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Hiring a Roofing or Siding Contractor

The decision of getting your roof or siding done can be an overwhelming process. The first being the expense and the second how do you choose the right company to do the work. Choosing the right roofing company can be … Continue reading

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Financing for Roofing and Siding

Chess Roofing & Siding qualifies for the Wells Fargo Home Improvement Financing Program. How it works is simple. We need a few minutes of time to acquire personal information regarding the application to verify client qualification. If qualified the program … Continue reading

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We Do Small Jobs and Answer Any Questions You Have

Chess Roofing and Siding does not shy away from small jobs. If a branch damages your roof or siding; or a critter is getting into your attic space we will do these repairs. Maybe you have a new driver in … Continue reading

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Why Choose James Hardie Siding

10/19/2015 James Hardie siding is a composite siding made of cement, sand and wood pulp.  The product became popular when asbestos siding was determined to be unsafe and another durable product was needed to withstand the ever changing climates. Many … Continue reading

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Curb Appeal with Metal Roofing, Certaineed Cedar Impressions and Monogram Siding

Would you like some pazazz and some great curb appeal?  Consider multi-textures with metal siding or roofing, vinyl or cedar shakes.  Don’t settle on humdrum choose to stand out and bring value to your home and your neighborhood. There was … Continue reading

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Curb Appeal

This home is the neighborhood attention getter, gloating its pizzaz with color and style. It was once a washed out stained textured metal siding offering little character and no curb appeal. The homeowners decided to step out of the box … Continue reading

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Spring hasn’t quite sprung but leaks may have begun.

According to the calendar, the moon and all the weather reports Spring came two weeks ago. With the temperatures still hovering around freezing every night and needing to dress in multiple layers I challenge this so called season and believe … Continue reading

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How Does Homeowner’s Insurance Work?

I wish I could tell you specific details, but I can’t. Our experience, particularly this year with a July hail storm has been spuratic.  In most cases an adjuster comes out to assess the damage, sometimes meeting the contractor on … Continue reading

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What Are Cedar Shakes

In Michigan the majority of the homes built in the 1900’s had wooden cedar shingles.  The roofs were constructed of repurposed barnwood or planking of abstract sizes and large spaces between the boards.  The shake shingles are about 5″ to … Continue reading

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Can A Roof Be Installed In The Winter?

The short answer is yes. However, weather factors must be considered when roofing in the winter. Strong winds Temperature; we generally do not work in weather below 20 degree’s unless sunny, with no wind.  This may mean a shorter work … Continue reading

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