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Reliable Commercial Roof Repair

Dependable and sturdy roofing systems are critical for all kinds of structures. Commercial structures are no exception. If you're a business owner or manager who wants to keep your workspace comfortable and safe for all, then you need to stay on top of any and all...

Spring Maintenance Tips For Your Roof

Spring is here! Is your home ready? Is your roof ready? Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home; it protects you and your belongings from the elements, provides heating and cooling capabilities for your home, and it increases its value by adding...

What is a Soffit?

You know where the roof is at your house. You know where the walls are. But what's the thing in between the roof and the wall? The roof surface usually extends over the walls to make the water drain away. The space underneath that part of the roof is the Soffit. It's...

Tips to Extend the Life of Your Roof

How long has it been since you’ve had your rooftop inspected for damage? Have you noticed any discoloration on the interior of your ceilings and walls? Replacing your roof can be a huge and expensive job, so keeping up with cleaning, maintenance and small repairs can...

4 Tips for Extending Your Commercial Roof Life

Even though a commercial roof can last for up to 40 years, it still requires regular maintenance if it is to reach that age. If you want to extend the life of your business's roof, keep these four tips in mind. Frequent Inspections Having your roof inspected regularly...

How to Tell if You’re Overdue for Roof Maintenance

As a homeowner, it’s easy to overlook certain parts of your home. Often, it isn’t until disaster strikes and something suddenly stops working, that you first take notice of any major issues. When it comes to your roof, it’s important to do routine checks for signs of...

5 Signs You May Need a New Roof

If there is water dripping through your ceiling when it rains, you can be pretty sure it is time to call a roofing contractor. But, not all roof problems are quite so obvious. If you see any of these signs of trouble on your roof, it may be time to look at replacement...

Winterizing a Commercial Roof

Winter is inevitable, and oh, the surprises it brings. Schools close down, the roads become unsafe, and your roof might spring leaks as soon as the snow begins to melt. Ensuring that your commercial roof survives under winter conditions can be a challenge. The roof...

Rain Gutter Installation & Repair

Although often overlooked, an essential part of any house is the gutters. The gutters are what ultimately move water away from the house’s foundation and keeps it from flooding the basement. However, the gutters will begin to wear down over time, which can become a...

Roof Inspection Checklist

The roof of your home should be checked diligently throughout the years. The homeowner can save costly repairs to their home by having a roofing contractor like Champion Roofing inspect it periodically. The roof over your home stops the damage from heavy rain. It can...

Transform Your House With Roofing & Siding

A home with a new roof and new siding will have the appearance of a freshly constructed building that is brand new. This updated appearance will be especially useful if you're planning to sell your home as the new look will likely win over many potential home buyers....

When is it Time to Replace a Roof?

You may have been living comfortably in your home for many years without any issues, but when was the last time that you checked your roof? Every day when you leave your house and approach it again in the evening you get a glimpse of it, but have you really ever taken...

Roofing Tips for Townhouse Owners & Tenants

If you own a townhome and are a member of a homeowner's association, you may have specific responsibilities and rights when it comes to repairing or replacing your roof. This is because HOAs are concerned with keeping property values high, and a problem with your roof...

Importance of Gutters And Downspouts

Rooftop gutters and downspout systems are components of finished homes. However, after several years of ice and storms, your gutters might need to be repaired or replaced. These seemingly simple products actually perform an important service. Without them, home owners...

The Importance of Roof Vents

Everyone knows that a roof keeps the rain and snow out. However, roofs are more complex than many imagine, and even the simplest of roofs contain a number of critical components. Of these, vents serve several roles in keeping roofs functioning correctly and the home...

Common Winter Roofing Problems

With winter always lurking around the corner, it can help to understand the problems that come with it. For many homeowners, their winter preparation and maintenance will stay focused on things like salting their driveway and shoveling snow off of their property. With...

Types of Commercial Roofing

Commercial roofing protects the tops of buildings in business districts. When compared to residential roofing, commercial options have different characteristics. This guide has information about those characteristics and more. Spray Polyurethane Foam Roofing Spray...

Modified Bitumen Roofing Systems

Modified bitumen roofing is the advancement of built up roofing or BUR as it is commonly referred. Both modified bitumen and BUR systems consist of layers of sheets, hence the term "built-up." The main difference is that the old style BUR systems heavily relied on hot...

Roof Problems To Look Out For

Your roof protects and covers your most treasured assets and family. It pays to know trouble lurking within your roofing system. Luckily, most alarming signals are loud and easily visible to the naked eye. This makes roof maintenance an essential task that should be...

Winterizing A Commercial Roof for Ice, Snow and Cold

Summer isn't the only time you need to think about your roof. With winter fast approaching, soon it'll be time to prep your property for freezing temperatures. But in the process of doing so, a lot of property owners might overlook the roof. In between scorching heat...

Things to Know Before Installing a Skylight

Skylights can offer a multitude of benefits to any space in someone’s home that not only adds a unique design element but also home efficiency and air quality. But before one is installed, there are some things to consider. Sustainable Material All skylights have...

Autumn Roof Maintenance Tips

Autumn is the perfect time to make repairs to both residential & commercial roofing systems, and you should do this before the weather gets too rainy or cold. Here are some of the ways that you should care for a roof. 1: Professional Roof Inspection Contact Champion...

Why Autumn is the Ideal Time for Roof Repairs

Working on a roof is a challenging job that is affected by height, weather and temperature. Anyone who is considering hiring a professional company for roof repair or replacement the autumn is the perfect time to do so for the following reasons: Summer Storm Season...

Types of Commercial Roofs

The roof of your commercial building is a very important part of the structure. It protects your entire investment or business. The kind you get will directly impact the structural integrity, as well as protect the occupants inside from the elements. The material you...

6 Ways to Winterize a Commercial Roof

If you are ignoring the roof of your commercial property, then when winter arrives, you risk having serious problems from moisture and high winds. It is essential to winterize a commercial roofing system to avoid having major problems from snow and ice during the...

How a Commercial Roofing Leak can Affect Your Business

A roof leak can cause an increase in the maintenance costs for a building, impair the quality of the workplace environment, and affect the potential revenue from your customers. The appearance of your building can be used to influence the opinions of your customers...

8 Common Commercial Roof Problems

Commercial building owners should regularly maintain their commercial roofing for any repairs and maintenance.. The effects of the Chicago weather on commercial roofing is just as rough as it is on residential roofing. Although the problems are similar to what...

Roof Mold and Other Rooftop Problems

Our roofs will come into contact with water no matter what we do. Roofs are designed to keep water from spilling into our homes. However, water can create perfect conditions for mold, algae, moss, and mildew to grow. These unwanted bacteria can cause serious problems...

Signs That You’re Overdue for Roof Maintenance

If you're looking for a sign from above that your roof needs repair, then that's all you might have to do. Looking up at your roof can reveal a lot about its condition. One of the first signs that your roof needs repair or some kind of restoration would be shingles...

Know The Facts About Your Roof Warranty

Once a roofing contractor completes your new roof, you are ecstatic. You have a warranty on your new roof and you feel secure. But do you really understand the document and what the coverage will entail? When a homeowner has a new roof installed, it is important to...

Chimney Flashing and Repair

Your roof is the single most important resource for safeguarding your family's comfort and safety. It's easy to take a roof over your head for granted, but a watertight roof is critical for keeping you dry, warm, protected and even financially secure. Flashing...

How To Choose The Right Shingle Color

If you’re building a new home or replacing the roof on your current residence, you have several very important choices to make. There’s selecting the right roofing contractor, picking the appropriate shingle style, and selecting the grade of shingle that fits your...