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Winter is Here! Is Your Roof Ready?

Andrew Schmidt

Chicagoland was enjoying a mild winter to say the least up until the past 5 days or so. However, now that we have seen the weather break into the single digets it means that many of the roofs that were near the end of th...

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Commercial Roofing

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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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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News

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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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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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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Common Problems

Do I Need a New Roof? – #6 Storm and Animal Damage

Andrew Schmidt

Storms may cause the roof to be replaced before the normal life of the roof is reached. High winds can blow shingles completely off the roof or hail storms can damage the toughest of shingles.  Hail loosens the granules ...

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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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