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What is a Cool Roof? How your Chicago Home Can Benefit        

Want a more energy-efficient roof but don’t want to install those unsightly black panels everywhere?  Fortunately, the new age of solar reflectivity is here and it’s looking better than ever!  The cutting-edge cool roof system offers both energy savings and... Read more

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3 Exterior Areas of a Home all Highland Park Homeowners Should Inspect Quarterly

Did you know you can complete your own regular Highland Park home inspections? While these type of assessments will never replace the home inspections completed by experienced professionals, they are a great way to protect one of your greatest investments – your house. Don’t think you have the skills or know-how to complete your own home ins... Read more

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Why Glencoe Homeowners Require the Right Roofing Contractor

Every home needs a good roof built to protect the property.  Whether it’s time for a replacement or your home has weathered damaging storms, it is important to find the right partner among the many roofing contractors in Glencoe to choose from. The roofing contract... Read more

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Higher End Chicago Homes Need Higher End Roofing – DaVinci Roofscapes is the Answer

Chicago is home to many beautiful high end homes.  Mansions dotted along the lakefront and gorgeous historic homes tucked into small village streets make the area unique.  When it comes to taking care of your higher end home, you need to carefully consider the products and brands you choose for its exterior.  The roof is no exception.   ... Read more

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Wood Species: Western Red Cedar vs Alaskan Yellow Cypress

There is a lot of information to digest when considering a new wood roof. One of the more important items is the species of the wood. Different woods have different characteristics that will play a large role in maximizing the durability while dramatically changing the appearance of your home. Typically, most cedar roofs are Western Red Cedar wh... Read more

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How to Calm Residents Fears Over Construction HOA Costs

Want to get your residents a little stressed out and fearful? Start talking construction HOA costs. It is often a hard sell to get them all on-board to invest into their properties. You may even be tempted to avoid bringing up the conversation at all. This is one of the worst things you can do. When we avoid taking care of necessary repairs or H... Read more

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How Seniors Might Change the Property Management Industry

According to Senator Rob Portman when writing for this Wall Street Journal article, approximately 10,000 Baby Boomers are retiring each and every day. That’s a huge amount of people flooding into the “senior zone” on a daily ... Read more

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Top Five Things Facilities Managers Need to Keep an Eye on When It Comes to Community Infrastructure

Long gone are the days when only large manufacturing plants and office buildings needed facility management. Today you can find facilities managers in every type of community from large residential complexes to university campuses and more. And the scope of a manager’s responsibilities is continuously expanding. One of the core duties of a fac... Read more

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How to Get your Community Residents to Pick up their Dog Waste Without Fines

Dog waste is a problem no matter where you live. A communal living space though makes homeowner’s associations especially prone to doggy doo-doo issues. It has become so common that there are actually DNA testing facilities that assist apartments and HOA’s in determining who the repeat offenders are. Others will heavily fine their residents whe... Read more

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Why Property Managers Should Inspect Roofs & Windows Regularly

There are few projects more difficult for a property manager to undertake than exterior repairs and replacement. Two of the biggest factors which play a part in the exterior are the roofs and windows. Both play a vital role in protecting both the exterior and interior of the homes within the community. When they begin to deteriorate, problems can a... Read more

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