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It all started in 1964 when firefighter Leroy (Bud) Woodruff began learning the sheet metal trade while working with Sweets Sheet Metal company in the Chicago North Shore town of Wilmette, Illinois. In 1969, while still employed full time at the Winnetka Fire Department, he took his passion further and began a small ...


Home Improvement for Beginners: Top 3 Areas to Focus On – Part 1: Roof Replacement

When it comes to your home’s overall protection, nothing works harder at keeping you and your property safe from the elements than your roofing system. The roof is composed of a series of materials working together as a single unit, providing the layer of protection you need against intense rains, heat and snow. When you’ve […]


Asphalt Shingles: How Are They Made?

A majority of homes in the U.S. have a roof made of asphalt shingles. It is the leading product used in residential homes. However, it’s not simply a layer of asphalt. The shingles undergo a special process before they can be used. As a roofing and siding contractor, Custom Installations Inc. explains how asphalt shingles […]

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