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SMART Roofing, Inc. -
Chicago Roofing Contractors


SMART Roofing, Inc. is a full service roofing contractor serving Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. From roof assessments and repairs to installations of virtually every type of new residential roof and commercial roof, our commitment to excellence, stellar customer service and exceptional results are the "SMART" roofing difference.

We provide unbiased and customized solutions based on your specific needs along with years of experience in every possible roofing and sheet metal situation. If you need a roof replacement, we can provide you with the right reasons for each roof type and which solution is best for you.

Hail damage, storm roof damage - please contact us.


Please feel free to call us at 847.797.0404 or email to contactus@smartroofers.com
Please feel free to call us or email:  847.797.0404 contactus@smartroofers.com


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we recycle

At SMART Roofing, Inc. we believe in being a responsible and environmentally friendly company.  Therefore, we recycle all of our asphalt-based roofing debris. The recycled asphalt is then used in creating new roads.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


How long will it take for you to complete work on my roof?

For residential roofs, typically, one or two days (of course, if your roof is very large – or if substantial repairs are required – it could take a bit longer). The weather can also delay the process, but we will always ensure the roof is water tight from beginning to end.

Can you just cover-over my existing shingles instead of tearing them off?

Sometimes we can, depending on your roof and what’s up there. Most re-roofs should be evaluated on a case by case basis. Generally speaking, tearing off existing materials, inspecting the decking (as well as the general integrity of your roof structure) and then installing your new roof will guarantee optimum long-term performance.

What do you do about roof flashings?

Flashings are used wherever something intersects the roof. These are the most important areas of your roof. Various materials can be used to protect these areas: sheet metal (copper, galvanized steel, aluminum), Lead, ice and water shield, membranes, and sealants can be integrated at siding, chimneys, walls, gutter lines, skylights, pipes, and vents. If the existing flashing is in good shape they can sometimes be re-used. However, since flashing can be the most critical roof component we recommend new flashings if there is any concern about the existing.

What should I do with my gutters?

Typically, the removal and replacement of gutters will allow the installation of ice and water shield onto fascia boards which would seal the outside edge from water infiltration in ice damming conditions. We can replace gutters with or without a new roof. We install copper, galvanized steel and aluminum gutters. Our roofing professionals will be able to determine this for you, and explain the benefits of replacing your roof and gutters together.

What is Ice and Water Shield and do you install it?

Ice and Water Shield is a protective underlayment that is put on over the wood deck prior to any shingles. Ice and Water Shield helps prevent water infiltration during ice damming situations. We typically install Ice and Water Shield along the eaves, around chimneys, skylights and in all valleys.

What do you do about skylights?

For a new skylight installation there’s no better time to have the work done than when you’re replacing the roof on your house. If you have skylights that leak or give you other problems, we will come out and diagnose the problem to the best of our ability. In this day and age skylights on shingle roofs have become much more common, and affordable. If you would like to add a skylight let our estimators know and we will provide you with a variety of options.

Do you clean-up around our home once you’ve finished?

We’ll rake and sweep all debris from the roof and around the house (sidewalks, driveways, etc.). Then we’ll use nail magnets to find and pick up nails. We will perform a final inspection of your new roof and your grounds to assure your complete satisfaction

Do you carry workers’ compensation insurance or liability insurance?

We are fully insured for both workers’ comp and general liability coverage. What this means to you is that you will never be responsible for any of these expenses. We will provide certificates of insurance upon request.

Are you an experienced roofing contractor?

SMART Roofing has completed over 10,000 projects in it history. We are happy to provide you with a list of references that will confirm that we do our work as promised. We stand by our work, and will provide knowledgeable, honest answers to your questions.

How can I find a contractor that I can trust?

Surveys have shown that the number one criteria most people use to pick a roofing contractor is trust. The NRCA (national roofing contractors association) recommends that you look for a contractor who fits the following criteria.

Has a proven track record (check references, talk to your local building department, look at work they’ve done in your area). Is stable (How long have they been in business? Who owns the company? If you have an old phone book, check if they were in it). Provides expertise (Are installers experienced? Does the contractor provide training and oversight of work? Has the contractor achieved certifications from manufacturers?).

Provides an understandable contract (Don’t sign something you can’t understand. Make sure you understand what you are getting, what it will cost and when payments are due).

How to Detect Roof Hail Damage

Hail damage leads to expensive insurance claims. Hail accounts for more than $1.6 billion in damage per year, just in roof damage in the United States, according to the Federal Alliance of Safe Homes. When a storm hits your area, it may be difficult to see if the shingles on your roof have been damaged. However, there are some ways to determine if any damage has occurred.

  1. Look at the drain downspouts around your house. If you see a high concentration of black mineral deposits around the downspouts, this may be a sign of damage to your roof.
  2. Check your gutters. If the metal gutters have dents or dings from the hail, there is a good chance that your shingles were damaged as well.
  3. Inspect the ceilings in your home for signs of a leak. This is evidenced by discolored patches or holes in the ceiling and the presence of moisture.
  4. Climb on the roof and check the shingles. The signs can be as subtle as a small dimple in a few shingles. If you suspect damage, consider calling a specialist to thoroughly inspect the shingles for you.

News

February 2021 Snowfall and Roofing Problems

02/02/2021

While a fresh snowfall can be enjoyable to watch, it is not your roof’s best friend. As the snow piles up, it creates a heavyweight on the roof. Thawing, re-freezing, and new snowfall can add to the problem. The added weight will quickly become a burden on a roof. Low-slope roofs are more susceptible to damage than steeper roofs because heavy snows cannot easily slide off. Wind-blown drifting can create huge snowdrifts, resulting in substantial loads on certain parts of […]

Celebrating 25 Years in Business!

12/09/2018

SMART Roofing, Inc. is proud to celebrate 25 years in business as Chicago’s “SMART” roofing contractor. SMART Roofing, Inc. started in September of 1993 when Richard Bondarowicz and Stan Miodowski saw an opportunity to put their knowledge of the roofing industry and their strong work ethic into forming what has now become of Chicago’s most respected roofing companies. Today, SMART Roofing, Inc. is a recognized leader in Chicago’s competitive residential and commercial roofing market. Along with over 10,000 customers, SMART […]

July 2017 Hail Storm Damage In The Northwest Suburbs

24/07/2017

Identifying whether your roof, siding or windows have sustained damage from a hail storm may be difficult. The experts at SMART Roofing, Inc. can help! Also, many insurance companies will consider paying for repairs due to storm or hail damage. SMART Roofing, Inc. has helped thousands of customers in the Chicago suburbs navigate the insurance roof claim process. Call us at 847.797.0404 or email contactus@smartroofers.com today! According to StormerSite, Elk Grove Village, Illinois had 6 hail reports within 10 miles of […]

Tesla Announces Solar Roof

03/11/2016

Tesla announces it’s Solar Roof – are you ready? These roof tiles are actually made of textured glass. From most viewing angles, they look just like ordinary shingles, but they allow light to pass through from above onto a standard flat solar cell. Other shingle options being featured resemble Tuscan clay tile shingles, slate shingles, and textured shingles that resemble wood shake shingles. Availability of this roofing system to be determined.  In the meantime, contact the roofing experts at Smart […]

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Testimonials

“Smart Roofing, Inc. installed our roof in Park Ridge, IL,  and we’ve been so pleased with it. The work was done promptly, professionally, neatly, and at a fair price. Pete and his crew were very respectful of our property, attentive to detail, helpful in trying to solve a vent issue that we had, and are just very nice to work with. Our roof looks great, and I recommend Pete and Smart Roofing, Inc. without reservation.” “Smart Roofing, Inc. did a […]

– Roofing and Gutters – 5 Star Reviews

Read what our Chicago and Northwest Suburban roofing customers are saying about the roofing professionals at Smart Roofing, Inc.! January 20, 2016 “I have hired Smart Roofing, Inc.  three times, which, in itself, speaks of how pleased I am with their company’s work and service. Most recently, I downsized from a bi-level home in Morton Grove to a tiny raised ranch in Chicago. Smart Roofing, Inc.  replaced the roofs, soffits, fascia, gutters and siding on both house and garage, and […]

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Chicago Area Roofing Contractors - Richard Bondarowicz & Stan Miodowski of SMART Roofing, Inc. are proud to offer: GAF Residential Roofing, Commercial & Flat Roofing, Condominium Roofing, Townhouse Roofing, Apartment Roofing, Warehouse & Industrial Roofing, Free Roof Estimates, Roof Repairs, and Roof Maintenance. Our services include Shingle Roofing, Flat Roofing, Slate & Tile Roofing, Cedar Shake Roofing, Gutters, Windows - Chicago, Roof Repairs, & Free Roof Estimates, Hail Damage, Hail Storm Damage. SMART Roofing, Inc. is an installer of the following shingle roofing, flat roofing, tile roofing, and siding manufacturers products: GAF -"Master Elite" Roofing, Owens Corning, Tamko, Certainteed, Performance-Derbigum, Carlisle Rubber Roofing (EPDM) & Carlisle Thermoplastic Roofing (TPO), DaVinci Slate Tile, DaVinci Bellaforté Shake, Ludowici Tile, Vande Hey Raleigh Tile, Evergreen Slate, Monier Tile, Alside Siding, Variform, Velux Skylights, James Hardie Siding, and more.

SMART Roofing Featured Chicago Service Areas:

SMART Roofing serves the following Chicago Area: Algonquin, Alsip, Antioch, Arlington Heights, Aurora, Barrington, Barrington Hills, Bartlett, Batavia, Bedford Park, Bensenville, Berkeley, Berwyn, Blue Island, Bridgeview, Broadview, Brookfield, Buffalo Grove, Burbank, Burr Ridge, Calumet City, Calumet Park, Carpentersville, Chicago, Chicago Heights, Cicero, Country Club Hills, Countryside, Crestwood, Crete, Deer Park, Deerfield, Des Plaines, Dundee, Elgin, Elk Grove Village, Elmwood Park, Evanston, Evergreen Park, Flossmoor, Forest Park, Franklin Park, Geneva, Glen Ellyn, Glencoe, Glendale Heights, Glenview, Glenwood, Gurnee, Hampshire, Hanover Park, Harvey, Harwood Heights, Hazel Crest, Hickory Hills, Highland Park, Hinsdale, Hoffman Estates, Homewood, Huntley, Indian Head Park, Inverness, Itasca, Justice, Kenilworth, La Grange, Lake Forest, Lake in the Hills, Lake Villa, Lake Zurich, Lansing, Lemont, Libertyville, Lincolnwood, Lisle, Long Grove, Lyons, Maine Township, Markham, Matteson, Melrose Park, Midlothian, Montgomery, Morton Grove, Mount Prospect, Naperville, Niles, North Lake, Northbrook, Oak Brook, Oak Forest, Oak Lawn, Oak Park, Olympia Fields, Orland Hills, Orland Park, Oswego, Palatine, Palos Hills, Palos Park, Palos Township, Park Forest, Park Ridge, River Forest, Riverside, Rolling Meadows, Roselle, Rosemont, Schaumburg, Schiller Park, South Barrington, Streamwood, Sugar Grove, Summit, Tinley Park, Vernon Hills, Westchester, Western Springs, Wheaton, Wheeling, Willow Springs, Wilmette, Winnetka, Wood Dale, Woodridge, Worth, Yorkville, and more.

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