Understanding Law and Ordinance Coverage
At Storm Guard we specialize in insurance restoration. We are often asked about the most important items to discuss with your agent when reviewing your insurance policy. As a licensed public adjuster, I am often found assisting homeowners in understanding the meaning behind the endorsements in their policy. Law and Ordinance, Code Coverage or Code Upgrade seem to always rise to the top of the list. Many homeowners do not realize that they do […]
Ice Dam Prevention
Chicagoland winter has arrived, and the snow and ice will start falling. The white snow and icicles hanging along the eaves of your house may look beautiful, but they can be a predictor of future trouble. Ice dams can damage gutters, loosen shingles, and cause water to back up and seep into your house. An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof and prevents melting snow (water) from draining […]
Get Your Home Ready For Winter
8 Things To Do Now to Prepare Your Home For Winter 1. CLEAN YOUR GUTTERS Once the last leaves fall make sure to clean out all of your gutters. Clogged and dirty gutters can cause water to pool damaging your roof and siding. The fall is a great time to get gutter screens installed to make future clean up easier. 2. CHECK ALL WINDOWS FOR DRAFTS Weatherstripping is easy to install and can help […]
The Real Estate Side of Roofing…
At Storm Guard of Naperville we have been lucky enough to partner with Carrie Foley of John Greene Realty. We asked Carrie to provide her insight on getting your home prepared to sell. Below is Carrie’s perspective on roofing and the sale of your property. If you’re thinking about listing your home, you may be wondering if you should list as-is, or if you should spend some money to replace your roof. It probably goes […]
How Siding Can Change The Look Of Your Home….
What’s the first thing you notice about a house? What makes you stop and say, “Wow, that home looks great!” By adding or replacing siding, you can really make your home stand out. Add interest and character to your home by adding Vinyl Shake or Vertical Board and Batten siding. The addition of shake, board, and batten will let the charm of your home shine through and give it additional curb appeal. These siding […]
HELP! What Shingle Should I Choose?
You have a roof approved by your insurance company; it is time for a new roof due to age or wear and tear. The next step is choosing a roofing product. Does it really matter what color and texture you pick? Yes, it does! The first impression people get of how you live is based on the exterior of your home, so you want it to have curb appeal! Not only is it important […]
Supporting Hesed House
Storm Guard Roofing and Construction – Naperville, IL supports Hesed House and our community. Our mission at Storm Guard is to ensure that those in our community have their homes restored after a storm or when they are in disrepair. Not everyone in our community is as fortunate as us and our customers to have a roof over their heads. When you #passthehat for Hesed House you are part of so much more than just food […]
Check Out These Six Easy Home Repair Jobs to Beat Those Winter Blues
There’s just no denying that this post-holiday, frigid, and dismal period during the first quarter of the year is a drag. The lack of natural sunlight can cause a condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and result in depression, the weather is often unrelenting, and the news is pretty dreary in general. One of the best ways to clear away the winter blues is to get busy, and there’s no better way than to choose a few moderate home repair jobs and […]