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Harsh winter means roofers busy this spring

Published: Monday, May 19, 2014 12:10 a.m. CDT

NORMAL – Illinois roofers say they’re having a busy spring because of damage caused by November storms and a harsh winter.

Mark Heimann is vice president of Normal-based roofing company Keith R. Miller. He told the Bloomington Pantagraph that wind and hail in November damaged a lot of roofs. Then the ice, snow and cold this winter did in some roofs completely.

Bob Morrow of Quality Constructions & Exteriors in Lincoln said the winter snow revealed roof problems that many homeowners hadn’t noticed previously. He expected his business this year to double.

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