Call a Chicago roofer to explore sustainable options for harsh Midwestern weather
Most Chicagoans know that their city isn’t called the “Windy City” for nothing. The Midwest, Chicago in particular, is notorious for its wildly unpredictable weather conditions -- harsh wind, heavy snow and searing heat.
Chicago homes should be outfitted with strong, weather-resistant roofs. Looking to go green? Investing in high-quality materials that won’t need replacing is a sustainable option for roofing. Sophisticated roofing materials may be more expensive up front, but you will save the money of future repairs.
Need more info? Then check out Angie's List's Go Green Roofing Options infographic to find information on solar panels and what questions you should be asking your roofer.
Certainly, installing a roof is a big investment. Homeowners should do careful research before choosing which type of roof best suits their lifestyle. Improperly installed roofs can suffer a number of structural problems, causing them to have a shorter lifespan. Most homeowners are well-advised to get a professional opinion and save themselves the headache! Angie’s List offers reviews on a number of Chicago roofing contractors.