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
How to Choose the Right Type of Residential Roof?
If you live somewhere in the suburbs of Chicago, chances are that most roofs look almost identical. The reason is that asphalt shingles possess an overwhelming share of the U.S. steep-slope roofing market.Read More
Severe Storms Rolled Through Chicago Area
Severe thunderstorms rolled through the Chicago area Wednesday evening. Heavy showers along with gusty winds were observed over the areas.Read More
7 Home Safety Tips for a Worry-free Summer Vacations
Summer is a peak season for vacations… and burglaries. According to FBI, the highest percentage of burglaries occur during the summer months. Plan on traveling this summer?Read More
Attic Ventilation: Surviving Chicago Summer
Summer heat in Chicago means higher electric bills. Cutting your AC off and wearing less clothes may sound like a plan for right now, but overall, thinking long-term and more globally is what you should be doing.Read More