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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...

Roof Maintenance

When you own a home, a major priority should be to have a roof inspection regularly to resolve the minor issues found before they become major issues. Some roofing problems are more evident than others, like a storm ripping shingles off the rooftop or gutters being...

Benefits of Attic Ventilation

Many homeowners do not visit their attic, which is why this part of the house is often neglected. However, it is important that you know its condition. This way, you can determine whether or not it requires improvement. Believe it or not, the attic and its ventilation...

How To Choose A Skylight For Your Home

The very idea of adding a skylight to your home can be exciting. It’s a feature that can completely change the appearance of a room because it infuses light, and adds a tremendous amount of character. There are even cost-saving opportunities with skylights because...

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...