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Spring Roof Repair

Andrew Schmidt

Can you believe how quickly 2018 is flying by? As of March 20th, it's officially spring and we couldn't be more excited for the warm weather. With warm weather comes a lot of unfinished home projects. Maybe this winter t...

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Identifying Roof Damage

Andrew Schmidt

Dealing with roof damage is a pain, but it’s particularly painful in the dead of winter. If damage does occur it’s important to recognize the signs early so you can call a roofer in Naperville. Illinois winters are parti...

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Top Tips for Roof Maintenance in the Fall

Andrew Schmidt

Regular maintenance on your roof can help prevent you having to replace your roof, an unwanted, expensive fix on your home. Roofs are necessary in protecting your home, keeping you safe from the drastic changes in Chicag...

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Ice Dam Removal With Arctic Steamer

Andrew Schmidt

Showalter Roofing uses the Arctic Steamer by American Pressure to remove dangerous ice dams from your roof. Check out the Arctic Steamer in action in the videos below. Arctic Steamer Videos     Arctic S...

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Preparing for Fall

Andrew Schmidt

Before a minor roof problem becomes a major wintertime disaster, follow this who, what and why of preparing your roof for winter.The WhoWhile you can identify many of the common problems with your roof on your own, hiri...

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Asking the Right Questions

Andrew Schmidt

Ready for a new roof this spring? Whether you need a repair or complete replacement, you want to make sure you choose a contractor that is going to give you a quality, long-lasting roof to protect you, your family and yo...

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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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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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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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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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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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Being insured and bonded can make all the difference in the long run.

Andrew Schmidt

When it comes to working on major projects around the house, the roofing system can be one of those projects that can cause many headaches if you don’t have the right team working on the project.  It is highly recommende...

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