Please take a few minutes to scan our library of roofing articles. We are roofing experts, and we've earned a reputation as the best residential and commercial roofing contractor in Central Illinois.
Great storm-resistant shingles
Strong storms can damage your roof. There are storm-resistant shingles that enhance your home's storm protection, and we'll explore them.
What causes roof discoloration
Many homeowners ask this question when they look at their roofs. There are three likely causes of roof discoloration, and we'll explore them all.
When do I need a new roof?
Most homeowners only think about a new roof every twenty years, but keep in mind—a roof is an essential part of your home.
Repairing storm-damaged roofs
Replacing a storm-damaged roof is a challenging task. Always hire a professional roofing contractor to repair the storm damage.
Causes of residential roof leaks
Roof leaks can cause severe damage to many areas of your home, including the attic, ceilings, walls, and floors. Residential inspections can problem areas.
Does your roof sag?
A sagging roof is a severe problem that must be addressed immediately. Several factors can cause older roofs to show signs of roof sag.
Does a roof affect energy costs?
Homeowners want to efficiently keep their homes warm or cool, depending on the season. Your roof is a big factor in energy costs.
New roofs and home value
A new roof looks great. Potential buyers prefer a newer roof because it saves them the hassle of roof replacement or repair.
The pros and cons of skylights
Do you want more light in your home? If you need skylights installed, Blackhawk Roofing is a certified installer of Velux skylights.
Gutters, fascia, and flashing
Here are some problem areas associated with gutters, fascia, and flashing. If you're experiencing leaks or seepage, be sure to call us right away.
What to do after hail damage
Hail can severely compromise or damage your roof. When hail storms include high winds, hail damage can be severe. Call us for guidance.
Events that cause roof damage
Don't delay an inspection after suspected damage to your roof. Wind damage, vines, ice, and hail can all cause severe roof damage.
Commercial roof inspections
A commercial roof inspection performed by an experienced roofing professional is a wise investment that you should make in your business.
EPDM roofing technology
EPDM is cost-effective, easy to install, and known for its exceptional hail resistance, UV stability, and weather resistance.
Commercial roof replacement
A leaky roof is a sign that a commercial roof needs to be replaced. Many problems can be caught during a regular inspection.
Roof replacement vs. repair
When your roof has been damaged, hire a professional roofer to determine whether a roof repair or replacement is needed.
Commercial roof leaks
Commercial roofs are prone to leaks, due to the pooling of water. But they remain attractive to builders for many reasons.
When to replace your roof
Don't take chances regarding your roof—it keeps you and your family safe. Here's when to call a professional roofer about a roof replacement.
Eight steps for roof replacement
The day of your roof replacement has arrived. We'll install a new roofing system to give you peace of mind and protect your home.
Included with a roof replacement
Most of your roofing system components and accessory items will be replaced when you get a residential roof replacement.
What's in my roofing estimate?
A residential roof replacement can cost $10,000 or more. It is essential to get an accurate and detailed roofing estimate from a qualified professional.
Residential roof inspections
Your roof is the unsung hero of your home, protecting your family and belongings. Here's what you can expect during a residential roof inspection.
Professional roof inspections
After reading through our roofing articles, if you're not sure whether you need a new roof or repairs to your existing roof, consider getting an inspection. Blackhawk Roofing offers a low-cost professional roof inspection for homeowners and business owners.
During our thorough inspection of your roof, we will identify potential problems and assess whether roof repair or roof replacement is indicated. Addressing any issues right away can prevent bigger problems, and keep your family, home, or business safe. No matter what type of damage your roof has suffered, our roof repair team is available in an emergency.
What our clients say about our work
“We highly recommend them”
We are delighted with the quality of work and professionalism that Blackhawk Roofing provided for our roof repair. Dan Schnell and his team are well-qualified to deal with a variety of waterproofing challenges we have experienced over the years. Dan has been a tremendous resource for us.
“Above and beyond our expectations”
Blackhawk Roofing is responsive, their work is value-priced, project completions have been timely, and follow-up is excellent. A positive experience.
“Great work, quality result, and on budget”
The people we dealt with at Blackhawk Roofing were professional and courteous, from the first phone call to the completion of our project.