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Important Safety Tips for
Holiday Lighting and Heat Cables

Monday, December 9th, 2013

If you are among the many homeowners who install holiday lighting or rooftop heat cables, we hope you got the high stuff up before the winter cold set in. This is no time to be on a ladder stringing lights up high gables and trees or clipping heat cable to steep valleys and across long […]

Get Your Mind Out of the Gutter

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Many Midwesterners have a love-hate relationship with their homes’ rain gutters. They recognize the importance of moving rainwater off the roof and away from the foundation to keep basements dry and to avoid waterfalls over entries. But they are equally vexed by seasonal fall leaf clogs, winter ice dams and midsummer leaks that can be […]

Gutter Accessories to Help your Home Handle Spring Showers

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

There has been a lot of wet weather across the US in recent weeks.  In general, for every inch of rainfall, a 1000 square foot roofing area processes approximately 600 gallons of runoff water.  There are many products on the market that can help your gutter system move this water away from your home more […]

How to Prevent Roof Damage from Ice Dams this Winter

Sunday, December 19th, 2010

The Midwest has been walloped by snowstorms these last few days.  In the wake of these monster snow falls it is important to keep an eye on your roof as these extreme amounts of snow can be troublesome, and ice dams can begin to form as the snow accumulates. An ice dam is formed on a slanted roof […]

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