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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!

Architectural Shingles – The Asphalt Shingle Upgrade Architectural Shingles – The Asphalt Shingle Upgrade

What are Architectural Shingles?Architectural shingles or ‘laminated shingles’ are an upgrade from the traditional 3-tab asphalt shingle. These upgrades come in both aesthetics and function, while still maintaining the affordability and resilience asphalt shingles are known for. What is the Difference Between Architectural Shingles and Asphalt Shingles?Architectural and 3-tab shingles are both made of asphalt coated over…

How to Prevent Water Damage from Affecting your Roof How to Prevent Water Damage from Affecting your Roof

How to Prevent Water Damage from Affecting your Roof The natural enemy of most structures is water, especially when it comes to roofs. Some would assume fire is more dangerous due to its destructive spreading power, however, house fires are rare. With wind or blunt objects, the damage to a roof is almost immediate and does…

Roof Ventilation- How to Keep your Roof Fresh Roof Ventilation- How to Keep your Roof Fresh

Numerous aspects of the structure of a roof work together to neutralize the temperature of your attic space, a necessary state for energy savings. You can increase roof ventilation with the installation of vents; ridge, soffit, gable, and roof are all examples of venting required on a fresh roof.     Why Roof Ventilation Matters Ventilation is…

Shingle Energy Efficiency and Albedo- How Reflective is your Roof? Shingle Energy Efficiency and Albedo- How Reflective is your Roof?

A dark-coloured roof can bring summer’s heat indoors. Specialty reflective shingles bounce heat away from a roof, suitable for southern climates, but it means higher heating bills during Canada's winters. For Canadians, the best energy-efficient shingle is simply a light-coloured, thick one. The best choice for our Canadian climate is a light-coloured, architectural or laminated shingle.…

How Does Your Roof Protect Your House? How Does Your Roof Protect Your House?

When it comes to the safety and function of your home, your roof is invaluable. It does much more than making your house look fantastic; the components of your roof work together to regulate interior temperatures and protect your home from damaging weather.   Your shingles can’t handle protecting your house on their own. Many different…

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