Roofing Systems 101: An Introduction to Roofing System Basics
Most Canadian homeowners will only replace their roofing systems once or twice during the entire time they own their home. Of course severe storms, excess snowfalls and other such natural causes can result in having to have roofs replaced or repaired several times over the period you own your home. For most homeowners, understanding the […]Read More
Does Your Roof Have Problems with Ice Dams in the Winter?
Ice dams are a ridge of ice that forms along the edge of your roof during the winter typically after fairly decent snowfalls and long periods with temperatures remaining below freezing. Ice dams stop melting snow water from draining correctly off the roof into the gutters. Contrary to popular belief, having gutters does not cause […]Read More
What Does the R-Value of Insulation Mean?
The R-value of insulation is its ability to resist the transfer of heat through the insulation. Heat transfer is the loss of warm air from inside the home to the exterior. It also implies the transfer of heat during the warm summer months from outside into the home. So, insulation with high R-values resist heat […]Read More
Cellulose Insulation vs. Fibreglass Insulation
As you are getting ready for winter, you are probably thinking it would be worthwhile to get your attic insulation topped off. Adding additional insulation in your attic is a great way to help conserve energy and lower your heating costs. Two of the most common types of insulation people use to top off their […]Read More
Winter Is Coming: Is Your Attic Insulated Correctly?
Did you know that one of the reasons your hydro and energy bills can become exceptionally high and unpredictable in the winter is because your attic is not insulated correctly? The attic is part of your roofing system and requires proper insulation and venting for it to work correctly. However, most homes in the GTA […]Read More
Why Your Roofing System Require Routine Professional Roofing Inspections
The roofing system on your home does require periodic maintenance to ensure it is protecting your home correctly. Without proper inspections from an experienced roofing contractor, like us here at Logik Roofing, the roof system can develop minor problems, like small leaks. If left unrepaired can become more costly to fix. There are different ways […]Read More
Why You Need to Fix a Leaky Roof Sooner Rather Than Later
Some homeowners may not worry much about a small leak in their roof that only happens when it rains or the snow melts off of their roof at the end of winter. However, if left unchecked and unrepaired, a small roof leak can quickly turn into a major headache and costly hassle for the homeowner. […]Read More
Professional Roof Replacement versus DIY Roof Replacement
Some people attempt to save money when they need a new roof by doing DIY roof replacement. However, not all of these projects are successful and actually have been known to create even bigger problems and hassles for the homeowners. If your roof is to the point it needs replaced, and you are considering a DIY […]Read More
What to Look For When Selecting a Roofing Contractor
When you need to replace your roof or have damage that needs repaired, it is often best to hire a roofing contractor who is reputable and does high quality work. Replacing the roof on your home is one of the bigger investments of home ownership and you will want the work done correctly, the first […]Read More
5 Tips to Help Cover the Costs for a New Roof for Your GTA Home
Aside from the initial costs to purchase your home, one of the second most expensive repair and maintenance items you need to plan for is replacing your roof. Roofing shingles do not last forever and will eventually reach the end of their usefulness and need to be replaced with new ones. Unlike other types of […]Read More