Hail Resistant Roofing Products Will Last Longer and Can Lower Insurance Cost
If you want to know how big of a problem hail damage is in the United States, just ask insurance companies. So it’s not surprising that there’s a lot of interest in hail-resistant roofing materials.Read More
Is Fall Really the Best Time to Install a New Roof?
Remember those days when in order to fact-check a statement made by your friend during an argument you had to go to a library? Me neither… Nowadays, when we want to learn something or prove a point, we turn to Google. When it comes to “what’s the best time to install a new roof”, Google’s sources seem to be divided.Read More
Roof Without a Chimney? You’re Not Alone
There was a time when fall meant taking care of your chimney. However, as kids say these days… a chimney isn’t a thing anymore, even here in Chicago where winters are cold and spring sometimes is just an extension of winter.Read More
When and How to Paint Your Siding
All siding systems require regular maintenance. While some require more maintenance than others, any promise that a particular product is maintenance-free should be regarded as not completely truthful.Read More
What is an Average Lifespan of a Roof?
It’s a question we are asked all the time: How long my roof is going to last? Not all roofs are created equal; your roof’s material plays the major role. Metal or slate roof lasts 50+ years; in many cases, the roof lasts as long as the home itself, and that can be 100 years or more.Read More
Fall Maintenance Tips and Inspection
If you start thinking of fall home maintenance when the air is crisp and the leaves are changing colors, you’re late! In Chicago, fall (and even early winter!) can come without a warning and the last thing you want is scramble to fix your roof or discover that your heating system is not working.Read More