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Roof Installations – Keeping It Clean

Andrew Schmidt

Roof installations can be messy if not performed by a reputable roofing contractor. Find out how Showalter Roofing keeps your home and flower beds clean of debris during roof installations and roof repairs. Watch it now!...

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Common Problems

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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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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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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Why Do Cedar Shake Roofs Require So Much Attention?

Andrew Schmidt

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

Andrew Schmidt

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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Common Problems

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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Common Problems

The Power of the Wind

Andrew Schmidt

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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Preparing Your Roof for the Fall

Andrew Schmidt

Roof clean up for the fall can help you save unwanted repairs in the spring. Showalter Roofing will share with you what tasks need to be completed in the fall including leaf build up, ice damming, moisture collection, ve...

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