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Vinyl Siding vs Aluminum Siding

In keeping the home insulated and protected, some materials are better than others. One of the most common questions regarding siding, is which is better? Vinyl or aluminum siding. When deciding on the siding material, various questions linger in many homeowners...

Types of Commercial Roofing

A commercial building’s roof is a lot different than a residential roof. Most commercial buildings utilize a flat roofing system because they’re easier to install and maintain. Commercial flat roofs also provide a variety of solutions for HVAC units and other...

Commercial Flat Roof Repair

If you are a business owner or facility manager, choosing the right roof for your commercial building is crucial. Flat roofs offer a range of benefits that can easily improve the efficiency of the building as well as provide a long-lasting, durable alternative to...

Masonry Contractor for Commercial or Residential

Whether it is residential or landscape masonry, adding a touch of stonework to your property is essential for improving its aesthetic appeal and value. You can choose between gorgeous fireplace and fire pit additions on the inside or outside of your home, or you can...

Gutter Repair vs. Gutter Replacement

Deciding whether to repair or fix your gutters can be a tough decision. You do not want to spend money on unnecessary replacements, but you do not also want to make a repair that will not last long. The following guidelines will help you decide whether to replace or...

Types of Gutters and Gutter Guards

There are several types of gutters based on materials, styles, and shapes. If you wish to replace or install new gutters, knowing the different types will help you make an informed choice. Here are different gutter profiles and their applications. Once you learn the...

Common Types of Roof Leaks

If you have a leaking roof, you will need to repair it immediately before it compromises your house's health, becomes a bigger problem, and can potentially cost a lot more money than a small repair. No matter how small the leaks might appear, if not fixed in time,...

Do Solar Panels Damage Your Roof?

If you own a residential home or commercial property, you've likely been approached once, or more, by a Solar Energy company offering to install panels for free on your roof and save you loads of money on your energy bills in no time. It does seem like a no-brainer...

Choosing The Best Roof: Five Roof Types

Decision, decisions, decisions. Whether it's time to put up a new roof, or you're in the design and selection phase of a new construction project, choosing the type of roof to put up is not one of those “no-brainer” decisions. The roof over your head is more than just...

4 Red Flags That It’s Time For a New Roof

If the signs are clear that the time has come to replace your roof rather than just repair it, you're looking at a cost in the thousands (think national averages somewhere between $5-10K), versus a few hundred or so for an average roof repair bill. The actual price of...

Four Winter Roof Repair Problems

Old Man Winter can be tough to handle. The sub-zero temperatures, strong winds, ice and snow (and repeated thawing) can wreak havoc on humans, automobiles, sidewalks, roadways, and of course, your roof. While most of these common winter roof repair issues may not be a...

Six Autumn Roofing Maintenance Tips

You need to inspect roofing in Chicago in the autumn to ensure the materials can withstand our region’s horrible winter weather conditions. It is difficult for the roofers working for Champion Roofing Inc., to complete repairs to a rooftop during an ice storm, so our...

Roof Maintenance in the Spring

Essential Spring Rooftop Maintenance Durable and high-quality roofing in Chicago is necessary for commercial and residential buildings, and Champion Roofing Inc., can provide advice concerning spring maintenance for rooftops. Late spring is the perfect time to fix the...

Roof Maintenance in the Summer

Have you been wondering if the summer is the best time of year for roofing repairs? On the other hand, are you getting calls about roof maintenance requests in the summer and do not know why this is common each year? Roofers in Chicago have plenty of work to do in the...

Famous Roofs Around The World

Can you name a famous roof that is known for its historical significance and the materials that were used to construct it? Few people can. Knowing our past can help us in the future, so let’s highlight two well-known roofs that have changed the way we look at roofs....

We needed a Chicago Roofing Contractor

CHICAGO STORMS I never thought I would need the services of a roofing contractor. I mean, sure, I know all about rough weather and home maintenance. After all, I live in Chicago, home of some of the most epic winter storms in the United States. Living here has made me...

How to winterize your roof

If you live in a northern state that has hard winters with snow and ice storms, below freezing temperatures and lots of moisture, checking your roof and getting it ready for winter should be one thing you do every fall. Here in Chicago, we have these kind of winters....

Year-Round Maintenance Tips for Your Roof

If you live in the Chicago area, you’re used to the extreme weather of all four seasons. There are a few things you can do year-round to protect both the exterior and interior of your home from damage. Winter Though most of your routine year-round maintenance should...

Most Common Roofing Styles in Chicago

When the time comes to replace the roof on your Chicago area home, you may initially consider replacing it with the same color and style of shingles as currently installed in the space. However, many homeowners may consider taking a closer look at some of the other...

How To Avoid Ice Damming On Your Roof

When it comes to homes in Chicago, roofing on those houses may need a little more attention than in other cities with more mild weather. With our harsh and icy winters, it is not uncommon for some roofs to acquire problems that require a certain amount of maintenance....