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Forest City Roofing in London Ontario provides quality, dependable roofing services for residential clients. Since 1993 we have proudly served our community with the best products and services we can to ensure your home looks great and is protected from our tough Southwestern Ontario seasons. Our roofing products are available in a wide range of design options and price to suit any of your needs!

How to Compare Different Roofing Estimates  How to Compare Different Roofing Estimates 

If you already have three quotes and find them so varied that you can’t decide, here’s what to do. Write six headings on a piece of paper: Reviews, Years in Business, Costs, Communication, Details, and Licences. Read more about why these six factors matter below.   Whether you need a roof repair or a whole new…

What Type of Asphalt Shingle is Best?  What Type of Asphalt Shingle is Best? 

Before the 1800s, your roofing options were scarce. Clay tiles were expensive, leaving you with water-repellant cedar shakes or a thick straw thatch for your rooftop. The rustic forerunner of the asphalt shingle changed everything, eventually morphing to become the most popular roofing product in the world.   How was the original asphalt roof developed? In…

Do You Need to Replace a Roof Before You Sell? Do You Need to Replace a Roof Before You Sell?

London, Ontario, is a perfect city to buy a home. If your soon-to-be dream house needs a new roof, the last thing you want to do after working to sell your own house is to embark on another, possibly multi-layered, renovation. What if the home you’re selling or buying in London needs a roof?   The…

How do I Keep Ice from Forming on my Roof? How do I Keep Ice from Forming on my Roof?

Ice. The stuff of wintery wonderlands, mugs of cocoa, and romantic couples who skate in unison, one of whom does it backwards. Ice is an example of the natural beauties of our northern climate, and it is also the first word in the phrase “ice dam.”   When ice damming occurs at the lower edge of…

The Best Energy Efficient Roof in London ON The Best Energy Efficient Roof in London ON

 Are Laminated Shingles Eco-Friendly?   What is an energy-efficient roof? A lifetime roof that reflects sunlight is energy efficient. Energy Star® awards certification only to temp-tested products, so in Canada, architectural or laminated shingles are the best eco-friendly and energy-efficient roofing. Visit or call Forest City Roofing.   If you’re replacing your builder-grade asphalt shingles or…

What are Certified Roofers? / Should a Roofer be Licensed? What are Certified Roofers? / Should a Roofer be Licensed?

  Should you use a certified roofer? Can you ask whether your contractor has a roofing license? Forest City Roofing’s installation teams are fully trained and certified installers for IKO and GAF manufacturing companies, and hold their necessary training cards as part of Ontario’s required safety programs. You are assured of consistent, high-quality roofing work and…

Should I Replace or Repair my Roof? Should I Replace or Repair my Roof?

To Replace or Repair? What is the Life Cycle of a Roof? Here is your quick answer; you should replace your roof if it is generally older, or if it isn’t, you should follow the roofing nail trail to find out why you’re experiencing the roofing problem. A total roof replacement is recommended not just because…

When is a More Expensive Shingle Worth it: Lessons from Moneyball. When is a More Expensive Shingle Worth it: Lessons from Moneyball.

Most people choose shingles that will underperform. The cost of your roof shingles should be compared to what you want the shingle to be; are you interested in a long-lasting shingle like an architectural or laminated shingle? Remember the movie, Moneyball? The movie with Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill shows the two distilling their method of…

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