Roofing Blog

Why Choose Toronto Roofer for Roof Repair

Roof Repair
Toronto Roof Repair Done Right Whenever a house or any other sort of building is constructed, where many other things like electricity, water supply and flooring are important, the importance of roofs cannot be neglected. With the passage of time the technology for putting roofs has developed and now days…

Asphalt Roof Shingles: Choices and Reviews

Roof Repair, Roofing
Asphalt Shingle Re-Roof Material We Use and Review Below IKO Shingles: Toronto Roofer repairs and replaces IKO roof shingles on a daily basis. IKO has a full choice range of shingle materials and has representation in Ontario. IKO shingles are readily in stock at suppliers and retail stores like Rona.…

Re-Roofing Your Home | Be Sure to Inspect Your Attic First!

Roof Repair, Roofing
Re-Roofing Your Home Inspect your attic space before you start your residential re-roofing project. Replace wood deck sheathing that is rotted or water damaged, analyze attic air exchange, and install attic air vents to be sure your attic is ventilating properly. Check for heat loss at the vapour barrier, be…

Re-Roofing Roof Shingles The Right Way

Roof Repair, Roofing
Ice & Water membrane (IKO Goldshield Ice and Water Protector) is applied at the roof edge (eave) and to the wall area to the deck and up & under the step flashing onto the wall. The roof eave protection avoids backup from water and ice at the eaves-trough during freeze, thaw,…

Roof Shingle Installations – Storm Planning

Roofing
Below is a shingle installation and purchasing guide for storm nailing shingles, high wind rated shingles, impact resistant shingles, roofing underlayments and installations for shingle blow-offs, shingle installation placement for storm planning, and caulking shingles (tabbing) for high wind shingle applications. High wind shingle roofing is different than normal shingle installations.…

Metal Roof Restorations

Flat Roofing, Roofing
A metal roof restoration is a less expensive alternative than having a roof replacement completed. Leaking Metal Roof Systems A metal roof on a residential project may or may not be installed on a high slope. If installed on a high slope, it is less likely to leak However, many…

Low Slope Roofing- Choosing the Right Flat Roof Membrane

Flat Roofing, Roofing
TPO Roof Life Cycle Costs In regards to TPO Roofing and life cycle costs, unfortunately this is still unknown. Perhaps not scientifically, but from a flat roof installer perspective it is. Statistically speaking, we have more data specified to PVC roofs than we do TPO. The reality is that all…
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