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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. […]
July 6, 2023

Enhancing Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality through Roof Repair or Replacement

Air quality has been an issue lately, as we’ve been experiencing here in Chicagoland.  We’ve been advised to stay mainly indoors, but you have to consider […]
June 15, 2023

Len Roofing & Remodeling Certifications: What You Need to Know

You’ll notice on our website that Len Roofing & Remodeling holds various professional certifications. We list these not to toot our own horn (okay, maybe we […]
June 1, 2023

How Do Insurance Adjusters Determine Roof Damage?

As a homeowner, you may find yourself facing potential roof damage following severe weather conditions.  Are you staring anxiously at your storm-ravaged roof, pondering the ins […]
May 15, 2023

5 Things Homeowners Need to Know about Roof Ventilation

Let’s shine a light on a topic that often gets lost in the attic of home improvement: roof ventilation.  While it might not be as glamorous […]
May 1, 2023

What Is the Right Gutter System for My Home?

Your home’s gutters play a crucial role when it comes to water drainage and preserving the structure of your house, but they are often an afterthought […]
April 28, 2023

5 Reasons Why You Should Never Shingle Your Own Roof

Even the highest quality roof needs to be replaced at some point.  When that time comes, homeowners face the decision of which roofing company to trust […]
April 19, 2023

5 Roofing Terms Every Homeowner Should Know

Roofing is a critical component of your home’s structure, protecting you and your belongings from the elements.  As a homeowner, it’s important to have a basic […]
April 15, 2023

Flooding: Understanding the Full Scope of Damage to Your Home

When there is a flood in your area that involves your home, there’s typically a lot more damage than meets the eye.  Whether it’s due to […]
April 10, 2023

Roofing Cost Estimate Vs. The Final Price

The prospect of having a new roof installed or an existing one replaced can be both exciting and intimidating.  Homeowners often wonder about the accuracy of […]
April 1, 2023

Summer Food Favorites

With summer on the horizon, thoughts of warm weather and fun outdoor activities are sure to come to mind.  Another element of summer that can’t be […]
March 21, 2023
Roofing Felt

Roofing Felt: What Homeowners Need to Know

You might be surprised to hear that your roof has felt on it.  Like many layers of the roof, your roofing felt is normally hidden beneath […]
March 14, 2023

Spring Food Favorites

We’re taking a detour today, shifting from all things roofing to food.  Last time, we shared some of our favorite winter dishes, and now we usher […]
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 […]
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.