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Poor Siding is Costly in the Winter

The winter months are an especially tough time for homeowners. There’s the snow, ice, and heavy winds to contend with—not to mention keeping up with shoveling and de-icing your driveway and sidewalk. What about your siding? When your home exterior is not adequately protected, it’s not only uncomfortable, but you end up spending more than […]

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Avoid Price Increases & Delays in the Spring

The holidays are here, your utility bills are higher to battle the winter cold, and supply chain issues are messing with your shopping. You might think this is the WORST time to consider new windows or siding for your home, BUT Dick’s Roof Repair is here to tell you now is the BEST option you […]

God's Kitchen Donation

Thanksgiving Comes Early Thanks to God’s Kitchen

Arnetta Griffin and her team of volunteers fed hundreds of area residents Saturday afternoon.  Griffin, the founder of God’s Kitchen, offered free Thanksgiving meals to all who stopped by St. Anthony’s Church, 2223 51st St. The local nonprofit also provided free winter clothing and haircuts.  “We’re very busy. It’s a blessed day,” Griffin said, adding she was […]

Thankful for your home's roof | Dick's Roofing

Be Thankful For Your Home’s Roof

As Thanksgiving approaches and we ponder what we are thankful for, have you ever stopped and felt appreciation for your home’s roof? Are you guilty of taking your roof for granted? For many of us, the roof is simply something that covers the top of our home – we simply don’t think about it very […]

Cost of Roof Repair

Cost of Roof Repair Increasing, Schedule Now

A roof is low maintenance compared to lawn care and significant appliance upkeep. But too many homeowners neglect regular roof repair until they need a whole roof replacement. Roof replacement makes up over 90% of the roofing industry’s work. Older buildings are especially vulnerable because some roofs last only 20-30 years. If you want to […]

Dick's Free Roof Winner

New Roof Awarded to Local Firefighter

Joe Epping is getting a new roof, some peace of mind, and a long-overdue thank-you for his work in serving the community.  Epping, a Kenosha Fire Department firefighter, and local coach won the Dick’s Roof Repair Service contest awarding a free roof to a local first responder. Dick’s President Jeff Milkie informed the Eppings this week.  “It was incredible. […]

Replace Your Roof this Fall

Schedule Your Fall Roof Repair NOW

Winter can wreak havoc on your roof. The wet weather can lead to water damage, ice dams, and more problems for your home if you do not get your roof repaired. Because the winter weather can worsen so many roofing problems, you need to get these taken care of before the season changes. Winter weather […]

3 Generation of Dick's Roofing

Three Generations of Experience

Keeping a roof over Kenosha area homes is a family affair now for three generations at Dick’s Roof Repair. Over 60 years ago, Dick Milkie began Dick’s Roof Repair Service, and his granddaughter, Laura Chatteron, and grandson, Steve Milkie, recently joined the team as the third generation of Milkie family members. The family’s legacy of […]

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Nominate a Firefighter or Police Officer

With over 60 years of helping area residents and businesses with their roofing, siding, and windows projects, Dick’s Roof Repair is dedicated to the Kenosha community.   It is with that tradition and commitment in mind that Dick’s Roof Repair is ready to give back to one of our selfless hometown heroes! We are proud to […]

Chimney Flashing | Dick's Roof Repair

Is it Time to Replace Your Chimney Flashing?

Nothing looks quite as quaint as smoke swirling from a chimney on a cold day. The smell of a fire in the fireplace, wood-burning, and warming the house creates this charming image and feel. When your chimney begins to fail you, though, the dream of a fire in the fireplace can quickly turn into the […]

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Replacing Your Windows Can Save You Money

Whether you enjoy watching Lake Michigan from your home’s bay windows or you love to have your windows open closer to Petrifying Springs Park, the age and type of window can save you money. There are many ways to update your home and save on window cost and so many modern options:  Vinyl Windows Double […]

New Siding Can Save You Money

How a Siding Replacement Can Save You Money

Do you have dents in your aluminum siding? Is your vinyl siding ripped? Is there wear and tear on the old siding you inherited from a previous homeowner? If so, it might be time for some home improvement and time to replace your home’s siding. Luckily, Dick’s Roof Repair, Kenosha–Racine‘s favorite roofing contractor, also does […]

Scholarship Raffle

Scholarship Fund Raffle

Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha is proud to announce the Pat Quilling & Frank Matrise Jr. Scholarship Fund created by Dick’s Roofing’s very own, Jeff Milkie to honor fellow coaches and good friends. This fund was established to raise funds for BGC Sports athletes from low-income households that wish to play sports at the […]

New Roof Can Save You Money.

A New Roof Can Save You Money

Did you know that 88% of Americans make unexpected home improvements and repairs annually? According to a recent survey, the average cost of these repairs was to the tune of around $5,000 a year. And one of the essential items on the list is roofs and issues caused by faulty roofing. If you’ve been thinking […]

Spring Roof & Home Projects

Time for Roofing, Siding or Windows Projects!

If you’re like most people, you’ve spent a fair amount of time and money upgrading your home in recent years. Across the U.S., we spent around $522 billion on home improvements from 2017 to 2019 alone. That’s without factoring in the major boost in home improvement projects during the lockdown! However, it’s worth noting that one time […]

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Dinner on Dick’s Roof Repair

Act Fast to Get a $100 Gift Certificate from Dick’s Roofing Since 1957 Dick’s Roofing has been Kenosha & Racine Counties’ roofer of choice for homes, condo associations and buildings, because we stand by our work. At Dick’s we know that our success is based on the success of our fellow locally owned businesses that […]

Peeling Roof, Avoid Cheap Contractors

Pay Now or Pay Later?

Cheap Siding or Roofing Project Can Cost You More In The Long Run. Saving money on a renovation project is always something that can bring a twinkle to a homeowner’s eye. Who doesn’t like to save a little green when replacing your siding or repairing your roof? The problem that can arise is that saving […]

Roofing Hero

Your Home’s Unsung Hero

One of the most important and yet underappreciated aspects of your home is your roof. It helps to keep your family safe from the elements, to keep your structure secure and, properly maintained, it can last for a long time. It is the unsung hero in the world of home improvement. But when it does […]

Siding Before and After | Dicks Roofing

Advantages to Replacing Your Siding in the Winter

Snow and freezing weather are right around the corner and updating your siding is one sure way to keep your home warm and cozy during cold weather. As siding ages, it becomes less energy-efficient, allowing more drafts and cold air to seep in. Now is a perfect time to have your siding inspected by a […]

Fall is Perfect Time to Update Your Siding

Fall is Perfect Time to Update Your Siding

The holidays are approaching and fall decorations are coming out of storage, ready to make your home look festive. Instead of strategically using those decorations to hide your home’s damage or unattractive siding, why not give your house a total makeover in 2020? It might surprise you, but fall is a perfect time to replace […]