Waukegan Roofing Company Celebrates 100 Years Installing Roofs You Can Rely On

Waukegan Roofing Company, the leading Commercial, Industrial and Residential roofing contractor in Chicagoland, is proud to celebrate 100 years Installing Roofs You Can Rely On for Lake, McHenry, northern Cook and DuPage Counties in Illinois.

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Waukegan, IL (PRWEB) February 21, 2014

Waukegan Roofing Company has served Lake, McHenry, northern Cook and DuPage counties since 1914 Installing Roofs You Can Rely On. Now, after an impressive 100 years in business, Waukegan Roofing is looking forward to keeping buildings dry and continuing to partner with building owners and homeowners alike for the next 100 years.

What started as a man and a wagon operating out of his family’s home in Waukegan, IL in 1914, Waukegan Roofing has grown to be one of the premier Commercial, Industrial and Residential roofing contractors in the Chicagoland area.

The business originally focused on Commercial roofing, advertising “felt, gravel, composite, tin, slate and tile” for all roofs. In 1951, the business changed hands and expanded to include Residential roofing applications. At that time, too, the service area was enlarged to include parts of McHenry County. Then, in 1998 leadership of the roofing company was handed over to current owner Bruce Diederich, and a new era of growth began. Diederich added a Service and Maintenance Division, as well as expanded the service area to include DuPage County and parts of Kane and Will Counties.

Further, a strong focus on safety and education was born at Waukegan Roofing under the direction of Mr. Diederich and his team. Through partnerships with several trade associations, as well as the leading industry manufacturers, Waukegan Roofing has helped raise awareness of several key issues related to roofing in Chicago, as well as worked to regulate the trade through state licensing requirements to protect homeowners and business owners alike. “Waukegan Roofing’s active participation through almost 100 years has been appreciated greatly,” said Bill McHugh, Executive Director of the Chicago Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA). “Bruce Diederich and the Waukegan staff have helped CRCA advance the roofing and waterproofing industry in Chicago, the suburbs and beyond. Congratulations on 100 years of success.”

All of this has led Waukegan Roofing to become a name synonymous with quality, integrity and professionalism. Gary Korzelik, Sales Manager of North Coast Building Supply Chicago says, “It truly has been an honor and a privilege to have been associated with Bruce Diederich for the last 35+ years. His integrity and moral fiber has been the foundation of our friendship as well as our business relationship. I wish Bruce and the entire Waukegan Roofing family clear sailing for many years to come. Congratulations on achieving this momentous milestone.”

“We are so proud to be able to have reached this notable accomplishment,” said owner Bruce Diederich. “Not many companies can say they’ve been in business for 100 years, and even fewer roofing contractors fit that category. For us to have reached this milestone is testament to our outstanding craftsmanship, top of the line products and attention to customer service. We are looking forward to the next 100 years serving our communities.”

For more information on Waukegan Roofing, visit http://www.waukeganroofing.com or call 847-623-1625 to set-up your appointment today.

About Waukegan Roofing

Waukegan Roofing is a licensed, bonded and insured Commercial, Industrial and Residential Roofing contractor Installing Roofs You Can Rely On Since 1914. Their focus on providing superior products, expert craftsmanship and exceptional customer service has led them to install millions of square feet of roofing products over the past 100 years. The company’s goal is to be the only roofer their customers ever need. Waukegan Roofing is thrilled to continue providing this unrivaled value to the community for the next 100 years.


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