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10 Useful Tips for Hiring Affordable Roofing Contractor

Exterior remodeling project photo after strong HardiePlank lap siding and roof repair in Medinah

The process of having a new roof installed might seem daunting, but the results are definitely worth it, especially when you pick the right contractor. For some homeowners, choosing the right contractor is actually the most challenging part. To make your roofing project worry-free, consider the following tips on landing the right roofing contractor.

1) Go local

When you choose a local contractor, you can easily check out their work. Just ask for references and see for yourself what they have done. If you know exactly what type of roofing system you are ...

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All About Ice Dams and Your Roof: How to Fix, Prevent and Repair

Ice on roof and gutters

The most popular roofing systems involve asphalt shingles, and most homeowners can count on that roof to remain intact and protecting everything underneath it for at least 20 years, barring massive storms.

Unfortunately, winters in the upper Midwest can offer some pretty severe weather that do significant damage. Among the worst culprits are ice dams. What are they? How do they form and what do they do to your roofing system? Furthermore, how can you prevent them from happening, and how do you approach making repairs when they do occur? Let’s take a deeper look into the issue.

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Arlington Heights Roofing

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Asphalt shingle roofing & gutters in Oak Brook, IL

Asphalt shingle roofing and gutters replacement in Oak Brook project photo 1

Asphalt shingle roofing & gutters in Oak Brook, IL

For this roofing and gutter project, the existing cedar shake roof was removed and we used GAF Timberline HD roof materials.

Project Year: 2019
Object size: 5,000 sq
Project Cost: $20,000 - $30,000
Location: Oak Brook, IL
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Aurora roofing

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Bolingbrook roofing

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Cedar shake roofing installation

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Cedar siding & shingle roofing in Downers Grove, IL

Complete exterior remodeling project photo after siding and roofing services in Downers Grove

Cedar siding & shingle roofing in Downers Grove, IL

Project Year: 2016
Project Cost: $10,000 - $25,000
Location: Downers Grove, IL
A complete exterior makeover in Downers Grove. Multi-dimensional, durable GAF Timberline shingle roofing installation to match the brick siding on the first floor of the house, complete with installing beautiful cedar lap siding in a warm, brighter tone to create contrast and a unique, modern look for our customers.

Exterior remodeling in Mundelein, IL

Mundelein house exterior remodeling project photo after shingle roofing and vinyl siding replacement

Exterior remodeling in Mundelein, IL

Project Year: 2012
Project Cost: $44,000 - $50,000
Location: Mundelein, IL
A fine recovery from hail damage in Mundelein. Severely damaged roofing replacement with GAF Timberline shingles for excellent protection against the elements, old siding materials removal and vinyl siding installation for a complete look, and new gutters and downspouts make an exterior that is long-lasting and can withstand rainfall well.

Exterior remodeling in Naperville, IL

Full exterior remodeling vinyl siding installation shingle roof replacement in Naperville before after project photo 1

Exterior remodeling in Naperville, IL

Project included a new roof, siding, windows, soffit and gutters, all of which had aged. We used Royal Estate 0.44 traditional vinyl siding, GAF Timberline HD shingles and Simonton 5500 series DH vinyl windows. Finally, aluminum gutters and Raindrop gutter guards were installed.

Project Year: 2019
Object size: 2,300 sq
Project Cost: $30,000 - $40,000
Location: Naperville, IL
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Exterior remodeling in Palos Hills, IL

Refreshing exterior remodel project photo after roofing, siding, window replacement in Palos Hills

Exterior remodeling in Palos Hills, IL

Project Year: 2013
Project Cost: $10,000 - $15,000
Location: Palos Hills, IL

Refreshing exterior remodel in Palos Hills. Our clients cleverly decided to match their new board and batten siding to the flecks of red in the brick foundation of their house.

For a more defined look, we agreed on brown roofing, windows trim and gutters that were all installed by our team.

The end result is a unique look, that is not only stylish and beautiful, but durable and easy to maintain.

Hail damage repair in Gurnee, IL

Beautiful exterior renovation after hail damage project photo in Gurnee

Hail damage repair in Gurnee, IL

Project Year: 2015
Project Cost: $10,000 - $25,000
Location: Gurnee, IL

Hail damage can really take its toll on a house. Our customers decided to completely refresh their home after ...

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Important Home Maintenance Tips to Keep your Home in Good Shape

Shingle roofing contractor in Carol Stream

Keeping a home in good shape requires a lot of time and effort. Most of us who have shopped for a home will think first about the price of acquiring it. However, we also have to remember our homes require regular maintenance, some more than others. What should be on your list to help you keep track of all the small and large things?

Monthly items

First, think of the stuff that should be addressed on a monthly basis. The air quality of your home is important, so check your HVAC filters and be sure that they aren’t full of dust. Furthermore, ...

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James Hardie siding & roofing in Medinah, IL

Exterior remodeling project photo after siding and roofing replacement in Medinah

James Hardie siding & roofing in Medinah, IL

Project Year: 2015
Project Cost: $25,000 - $50,000
Location: Medinah, IL

A fine home remodeling project in Medinah. To protect this house from the elements, we replaced the roofing with dark brown shingles, and installed lighter-colored durable and strong HardiePlank lap siding.

This deep look was then outlined with dark brown trim, soffit and fascia installation, performed by our crew.

The clients loved working with us and there is nothing better than seeing our clients happy with the new exterior of their house.

James Hardie siding & shingle roofing in Orland Park, IL

Full exterior update project photo after james hardie siding and shingle roof repair in Orland Park

James Hardie siding & shingle roofing in Orland Park, IL

Project Year: 2016
Project Cost: $25,000 - $50,000
Location: Orland Park, IL

A full exterior update in Orland Park. For the roofing, we installed one of the most popular selections among our clients, GAF Timberline Architectural shingles.

For the siding, our clients decided on the beautiful and weather resistant James Hardie lap siding installation.

The exterior renovation was complete with aluminium soffit, fascia, gutters and downspouts.

Lombard roofing

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LP SmartSide siding and shingle roofing in Downers Grove, IL

LP SmartSide siding and roof replacement in Downers Grove project photo

LP SmartSide siding and shingle roofing in Downers Grove, IL

The VIS Exterior crew installed LP SmartSide board and batten siding and LP soffit and fascia. We also installed seamless 0.32 gutters, as well as GAF Timberline American Harvest shingles.

Project Year: 2019
Object size: 2,200 sq
Project Cost: $30,000 - $40,000
Location: Downers Grove, IL
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Orland Park roofing

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Residential roofing installation & roof replacement services

Family home with the new roof after roofing installation in Naperville
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Roof Replacement, Repair and Installation Costs in Dupage County

20-square house roof replacement

We’d like them to last forever, but your roof has a life expectancy, generally no more than 20-25 years (asphalt shingle – other materials, such as slate, which is quite costly, last longer). With some general maintenance, Dupage County residents can prevent leaks, total roof system failure and protect everything under it. However, one day that roof will need a complete replacement, so the big question is – “what will it cost?”

roof replacement after hail naperville

The average cost of installing a new roof in Dupage County can vary ...

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Roofing Darien

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Roofing Downers Grove

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Roofing Hinsdale

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Roofing Oak Brook

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Roofing Willowbrook

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Shingle roofing & James Hardie siding in Carol Stream, IL

Old roof with GAF Architectural shingles and James Hardie siding project photo in Carol Stream

Shingle roofing & James Hardie siding in Carol Stream, IL

Project Year: 2012
Project Cost: $18,000 - $20,000
Location: Carol Stream, IL
A beautiful exterior renovation in Carol Stream. We replaced the old roof with GAF Architectural shingles for a rich and stylish look, and installed durable James Hardie 4x8 panel and shake siding for a beautiful and neat exterior.

Shingle roofing after hail & wind damage in Naperville, IL

Shingle roofing replacement after hail damage in Naperville project photo 1

Shingle roofing after hail & wind damage in Naperville, IL

Project involved replacing damaged roof and using Owens Owens Corning Architectural shingles and velux skylights.

Project Year: 2019
Object size: 3,200 sq
Project Cost: $20,000 - $30,000
Location: Naperville, IL
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Shingle roofing in Naperville, IL

Naperville roofing project photo after roof replacement with architectural IKO shingles

Shingle roofing in Naperville, IL

Project Year: 2013
Project Cost: $13,000 - $15,000
Location: Naperville, IL
Roofing replacement project in Naperville. We replaced the old roofing with 30 year Architectural IKO Shingles for superior weather protection ...
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Shingle roofing installation

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Small hail damage repair in Naperville, IL

Small exterior repair project photo after hail damage in Naperville

Small hail damage repair in Naperville, IL

Project Year: 2012
Project Cost: $1,200 - $1,500
Location: Naperville, IL

Hail and wind damage can really take its toll on a house. Fortunately, our clients in Naperville only needed a small repair job done after a storm: aluminium wrapping replacement.

We appreciate it when our clients take care of their houses and notice the signs of damage early on, protecting their home from more serious structural damages and costly repairs.