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Always Be Prepared

Andrew Schmidt

Severe weather such as the recent tornadoes in our state may cause you to think about your own storm preparation, and whether you would know what to do in the event of storm damage to your home. There is obviously no way...

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Washington Tornado Relief

Andrew Schmidt

This past Sunday, an EF-4 tornado devastated the small Illinois town of Washington. It has been determined that up to 500 homes were destroyed, and nearly 1000 homes suffered damage. Washington is a small community of 15...

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Trust Your Roofing Contractor

Andrew Schmidt

Unless you know exactly what you are doing, attempting to do your own roofing repairs can be a difficult, and more importantly, dangerous, project. Even if you buy all the right materials and watch a dozen YouTube how-to...

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Winter Protection

Andrew Schmidt

How did your roof hold up against the recent snow fall? Hopefully well, because it was only the beginning! The combination of snow, ice build-up and cold temperatures can cause a variety of issues for your roof. Installi...

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All Kinds of Flashing

Andrew Schmidt

Do you know what flashing is? No, not that kind - roof flashing refers to the patchwork of metal or rubber sheets that bridge the gaps in your roof and keep water out, preventing leaks into your home. Here are ...

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Meet Michelle!

Andrew Schmidt

This past summer Showalter Roofing hired Michelle Cielenski in the role of Project Manager. Michelle immediately was given the opportunity to utilize her years of experience by managing crews and overseeing a town home r...

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Flat or Pitched?

Andrew Schmidt

When deciding to get a new roof, you should evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of all options. Keep reading for a comparison of flat and pitched roofing. Flat RoofingAdvantagesCost effectiveness: Minimal surface a...

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Keeping Your Roof Clean

Andrew Schmidt

Why should you clean your roof? The obvious reason is to improve the appearance and thus the property value of your home, but it can also increase energy efficiency as well as the roof's lifespan. If you keep your roof w...

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Limit Damage Caused by Ice Dams

Andrew Schmidt

Ice dams occur when melted snow refreezes at the edge of your roof. Living in a cold climate, we have seen thousands of ice dams. Unfortunately, most people don't do anything to put a stop to the problem until damage is ...

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Be Prepared for Snowy Days

Andrew Schmidt

Even if snow hasn't fallen in your area quite yet, it is vital to be prepared for when it does. A large snowfall will stay on a well-insulated roof until melted by the sun or blown away by wind. You can risk it and simpl...

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Look Out for Winter Roofing Risks

Andrew Schmidt

Temperatures are nearing freezing, and whether you're ready for winter, you should make sure your roof is. The Chicago Roofing Contractors Association names a few key areas to consider for your winter roof status: Animal...

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Showalter Gives Back

Andrew Schmidt

Located on 1,000 acres in the wilderness of Michigan’s northern peninsula, Camp Paradise’s scenic environment alone is conducive to improving relationships between fathers and their children. By hosting father/daughter &...

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