Roofing Articles

November 2, 2015
Roof buckling

Why are the Shingles on my Roof Wavy?

Curling shingles, the main culprit of wavy shingles, is inadequate ventilation, which I discussed here. These buckling shingles are usually noticed in a straight-line pattern, or […]
October 30, 2015
Roof with underlayment.

Clarkson Townhomes Case Study

Published by Pawel Matonog This fall we worked on a larger project in the Clarkson area of Mississauga.  Archer Roofing met with the condominium corporation in […]
October 27, 2015
mansard roof shingles installed

Midtown Toronto Mansard Roof

A stately build in a mature Midtown Toronto neighbourhood, Archer Roofing is proud of contributing to a project by Kinswater.  This construction company was extremely professional and believed in doing things […]
October 26, 2015
Close-up of curled shingles

Why are the Corners of my Shingles Turning up?

The term ‘curling’ is applied to shingles that have corners turning up and it is commonly caused by moisture on the underside of the shingle. Many […]
October 13, 2015
granule loss on shingles

How to Measure Granule Loss on a Roof

What roofing shingle granules are and why they matter. Granules on roofing shingles serve many purposes—they protect the asphalt layer in shingles from UV rays and […]
October 8, 2015
granules in gutters

What are the Aging Signs of a Roof?

You might not notice the damage from your front lawn or driveway, but even a one-year-old roof can look different from a roof that was just […]