Frequently Asked Questions

How much does an estimate for roofing cost?

DNS Exterior estimates are free of cost and they’re offered at no obligation.

What information do I need to provide before the estimate?

If you need an estimate for roof installation, just call us at 815293631. Our representative will be in touch with you to understand your project goal. When our project consultant arrives at your home, he will provide you with an estimate based on the measurements taken for the job.

How long will it take to install a roof?

We always try to complete the installation process as early as possible to minimize interruption to your life. Usually we complete the task within a day if we’re not affected by external affairs.

Will my home be protected if it rains?

Yes. We are always ready to face such situations. In case of heavy rain, we will take all the necessary precaution needed to protect your home.

Who will perform the Roofing work at my home?

We at, DNS Exterior employs factory trained roofing installers. Our installers are efficiently trained to install, replace or repair a roof safely without damaging the home. We focus on improving the beauty and efficiency of your homes and businesses with proper installation.

Do I need to be at home during the installation process?

Your presence is not mandatory needed during the roofing or siding job but if you want, you can follow the project consultant and review the entire process

What is an ice dam?

An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms on the roof’s edge. It protects melting snow or water from draining off the roof. It usually formed when the bottom layer of the snow on the roof is melted by the warmth of your home interior. When exposed to frigid air, the water that backs up behind the dam can leak into a home below causing damage to ceilings, walls, insulations and other areas of your home.
You should consult your roofing expert about insulating the attic of your home if you need more protecting against ice damaging in your home.

What is a roofing underlayment?

A roofing underlayment is the one piece of a roofing system used to protect water penetration. It is typically a rubberized membrane designed specifically to be waterproofed. It goes under shingles and prevents severe damage of your shingles, roof etc due to infiltration of ice dams or wind-driven rain.

Why is roof ventilation so important?

Roof ventilation is an important aspect of a house plan. Good ventilation keeps your attic cool during summer and controls moistures in winter. Proper ventilation also promotes proper air circulation and prevents premature distortion of shingles and other damage to a roof deck.

How to decide which type of roof is right for my home?

There are wide varieties of roofing to choose from. But to choose the best fit for your home, it is always advised to have a consultation with a professional. DNS Exteriors Inc roofing specialists will suggest you the best roofing option over the types of roofing available. For any query regarding roofing please call us at (815) 293-6311.

Why are metal roofs such a popular option?

Metal roofs are chosen by more people for their home because metal roofing is extremely durable in extreme climate conditions. Metal roofs can last for up to 50 years and have ability to enhance the energy efficiency of your home. There are varieties of metal roofing styles you can choose from for your home. Please contact us for details about metal roofing available options.

Is there a cost for getting an estimate for Gutters?

No. We provide free estimate to our customers. Get a quote for your gutter installation with us now.

Are all gutter same or can they differ?

All gutters are not same. They differ from each other based on the product quality and installation practices.

Will oversized gutters work for a large roof area?

If you’ve a large roof area, our installer will install a large 6” steel “fascia style” gutter for your roof. We may also suggest other gutters like 5” aluminum gutter for a large roof area

Do you have professionals for gutter installation?

Yes. We have trained employees for gutter installation works. We use no sub-contractors and all of our installation crews adhere to the high standard required by the Seamless Franchise system.

What is Leafaway Gutter Protection System?

A Leafaway Gutter protection system allows rainwater to flow into the gutter. It is covered by a debris shedding shield that can deflects wind-blown debris like pinecones, twigs or even leaves from gutter that typically collect in conventional gutters.

How does a Leafaway Gutter Protection System Work?

Leafaway Gutter Protection System works on the principle of liquid adhesion. It is a revolutionary leaf and debris shedding system in which the rainwater flows flawlessly into the gutter trough and deflects the wind-blown debris hence it eliminates any structural damage caused by failed gutters.

Do the Leafaway system affect my roof?

No. The Leafaway system is safely attached to fascia board of your home. Hence your roof and shingles remain unaffected.

Can I install the Leafaway system myself?

No, installation of Leafaway Gutter protection system is quite tedious. Ot needs to be installed by trained installation crews.

Will new gutters prevent ice dams?

Yes. New gutters can prevent ice dams but only to some extent. Snow on the roof is the biggest contributor to ice dams especially when your roof is old. Replacing the old roof with a new one can minimize the ice dams and your gutter will remain untouched from the clogged issues.

Why is Seamless steel siding is a better option than other exterior option?

Seamless steel siding is much better than other exterior options in many ways. Having steel siding will keep you away from painting or staining issue. Steel offers the greatest life expectancy and requires no extra maintenance like other exterior options. We offer guaranteed steel siding and you will never have to worry for factors like fade, warp or chalk.

Will replacing my siding improves the beauty of my home?

Yes! The value of your home will automatically improve once you replace your old siding with the new one. DNS Exterior steel siding finish is improved with Cool paint Technology. The technology implies use of infrared reflective pigments in the paint that improves energy efficiency of your home.

Does Steel Siding Rust?

Seamless steel siding offered by DNS Exterior is corrosion resistant. Both sides of a solid steel core have a galvanized coating that protects them against rust and corrosion. Use of corrosion resistance galvanized coating gives extra durability and strength to the steel siding.

Do I need a control for steel siding installation?

Seamless steel siding is a custom product and measured to me meet the exact dimensions of your premise. There are many factors that may impact perfect installation of your siding. Hence, you should hire a contractor like DNS Exteriors Inc to ensure the steel siding is installed properly without affecting your expected beauty and durability.

Can I install siding in the winter season?

Yes, your siding could be easily installed in the winter as it is highly resistance to brittleness in cold weather.

How long does siding installation take?

The timing for siding installation depends on the size and type of job. However, on an average, we usually took a time of 7-10 days to complete the installation process under the uninterrupted climate condition

What is Vinyl Siding?

Vinyl siding is an alternative to aluminum siding. It consists of 2 layers viz capstock and the substrate. Both layers primarily contain PVC and resins. The top layers protect your home against UV light damage while the second layer facilitates the manufacturing process.

How much do new windows cost?

The cost of a window replacement project depends on the factors like size of your windows, numbers of windows in your home and the windows frame material you’ve chosen for your home. Windows locking system, tinting, screens and other variables also impacts cost of windows replacement project.

Who will visit my home for windows estimate?

DNS Exterior project consultant will visit your home on your call to understand your unique needs and having a conversation with you regarding the windows installation process.