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Roof Repair Service in McHenry Illinois

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Roof Repair Contractors in McHenry, IL.

A roof is one of the most important structural elements of your home. So when your roof is  not performing as it should, it’s time to talk to the roofing pros at General Exterior Construction. Our team knows that when a homeowner detects a leak, the trouble has already begun. That is why our crews are dedicated to performing superior roof repair in McHenry, Illinois and the surround areas. We don’t push our clients to replace if all they need is a repair!  Gen Ex Construction has been helping the people of McHenry for over 15 years. We pride ourselves on quality work at a fair price.

Leaky Roof Risks McHenry

When it comes to knowing if your home is at risk you need to look for these signs. Animal activity around your home and on your roof, the age of your roof, and trees or other high areas around your roof. Animals post a significant risk to your roof because they have sharp claws and often are very good at digging. Unless your roof is stone or metal, odds are an animal can get through it. Older roofs are at higher risk and knowing what the life expectancy of your roof will help. Normal asphalt roofing tiles last about 20 to 25 years, and you’ll see lots of debris in your gutters, loose tiles, and discoloration on your roof. This means that it is losing its protective properties and puts the wood under the tiles at risk. The last part is for falling debris. Falling branches can poke a hole in your roof in a second. Falling stones or other objects can also cause holes in your roof, but that is only a risk if the ground is higher than your home, or another building is close by that is taller than your home.

Leaky Roof Repair McHenry

Fixing a leaky roof is always easier when the hole is small. A small enough hole can be fixed by a small patch on the wood underlayment and replacement of the roofing material around the patch. When the hole gets bigger, the cost goes up. A large enough hole will require complete replacement of the roof section which will increase the size of the area that will need to be worked on. This increases the length of time for the repair and the number of people required for the repair, making it more costly than a small hole. Once your roof has been replaced and all damage repaired, you should expect your roof to last as long as the original would.


Roofers in McHenry, Illinois

When it comes to your roof, getting things done right is important. You can rely on Gen-Ex to be your residential roofing specialist to get the job done right. We take the time to do the job right the first time, so you don’t have to have it done a second time. From repairs to replacement, there is nothing we can’t handle when it comes to your roof. A small leak or missing shingles might seem like a reasonable project to try on your own, but you may miss something that will lead to a bigger, and more expensive, problem that is best left to a professional roofer. Call Gen Ex Construction today and talk to our 24-hour emergency hotline with a guarantee on all labor. To keep up with our latest projects and news, be sure to follow us on Facebook!

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