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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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OSHA Roofing Regulations

Andrew Schmidt

Do you know what it means for a business to be OSHA certified, or to follow OSHA regulations? OSHA is the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Different categories of businesses have their own set of OSHA stand...

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Finding the Right Roofing Contractor

Andrew Schmidt

A good roof is one of the most important investments you make for your home. Now that the weather is warming up, it is time to consider whether you need a roof repair or an installation, and finding the right contractor ...

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Safety first!

Andrew Schmidt

Safety is the most important thing to consider when working on your roof. Make sure to follow these precautions when working on your roof. Never work on the roof alone. Someone should be present to help in the event o...

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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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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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