avoid taking summer damage into fall

For many, Labor Day signifies the end of what feels like summer. While fall doesn’t officially start until September 22nd, the feeling of summer (and warm temperatures) starts to disappear after the holiday. Get a jump start on home maintenance tasks by finishing these improvement projects while the weather is still warm.


The cost of a new roof can average over $10,000, making it one of the more expensive home improvement tasks. However, don't let the cost scare you! There are several ways that your new roof could put the cashback in your pocket. Here's how: 

roofing contractor

One of the biggest challenges that homeowners face is choosing the right roofing contractor. After all, it’s a pretty significant investment! Get the best service for your budget by following these tips:

Roof Scam

You wake up on a Saturday morning to the sound of someone knocking on your door. You didn’t expect a package, so you walk downstairs, open the door and there’s a roofer who says that you have storm damage and he can get your roof replaced for a really low cost to you. You think to yourself, “How nice of him to notice my roof damage and help me out with such a low price!”

Slow down. The roofer may be trying to scam you. 

green house

Most homeowners are surprised to learn that almost 50% of their home’s energy bills are related to heating and cooling. Are your monthly energy bills literally going through the roof? If so, that’s the first place you should check!

While the warmer weather sure is nice, it’s not so nice when there’s a hailstorm. If you’ve got hail damage on your roof, here’s what you need to do immediately.


June 1 marks the beginning of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane season, and it’s expected to be more active than normal. While hurricanes usually cause the most damage in coastal areas, their path can still move inland before they dissipate. In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy traveled inland to Central Illinois, causing flooding

To prepare for the hurricane season ahead, here’s how Illinoisans need to prepare.

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As a homeowner, you want the best roof possible. See why CertainTeed shingles are the highest quality choice!