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ice dams

Ice dams can cause expensive repairs and extensive damage to your home. Many homeowners don’t call roofers to have them removed until they feel it’s an emergency. In this post we will highlight some signs of ice dam emergencies and how roofers handle them. What Are Ice Dams Ice dams are a ridge of ice…

Roof installation is a focal part of the home building process; signaling that the project will soon be finished. Today’s options for roofing are endless with online ordering available with a few clicks of a mouse. A brand that you may not be aware, but should know is CertainTeed. In today’s post we will highlight…

roofing repair heat gun

Roofing repair tools are essential for a job well done. From hammers to saws completing a job wouldn’t be possible without these tools. One important tool when it comes to maintaining a roof is a heat gun. Yes, you read it correctly. A heat gun. To be honest, it sounds like a weapon from Star…

It’s winter. It may not feel like it. But it still is. Unfortunately, Industry Elite Services is not installing roof during winter months. You might think that its because of the snow but it is much more than that. When is it too cold to roof? An ideal day for roofing would be nice and…

The best tool for removing snow from your home’s roof is a roof rake. A low-cost item, with prices starting at about $40, that can easily do the job of snow removal. The adjustable handle allows safe removal from the ground. Not all the snow needs to be removed from your roof to make sure…

There are many benefits to having trees in the yard with it comes to your home. Arborists and roofing contractors alike recommend pruning your trees on a regular basis to avoid. Industry Elite Services knows the importance of pruning to avoid damage that would require a roof replacement. How trees help avoid roof replacements Trees offer your…

attic insulation

Attic insulation is a homeowner’s first line of defense against high heating or cooling bills. A properly insulated attic can spare you from experiencing drastic weather changes in your home. A properly insulated attic is also a preventative method against ice dams. What is Insulation?  Thermal insulators are materials that prevent or reduce forms of…

roofing gravel stop

Roofing choices for homeowners today offer a wide variety of options. From function to design there is something to fit every homeowner’s budget and aesthetic preferences. With those choices also comes maintenance, and if you have a gravel roof maintenance is often more complex. Luckily for homeowners with gravel roofing, a gravel stop can make…

roof collapse snow

Snow while a beautiful part of winter can cause damage and even collapse your home’s roof. Roof collapse from snow can cause thousands in repairs or result in fatalities. In this post we will cover how much snow a roof can hold, how to evaluate your roof’s limit for weight, signs of excessive snow build…

leaking roof

The holiday season is full of gifts and surprises that will put a smile on anyone’s face. A leaking roof however is not the kind of surprise a homeowner wants to come home to. In this post we will discuss some causes of leaky roofs, dangers, prevention, and what you should if you find your…

icicles dangerous

Icicles may be beautiful to look at it, but unless your Elsa icicles can be dangerous or even deadly. In this post we will talk about how icicles form, prevention, and how to safely remove them. How Icicles Form Specific weather conditions are required in order for icicles to form and the main component for…

roofing contractor gift

With the holiday season upon us and shopping to be done, don’t forget your roofing contractor! Our roofing contractors go to great heights to make sure our roofs are installed or maintain correctly. These are some unique and fun holiday gifts to show appreciation to the roofing contractor in your life! The Essentials Ladder: Unless…

tamko shingles

Tamko celebrates 75 years of business going all the way back to 1945 when they made their first shingle. Tamko’s  mission statement found on their website states, “our commitment to constantly moving the industry forward with quality building products, including residential and commercial roofing, waterproofing products, and cements and coatings”. At Industry Elite we trust…

drone

At Industry Elite we are always trying to use the most current technologies in our business. One of these technologies that we use are drones! Drones caused a stir when they took off in popularity in 2018. Drones are an easy and effective way to take your photography or video skills to new heights and…

Winterizing Checklist Feature Photo

While we often think about how our homes protect us from the Illinois winters, we very rarely think about how we need to protect our homes.  At Industry Elite Services, we want our client’s homes to stand the test of times. We suggest taking the following steps to make sure your home is as ready…

winterizing roof

Getting your roof ready for winter should be an important item on your to-do list. Your roof provides protection agains the elements so it’s important to maintain it year round. To get your roof ready in preparation for winter these are our recommendations: Clean out Gutters Make sure your gutters are free of any debris….

GAF Feature Photo

More homes and businesses in the U.S. are protected by a GAF roof than by any other product. They are the leading roofing manufacturer in North America, with plants strategically located across the U.S. GAF is a trusted name in roofing shingles, underlayment and components products. Therefore at Industry Elite, we trust that GAF’s products…

shingles roofing

Finding the right shingles for roof can be a challenging task. From aesthetics to budget our team at Industry Elite our team of residential roofing contractors can help you select the right shingles for you roof. In this post we will talk about the variety of shingles we offer as well as some pros and cons….

Owens Corning is more than just a trusted name, they are a market leader in roofing shingles, underlayment and components products.Therefore at Industry Elite, we trust that Owens Corning’s products will give out clients the best looking and strongest roofing. Not only does the roof need to be strong but the look of a roof…

In our 15 years of servicing roofs in the Naperville area, we have seen some very scary roofs. Here are some of the scariest roofs we have ever seen.  If your roof looks this scary, please call us. Industry Elite Services can help, but only with the roof, not the ghosts in the attic. These…

fall checklist

When it comes to roofs many have an out-of-sight out-of-mind approach, but neglecting your roof can end up costing you big in repairs. The National Roofing Contractors Association recommends that you inspect your roof every fall and spring. Making roof maintenance apart of your regular fall maintenance routine not only save you from costly repairs,…

Fall Maintenance Feature Photo

There are many how-to guides available online for how to prepare your home for the fall months. This post is going to list some autumn maintenance tips to help you prepare your home this fall.  Inspect and Maintain your Roof It’s recommended that you inspect your roof twice a year. When inspecting your roof look…

Having a sturdy roof that looks attractive is one of the perks of owning a home. It might not seem like a big deal, but when people come to visit, they’ll notice. A good roof can make a home feel warm and inviting, but a bad one can turn your exterior into an awkward spectacle…

roofing contractor gifts

A leak coming into the attic or noticeably missing shingles are a few signs that your roof may be in need of repairs. While action should be taken immediately to avoid further damage to your home, this doesn’t mean that you should try to fix it yourself. Here are a few reasons why DIY roofing…

How often do you check on your roof? You probably do it less frequently than you should. It’s easy to assume that everything outside is all fine and good until you discover interior damage, and by then it’s too late. Don’t worry—there are a few questions you can ask yourself to make sure you catch…