Preparing Your Roof for Winter

Preparing Your Roof for Winter Preparing your roof for winter is something everyone should do, especially for us here in the Chicago area. The leaves are changing colors and the temperature is dropping, it is time to protect your roof before and after winter. We have some steps that we recommend to everyone [...]

Three of the Most Common Types of Roofing Material

The Four Most Common Types of Roofing Material There are many types of roofing materials. Everything from asphalt based materials, stone to metal. We are only going to cover the four most common types here. Many of the roofing materials depend on the pitch (the slope of the roof) of [...]

5 Ways to Prevent Roof Damage from Weather

Even with our modern advances, weather causes billions of dollars of damage from coast to coast. Because roofs help repel that weather, they take a big and costly portion of the damage. And if you didn't know, roof damage is insanely expensive to repair. If you're looking to spend your money on something other than roof repairs, [...]

5 Things to Know Before Re-roofing Your House

Are you thinking that it's time to replace your roof? If so, you might be feeling a bit overwhelmed or stressed. After all, it can be as critical as it is costly. Fortunately, there are several helpful hints to know before reroofing your house. We're here to break them down for you. Find the Right [...]

What is the Average Cost to Replace a Roof in Illinois?

Have you been wondering if it is finally time to replace your roof? Is the cost factor of anywhere between 8k and 20k keeping you from starting the process right away? While a costly investment, maintaining the condition of your roof is important because neglect can lead to leaks, mold, and other structural issues. If you don't [...]

How To Choose The Best Roofing Shingles For Your Home

  Putting on a new roof can be very stressful when faced with so many options. Whether you are re-roofing your existing home or building a new home from the ground up, choosing the right roof is critical to the end result. This article will explain a few simple ways to selecting the right roof [...]

The Critical Components Of A Good Roofing System

A good roofing system incorporates a series of components that work together to protect the home. The shingles are just what you see. Underneath the shingles and at critical areas on the roof different parts of the system combat the many different ways that water can eventually leak into your home. Components Of A Roofing [...]

Five Roof Leak Protection Tips For The Winter Months

It's winter in the midwest and even though it has been a relatively mild one so far, you still want to make sure your roof is protecting your home from roof leaks when the inevitable rain and snow arrive. If you are not comfortable with climbing up on the roof, you can look through a [...]

Most Important Questions To Ask Your Roofing Contractor

When it's time to get a new roof put on your home, you will want to call several roofing contractors to obtain estimates. But what questions should you ask when they get there? How will you know the right contractor to hire for the job? Here are some tips and suggestions on the hiring the [...]

Top Five Things To Know When Roofing Your Home

Time For A New Roof Installation? You moved into your house many years ago and everything was looking well-kept and in good shape. But time marches on and you are beginning to notice your roofing shingles are looking a little old and deteriorated. If your existing roof is more than 20 years old, it may [...]