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

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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

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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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Hot! Hot! Hot! What Does the Hot Sun Do to the Roof?

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Roofing systems expand and contract all the time with cool temperatures and heat. Our recent high temperatures is certainly causing alarm with the stress heat plays on the roofing materials. Cracked Roof Roofing membr...

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Summer Storms Leaving Their Mark on Roof

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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

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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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Why Do Cedar Shake Roofs Require So Much Attention?

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Showalter Roofing is frequently asked this cedar shake question and it all comes down to one solution: Preventative Maintenance. Many homeowners are unaware of the complexities involved in a cedar shake roof system but ...

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Repairing the Roof in the Cold Weather

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We have so far experienced the elements of winter...except for the snow. Never fear, we live in Chicago, you can be sure it will arrive. However, many companies each year question if roof repairs can be done in the winte...

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Tree Branches Touching the Roof? Not Good.

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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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Hard to Find Leaks? Look Where It Has Had to Travel.

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A large junior high school had experienced numerous leaks. Leaks are always a challenge as water can travel a distance before finding a place to enter the building. For this junior high school, the difficulty level was h...

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Strong Storms Lead the Way to Roof Damage

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Roofing Contractor, Showalter Roofing, Located in Naperville, Illinois Congratulates Willie Trejo for 30 Years of Service

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Showalter Roofing, an OSHA certified and GAF Certified Weather Stopper Roofing roofing contractor, celebrates a long established employee for his dedication to roofing excellence. It’s a rarity to find an employee that ...

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The Power of the Wind

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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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