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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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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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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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Do I Need a New Roof? – #5 Exhaust Vents

Andrew Schmidt

Exhaust Vents Most homes have at least one type of exhaust fan that exits into the attic. The most popular is the bathroom fan, but others include kitchen exhaust and dryer vents. If the fan exit through the attic it is ...

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Do I Need a New Roof? – #4 Ventilation

Andrew Schmidt

Poor Ventilation! Another major factor that determines how long your roof will last is ventilation. If there is inadequate ventilation, problems like condensation in the winter and excessive heat inthe summer will sho...

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Top 7 Ways to Decide: "Do I need a New Roof?"

Andrew Schmidt

Your roof is 10 years old and you are in a neighborhood where roofs are starting to be replaced. You start to worry that maybe you should have your roof replaced too. After all, "everyone is doing it." Here are a few g...

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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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