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Roof Core Sample Tells a Different Story

Andrew Schmidt

Taking a core sample of your commercial roof can give a story of what's going on inside your roofing system. This client discovered a leak in the roof, however they had no idea how extensive the damage really was. Showal...

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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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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 Residential Roofs for the Fall

Andrew Schmidt

 Q: As the summer roofing season comes to a close many home owners are curious to ask, “What can I do in the fall to keep my roof healthy for the upcoming winter season?” A: There are a few routine tasks that homeowne...

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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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