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Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Home Exterior

Now that winter has passed, you may start thinking about spring cleaning the inside of your home. With warm weather becoming more frequent, spending more time outdoors is common – you may spot some areas on the exterior of your home that need some TLC. In the Lake County, Illinois area our winters bring on […]

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gutter guards on gutters with debris on top of them

Do Gutter Guards Cause Ice Dams?

Wintertime brings around the holidays, cozy fires, as well as snow and ice that can lead to problems for homeowners. Winter weather, especially the amount of snow that we get in northern Illinois, brings about snow build-up that can lead to dreaded ice dam. What is an Ice Dam? Ice dams form on your roof […]

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Ice Forming on Exterior of Building Causing Ice Dams

How Ice Dams Cause Water Damage

Winter in the Chicago area has their share of snowstorms and cold weather. When ice and snow begin to pile on your roof, can lead to problems if your attic isn’t properly insulated. Snow begins to melt, but due to irregularities in temperatures on your roof, it will refreeze, eventually causing the formation of ice […]

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