, the sooner your roof damage will be fixed. In...

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What is Roof Flashing?

If you have ever required roof repairs in London, you’d have likely heard the term “flashing”. But just what does this mean? Flashing is part of the waterproofing system of your rooftop. It is usually made from either metal or a rubber membrane and is the barrier that...

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