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Working With Roofing Contractors During COVID-19

Under normal circumstances investing in roofing can be difficult but roofing during COVID-19 is even more challenging. Pro-Homes Services has adapted to this new normal and simplified the process for homeowners to navigate this scary and unusual time. Don’t be afraid to roof your house now, especially if it is an emergency. What steps should you […]

Finding The Right Roofer For Your New Roof

Making the decision to get a new roof is stressful enough but finding a roofing contractor you can trust can be even more stressful.  As the owner of Pro-Home Services for 20 years, I regularly console my customers’ fears and anxieties about their new change. The fears are not unfounded. I’ve seen the types of “roofers” out […]

Preventing Storm Damage in Chicago

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.

Roof Hail Damage and the Insurance Company’s Role

Spring has finally sprung and with it, the threat of roof hail damage. Especially here in the Midwest, a brutal winter full of ice, snow, and dangerous temperatures is followed by a volatile Spring/Summer, giving our roofs quite a beating. Most homeowners have homeowner’s insurance but whether or not their policy covers roof hail damage is another matter.

Tear Offs vs. Second Roof Layers

When contemplating a new roof, many people hope to have second layer shingles installed instead of an entire new roof. Why? Second roof layers are cheaper, cleaner, and have a faster installation time. While those are enticing reasons to choose second roof layers, it is not always the smartest decision. Installing a second roof layer is like sweeping dust under the rug or putting a band aid over a deep wound that needs more attention.

When to Make a Roof Insurance Claim

To file a roof insurance claim or not to file a roof insurance claim? That is the question. A roof is the most essential piece of your home. It protects everything you value most. Unfortunately, it also bears the brunt of Mother Nature’s force. When your roof is damaged or shows its age, should you file a roof insurance claim?

Finding a Trustworthy Roofer

One of the biggest obstacles homeowners face is finding a trustworthy roofer, especially when it’s important to act quickly to minimize damage to your home. Although it may be tempting to pick the first contractor that pops up on Google, it is important to know they are reputable. You wouldn’t pick a mechanic for your car using the eeny, meaney, miney, mow method. Why should your roofing contractor be any different? Look for these qualities to make sure your roofer is trustworthy.