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Glen Ellyn Roofing Services
Glen Ellyn roofing and repairs are conducted by the most experienced and well-known roofing company: FTC Oury Group.
FTC Oury Group is Glen Ellyn’s leading roofing contractor for high-performance roofing systems for residential, commercial, and industrial properties. We provide the industry’s most comprehensive customer support, installation, and repair services.
New Roof on Your Commercial Property
FTC Oury Group works with management companies, industrial organizations, and commercial buildings where we can completely tear off your existing roof system or re-roof over the existing roof … only if conditions allow. We will help you determine which commercial roof will best meet your budget, durability, energy savings, energy efficiencies, and environmental impact. Our team of commercial roofers has the experience required to install a roofing system that will protect from the elements of weather, foot traffic, and anything else that may come it’s way.
Re-roofing or Tear Off Roofing Services for Your Home
Installing a new roof on your home is commonly caused by the natural elements from the weather: wind, rain, sun, and those spring storms. Let us not forget those branches hanging low that rub against the roofing system. Shingles contain granules that come loose, exposing the roofing shingles to wear further. Also, shake roofs become weaker when tree branches rub, causing the shakes to become loose and fall off. Be sure to have FTC Oury Group inspect your roofing system as part of your home’s maintenance routine.
Roof Repairs on Your Home
Roof leaks, missing or damaged vents, missing shingles, or sheet metal repairs are parts that FTC Oury Group can bring your roofing system back into working order. Our team of roofing specialists will show you what we have done and alert you to any areas on your roof that may need attention in the future.
Roof Repairs on Your Commercial Property
Roof leaks, loose vents, or even missing roofing pieces can occur at any time. FTC Oury Group works to quickly fix your roof so you can focus on your business. We will show you where the issues are contained on your roof and alert you to any issues that may develop in the future.
Roof Repair Tips Homeowners Should Know
A leaking roof can result in serious and costly damage to your house. You should repair a roof immediately after the damage occurs. Repairing a damaged roof is sometimes a simple matter of applying roofing cement to an obvious hole; at other times, you will require to diagnose the problem and calculate the benefits of repairs versus installing a new roof. This section will guide you through repairs for all kinds of roofs.
Fixing a Leaky Roof
If a roof begins to leak, determine whether it is meaningful to make permanent repairs or whether you need to apply new roofing. Here are your options:
- If the roof is typically sound with only one or two weak spots, the damage may have come from a falling branch or a particularly severe windstorm. In this situation, make permanent repairs.
- If the roof shows signs of general wear, making repairs will only temporarily solve the issue; other leaks will soon appear. Begin planning a re-roof.
- If you can re-roof soon but want a few weeks to plan and prepare, cover leaks with plywood or plastic sheets until you begin.
- If you’re going to wait a year or so, make permanent repairs now, like replacing shingles. After every rainfall, inspect the attic, make additional repairs, or take steps to protect your interior spaces from water damage.
Identifying Roof Problems
Even if you have not noticed a leak, it’s still vital to inspect your roof every year. Look for problems like cupping, splitting, water damage, and more. We’ll also provide suggestions for repairing common roof problems.
Replacing Shingles and Shakes
If you notice a few shingles or shakes that need to be replaced during your yearly roof inspection, fear not. This is work most homeowners can manage without calling a professional. The initial step is to locate replacement shingles or shakes—and hopefully, you have some leftover from your original roof installation. Then you will be required to remove the damaged pieces, install new underlayment, and add the new shingles or shakes.
Repairing a Flat Roof
Flat roofs often have different coverings as compared to standard roofs; hence the repair process is a little bit more complicated. You will learn what materials to use and the perfect process for the job.