April 11, 2024
What Is Rubber Roofing?

What Is Rubber Roofing?

One of the standout options that has been gaining traction among homeowners is rubber roofing.  Known for its durability and eco-friendliness, rubber roofing offers a compelling […]
March 21, 2024
5 Ways to Prevent Water From Leaking Through Your Windows

5 Ways to Prevent Water From Leaking Through Your Windows

Water leaking through windows not only poses a nuisance but also threatens the integrity of your home, leading to potential mold growth, wood rot, and compromised […]
March 14, 2024
How To Tell How Old Your Roof Is

How To Tell How Old Your Roof Is

Determining the age of your roof can often feel like a detective story where you piece together clues to reach a conclusion.  Whether you’ve just moved […]
March 7, 2024
Gutters Should Be #1 on Your Spring Roof-care Checklist

Gutters Should Be #1 on Your Spring Roof-care Checklist

Your roof is your number one defence against the elements.  However, you might not realize that your roofing system includes your gutters. Spring is here, and […]
February 22, 2024
Remodeling and Renovation

What’s the Difference Between Remodeling & Renovation?

When it comes to updating your home, the terms “remodeling” and “renovation” are often used interchangeably.  The thing is, they are quite different, and they are […]
February 15, 2024
What You Need to Know About a Living Roof

Going Green: What You Need to Know About a Living Roof

If you’re intrigued by the idea of turning your roof into a lush, green oasis, you’re not alone.  The concept of living roofs, also known as […]
February 1, 2024
What Impact Does Moss Have On Your Roof?

What Impact Does Moss Have On Your Roof?

Moss may enhance the beauty of a forest landscape, but its effect on your roof is anything but charming. Many homeowners overlook moss as merely a […]
January 18, 2024
Cleaning Your Roof: 5 Reasons Why It Is Necessary

Cleaning Your Roof: 5 Reasons Why It Is Necessary

A well-maintained roof is crucial for the longevity and safety of your home. While it’s easy to overlook, regular roof cleaning is an essential aspect of […]
January 11, 2024
How to Prevent Roofing Tiles From Clogging Your Gutters

How to Prevent Roofing Tiles From Clogging Your Gutters

Keeping your gutters free of debris is an essential part of home maintenance, playing a crucial role in protecting your home’s structural integrity.  Neglected gutters can […]
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
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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, […]
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 […]
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, […]