Roofing and Exterior Articles – Archived
Energy Efficient Windows
Energy efficient windows are a requirement in new homes and are starting to replace windows in older homes. They provide maximum lighting and ventilation while keeping the heat out in the summer and provides warmth in the winter. Read More
5 Reasons your Roof is Leaking
Find out the 5 reasons your roof is leaking. Read More.
Habitat for Humanity Robitaille and Solomon Edition
Two amazing families, Robitaille and Solomon, were presented with their keys to their new home and we were happy to be apart of this special day. Read More.
BBB Accredited Roofers
We are celebrating our 20th year with the BBB find out how we stand by the 8 standards of BBB Accreditation throughout our company. Read More.
Storm Damage to your Roof
Storm Damage to your roof can happen any time of the year and can cause major damage, find out what to do after a big storm.Read More.
Soffit ventilation improves attic ventilation which will allow your roof to last longer. Read More.
Matching Siding and Shutters
Find out tips and tricks for matching your homes exterior. Read More.
SAWDAC Customer Service Excellence Award
We are 2017 Winners of the SAWDAC Customer Service Excellence. Read More.
Habitat For Humanity Groundbreaking Carter Work Project Build & Canadian Heroes for Humanity
July 10th was the groundbreaking ceremony on Forbes Street, London for two more families! Read More.
Ideal Roofing – Steel Roofing Company
Find out more about the most trusted Steel Roofing Supply Company. Read More.
Fall Roof Inspection
End of summer is the best time to have a fall roof inspection to get ready for the fall season. Read More.
Find out why ice is building up on or around your eavestrough. Read More.
Insulating House Wrap
There is a very important step when installing Siding. The insulation. Read More.
Habitat for Humanity Team Build
Staff participated in Habitat for Humanity Team Build for the 2017 Canadian Heroes edition. Read More.
Windows in the Winter
Did you know you can still replace your Windows in the Winter in London? Read More.
Toys for Tots Canada Collection 2017
Another successful year collection Toys for Tots for Tots Canada! Read More.
2017 Wrap Up
Catch up on our exciting year in 2017! Read More.
Attic Inspection – Snow Melting
Snow piling up on your house is a good indicator of the roof’s condition. Read More.
Energy Efficient Tips for your Home
Some helpful tips to save your hard earned money and have your home become more energy efficient. Read More.
Metal Roofing Company London
A Metal Roof is known to be 2-3 times more money upfront than a common Shingle or Asphalt Roof. However, over the course of a lifetime, the Metal Roof ends up saving you money as no repairs or re-roofing will need to be done. Read More.
Steel Shingle Information
Check out some Steel Shingle Information on our Infographic. Read More.
Having a Roof Installed is a big decision that requires a lot of research. You will want to look at your budget, how long you will be living there and what style your home is. Read More.
Vinyl Siding Insulation
Vinyl Siding Insulation is very important to have on your home in the Summer and Winter. Read More.
Benefits of Installing a Door Glass
Installing a door glass to your entrance way will not only allow more natural light into your home but will also raise the curb appeal, and value, of your home. Read More.
Benefits of Skylights
Velux offers various type of Skylights such as a pivoting window, top-hinged window, a balcony window, solar powered window and a digitally controlled window. Read More.
Eavestrough in the Winter
Your Eavestrough is a critical aspect of your home. Snow and ice can build up in your downspouts and run off. If you do not have a proper hanger installed, your home’s foundation and roof will suffer. Read More.
Electronic Locks are becoming increasingly popular. They can even be programmed with your Smartphone. We will go through the advantages of installing an electronic lock and which one is best for your home. Read More.
Roof Deck Protection
Roof Deck Protection is one of the most important Roofing Products you can have installed. Read More.
8 Tips to Enhance your Homes Curb Appeal – Part 1
Here are the first 4 proven tips to enhance your homes curb appeal. Find out the purpose of your home, colour combination and materials and textures. Read More.
8 Tips to Enhance your Homes Curb Appeal – Part 2
Here are the other 4 important aspects to enhance your homes curb appeal. Read More.
How Heat can Affect your Shingles
Heat can affect your Roof Shingles in many ways and can cause major damage down the road. Read More.
New Homeowner Checklist
Purchasing a new home is an exciting time. For anyone who is purchasing their first home some things can be overwhelming and scary. As a Trusted Roofing Contractor in London Ontario, we have a handy checklist that you can print out and keep with you to make sure your basics are covered. Read More.
Preventing Basement Leaks
Spring rain can be great for your yard but no so much for your basement if you don’t have proper eavestrough installed. Read More.
Pet Rescue BBQ – Part 1
A BBQ was put on by 1st Choice Home Solutions, “Prove it” and Paws United to raise money for the not-for-profit dog rescue Paws United. Read More.
Pet Rescue BBQ – Part 2
1st Choice Home Solutions and Paws United came out to Pet Valu at 760 Hyde Park Road to host a BBQ in hopes to raise money for pet adoption and collect items needed for our furry friends. Read More.
Get The Farmhouse Look
We will show you how to create your dream home with products that we currently offer. Read More.
Leak Barriers & Ice Dam Protection
A Leak Barrier helps prevent water penetration at the most vulnerable areas of your roof (at the eaves and rakes, in valleys, around chimneys, etc.). Read More.
Get The Craftsman Look
Get the look of a Luxurious Craftsman Home! Read More.
Questions to ask your Roofing Contractor
There are 3 questions you should ask every Roofing Contractor in London Ontario. Read More.
Get The Stone Look
We are able to help pick the right stone colour and any other additional characteristics to help make your house, your home. Read More.
Most of the time the main cause of overflowing gutters is a blockage. There are multiple reasons your gutters become blocked, shingle granules, leaves, sticks, seeds, nests and more. Read More.
While Vinyl Siding itself is waterproof leaks can happen. They are usually caused by openings at the joints of the siding sections, drain openings, bottom edge and not having a waterproof barrier. Read More
Steel Roofing Shingles Information
Steel roofing shingles can be installed in different styles and forms which include shingles, standing seam units, click lock and more. Read More.
Energy Ratings for Windows
There are many energy ratings for windows (and other products). They can be broken down into different categories. Read More.
Toys for Tots
1st Choice Home Solutions has decided to help this holiday season and give back to the community by collecting newly purchased toys for the Toys for Tots program. Read More.
Decorating your Roof for the Holidays
Decorating your roof for the holidays can be a risky job. Here are 4 main safety tips for putting up Holiday decorations on your Roof. Read More.
Replacing your Roof Before Winter
Your roof may need to be reinforced, re-shingled or even have new flashing installed before the snow comes. It is important to strengthen your roof before any potential damages can occur. Read More.
Wakefield Bridge Information
Wakefield Bridge steel shingles are created by using new and recycled steel, which is cost efficient as the price does not experience any fluctuations of world market oil prices, unlike Asphalt shingles. Read More.
Toys for Tots Canada
A lot of age groups was purchased for this year, and a very large donation came from a lady with a bag full of items, mostly for ages 10-14 which was very much needed.Read More.
2016 Wrap Up
Our involvement with the London Ontario Community this year has been great! 2016 has been a wonderful year for 1st Choice Home Solutions.Read More.