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Keep the Rain off Your Roof

Andrew Schmidt

Heavy rainfall can flood a roof, leading to many issues that require repairs or even replacement. Knowing the trouble areas and how to ensure rain falls off the roof properly will save you a headache in the future. If yo...

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Commercial Roofing

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

Andrew Schmidt

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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Strong Storms: Blown Off Commercial Roof

Andrew Schmidt

Summer storms with high winds, hail and heavy rain can cause extensive damage. Commercial Roof Damage Large sections of the roof can come off exposing materials and the interior of the building. To avoid damage, an i...

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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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Architectural Sheet Metal at Showalter Roofing

Andrew Schmidt

The architectural sheet metal division at Showalter Roofing exhibits how computerized sheet metal is cut and bent great speed and precision. ......

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Architectural Sheet Metal

Gutters and Downspouts Cut and Bent by Showalter Sheet Metal Division

Andrew Schmidt

Dale Showalter explains the details of cutting and bending gutters, elbows and sheet metal to create perfectly shaped metal for homes and businesses. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwil1wWjIa8&ab_channel=srsi8610......

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Do I Need a New Roof? – #3 Granule Loss

Andrew Schmidt

Granule Loss When a roof reaches the end of its life the granules on the shingles come off more readily as the asphalt that holds them in place begins to deteriorate.  Watch for granules in your gutters washing out onto...

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While ShowalterRoofing.com is Down for Maintenance…

Andrew Schmidt

Maintenance is an essential part of any good roofing system...and website. If you need to contact us due to the bad weather today, we're still here to help. 630.499.7700 In the meantime, I thought this would be a great...

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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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