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Why You Should Make Sure Your Gutters are in Working Order Before the Dead of Winter

We often think of our gutters during the fall season diligently cleaning out the falling leaves and debris.  But winter is just as an important season to consider the state of your gutter system.  Before winter hits it’s critical to ensure that your home’s ... Read more

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Do You Have a Snow Removal Plan for Your Chicago Home’s Roof?  Now is the Time to Put One Together

When we think of snow removal for the home we often picture our sidewalks and driveways.  But did you know that having a snow removal plan for your Chicago home’s roof is important too?  Winter can wreak havoc on any good rooftop.  Piles of snow and ice damming can damage your roofing system and the surrounding areas.  Keeping it protected du... Read more

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Protect Your Roofing Investment with the SureStart Plus Warranty from CertainTeed

Installing a new roof on your home is a big investment.  That’s why it’s so vital that the brand you choose stands behind their product offering you protection and peace of mind.  CertainTeed offers one of the most comprehensive warranties in the roofing industry. CertainTeed’s SureStart warrant... Read more

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5 Important Questions to Ask your Chicago Area Roofing Contractor

When selecting a Chicago area roofing contractor, there are a lot of companies to choose from. In fact, there are over a hundred local professionals in the area! How do you know which one is right for your roofing project? How do you ensure you get the best care possible? And, most importantly, how do you narrow down the options to the find the rig... Read more

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Is your Roof Ready for High Winds? Six Reasons Why It Should Be

Along with falling leaves and snowy mornings, autumn and winter also bring with them high winds. Out of all the cities in the US, Chicago is known for its big gusts and strong breezes. Is your Chicago roof ready for these high winds? Roofs not secure enough to han... Read more

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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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