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 […]
February 5, 2021
Roofing & Remodeling

I Can’t Afford A New Roof. What Should I Do?

What To Do When You Can’t Afford A New Roof  If you need a new roof but can’t afford it, all hope might seem lost. However, […]
November 2, 2020
Types of Roofing Services

The Best Roofing Company Northbrook Has To Offer

What Makes Len Roofing & Remodeling the Best Northbrook Roofing Company? There are many different roofing and remodeling companies all around the North Shore.
March 24, 2019
Types of Roofing Services

Residential Cedar Roof Remodeling, Repair, And Installation

A New Look With Cedar Roof Remodeling When you need a new roof, or you need roofing repairs, there are several types of roofing materials to choose from.
February 26, 2019
Roofing & Remodeling

The Most Essential Projects To Complete If You Own An Older Home

Thinking of investing in an older home? Older homes can come with a lot of interesting history and character that make them appealing, but they can also come with some challenging repairs and improvements.
January 10, 2019
Roofing & Remodeling

5 Tips To Get Your Roof Ready For Spring

Get Your Roof Ready for Spring Snow, ice, hail and other harsh winter conditions can really wear down your roof. Now that springtime is fast approaching, you should book an appointment with a professional so your roof is prepared for the upcoming season.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]