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What If We Pay Cash? The Risks Of A Cash Deal Roof Renovation

Beyond “how much will it cost?” and “when can you get started?” one of the most common questions I get asked when providing customers with roof replacement estimates is “can we pay cash?” I can certainly appreciate a customer asking this. (the implication of course is paying   cash = no tax on the price for […]

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Attic Ventilation: The Truth, The Myths, And More

Attic ventilation is one of the most published roofing topics on the internet today. There are countless articles and blogs available for homeowners from various resources. While many of these articles have similar themes, I have noticed some varying opinions on the importance and benefits of ventilation. I have also noticed that ventilation is sometimes […]

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Shingle Warranties: The Truth Is In The Fine Print

From my experience, shingle warranties have caused more disappointments and mis-trust between contractors, manufacturers and homeowners than any other aspect of this industry. Many homeowners hear terms like “25 Year Shingle” or “Lifetime Warranty” and conclude that they will have that roof thing covered for a long, long time. Maybe not quite 25 years, but […]

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Shingle Wind Resistance: What Are My Best Options?

Wind damaged roofs are one of the most frequently used insurance claim categories for homeowners in Southern Ontario. The cost to repair these damages are typically thousands of dollars. Unresponsive roofing contractors and repair lead times after a major storm can cause a great deal of stress and anxiety for homeowners who experience substantial wind […]

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Roof Valleys: Is One Technique Better Than Another?

As you gather estimates for your upcoming roof replacement project, many items should appear similar from quote to quote (laminate shingles, replace vents, install ice shield, etc…)  However, one item in particular has caused debate for years. Which valley technique should I go with? One reputable company says closed cut valleys are best. Another reputable […]

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Hip And Ridge Caps: Don’t Let The Finishing Touch Be The Weak Link In Your Roof System.

One of the most overlooked aspects of a quality roof system is the proper material selection for the hip and ridge caps. Beyond valleys, hips and ridges face some of the harshest conditions on your roof. Cap shingles typically face more UV exposure and wind than any other area. They are also one of the […]

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Take Advantage of Enbridge’s Energy Rebate Program

Logik Roofing is excited to participate in Enbridge’s energy rebate program. You do not have to be an Enbridge Gas customerin the GTA. You can still qualify for rebates for making energy improvements to your home. How Do I Qualify? The first step in the process is to complete a home energy audit with a […]

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How to Tell When Should I Get a New Roof Installed?

There are several things you should evaluate when you are considering getting a new roof installed on your GTA home. It is beneficial to review these to determine what primary factors you should consider and if it is time to get a new roof. The age of your roof. Most roofs in the GTA tend […]

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12 Ways to Reduce Your Home’s Energy Use

From heating your home and using appliances to lighting up your holiday decorations, there are all sorts of things that use energy. If your energy bills are going up and up, there are several things you can do to help reduce your home’s energy use. Some of these things are simple and easy to do […]

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12 Tips for Preparing Your Home for Winter

It won’t be long before winter is here, which means colder days and an increase in heating costs to keep your home warm. While it can be difficult to predict how mild or severe it will be this winter, there are several things you can to help prepare your home. Doing these things now, will […]

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