Roofing Contractors Aurora IL

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D-Wing Inc
(224) 338-6975
5N840 Prairie Spring Drive
Saint Charles, IL
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Services
Commercial/Flat Roofing, Gutters & Downspouts, Insulation, Insurance Approved, Leak Repair, Residential Roofing, Roofing, Roofing Repair

Matthews Custom Homes Inc.
(630) 325-9809
402 1/2 Hudson Ave
Clarendon Hills, IL
Services
Central Heating System, Drywall and Plaster, Kitchen remodeling, Heating, FirePlaces, Lighting, Fencing, Gutters, Architects & Designers, Garage & Carport, Bathroom remodeling, Carpenters, Tiling, Electrical, Handyman, Closets & Garage Organizers, Mold Remediation, Windows, Insulation, Plumbing, Home Automation, Plaster & Stucco, Disaster Restoration, Additions, Siding, Doors, Ceilings, Framing, Decks & Porches, Home Builders, Sunrooms, Basement remodeling, Concrete Flatwork, Central Vacuum, …
Service Types
Residential, Commercial
Company Information
Hours : 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM M,T,W,T,F,S
Years in Business : 30 Years
Languages Spoken : English
Licensing Information
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : No License Provided

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All Pro Construction Services
(630) 323-5300
8911 Oneill Dr
Burr Ridge, IL
Services
Kitchen remodeling, Additions, Roofing, Basement remodeling, Bathroom remodeling
Company Information
Years in Business : 13 Years
Licensing Information
License # : No License Provided

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STA Enterprises, Inc.
(630) 701-7507
1444 N. Farnsworth Ave., Suite 100, Aurora, Il 60505
Aurora, IL
Services
Roofing, Siding, Insulation and Exterior House Remodelling
Awards
BBB Accredited
Hours
24Hr
Membership Organizations
Naperville Chamber of Commerce

Midwest Roofing Ent Inc
(630) 896-6951
18 N Grace St
North Aurora, IL

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Salvo & Sons, Inc.
(630) 588-1932
1467 Aurora Way
Wheaton, IL
Services
Slate and Tile Roofing Architectural Copper Work
Awards
We were featured in Traditional Roofing Magazine for our design of a new pad style snow guard.
Membership Organizations
We are proud to be affiliated with the NSA (national slate association), SRCA (slate roofing contractors association), and the BBB (better business bureau).
Prices and/or Promotions
We will always quote the best possible price.

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CHATEAU BUILDERS INC.
(847) 852-6569
1591 W. Grove St.
Addison, IL
Services
Roofing, Demolition, Plumbing, Windows, Framing, Home Automation, Siding, Gutters, Countertops, Painting, Decks & Porches, Disaster Restoration, Central Heating System, Doors, Skylights, Bathroom remodeling, Additions, Basement remodeling, Kitchen remodeling, Ducts & Vents, Carpenters, Cabinets, Multiple Room Renovation, Heating, Flooring, Home Builders
Service Types
Residential, Commercial, Emergency Services
Company Information
Hours : 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM M,T,W,T,F,S
Years in Business : 10 Years
Languages Spoken : English, German, Polish
Licensing Information
License # : general contractor license, HVAC license

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STA Enterprises, Inc.
(630) 701-7507
1444 N. Farnsworth Ave., Suite 100, Aurora, Il 60505
Aurora, IL
Services
House Remodeling - Roofing, Siding, Insulation
Awards
BBB Accredited
Membership Organizations
Naperville Chamber of Commerce

Affordable Roofing Inc
(630) 898-3230
1500 Dearborn Ave
Aurora, IL
 
AAA Roofing, Inc.
(630) 844-2553
2575 Surrey Ct
Aurora, IL

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Roofing - An Overview of What's Overhead

The type of roofing you choose can have a serious impact on your health and on the environment. Slope roofing materials, such as asphalt-based rolled roofing and shingles, will offgas toxins when heated by the sun. Flat roofing materials, such as tar and gravel, will continually offgas when heated by the sun, emitting known carcinogens such as VOCs from asphalt, including benzene, polynuclear aromatics, toluene and xylene. Although roofing materials are located outside the living space, odors can enter the home through doors, windows and vents. 

78% of total annual roofing dollars spent in the US is spent on re-roofing. Re-roofing is not only expensive, but it sends used roofing materials to landfills, where the polluting contents continue to offgas and leach into the soil and groundwater.

Unfortunately, re-roofing your house is often a necessity.  But a new roof with good air sealing, insulation, and ventilation will save energy and make your house more comfortable. Many unhealthy and persistent mold and mildew infestations began with an undetected roof leak. No type of roofing installation is foolproof, but the use of high quality roofing materials and skilled installers will reduce the risk of leakage.

Here are some tips to help guide your roofing decisions:

Consider the System as a Whole

In new construction, choice of roofing materials should be integral with other decisions about the building. The roof is your main defense against water leakage  in your house. Early in the decision-making process, figure out your roofing and how it will integrate with the rest of the house.

Calculate How Much Roofing You'll Need

Roofs are measured in 100-square-foot areas, or "squares". Three bundles of three-tab shingles typically equal one square: laminates come in four bundles per square.  It's a good idea to calculate beforehand how much roofing material you'll need so that you'll have an easier time comparing bid from contractors.

To calculate:

multiply the overall length and width of each roof section to determine its area Add 10% to allow for waste, then divide by 100 to determine how many squares you'll need

If the roof is new or you're having the old shingles removed, you'll need an underlayment  (roofing felt)  to create a moisture barrier for the wood sheathing  and rafters underneath. You may also have to install an "ice-and-water shield" along with the eaves and valleys where two wings of the roof intersect.  New drip edges and metal flashing are often needed around pipes, chimneys, and the like.

Avoid Adhesives

Adhesives used in roofing applications can emit harmful VOCs. They are especially toxic during application and curing (drying) periods.  Water-based adhesives are better because they only release water vapor as they dry, but they are not necessarily 100% safe. Use mechanical fastening, a range of processes that utilizes a variet...

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