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Save Money with a Long-Term Roof Plan

Andrew Schmidt

Once your roof is installed, it pretty much gets ignored until a problem, such as a leak, occurs. A facility manager can extend the life of a building's roof as well as save money with a long-term plan. All it takes is a...

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Is Your Roof a Zombie?

Andrew Schmidt

A "zombie roof" is just what it sounds like - a roof that died once upon a time but is still there, waiting for the economy to improve so you have the funds to replace it. Just like human zombies, they will eat your brai...

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Making an Insurance Claim for your Roof

Andrew Schmidt

It's the first day of summer, and we all know summer is the time for strong and severe storms. Wind, rain and hail can cause a lot of damage to our property, and especially vulnerable is the roof. To fix the damage quick...

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Insulating your Attic

Andrew Schmidt

Even though attics are often the most infrequently visited part of your home, protecting it with insulation can save you money and allow your roof to live out its full life expectancy. Attics get extremely hot in the sum...

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Estimating the Cost of Your New Roof

Andrew Schmidt

So, the time has come, you have decided to bite the bullet and get yourself a new roof. Before you dive right in, there are ways you can estimate how much this renovation is going to cost you. The first step is determini...

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Do I Need a New Roof?

Andrew Schmidt

If you find yourself asking this question, it is time to thoroughly investigate the shape of your roof. Here are some warning signs that it is time for a new roof: Curling Shingles When shingles curl they are no longer a...

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Let There be Natural Light

Andrew Schmidt

When a building has windows allowing natural light through, the people inside benefit. Studies have shown that children who attend schools with skylights increased test scores by 25 percent, outscoring students with the ...

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The Importance of Kickout Flashing

Andrew Schmidt

If you want to prevent water damage to your home or business (which we bet you do!), you need to understand the importance of kickout flashing. Kickout flashing is a small metal piece on your roof that directs water out ...

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Know Your Roof

Andrew Schmidt

Do you know your roof? Being educated on the components of a roof and different types and materials will help you decide the best option when investing in a new roof system.   Components             All slope roof s...

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Roof Management

Andrew Schmidt

The roof of a building is more than its protective cover. A roof is expected to perform functions beyond merely providing a waterproof surface. This means it is important for facility executives to consider roof manageme...

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Avoiding Costly Mistakes

Andrew Schmidt

The nice weather means remodeling or renovation projects on your home. Avoiding common errors can save you time and money. Not knowing what you want. If you don't know exactly what you want or specify your wants, the end...

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Join Showalter at Taste of Wheaton!

Andrew Schmidt

It's that time of year again, where our weekends are filled with fun festivals and events. Join us at this year's Taste of Wheaton, hosted by the Wheaton Park District and Wheaton Chamber of Commerce! The festival takes ...

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