An Interview with Ty Thiel, Director of Residential Roofing
Q: Ty, Showalter is offering a service called the ‘Spring Tune Up’. What is the service?
A: Showalter developed the cost effective program so homeowners can be proactive in keeping a healthy roof. It allows us the opportunity to inspect the roofing system and point out and repair
potential problems before they occur.
Q: What is included in the Spring Tune Up?
A: When we inspect the entire roof, we’re searching for the following:
- Missing or loose shingles
- Deteriorated caulking
- Soft spots on the roof deck
- Rusted or deteriorated flashing
We also inspect the bricks and mortar on and around the chimney. This can be a serious issue is not caught early.
Q: If you find these issues, do you fix it right away?
A: Yes, if it’s maintenance issues we need to care for, we do it right away. If a situation has grown into a problem, we’ll present the facts and proof to the homeowner.
Q: Some homeowners like to purchase their own shingles. Is that an issue?
A: No, we’ll work with your materials.
Q: How much does a Spring Tune Up Cost?
A: It is only $300 and includes replacement up to one bundle of shingles.
Q: How do we get started?
A: Call our office at 630.499.7700 and ask for the Spring Roof Tune Up. It’s a great way to ensure the safety and security of your home after a long winter.