The Rooftop

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What is the Lifespan of Asphalt Shingles in Canada?

What is the Lifespan of Asphalt Shingles in Canada?

Asphalt shingles are the most installed type of roofing in Canada according to Consumer Report. This is due to their affordability and ease of installation. Cost and installation are of course always a big concern when it comes to the roofing industry, but what about...

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How to deal with ice building up in your eavestroughs

How to deal with ice building up in your eavestroughs

Ice dams are a common occurrence during the winter months. They can be caused by snow and ice buildup on your roof or near your gutters and eavestroughs, which then melts and refreezes when it comes in contact with warmer air coming from inside of your house. This is...

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Eco-friendly Friendly Roofing Options

Eco-friendly Friendly Roofing Options

Your roof is one of the most important aspects of your home. It serves as a protection of your house from many things. It also gives the first impression of the overall appearance of your home. That’s why most people are looking for roofing materials that are durable,...

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What Should I Do if a Tree Falls on my Roof?

What Should I Do if a Tree Falls on my Roof?

How to Handle a Roofing Emergency We all know the signs of a thunderstorm: the sky turns gray and ominous, sunlight gets choked out by the thick blanket of clouds in the sky. The tell-tale sounds of the storm become closer each minute. The wind picks up and the...

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Roofing Trends for 2020

Roofing Trends for 2020

One thing we will always be grateful for is the roof over our head. Despite any of life’s struggles, at the end of the day, we’re pretty lucky to have a roof protecting us from danger, like freezing snow, or basic discomfort, like too much sun. The first...

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How Do I Prepare for a New Roof?

How Do I Prepare for a New Roof?

In this article we’re going to give you several hands-on checklists to help you prepare your house, yard, kids, and pets for a new roof installation. Get ready to get ready!

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Energy Saving Tips for Your Home this Winter

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

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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