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Located in very close proximity to St. Louis University, St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis University School of Nursing, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, and St. Louis University School of Law, the Lindell Towers (Coronado Place and Towers) is an appealing source for students throughout the area. 

Due to the appeal of a low bid, the roof had been previously restored by an out of town “storm chaser” and was ultimately determined the restoration was not completed properly and caused leaking and damage to the building. 

Renaissance Roofing, Inc. was contacted to remove and replace the existing Ludowici 13-1/4” Spanish tile roof and trim accessories from both roofing structures on the downtown high-rise building; Lindell Towers East and West. 

Renaissance Roofing, Inc. was contracted to restore back to its original luster, a full copper roof system including gutters and downspouts in Kenosha, WI after a severe thunderstorm packing extreme winds tore the original roofing system partially off the residence.

This storm system was strong enough to uproot entire trees from the ground and cause significant damage to Kenosha and the immediate surrounding area. Many tile, slate and architectural sheet metal roofing systems were affected due to this storm.

 

 

Our contract included all facets of this copper roofing system. Due to the heavy damage, we would completely remove the entire roof and gutter system down to the wooden deck and start anew. We would replace all wood decking damaged by the storm, replace all the underlayments with new felt and Ice and [...]

A clay tile roof is among the most well-known forms of roof types employed currently for appears and low upkeep. When most clay tile roofs are discovered in warmer areas plus the tropics, clay tiles are appropriate for just about any climate. The history of clay tiles from time to time known as Mexican tiles dates back centuries and even though they may be appealing to appear at, they do call for some restricted upkeep. Clay tiles are produced applying clay and sand and are then fired inside a wood kiln, which tends to make them challenging and very sturdy for roofing. Lastly, the tiles are glazed using a specific material to help keep them intact and from cracking. No matter your strategy to keep the clay tile roof oneself or employ a professional, often make sure which you practice the proper security methods when functioning around the rooftop. Be sure to hire a professional [...]

Hail damage is not typically visible to the eye from the ground. It has been our experience that hail damage requires an inspection on the roof. Having a qualified contractor get on your tile or slate roof will help reveal the hail damage.

Just because you don’t see broken roof slates does not mean you don’t have damage.

 

 

Many times, slate roofs will have “hidden” damage. This damage can include hairline cracks and fractures, breaks, chipped and broken edges of the slate. Because you cannot see this damage, it is always recommended that a highly qualitied tile and slate roofing contractor, such as Renaissance Roofing, Inc. carefully and accurately inspects your hail damaged natural slate roof.

In the photo shown, these original early 1900’s era Pennsylvania Slates have been “dented” by a hailstorm in [...]

Question: Does hail damage clay roof tiles?

Yes, hail does damage clay and concrete tile roofs. There is the apparent damage caused by hail when you have broken roof tiles. There is also damage that cannot be seen from the ground. This damage is small cracks and fractures in the tile that will cause the tile to break over time. Tile roofing systems also have copper flashings. Because copper is a soft metal, it is easily damaged by hail. Copper gutters on your tile roof will also be damaged by hail. If you have clay tile roof and live in the Evanston, IL Skokie, IL Wilmette, IL or Kenilworth, IL having your clay tile or concrete tile roof inspected would be sensible. Click here to schedule an inspection of your hail damaged clay or concrete tile roof

 

 

Question: Are slate roofs damaged by hail?

Yes, natural rock slate roofing systems are damaged by [...]

The historic restoration of the Anderson Arts Center in Kenosha Wisconsin, 40 miles south of Milwaukee, WI was performed in 2019 to protect the Estate against the brutal Lake Michigan and Kenosha, Wisconsin weather.

Designed by Ralph Milman and Archibald Mortphet and built for James Anderson, an executive of the American Brass Company and his wife, Janet Lance Anderson, granddaughter of the Simmons Mattress Company founder, the French Renaissance Revival style house has over 9,000 square feet of living space with more than 30 rooms. The clay roof tiles are complimented by the stone and stucco exterior walls and dormers trimmed in wood with a copper roofing system.  Construction began in 1929 and was completed in 1931.

 

The restoration processes involved the meticulous removal of the 30,000 pieces of Ludowici-Celadon Brittany Style Shingle tiles. Each [...]

Clay roofing seriously took hold right after key fires in New York and Boston inside the 1660s. Fire codes had been made that encouraged fire-proof clay tile roofing. Their durability, ease of upkeep, and low thermal conductivity merely sealed the deal, producing it certainly one of by far the most well-known roofing components for almost two centuries.  Clay tile roofing contractor in Omaha has one of the longest life expectancies of any roof covering if effectively installed and maintained. Some clay roofing has been recognized to final more than one hundred years.

 

Extra Benefits of Clay Tile Roofing

You will discover nonetheless additional added benefits that could be derived from getting roof tile installed on one’s residence. Roof tiles are a green kind of roof tiling – in other words, roof tiles are friendly towards the atmosphere. Considering that roof tiles are created of concrete or clay, they may be created from all-natural supplies [...]

Plumbing stacks, sometimes referred to as soil stacks, are pipes that protrude through the roof and vent gases from the drainpipes (sinks and toilets) in your house perform a vital function. Bathroom fans that help evacuate the offensive odors in your water closet also require metal flashings at the roof. These fans also pull hot humid air produced when you shower. These small vents cause leaks that damage to your ceilings and attic insulation.

The photo above shows a failing plumbing stack on a slate roofing system. This component needs to be replaced along with the cracked slate and any deteriorated underlayments.

Plumbing vents do not last forever and should be replaced. By scheduling the Renaissance Roofing, [...]

Built in 1931, The New Pitts Mortuary, located in Milwaukee, WI is clad with the original Ludowici-Celadon matte green Provincial Flat Slab Shingle tile roof along with copper flashings, copper hip, copper ridge, flat roof, gutters and downspouts.

Initially contracted in 2014, Renaissance Roofing, Inc. removed and replaced the existing modified bitumen flat roof membrane with a new 50 mil evergreen colored PVC membrane over the entire upper flat roof area. With this scope of work, Renaissance Roofing, Inc. also installed new 16oz. copper ridge metal on 2 perimeters of the flat roof and general maintenance work which included the replacement of broken and/ or failing matt green Ludowici-Celadon Provincial Flat Slab Shingle tiles.

 

Over the past 5 years and forward, Renaissance Roofing, Inc. has completed several phases, or scopes of work at the New [...]

After asphalt and metal, clay tile is amongst the most common supplies for residential roofs. Although frequently identified in warmer areas, it is appropriate for any climate and is quickly recognizable by its rustic and Old-World charm. Clay tile roofing contractor in Chicago can present homeowners having a sturdy and aesthetically pleasant exterior. Some clay roofs can final for any century, and a lot of demand only a minimal level of upkeep. That tends to make clay a viable selection when compared with equivalent supplies like terra cotta, fired clay, molded concrete, or slate.

Upkeep and Repair Ideas to Remember

Even though clay tiles final longer than asphalt, they do call for upkeep and roof repair like any roof. Professional clay tile roofing contractor Chicago shares upkeep guidelines to remember for any wholesome and long-lasting clay tile roof.

Clean the Surface

Cleaning the tiles could be the bulk of your upkeep to become carried out [...]

Founded by Robert Lewis Sr. in 1914, the R.S. Lewis Funeral Home has been in continuous operation in downtown, Memphis, TN. On July 27th, 2014, the R.S. Lewis Funeral Home celebrated its 100th Anniversary. It is believed to be the oldest operating funeral home in Memphis and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The home has held services for many prominent African Americans, most notably Martin Luther King Jr. who was assassinated on April 5th, 1968. To date, thousands still gather at this historic funeral home to mourn his passing.

In early 2018, Renaissance Roofing, Inc. performed a Magellan Building Assessment and it was determined that the funeral home required a complete clay tile roof restoration. This included the need to replace the historic clay roof tiles with new ceramic roof tiles. Our [...]

Clay tiles are one from the most distinctive and decorative historic roofing components mainly because of their terrific assortment of shapes, colors, profiles, patterns, and textures. Traditionally, clay tiles had been formed by hand, and later by machine extrusion of all-natural clay, textured or glazed with color, and fired in high-temperature kilns. The distinctive visual qualities of a clay tile roof normally make it a prominent function in defining the general character of a historic creating. The significance and inherently fragile nature of historic tile roofs dictate that specific care and precaution be taken to preserve and repair them.

 

Clay Tile Roofing Last Longer

Clay tile has a single with the longest life expectancies amongst historic roofing materials-generally about one hundred years, and generally several hundred. But a consistently scheduled upkeep system is essential to prolong the life of any roofing method. A full internal and external inspection in the roof structure as well [...]

This private residence, built in 1912, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The owner, Dr. T.S Park, is a world-renowned neurosurgeon who specializes in a unique, pediatric surgical procedure called Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR) and has performed the surgery on over 3,700 children and 130 adults.  Dr. Park is known as “The Guardian of Childhood” by many around the world.

After a severe hailstorm, which caused major damage to the residence and carriage house multi-colored Vermont Slate roof and copper dormers, the owner contacted Renaissance Roofing, Inc. to assess the condition and propose a common-sense scope of work that satisfied the clients needs.

 

Renaissance Roofing, Inc. provided 20 squares matching reclaimed 18” x 9” x ¼” Vermont Multi-colored Slate (the blend being a Vermont non-fading green, Vermont semi-weathering green and a Vermont [...]

by Nick Atkinson, Safety Director

Not to brag, ok maybe a little, but we have the coolest projects. The unmatched craftsmanship, skill, talent, and artistry that we put into every job can be seen across the United States. One such project is the Mississippi County Courthouse located in Blytheville, Arkansas, where Renaissance Roofing will be replacing the Ludowici clay tile roof, custom copper gutters and copper downspouts.

When it comes to historic restorations, great detail goes into authenticity and preservation of the building and its components. It would be easy to leave safety in the dust, especially when so much attention is being paid to giving the customer a perfect product. I have not found that to be the case in Blytheville.

Historic buildings have so [...]

Clay tiles have verified themselves when a lot more and as soon as once greater than an enormous collection of years provided that their initial use. They are exceptionally resistant to climate and cannot drop they’re fine, earthy colors in spite of having basically probably the most exposed element within the residence. For the duration of their lifespan, clay roof tiles are frequently exposed to rain, ultraviolet light, wind, ice, and acids brought on by atmospheric pollution. Their greater resistance to these naturally damaging climate types tends to create them a well-liked selection for household owners. A unique installation is necessary for clay tiles by a clay tile roofing contractor in St. Louis considering the fact that it needs excellent tools and precision.

 

How to Replace Tiles?

If a clay tile is scratched, chipped or cracked, or discolored, it’ll most likely have to be replaced, which ordinarily suggests pulling up the tiles about it. [...]

Williams Bay Residence | Renaissance Roofing, Inc.

Williams Bay Copper Replacement Copper Custom Radius Standing Seam Panels Custom Copper Cladding

For aesthetic reasons, this Lake Geneva area homeowner contracted Renaissance Roofing to replace all old, poorly fabricated copper with new pre patinated copper on their slate roof home.  Renaissance had done previous restoration work on the Williams Bay home and boathouse and the owner knew they could count on Renaissance’s expertise with copper.

Copper Dormers – Remove slate and existing copper cladding, fabricate and install new pre patinated copper cladding and reinstall the original slate.

Gutters, Downspouts and Collector Boxes – Remove existing copper gutters, copper downspouts and copper collector boxes, fabricate and install new pre patinated copper gutters, copper gooseneck design downspouts and custom copper [...]

Renaissance Roofing, in continuation of pursuing excellence, has recently welcomed a new Director of Safety to the team.

Nick Atkinson comes to us from the mechanical trades serving as a Safety Director for several large commercial contractors for 5 years. Nick is Board Certified by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals and graduated from Northern Illinois University with a degree in Industrial Engineering focusing on environmental health and safety. Nick was a Sergeant in the Marine Corps, and enjoys all things outdoors, riding motorcycles, and golf.

Nick’s vision for Renaissance Roofing lends itself to the Special Forces mantra: “By, With, and Through”. Creating leaders and investing in Foremen to carry Renaissance Roofing into our goals of Safety Excellence. We utilize our leaders to foster a culture of safety, provide a learning environment for our crews, and to accept nothing less [...]

A little less than a year ago we wrote a post (great comments by the way) that explained how the natural slate market was being damaged by the manufacturers of “synthetic slate” marketing their rubberized, polymer, shingle as “slate”. This is a disingenuous description of a rubber material because “slate” is defined as a natural rock. Big business is taking advantage, unfairly, of a high end roofing material and leveraging the name for profit.

Let’s be real clear, this is not slate. This post is not saying there isn’t a place for this type of material (Where? I’m not sure), it just shouldn’t be called slate roofing contractor in Oak Park.

Quality  – If “artificial” slates are not stored flat and become twisted or curled, lay them flat in a warm place and they will return to their original flatness.

Anyone who knows slate should immediately shake their head at the material being installed on a roof. This [...]

After more than two years, the restoration of the Cascade County Courthouse in Great Falls, Montana is complete.

Restoration of the 115-year old, three-story English Renaissance Revival structure included replacement of the copper dome, architectural copper, flat seam and batten seam copper roofs, curved window sash reproduction and replacement and repoint and repair of the sandstone chimney interior and exterior masonry.

The work by Renaissance Roofing was completed entirely with our own forces and the courthouse remained open during the entire restoration.

 

If you’re considering a slate roofing contractor in Oak Park, you may be wondering if you should choose slate or a different roofing material. While making your decision, it’s important for you to understand all of the pros and cons of slate tile.

So, in this article, we’ll look at the advantages of natural slate roofing material, compared to other common products like asphalt shingles. Let’s get started now!

There are many great reasons to choose slate roofing contractor in Oak Park with their tiles. Below, we’ve listed just a few of the benefits of installing a slate roof.

Energy-efficient – Slate is very a energy-efficient material. Because it is very dense, it can help keep your home cooler in the summer, by preventing hot air from entering your attic and your home. And, in the winter, the heavy, dense slate material helps prevent warm air from escaping, and being released into the atmosphere. In [...]

Some of the oldest homes in the nation sport slate tiles on their roofs. This elegant stone roofing is known as one of the longest lasting shingles still on the market today, prized for its beauty, durability, and longevity. Like all roofs, however, it does have its drawbacks as well as its advantages for the slate roofing contractor in Naperville.

The biggest advantage to installing a slate roof on your home is the appearance. Slate roof tiles are made of 100% natural stone, and have a naturally cleft surface with beautiful color variation ranging over the entire roof. Slate roof tiles are also extremely durable, outlasting the buildings they are installed on in some cases. In fact, installed and cared for properly it is not unheard of for a slate roof to last 150 years or more.

In addition to being beautiful and durable, slate roof tiles are also fireproof and environmentally friendly. Being made [...]

Many homeowners have questions when it comes to picking a material to put on their roof. Slate is a unique roofing material that is often overlooked because customers are unfamiliar with its value and capabilities from a slate roofing contractor in Wheaton. Before choosing slate roof, make sure you have all your questions and concerns answered by a professional roofing contractor. Below are a few of some of the most frequently asked questions regarding slate roofing. You can watch the full interview here.

What are the Style and Color Options of Slate Roofing?

There are numerous slate roofing styles that range from textural and graduated installations to mixed colors and patterns. Two of the most common styles found in the US are the standard pattern style and the random width style. To view all styles and examples visit Slate Roof Central. Not only can slate vary in style, but also in texture, which can range [...]

Clay tiles have verified themselves once more and once again more than a huge selection of years given that their initially use. They’re extremely resistant to climate and cannot drop their fine, earthy colors in spite of getting essentially the most exposed component in the residence. For the duration of their lifespan, clay roof tiles are often exposed to rain, ultraviolet light, wind, ice and acids brought on by atmospheric pollution. Their higher resistance to these naturally damaging climate forms tends to make them a well-liked option for home owners. A special installation is needed for clay tiles by a clay tile roofing contractor in Chicago since it requires good tools and precision. 

How Tough Are Clay Tiles?

If a clay tile is scratched, chipped or cracked, or discolored, it’ll likely need to be replaced, which usually suggests pulling up the tiles about it. If you are not confident within your knowledge with such work, [...]

Home owners often ask themselves this question when preparing a roof installation. You may have to admit – it is considerably tougher to employ a trustworthy slate roofing contractor in Wheaton than to have a great roof. Fundamentally, there’s no point in acquiring the most beneficial roof when the wrong persons set up it. Poor workmanship is among the factors for early roof failures. You wouldn’t want that, would you?

 

Your Roof is Actually a Precious Investment

Picking the best firm helps you make a massive distinction for the savings, security, and reassurance. In this article, we share some measures to assist you on the best way to pick a roofing contractor that you simply can employ and also you can trust.

When there are actually lots of roofing contractors that promote superb solutions, certainly one of the traits you need to spend focus to is their place. Go for any business which has [...]

Do you love the distinctive and enticing look of roof tiles? If the solution is affirmative, then you’re among a growing range of house owners who love tiles for the building material of selection for his or her homes.

A roof may be a pricey direct investment, particularly if you choose for clay tiles instead of concrete ones if created by an honest clay tile roofing contractor in Omaha. However, tiles supply several nice advantages together with sturdiness, longevity, energy-efficiency, nice curb charm, low maintenance, hurricane-grade wind mitigation with correct installation and maintenance, hearth safety, and more. Traditional (non-metal made) tiles are most typically offered in either concrete or clay, and are available in a very multitude of shapes, profiles and colors.

 

Clay Tiles vs Concrete Tiles

For all the explanations mentioned on top of it ought to return as no surprise that clay tiles price regarding half-hour over concrete tiles, with a median [...]

At Renaissance Roofing we value safety above all else, and our record backs it up. Safety Director Collin Maas ensures every project is set up and completed in a safe manner, and last year we achieved a workers’ compensation insurance Experience Modification Rating (EMR) of .70. The industry average is 1.0, which means our proven history of safe work allows for cheaper insurance rates — savings that we are able to pass along to customers (for more info on the value of a low EMR, click here).

As part of our culture of safety, we participate in the annual OSHA National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction. On Monday, May 6th, Collin held training sessions with our roofing crews to refocus on the important safety protocols in place that ensure every Renaissance Roofing team member returns home safely after a day of work.

Taking into consideration a slate roof for the household? Right here will be the prime capabilities of a slate roof that may assist you to determine if slate roofing contractor in Milwaukee is ideal for you!

Numerous home owners have queries in regards to selecting a material to place on their roof. Slate is often an exceptional roofing material which is generally overlooked simply because shoppers are unfamiliar with its worth and capabilities. Ahead of deciding on slate roof, ensure you have all of your concerns and issues answered by an expert roofing contractor. Beneath are several of many of the most often asked inquiries with regards to slate roofing. You could watch the complete interview right here.

What Would Be the Style and Color Possibilities of Slate Roofing?

There are actually a lot of slate roofing designs that variety from textural and graduated installations to mixed colors and patterns. Two in the [...]

Do you love the distinctive and enticing look of roof tiles? If the solution is affirmative, then you’re among a growing range of house owners who decide tiles for the building material of selection for his or her home.

A roof may be a pricey direct investment, particularly if you choose for clay tiles instead of concrete ones if created by an honest clay tile roofing contractor in Chicago. However, tiles supply several nice advantages together with sturdiness, longevity, energy-efficiency, nice curb charm, low maintenance, hurricane-grade wind mitigation with correct installation and maintenance, hearth safety, and more.

Traditional (non-metal made) tiles are most typically offered in either concrete or clay, and are available in a very multitude of shapes, profiles and colors.

Clay Tiles vs Concrete Tiles

For all the explanations mentioned on top of it ought to return as no surprise that clay tiles price regarding half-hour over concrete tiles, with a median price [...]

A little over 10 years ago, if you needed to hire a clay tile roofing contractor in Chicago, you would open Yellow Pages, and there, in plain view, you would see plenty of quality contractors servicing your area. Today the Yellow Pages print edition is almost obsolete. Over the past decade it has lost almost 90% of its print advertisers. Other forms of printed advertising, such as local newspapers became the dinosaurs of today’s market place, and are becoming extinct. Today most homeowners looking for a roofing contractor turn to the Internet.

Potential Pitfalls of Searching for a Roofing Contractor on the Internet

Home service companies that come up at the top of search results, often pay for their placement. This means that top rankings in Google are not necessarily a reflection of their quality as roofing contractors. Companies that show up at the top of the page in a colored box marked as ads, [...]

Clay tile roofing is actually a fashionable option to traditional shingles and one particular which has a uniquely organic appear and really feel. Even though it is most normally connected with historical houses, it is also a terrific selection for today’s contemporary, design-conscious properties, also as for eco-friendly residences.

Clay tile roofing contractor in Shorewood offers clay tile roofing restoration solutions for historic houses, private estates and industrial properties all through the Southeast. We also execute clay tile roofing, restoration and replacement solutions all through the rest in the U.S. and overseas. Having a established track record of greater than 40 years, we’ve created an impressive reputation for good quality, talent and outstanding customer support.

The History of Clay Tile Roofing

Humans have utilized clay roof tiles for a huge number of years. It is actually among the oldest developing components around the planet with origins that date back millennia. (As a testament to clay’s [...]

Do you love the distinctive and enticing look of roof tiles? If the solution is affirmative, then you’re among a growing range of house owners UN agency decide tiles because the building material of selection for his or her homes.

A roof may be a pricey direct investment, particularly if you choose for clay tiles instead of concrete ones if created by an honest clay tile roofing contractor in Omaha. However, tiles supply several nice advantages together with sturdiness, longevity, energy-efficiency, nice curb charm, low maintenance, hurricane-grade wind mitigation with correct installation and maintenance, hearth safety, and more.

Traditional (non-metal made) tiles are most typically offered in either concrete or clay, and are available in a very multitude of shapes, profiles and colors.

Clay Tiles vs Concrete Tiles

For all the explanations mentioned on top of it ought to return as no surprise that clay tiles price regarding half-hour over concrete tiles, with a median [...]

We recently consulted on a gem of historic design – a Twenties middle in North Central Pennsylvania. it absolutely was an optimistic time, and therefore the original donor mandated that the structure hire clay tile roofing contractor in Chicago for the building to last three hundred years. His architects used the foremost time-proven materials cash might obtain. Today, the building – a town block’s price of granite, fine embellished earthenware, and bronze windows – doesn’t look abundant the more severe for wear. Its roof is roofed with clay tiles, one in all the oldest and most sturdy building materials.

Of course, such a time frame so much exceeds what affordable designers can promise, however several establishments still look forward to seeing their building stand the test of time. Clay tile roofs might last seventy-five years or a lot of, and are often used on monumental buildings. On the drawback, such roofs represent a big initial [...]

Slate roofing tile features an extended and storied history, and is typically identified as on the list of highest top quality, longest lasting roofing supplies in the market. Alternatively, the higher price, hard installation, and relative fragility of slate roofing tile indicates it is not perfect for everyone.

Slate roofing tile has some huge upsides, mostly due to the fact that it is a natural stone product, giving it a unique, beautiful appearance, and the longevity of slate is famous for.

Here’s a list in the most popular reasons why slate roofing contractor in quad cities exist:

First and foremost, homeowners are drawn to slate because of its beauty. There simply isn’t a roofing material around the market place that includes a classier, more celebrated appearance. Furthermore, slate roofing tiles offer more choices than most homeowners realize, available in varying sizes and thicknesses, as well as a wide range of colors, including gray, green, purple, [...]

Just a few weeks ago in the upper Midwest, we received over 12 inches of heavy snow in just one storm. It seems an appropriate time to share the important role of snow and ice guards in roofing systems where snowfall is an annual challenge.

Roofing materials such as slate, metal/copper, tile or synthetic materials will not absorb moisture as snow piles up, which leads to the danger of falling ice and snow. Sunlight, gravity and a warm attic will force the heavy snow off your roof in one dangerous event. Decks, sidewalks, landscaping, and other important property and areas of human traffic need protection from these dangers.

One important note: Snow and ice guards should not be installed on asphalt shingle low-slope roofs due to the risk of causing snow dams.

Snow and ice guards work by introducing barriers that impede the avalanche effect, preventing large amounts of snow from falling off the roof. [...]

Would you prefer to renovate your roof, replace the roof cladding and improve the thermal efficiency?

The roof is definitely the primary protective shell of a property and can decisively impact its look. Throughout the organizational phase some essential things, for example place or building style from the construction, have to be taken into account. The mixture of pitched roofs and clay tiles, for instance, is actually a symbol of the European culture. The substantial number of shapes, formats and colors of clay roofing solutions reflects conventional craftsmanship and aids preserving the regional architectural heritage across Europe. Hire a clay tile roofing contractor in Lake Forest IL when you need help with the installation.

The roof protects a building as well as the people living inside against external influences for instance cold, heat, storm, hail, rain, snow, and noise. Consequently, the roof is exposed to intense strain and loads inside the course of its use [...]

What would be the rewards of hiring a clay tile roofing contractor in Madison? Tile roofing is identified for its durability beyond evaluation, power price savings, and protection like no other roofing material out there these days.

Here are advantages of clay tile roofing:

Clay tile roofing are created for long term efficiency which offers the longest track record of overall performance in comparison to other roofing components for instance asphalt shingles. With today’s contemporary engineering style, concrete tiles give an organic water shedding and ventilation function. This function makes it possible for tiles to become the principal roof covering in each warm and cold climates.

It is also accessible within a wide variety of colors and types. Concrete and clay tile roofing contractor in Madison can create roof tiles to suit any architectural style, from genuine Spanish – Mediterranean to New England Colonial, historic, or modern. Roof tiles is usually flat or round, appear [...]

Installing a brand new roof is among the most significant – and highly-priced – property improvement projects you will run into as a homeowner. Thinking about this, along with the truth that your roof is your initial line of defense against the weather changes, it is essential you employ a certified, licensed qualified for the roofing repair and installation projects. You will discover many roofing contractors to choose from, so it helps to stick to a number of standard guidelines to make sure that you discover, pick and employ the most effective qualified for the job historic roofing contractor in Whitefish Bay.

Speaking to quite a few roofing contractors can help you determine a truthful and affordable price tag. You likely do not wish to hinge your final hiring selection around the distinction of a handful of hundred dollars for any project that requires a thousand dollars, but you need to be wary of any [...]

A large and complex roof restoration project is underway in Joplin, Missouri, where two Victorian-era houses will be repurposed to create the Joplin Historical Neighborhoods living history museum. Thanks to the generosity of the David and Debra Humphreys family, the Schifferdecker and Zelleken houses will have new roofing systems that will utilize the same Buckingham Slate that topped the original structures.

Quarried in Virginia, Buckingham Slate is a durable and aesthetically beautiful material that can last up to 150 years. “What makes these tiles unique to other slates — and they are considered to be the Rolls-Royce of slate in America — is there is mica that is in the content of the slate that gives it a glisten or a sparkle that sets it apart from a Vermont slate or a Pennsylvania slate,” said Tony Raleigh, Historic Roofing Specialist at Renaissance Roofing.

In relation to finding the right clay tile roofing contractor in Evanston, you can find many tiles of many different colors, shapes and supplies accessible, which could make it tough to choose for the appropriate one in particular. Comparing the functions of distinctive forms of roof tiles will help you to locate the ideal decision for the house, so take a look at all of the components concerned. As an illustration, color need to match the style of the home and surrounding properties, the weight of tiles must be appropriate for the strength with the roof and they should really meet your spending budget at the same time being water and weatherproof.

Clay roof tiles can enhance the look of the house as well as boost its worth. Clay tiles are produced of 100% all-natural stone and they’re really sturdy. If a clay roof is installed and maintained effectively, it might finally last as much [...]

Do you need to replace your roof or have it repaired? Investing in your roof is usually a necessary expenditure. It is essential to be sure you do your analysis and decide on a respected, knowledgeable slate roofing contractor in Naperville to finish the work.

For a lot of property owners, the solutions can be so daunting. A lot of folks who get in touch with so-called qualified roofers are actually fly-by-night contractors, swindling home owners ahead, and then disappearing when work becomes complex for them.

So how are you able to make sure you are making the best choice for your roofing contractor?

When selecting a residential roofing contractor, make certain you keep away from these frequent errors:

Not Researching the Roofing Company’s Reputation. It is significant to perform your homework around the residential roofers you are taking into consideration. Make sure you consider their office location. Beware of door-to-door roofers. A reputable, well-established [...]

Do you know the best way to pick a slate roofing contractor in Wheaton? Home owners often ask themselves this question when preparing a roof installation. You may have to admit – it is considerably tougher to employ a trustworthy contractor than to have a great roof. Fundamentally, there’s no point in acquiring the most beneficial roof when the wrong persons set up it. Poor workmanship is among the factors for early roof failures. You wouldn’t want that, would you?

Your roof is actually a precious investment. Picking the best firm helps you make a massive distinction for the savings, security, and reassurance. In this article, we share some measures to assist you on the best way to pick a roofing contractor that you simply can employ and also you can trust.

When there are actually lots of roofing contractors that promote superb solutions, certainly one of the traits you need to spend focus to [...]

 

What are the key factors in determining whether you should repair or replace your Cedar Shake Roof?

Missing Shakes, Broken Shakes or Rotten Shakes: If you only have a few shakes that are missing or broken you can likely have those pieces repaired and the roof will function properly. Exception: Your roof is shedding numerous shakes on a regular basis and the replacement of these is shakes is becoming tedious and predictable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My wood shake roof is leaking. An isolated leak or two is not a problem that should [...]

Restoration of the copper dome and roof at the 115-year old courthouse is Cascade County, Montana is nearing completion, and residents are enjoying the beautiful new skyline as sunny weather returns.

As reported in the Great Falls Tribune, the project is expected to wrap up this April despite weather challenges over the last six weeks. The crew from Renaissance Roofing has been working on site for nearly two years, and is pleased to finally see the results of their craftsmanship. Project Manager Lon Gorsch said, “The guys are very proud of their work. They’re happy with how it’s turning out. The weather has been really rough… it was very difficult to work up there.”

The courthouse was built in 1903, and a 1913 article in the same Great Falls Tribune noted that “The Cascade County Courthouse has been the pride of the [...]

Attention Homeowners!

Winter rains when snow and ice dams are still present will likely cause significant problems to existing roofing systems. All sloped roofing systems are built on the concept that they are able to shed water. Sloped roofing systems are not waterproof, they are water shedding. So when we have rain that is dammed by snow and ice, it will find a way into the roofing system and into the house.

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Unfortunately, when these conditions already exist, damage is likely. There is little proactive action that can be done at this point other than clearing snow and ice from roof and gutter systems. The immediate goal is to provide a path for water to escape the roof and move away from your home. We offer a quick, efficient solution [...]

Are you suffering from winter roof leaks?

If you have a leak in the winter months and it is not being caused by an ice dam, there is another likely culprit:  attic condensation.

You may pay to melt an ice dam, only to see the damaging leak continue. What you’ll discover is an inside job: Water vapor from inside your home, which has found its way into your attic. As this warm vapor cools, the moisture condenses into damaging droplets all over the wooden surfaces. Picture a cold glass of water in the summer, with a film of water on the outside draining onto your table. That’s the interior of your attic. Eventually, enough condensation can cause visible leaks, rot, mold, and a host of other serious problems.

What causes attic condensation? Warm, moist air rises up from the living space below, and gets trapped in your attic space. Since it is much colder outside, [...]

Since the fall of 2016, Renaissance Roofing has been hard at work restoring the historic roof at the Cascade County Courthouse in Great Falls, Montana. Much of the project involves the remanufacture and installation of the ornate copper metalwork on the 115-year old, three-story English Renaissance Revival structure.

Last week, a news crew from local station KFBB captured the final steps in installation of new copper balusters. You can view their story here.

Cascade County Commissioner Jane Weber was interviewed, and expressed confidence in the progress of the project, saying, “we expect this roof to easily last 85 to 100 years. We have a lot of critical things inside this building… beautiful architecture we’re going to be protecting for another 100 years.”

Completion of the project is expected in early 2018, and will include restoration [...]

Last May, we began work at the historic Brown County Courthouse in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The scope of the project included restoration of the original copper dome, as well as repairs to the concrete sub-dome underneath.

We are proud to announce that the project is now complete, and was finished on schedule and on budget. The local news station WBAY recently aired a detailed story on the project that can be viewed here.

“There’s a lot of historic decorative painting and plaster work in the building we wouldn’t want damaged because of a roof leak,” said Brown County Facilities Engineer Doug Marsh. “It’s about maintaining the building, protecting its integrity and extending its life, so the new copper dome should last another 100 years.”

The Brown County Courthouse was built in 1908 and has been a fixture of [...]

Here at Renaissance Roofing, we utilize a wide variety of roofing materials, and always go the extra mile to educate our clients about their options when restoring their roof.  We evaluate the architectural style and surroundings of the home or building, as well as the expected maintenance demands.  One very compelling choice for those who appreciate the elegant look of natural wood is Alaskan Yellow Cedar (AYC).

Available in both shingles and shakes (shakes are thicker, more irregular, and have a rustic look),  AYC is still a relatively unknown material for most property owners.  Even calling it cedar is misleading, as these old-growth trees are actually members of the Cypress family.  Grown in the Pacific Northwest, the short growing seasons produce thinner growth rings, and this translates to a heavier, stronger and more durable alternative to [...]

 

When choosing a roofing contractor, not every customer evaluates their safety record and training program. They should.

The lack of safety protocols and worker training on a roofing project can result in severe injury and/or other losses due to fire, building damage or loss of use. This leads to litigation that can go on for years, and expenses that could have been avoided if a culture of safety was instilled in every worker.

At Renaissance Roofing, we understand the inherent dangers of our business and are very proud of our safety record. We remind our customers that past performance is the best indicator of future results, and stand behind our 25-year history of safe roof restorations. We are committed to our training program, our use of personal protection equipment (PPE), fire prevention equipment, and fall protection gear.

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Are You Looking to Build A Career in Contracting?

Renaissance Roofing is not your typical roofer. We are a nationally recognized expert in Historical Roofing Systems looking for individuals wanting to expand their skill set and learn a highly rewarding trade. We will train you if you have a can-do attitude!

We have several positions available in St. Louis, MO:

  • Service Technician (diagnose, bid, sell and perform the repair work!)
  • Foreman for Tile/Slate/Copper roofing (run the job & lead the crew!)
  • Historic Roofing Specialist – Tile/Slate/Copper (a sales position in which you diagnose, bid and sell restoration work)

We offer competitive compensation, health insurance, paid time off, 401K, and opportunities for career advancement with a growing company.

To learn more about Renaissance Roofing, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_t4yYHC0wL8

For more information, or to apply, please email dklaus@renroof.com

Renaissance Roofing, Inc. will not discriminate in hiring, promotion, compensation or discipline on the basis of one’s race, sex, national origin, religion, ethnicity, [...]

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