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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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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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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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Architectural Sheet Metal

Andrew Schmidt

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-VpjTwjuB4 Showalter Roofing has a Sheet Metal Division? We can create copper bay window, repair chimney systems to gutters. Watch as Shawn, Director of Sheet Metal Division creates a box...

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Spring Roof Tune-Up

Andrew Schmidt

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 hom...

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Importance of Chimney Tops

Andrew Schmidt

Have you noticed that there is too much or too little draft coming through your chimney flue?  Has there been an increase in your energy bills due to a drafty chimney?  Maybe, you have found water damage around the path ...

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Do I Need a New Roof? #7 – Masonry and Counterflashing

Andrew Schmidt

The breakdown of chimneys and other masonry walls are an indication of roof replacement. If water is coming in along the chimney wall or masonry wall it is either because the counterflashing is failing or the masonry its...

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Don’t forget…Chimney’s are Part of Your Home too!

Andrew Schmidt

Homeowners tend to maintain only what can be easily seen. It’s not until a problem develops do we realize there’s a roof on the house. What can be even worst is the lack of attention given to a chimney. There are differ...

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A Do It Yourself Spring Tips for Checking Your Gutter and Roof

Andrew Schmidt

As I was getting ready to go to work, I noticed water running over the gutters and onto the sidewalk. It was obvious that I needed to clean out the gutters now that the spring rains have begun. Later that day, I went int...

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Spring is in the Air and Winter is Left Over on the Roof

Andrew Schmidt

Welcome Spring! It has been a long hard winter and it started early this year, so I am ready for sunshine and clear skies!  It's the time when everything comes alive, when the deadness of winter springs up into new life...

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