June 14, 2022

How to Choose the Best Siding for Your Home

Here’s an understatement: Choosing the right siding is an important decision for homeowners. It isn’t uncommon to get too caught up in the curb appeal and […]
May 28, 2022

Success Story: Upgrading Multiple Units & Working Harmoniously With A Homeowners Association

Situation Sander’s Prairie expressed interest in replacing the roof and shingles on 19 buildings. Len Roofing had previously partnered with their homeowners association to repair downspouts […]
May 23, 2022

What is Normal Wear and Tear of a Roof and When Should You Consider Repairs?

Over time, your roof is going to start to look a little worse for wear.  While it should hold up for many years, as it reaches […]
May 13, 2022

Client Success Story: Bob Caldwell

Situation    Glenview-area resident Bob Caldwell was referred to Len Roofing for our previous experience with shingle selection and installation. He lived in a beautiful brick […]
May 5, 2022

What You Need to Know About Skylights

A skylight brings to mind an airy room in your home with plenty of natural light and a lovely view. Placing a skylight in just the […]
April 13, 2022

Client Success Story: Henry Fetta

Situation   Henry Fetta contacted Len Roofing to replace 2 windows in his two-story home with a brick front. These windows did not have thermal properties […]
April 7, 2022

Make Sure Your Roof Is In Good Condition Before Installing Solar Panels

Solar panels can be an exceptional investment for your home.  Not only are you generating electricity without having to burn fuel, but you may have the […]
March 30, 2022

Five Ways to Prepare Your Roof for Spring

Once the warmer weather is on the horizon, you may feel quite relieved.  The risk of ice dams is passing, and your roof is becoming visible […]
March 16, 2022

How to Keep the Heat in Your Home from Escaping

The cold weather isn’t over yet, and even spring will bring its fair share of cold weather.  This means your home heating system still has its […]
March 9, 2022

Client Success Story: Steven Elisco

Situation    In 2018, Northbrook resident Steven Elisco reached out because it was time for him to replace his roof. His existing roof was made of […]
February 19, 2022

5 Characteristics of a Reliable Roofing Contractor

In an earlier blog post, we wrote about contractor red flags that should send you running for the hills and looking elsewhere to do business. These […]
February 17, 2022
Luxury Bathroom Remodel Northbrook

What to Expect During Your Bathroom Remodel

Remodeling your bathroom has a high ROI if you’re getting ready to sell your home. In fact, according to Home Advisor, bathroom remodels are among the […]
January 31, 2022

Replacing Wood and Stone with High-End Cost-Effective Products

Wood and stone are attractive materials for your home’s exterior, but they do come with their drawbacks. For one, they are expensive, and for another, they’re […]
January 17, 2022

5 Reasons Why DIY Roof Repair is a Recipe for Disaster

Some homeowners who are handy around the house are tempted to try DIY roofing repairs. Maybe the work looks simple, or you’re trying to save some […]
January 3, 2022

Green and Sustainable Products Are A Game-Changer For the Roofing and Remodeling Industry

With a sustainable, environmentally-friendly revolution underway, no industry remains untouched.  The roofing industry is seeing a shift away from petroleum-based and environmentally unfriendly products to new […]
December 10, 2021

Debunking Common Roofing Myths

If you are in the market for a new roof, perhaps you’ve heard some misconceptions about roofing that can lead to bad decisions. There’s a lot […]
December 3, 2021

My Roof Is Leaking! What Do I Do Now?

You sit down to relax after a long work day only to hear a dripping sound. You follow it and notice that the ceiling is leaking.  […]
November 8, 2021

How To Prepare Your Roof For Winter

Winter is coming.  We demand a lot from our roofs, and to keep them from bending and breaking (this is figurative and sort of literal), we […]
October 22, 2021

Beware of these Contractor Red Flags

As we’ve previously written, roof repairs run the gamut in terms of size, scope, and financial investment. There are three main types of repairs: minor repairs, […]
October 8, 2021

6 Ways to Prepare for the Initial Consultation

There’s an important rule of thumb: if you organize a meeting, be prepared, otherwise it’s a waste of everyone’s time, especially your own.  Roof repairs and […]
September 22, 2021
Chicago Roofing Contractors

How To Prepare Your Roof For The Fall

Fall is here along with all of its features: football season, leaves changing colors, hoodies, and Halloween. These events come with a caveat: don’t forget about […]
September 8, 2021
Chicago Roofing Contractors

Hiring A Roofer During Supply Chain Setbacks: What You Need To Know

Covid has disrupted supply chains everywhere. As a result, even the most reliable roofers are feeling the effects of this upheaval. Hiring a roofer during supply […]
August 16, 2021
Chicago Roofing Contractors

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Rely on Insurance To Fix Your Home

We are often told how important insurance is for protecting our health, wealth, property, and assets. Insurance is supposed to safeguard us from financial problems when […]
February 5, 2021
Roofing Remodelling

Ask A Shingle Roof Specialist: Why Does My New Roof Look Wavy?

Shingle Roof Specialist on Why It Looks Wavy Did you just have your old roof removed and the new one looks wavy? There are two goals […]
October 5, 2023
Shades from Above: The Colors of Roof Shingle Granules

Shades from Above: The Colors of Roof Shingle Granules

Asphalt shingles are designed to protect your home against the elements. Additionally, they also provide your home’s crowning glory. As a result, the color of the […]
September 21, 2023
After the Storm

After the Storm: A Homeowner’s Guide to Identifying and Repairing Hail Damage to Roofs

When the dark clouds disperse and the sound of hailstones hitting the ground fades away, homeowners are often left with concerns about potential damages to their […]
September 16, 2023
What’s that Noise

What’s that Noise? Understanding and Addressing the Sounds Your Roof Makes

Do you ever notice strange sounds in your home coming from above? There are two things you should: 1) It’s not any sort of paranormal activity, […]
September 14, 2023
Mold in Your Home

Mold in Your Home: Understanding the Risks and Prevention Strategies

Mold is gross, and you know it when you see it. If it were just unsightly, that would be one thing, but it’s also a health […]
August 24, 2023
Maximizing Energy Efficiency

Maximizing Energy Efficiency: A Comprehensive Guide to Insulation

Did you know you can save an average of 20% on your home’s heating and cooling costs by maximizing your home’s energy efficiency?  Over the life […]
August 10, 2023
Do I Need to Move Out While My Roof is Being Replaced?

Do I Need to Move Out While My Roof is Being Replaced?

Ah, roof replacement. It’s not uncommon for homeowners to worry that they’ll have to move out during a roof replacement project.  Although it is a significant […]
August 3, 2023
What Makes a Roofing Project Run Smoothly?

What Makes a Roofing Project Run Smoothly?

Roof replacements are essential to home maintenance, protecting your home against the elements. It goes without saying that you want and deserve your roofing project to […]
July 20, 2023
Navigating Your Roof Warranty

Navigating Your Roof Warranty: Key Elements and What They Mean

Navigating the world of roof warranties can often seem like a complex task. However, understanding the protections that these warranties offer is a crucial aspect of […]
July 15, 2023

5 Ways to Keep Your Chimney in Good Condition

Chimney’s play two crucial roles 1) to provide Santa passage into your home and 2) to guide smoke and harmful gasses safely out of your house. […]