Residential Roofing Archives - Showalter Roofing

Category: Residential Roofing

Architectural Sheet Metal

Architectural Sheet Metal: Why Invest?

Andrew Schmidt

The material of your roof makes all the difference in its lifespan. Many materials are susceptible to damage, rotting, leaks and other problems that can cause major stress both mentally and financially. As we always want...

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Do I need a New Roof

Roof Installations – Keeping It Clean

Andrew Schmidt

Roof installations can be messy if not performed by a reputable roofing contractor. Find out how Showalter Roofing keeps your home and flower beds clean of debris during roof installations and roof repairs. Watch it now!...

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Common Problems

Here we go again! Strong Storms Passing Thru. What about my chimney?

Andrew Schmidt

Strong storms are back again. Here we thought it was going to be strong storms over the weekend from the hurricane and it turned out to be not so bad. However, today can be a different issue. I think you've read enough a...

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News

Hurricane Isaac Begins Its Downpour on the South Suburbs Making It Journey North

Andrew Schmidt

Rain has finally made its way from the south offering us much needed rain. The south suburbs are projected to receive approximately 3" while the northern suburbs will get about 1" - 1.5" of rain. As the rain continues to...

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News

High Heat Can Damage Shingles and Roof Decks

Andrew Schmidt

...And we don’t mean the deck in your backyard! Damaged Roof Shingles We’re all aware of the damage caused by rain and wind to our roofs...but heat? If it’s dry, how can the roof be at risk? Heat builds up in the att...

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News

Summer Storms Leaving Their Mark on Roof

Andrew Schmidt

Strong storms may only take a few minutes to pass through, but the results remind us for days to come. While you’re cleaning up the yard, be sure to watch for blown off shingles or slate. If you want to take it a step fu...

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News

A House Roof with Four Winds

Andrew Schmidt

If there’s one thing we can count on are high winds coming at our homes from all directions. What can we expect from high winds? Shingles become loose and the loose ones end up in the grass or our driveway. In our lat...

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Common Problems

Tree Branches Touching the Roof? Not Good.

Andrew Schmidt

Tree Branches on Roof Trees are certainly an important part of our landscape. It beautifies as well as keeps our homes cool during the summer months. We are aware of the downfalls too. Each fall, we climb the ladder an...

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News

Strong Storms Lead the Way to Roof Damage

Andrew Schmidt

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Common Problems

The Power of the Wind

Andrew Schmidt

With all of the wind within the past couple days it sure has  created a mess. Not only are large branches all over the front and back yards, but so are shingles from the roof. High winds have a way of getting undernea...

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News

Preparing Your Roof for the Fall

Andrew Schmidt

Roof clean up for the fall can help you save unwanted repairs in the spring. Showalter Roofing will share with you what tasks need to be completed in the fall including leaf build up, ice damming, moisture collection, ve...

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News

Solving the Problem of CertainTeed Shingles with Organic Felt

Andrew Schmidt

As we visit many homes...and rooftops, we’ve identified many roofs with the CertainTeed shingle with organic felt that are defected. It usually occurs around years 10 to 15. However, the warranty of the CertainTeed shing...

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