Ainger Roofing in Owen Sound

We at Ainger Roofing are a family-run company that has been servicing Owen Sound and the extended BrucePeninsula – Grey-Bruce region, for over 30 years. Our roofing services take into account the complete roofing system, examining all facets of your current roofing system.

Our business deals with both residential and commercial roofing systems. Our experience and attention to detail demonstrate that our solutions and services are unparalleled.

Replacing an Aging Roof

Flat Roofing Solutions

Sloped, flat, or shingle roofs, our roofing contractors surpass industry standards, providing our clients with the knowledge that the best practices have been used on their roofs. Our experience and knowledge can add years to the lifespan of the roofing system.

Why Roofing in Owen Sound Is So Important

Whether it be: roof replacements, roofing repairs, or general roof maintenance, our Owen Sound customers have been completely satisfied with the roofing solutions we have provided. Whether your roof is a flat roof, or a sloped roofing system, our Owen Sound roofing contractors feel confident in their abilities to solve your roofing problems.

Ainger Roofing provides attention to detail that our competitors will not. Home siding installation, blown-in attic insulation, facia, and eavestrough replacement, are other services we offer that will protect your house.

Regular roof maintenance is vital to ensure you can avoid expensive repairs or an entire replacement of your roof. Our roofing contractors will perform an external and internal inspection of your roof. This inspection will pinpoint smaller issues before they become larger roofing problems. Ainger Roofing has been designing maintenance plans for roofs for over 28 years.

Our roof inspectors will walk you through the repairs, options, and costs that would be associated with the overall results of your roofing inspection. In a lot of cases, the repairs require some simple fixes or replacements. In other cases, the results may be more extensive and require a large-scale project. In either scenario, our roofing contractors have the knowledge and experience to handle all the tasks required in an efficient and professional manner.

Your roof’s age will be a primary determining factor in assessing whether a complete roof replacement or repairs will be adequate. Something to consider is older roofing systems and the technology behind them have become increasingly obsolete, and your decisions to replace your roof now vs a series of repairs to address the short-term issues could have long term cost savings.

Ainger Roofing is using state-of-the-art materials that have modernized the roofing industry and Ainger Roofing is at the forefront of those applications. Ainger Roofing uses NaturaSeal an industry-approved product to provide the best possible cover for the top of your home that will extend the life of your roof. Cutting corners will cost money later because a roofing system done on the cheap won’t last.

For commercial roofing solutions in Owen Sound, Ainger Roofing is using state-of-the-art materials that have modernized the roofing industry and Ainger Roofing is at the forefront of those applications.

Attic Insulation in Owen Sound

Another important aspect of keeping your home running at its most efficient is attic insulation. Owen Sound temperatures require that your home is properly insulated. We are happy to examine the state of your current attic insulation in Owen Sound and advise on whether or not you need a replacement.

The fact is that attic insulation does not last forever. And while some advertisements state that insulation can last as long as 100 years, the truth is that there other factors which will determine how effective attic insulation is and for how long. One of the biggest of these factors is moisture, which commonly gets into insulation permanently damaging its effectiveness.

Additionally, by using a different kind of attic insulation Owen Sound homeowners can achieve better results. For instance, blown-in attic insulation provides numerous advantages over other kinds of attic insulation, including being a fast way to increase the efficiency of a home’s HVAC system, all while providing extremely long-lasting effectiveness by holding its loft over many years.

With energy costs rising, heat loss from your attic could be as much as 40 percent due to poor blown-in attic insulation

How to tell when it’s time to replace your Owen Sound shingles

The average asphalt shingle roof in Ontario lasts for around 20 to 25 years. It’s important to look for signs that your roof needs to be replaced as you near that time frame. You don’t want your roof to fail and allow water to get inside your home. Just a few of the signs that it’s time to call a roofing contractor to discuss a new roof include…

1. You notice curled or buckled shingles. Curled and buckled shingles are a tell-tale sign that your asphalt shingle roof has reached the end of its lifespan. This likely means that moisture is getting up under the shingles and may even be finding its way into your house. This can also be caused by inadequate ventilation in your attic. When your attic becomes humid, it can force nails up out of the roof decking, resulting in buckled shingles.

2. Your roof takes on a green tint. A greenish tint on your roof is a sign of algae growth. Although modern shingles are treated with an algae inhibitor, as your roof ages, this product is less effective. Moss, too, can be an issue, especially if your roof is shaded by trees Left unchecked, algae and moss will eventually “eat” through your shingles and cause your roof to fail. It’s wise to replace your roof when you see signs of algae, especially if it’s an older roof. (Moss and algae seldom grow on a new asphalt shingle roof.)

3. Ice dams form in the winter. Ideally, with adequate ventilation, your attic is the same temperature as the outside of your house. However, when heated air from your living spaces gets trapped in your attic, the snow and ice on your roof will begin to melt, only to refreeze as it gets to the edges of your roof (and colder air). This causes a number of issues, not the least of which is possible water leaks inside your home. A good solid roof will prevent this from happening.

4. A steady increase in your energy bills. An aging roof isn’t nearly as energy-efficient as a sound one and causes heated air to escape via the top of your house. This makes your heating system work harder and costs you more on your propane, electric or natural gas bills. While there can be many reasons for your utility bills to increase, if you see an unexplained increase over several months, your roof may be the culprit.

5. You’ve reached your roof’s expected lifespan. Even if you don’t see any outward signs of damage or aging on your roof, it’s a good idea to have it evaluated by a roofing professional when you hit that 20-year mark. You don’t want to get to the point that water is leaking into your home before you notice anything is amiss.

If you’ve answered yes to these questions, then it could be time to replace your Owen Sound shingles.

Benefits of Owen Sound shingles

What makes asphalt shingles a good choice for your next roof? We have eight good reasons to pick this type of roof.

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 Cost. Asphalt shingles are one of the most affordable roofing options. The average cost of an asphalt shingle roof in Owen Sound is $7,500. That compares to $20,000 for a metal roof in Canada. Of course, the exact price of your roof will depend on the size of your structure, the number of chimneys and vents, and whether you need to replace any of the roof support structures.

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Asphalt shingles adapt to almost any type of architecture and design style. They come in a variety of colours, from black and grey to green and navy blue. There are also asphalt shingles manufactured to resemble tile, wood, cedar shakes or slate. Asphalt shingles can also easily accommodate a myriad of shapes and angles. Virtually every North American home is suitable for an asphalt shingle roof.

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 Asphalt shingles are from mostly recycled materials, saving tons of old roofing material from entering America’s landfills. In addition, when your asphalt shingle roof has reached the end of its lifespan (in 20 to 25 years, on average), the shingles can, yet again, be recycled and turned into construction products. Many recycled asphalt roofing shingles go to make asphalt for repairing roads and highways.

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Easy to repair

If the wind happens to lift up a shingle, it’s easy and affordable to replace. This compares to having to replace an entire section of roofing if a portion of it sustains damage. Replacing a few shingles is also much less expensive than replacing most other roofing products, both in labour and material.

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Easy installation

Most asphalt shingle roofs can be installed in a single day. That helps keep the total cost of your new roof in check and makes installation costs much lower than those for tile or slate roofs.

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Sound protection

One benefit of asphalt shingles that you don’t hear much about is sound protection. The composition of asphalt shingles offers protection from exterior noise. In addition, this type of roof isn’t nearly as noisy as metal roofing during a rain or hail storm.

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Inhibits algae growth

Have you ever noticed a greenish tint on a neighbour’s roof? That’s algae growth and, left unchecked, these algae can compromise the integrity of a roof and cause it to fail before its time. Modern asphalt shingles are treated with an algae inhibitor that helps to keep algae from growing, even in the most humid (or snowiest) climates.

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Even in this crazy time of product shortages, asphalt shingles are readily available, unlike some other types of roofing materials that are manufactured overseas and/or require being trucked across North America. There are several brands of asphalt shingles made right here in Canada.

Eavestrough Installation In Owen Sound

A properly functioning roofing system will keep your home dry and warm in the heaviest of storms. The eavestrough is one of the most important elements of your roofing system as it is responsible for directing water away from your roof and your home’s foundation. If your eavestrough is in proper working order then it will help prevent damage that your roof or home could experience from standing water. Ainger Roofing will install eavestroughs for your home that work hand in hand with your roofing system.

Ainger Roofing in Owen Sound and surrounding areas will provide reliable emergency service immediately to deal with the fallout of any problem and take action to keep the damage to a minimum.

Ainger Group, we offer installation and repair services for roof shingles in Owen Sound

Roof Shingles In Owen Sound

The shingles on your roof serve both functional and cosmetic purposes. Roof shingles can enhance your home’s appearance, but they also need to be able to protect your home from the elements. It’s essential to make sure you have shingles that are in good condition so that your home maintains its curb appeal and stays safe from wind, rain, and other elements. At Ainger Group, we offer installation and repair services for roof shingles in Owen Sound.

Our installation services include Owens-Corning shingles, which provide a high amount of durability and aesthetic appeal. These roof shingles come in a wide range of designs and tones, so you can select the best style for your home. Owens-Corning roof shingles feature surfaces that can withstand rain and wind, along with fiberglass pads for added durability. Our roofing team can help you choose the right roof shingles to boost your home’s appearance and provide maximum protection from adverse weather.

When you have shingles that are loose or broken, you can count on Ainger Group for roof repairs. We have experience handling all types of repairs for roof shingles in Owen Sound. Whether you have damage from a storm or shingles that are experiencing wear and tear, we can provide you with prompt repairs to get your roof back in good condition.

Commercial Roofing in Owen Sound

We always use best industry practices when installing commercial roofing in Guelph. This way we maximize the life of the material used and the entire overall roofing system. Our commercial roofs are designed to protect one of your largest investments. Rather than facing costly repairs later, choose experts in commercial roofing for the best protection for your building and a long-lasting and strong roofing system.

Ainger Roofing in Owen Sound

Ainger Roofing has been providing regular and emergency service to Owen Sound and the surrounding regions for over 30 years. We are certified and skilled roofing contractors.

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    The best roofing solution available in Owen Sound. Our roofing experts would be happy to answer any questions and we provide a no-obligation free estimate for all our customers.


    1565 – 16th St E Suite 3-101
    Owen Sound, ON
    L9Y 3A5