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Replace Your Roof Before Winter | Dick's Roofing

Replace Your Roof Before Winter Hits

We made it through the dog days of summer and cooler fall temperatures – along with the beautiful Wisconsin fall colors – will soon be upon us. It’s a perfect time of year to have your roof inspected by the trained roof technicians at Dick’s Roof Repair. There is only one choice when it comes […]

Colorful siding | Dick's Roofing

Colorful Options for Your Home’s Siding and Roof

Many of us think of siding as one way to keep our homes warm and cozy during cold weather. But quality siding can also help keep your home cool – and your energy bills lower- –  in the summer heat. As siding ages, it becomes less energy-efficient, allowing more drafts and warm air to seep […]

GacoFlex® Products Help You Get the Most Out of Your Roof

Technology has impacted all areas of the housing market and Dick’s Roof Repair is constantly on the look-out for innovative new products that will save our customers money. Our top picks are high-quality, durable products that increase efficiency and are gentle on the environment. Gaco Western is a manufacturer of roofing products that fit all […]

Roof Repair or Replacement Help

Here in southeastern Wisconsin, when May flowers pop up, we tend to be cautiously optimistic that spring has finally arrived. Although springtime often brings showers and storms, many homeowners get back outside to start lawn and landscaping projects. Those projects often include exterior renovations to homes large and small. Heavy rains can often highlight problems […]

Spring Roofing | Dick's Roofing

Spring Ahead and Let the Experts at Dick’s Roof Repair Help with your Roof Project

Now that we’ve survived another Wisconsin winter and the snow has melted, it’s much easier to see curling or worn out shingles and weak or discolored spots on your roof. Spring is an excellent time to contact Dick’s Roof Repair for a free, customized estimate. Our trained technicians will do a thorough inspection of your […]

See Your Home’s Value Clearly with New Windows from Dick’s Roof Repair

See Your Home’s Value Clearly with New Windows from Dick’s Roof Repair

Chicago is known as the Windy City, but the Kenosha and Racine areas are no stranger to gales and gusts. When the wind blows around your home-whether it’s off Lake Michigan or closer to Lake Andrea-drafts can come in very easily if you have older, poorly maintained windows. Windows that lack proper insulation, were installed […]

Icicles On Roof Gutter Due to a Lack of Proper Attic Insulation

Proper Attic Insulation Helps Avoid Icicles

Last month was definitely a challenging one for all of us in the Kenosha area. Snowstorms followed by dangerously cold wind chills led to a beautiful assortment of icicles on nearly every home and building. While they are lovely to look at, icicles on your roof can be a warning sign. Icicles form on residential […]

Snow Cover, Unsightly Siding? Contact Dick's Roofing

Unsightly Siding this Winter? We Can Help!

Describing Wisconsin’s winter weather has unpredictable is an understatement! Kenosha-area residents have enjoyed temperatures near 50 and have suffered through bitterly cold wind chills. Most of us have lots of layering options to deal with the wide temperature swings, but your home’s siding may not tolerate them as well. Homes near Downtown Kenosha and  Lake Michigan […]

Is Your Roof Ready for the New Year? Dick's Roof Repair

Is Your Roof Ready for the New Year?

The holidays are a festive time of year, but they can also be exhausting. Your roof may be showing signs of fatigue these days, too! If you can’t recall the last time you had new shingles put on, if your shingles are curling or have lots of bare spots-or if heavy rains lead to a […]

Ice Dams | Dick's Roofing

Lack of Attic Insulation Leads to Ice Dams

“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas” is a great song for this time of year but, unfortunately, all that cold and snow can also mean ‘tis the season of ice dams. Ice dams forming in your home’s gutter system is caused by the lack of proper insulation in your attic.  If your attic is too […]

Telltale Signs of Winter Roof Damage

Telltale Signs of Winter Roof Damage

There are many signs that indicate your roof is in need of attention. Sometimes, in the cold of winter, these signs become more self-evident as a result of melting snow, cascading ice or just the expansion and contraction of roof elements as a result of changes in the weather. At Dick’s Roofing, we are experts […]

Icicles on roofs cause damage

Icicles On Your Roof Are A Sign Of Trouble

Have you ever been tempted, or dared, to stick your tongue on an icicle? First off, don’t do it because you might get stuck. Second of all, have you ever wondered why your home is covered those beautiful (but damaging) icicles anyway? Icicles can be amazing! In the winter, you can see them everywhere but, […]

Insulation | Dick's Roofing

Properly Insulating your Home Provides Comfort and Cost Savings

According to the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA), 90 percent of single family homes in the US are under insulated. Homes lacking the proper amount of insulation will be harder to cool in the summer and more difficult to heat in the winter. Humidity can also be a challenge with uninsulated attics. If your […]

Roofing in the Winter | Dick's Roofing

Roofing in the Winter: Anything is Possible

Winter weather in many parts of the country can be extremely harsh to roofs, especially those on large commercial roofing properties. Repair and even replacement can take place in the dead of winter, preventative care and maintenance during warmer months can help business owners avoid one or both. Snow and ice are two of the most […]

Making an Investment in Your Home

Making an Investment in Your Home

When you can not only hear but feel the wind coming in through your siding, you may need to think about having newer, more energy efficient siding installed. Or-when the rain coming down outside is now also inside, it is likely time to consider having a new roof installed. These projects are definitely better done […]

Roofing 101 | Dick's Roofing

Roofing 101: Don’t Procrastinate

Many of us are parents and spend at least part of the late summer preparing to send our children back to school. Whether they are heading to kindergarten or starting college, they need certain supplies to be successful and to function well. Your house does, too. Don’t put off repairing or replacing your roof. School […]

Quality Work-Plus Warranties

Dick’s Roofing and Repair Provides Quality Work-Plus Warranties!

Dick’s Roofing and Repair has been proudly serving customers in southeastern Wisconsin for 62 years. This level of experience is important to potential customers. Having repair work, a new layer of shingles or an entirely new roof installed is a large undertaking and can be a large expense-whether you own one of Downtown Kenosha‘s lakefront […]

Gacoflex Roofing System

Extend the Life of Your Roof With Eco-friendly Gacoflex Roofing System

At Dick’s Roof Repair, we are always looking for innovative and cost-effective products to extend the life of any roof. Our team stays on top of trends so that our customers have the most options, the best products and the most qualified technicians. One of the best product lines we’ve come across in the past […]

Save Money with a New Roof | Dick's Roofing

Best Choice in SE Wisconsin for Roof Installation & Repair

Warm weather is driving Kenosha homeowners outside to do projects that were put on hold during the winter. Besides the landscaping, gardening and window cleaning that everybody does, checking the condition of your roof should be on your checkoff list as well. A well-maintained roof keeps your family warm and dry. It is also one […]

Home's Quality Siding | Dick's Roofing

Protect your Home with High-Quality Siding from Dick’s

Wow, what a “spring” it’s been in Wisconsin so far! Kenosha has been hit hard, from the Kenosha Public Museums and downtown area, to Pleasant Prairie and towns west of the I.  If you think the atmospheric roller coaster is hard on you and your gardening plans, just think about what the up and down […]