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Maintenance saves you the expenses that you would otherwise have to use in replacing roofing or siding material. If you're a homeowner, know these practical roofing and siding maintenance tips.
Winter roof damage may result in a call to a roofing company for roof repair or even roof replacement. Here are five ways winter weather can damage your roof.
During fall, leaves provide a beautiful kaleidoscope of colors not even a painting can capture, but while leaves on your roof may seem harmless, they can cause problems. You may think “they will eventually blow off” or “snow will hide them.” But when they don’t, costly repairs may be down the road for the homeowner.
In the Chicago area, last month was a rough one in terms of storm damage. Most home exteriors took a beating, from shingles to siding, windows to gutters. Here are some steps you can take to minimize storm damage to your home. Taking these precautionary measures can mean the difference between a costly home repair and no repair at all.
If you google “roofing in Chicago,” the result would be 543,000 websites and the first dozen or so pages are Chicago area roofing companies. How do you choose one? Who is most reputable? WHO CAN I TRUST?
It’s that time of year again; the family is coming for the holidays and you want your home’s exterior to look its best for the holidays. Between the stores filled with shoppers, the kids writing to Santa, and filling the home with the smell of fresh pine mixed with fresh baked cookies, you will undoubtedly find time to decorate your exterior. And when you do, know that decorating your home exterior for the holidays is a great time to inspect your home for needed exterior improvements.
Big problems and serious roof damage await the homeowner with animals in the roof. These brazen vandals work day and night to make themselves comfortable in the upper part of your home. Unfortunately, escaping the threat of roof damage from animals is almost impossible. Animals are an all-season threat to a healthy roof. You must remain vigilant and watch for signs of these prowlers to prevent costly roof damage.
When it’s time to maintain the home exterior, many homeowners forget the gutters and even fail to think about how to clean gutters. But cleaning gutters now in fall can help you prepare your roof and exterior well for the winter. All too often homeowners who put off cleaning their gutters can incur pricey repair bills once the snow and ice hit. So do you know how to clean gutters? When to do it? And why? Fire up that slow cooker, DVR the game and let’s do this!