February 22, 2023
5 Common Roof Types

5 Common Roof Types and How to Pick One for Your Home

Your roof is your home’s first and last defense against rain and water intrusion.  As a roofing and remodeling business, we may be a little biased, […]
February 16, 2023
Is Your Siding Fire-Resistant

Is Your Siding Fire-Resistant?

It is good to know whether your siding material is likely to resist fire.  And, when you’re choosing a new siding material, ask for more than […]
February 9, 2023

How to Know When It’s Time to Replace or Repair Your Windows

You look out your windows every day, but when you do, you’re rarely thinking about the windows themselves.  It’s easy for you to forget about your […]
January 30, 2023
Components

A Roof Typically Consists of These 6 Components

Raise the roof! Your roof is the crowning glory of your home, and it’s important to understand the different components that make it up. Not only […]
January 23, 2023
Renovations

4 Renovations That Can Boost Your Home’s Value

Whether you’re planning on selling or simply remodeling, some renovations add value to your home.  Resale value is dictated by many factors, including the size, state, […]
January 5, 2023
Winter Food Favorites

Winter Food Favorites

Happy New Year! Since our blog on our favorite fall dishes was such a success, we thought we would share our favorite winter foods and recipes […]
December 15, 2022
Protect Your Business

Protect Your Business with Commercial Rain Gutters

Your place of business is a major investment, and it has all of your other major investments in it too, from tools and equipment to materials […]
December 8, 2022

Winter is Coming: Is Your Home’s Exterior Protected

This is an update to our post from last year. What’s new? We added a section on how to treat your windows to prevent heat from […]
December 1, 2022

How to Choose the Perfect Paint Color for Your Home

Your home’s interior has so many rooms and walls ready for your favorite colors.  While choosing the right shades is exciting, it is also somewhat stressful. […]
November 17, 2022

Fun Things to Do in Winter Other Than Worrying About Your Roof

You have better things to be doing than worrying about your roof this winter.  Hopefully, your fall gutter cleaning and roof inspection went well, and you […]
November 10, 2022

What Type of Front Entry Doors Are the Best Fit for My Home?

Replacing your front entry door takes serious consideration. It stands out and can define the whole look of the front of your home. More than just […]
November 3, 2022

4 Things You May Not Know About Roofing

Even though they are essential to protect our homes, and everyone and everything we care about, we tend to take our roofs for granted.  Yes, our roofs […]
October 20, 2022

What to Expect When Remodeling Your Kitchen

Remodeling any room in your home is a big deal, especially when it comes to your kitchen.  Anytime there is a change in your home, never […]
October 13, 2022

It’s Always a Good Time for a Roof Inspection

Your roof is an important part of your home but not one that you look at too frequently. Unlike your floors or your walls, your roof […]
October 6, 2022

Fall Food Favorites

Roofers get hungry too!  This fall, we thought we would share our favorite fall foods and recipes that make the season special to us. Get prepared […]
September 29, 2022

5 Safety Tips for Halloween Roof Decorating

Do you love decorating your house for Halloween, but hate having to get up on the roof to put up your decorations?  Never fear—with a few […]
September 22, 2022

How to Spot a Roofing Scam

If you don’t know a lot about roofing, that’s perfectly understandable—it’s not exactly a topic that comes up in everyday conversation.  But when it comes time […]
August 30, 2022

Roofing Work You Can Do on Your Own

Okay, we’re going to contradict ourselves a little bit, because in an earlier blog post, we advised against the DIY roofing approach.  In fact, we titled […]
August 23, 2022

Top 7 Roofing Tips for Homeowners

If you don’t know much about the ins and outs of roofing, it’s okay.  You can always take the time to learn a few tips to […]
August 10, 2022

How to Beat the Summer Heat by Keeping Your Roof Cool

We bet that when it’s summer in the middle of a heat wave, and you start to strategize about ways to keep your home cooler, you […]
July 29, 2022

Fun Things To Do During Summer Other Than Worrying About Your Roof

After reading our last blog post on preparing your roof for summer, hopefully you’ve got your roof needs covered so that you can switch your focus […]
July 22, 2022

Client Success Story: New Roofing, Siding, Windows, Interior Trim, and Custom Molding

Situation Like many of our clients, a Northbrook family was looking for a new roof, siding, and windows, and potentially trim and masonry work.  However, this […]
July 15, 2022

4 Ways to Prepare Your Roof for Summer

Previously, we’ve provided important tips on how to prepare your roof for winter, spring, and fall.    Well, now that we’ve entered the dog days of […]
June 27, 2022

Client Success Story: How One Project Turned Into Two

Situation Golf Villas, a homeowners association, has 22 buildings. The association board was looking to change the vinyl siding on all homes within the neighborhood. Since […]
January 4, 2024
5 Things You Need to Know About Roof Coatings

5 Things You Need to Know About Roof Coatings

Roof coatings play a pivotal role in both preserving and prolonging a roof’s lifespan, yet they frequently go unnoticed.  These coatings serve as a shield against […]
December 28, 2023
Frosted Roof

Frosted Roof? It’s Time to De-ice

Illinois weather is no friend to roofs.  It can plague your roof with all kinds of issues, including icy buildup and dams. The fluctuating temperatures during […]
December 21, 2023
Bright Views, Better Efficiency

Bright Views, Better Efficiency: Upgrading Your Home with Energy-Saving Windows

Did you know that energy-efficient window replacements are among the best home upgrades to improve your home’s value and curb appeal? Installing new windows can provide […]
December 12, 2023
Tips to Extend the Life of Your Home Windows

7 Maintenance Tips to Extend the Life of Your Home Windows

Whether your house is old or new, your windows contribute to the look and energy efficiency of your home. As a result, you need to ensure […]
November 29, 2023
How Solar Window Screens Can Cool Down Your Home

Beat the Heat: How Solar Window Screens Can Cool Down Your Home

Even though the sun sets much earlier now that we’ve turned the clocks back, it can still grace us with its appearance.  As the sun climbs […]
November 21, 2023
Roofing services

How to Tell if Your Shingles are Fireproof

You should count on the roof over your head to protect you from more than just rain.  Opting for fireproof roofs provides an invaluable defense against […]
November 2, 2023
5 Benefits of Using Gutter Guards

5 Benefits of Using Gutter Guards

Gutters may not be the life of the party, but they are specially designed to keep rainwater and snowmelt away from your roof and foundation by […]
October 26, 2023
Roofing Materials That Protect Against Roof Damage

Roofing Materials That Protect Against Roof Damage

When selecting roofing material for your home, it’s crucial to opt for something that offers robust protection against potential roof damage. From classic asphalt shingles to […]
October 19, 2023
How to Clean Vinyl Siding

How to Clean Vinyl Siding

Although vinyl siding is a durable, low-maintenance material, it takes a lot of punishment throughout the seasons. As a result, the build-up of things like dirt, […]