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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 […]
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.  […]
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 […]