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Is It Time to Replace Your Windows?

Windows, simple pieces of glass, wood or metal that separate our homes from the outside. They are meant to keep us safe, warm and dry and, often time, we don’t think about them … until there is a problem. A small window issue can be a BIG problem! Drafty windows can cost your average home […]

Attic Insulation | Dick's Roofing

Is It Time to Insulate Your Attic?

Wind, snow, ice and cold. Winter is making itself known from the damage to the dunes on Lake Michigan to the sidewalk wreckage in Downtown Kenosha, behind the Kempler Center. But, what you might not realize, is that damage is also being done to your roof. Damage that could possibly be avoided with new or […]

Winter Roof Repair | Dick's Roofing

Roofer’s Nightmare: Don’t Delay Your Roof Repairs!

As the holidays pass, now is the time to think about your 2020 goals. It is also a perfect opportunity to start thinking about the roof over your head and any necessary roof repairs or replacements. Did you know that this is the BEST and the WORST time of year for any great roofing company, […]

House Holiday Decorations | Dick's Roof Repair

Be Safe With Your Holiday Decorations This Season

It’s that time of year when Kenosha homeowners begin bringing their outdoor holiday decorations up from the basement and begin the rewarding, yet tedious, process of decorating their homes. Exterior decorations take special care. There is more to it than just throwing some lights at a wall and plugging them in. There are many different […]

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 […]

Holiday Roof Decorations | Dick's Roofing

Now is the time to make sure your roof is ready the holidays.

Halloween is here and the rest of the holiday season is soon to follow! Pumpkins, lights and holiday decor will begin to make their appearance – from yards to doorsteps to roofs, from Downtown Kenosha to neighborhoods in Racine. Now is the time to make sure your roof is ready the holidays. Seasonal decorations can […]

Testimonial | Dick's Roofing

Siding With Dick’s Roof Repair, Couldn’t Be Happier

In over 60 years of business, Dick’s Roof Repair list of happy customers is extensive. From siding to roofing, we always love to hear from them. Recently, Mount Pleasant‘s very own John Owens took the time to tell us exactly why he appreciated our company’s hard work and dedication. He worked closely with one of […]

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

Winter is definitely a challenging for all of us in the Kenosha area. Snowstorms followed by dangerously cold wind chills can lead 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 gutter […]

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, […]

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 […]

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