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Offering superb customer service is ingrained into our operations. Our onsite service staff is available to assist you and answer any questions you may have, or you can easily get in touch with us via our online chat and text support systems. When you need an estimate, you’ll love our responsive and thorough estimating department. By using a team of all employees, no subcontractors, we can promise consistency and care in your service experience. After your exterior project is completed, you can rely on our robust Workmanship Warranty Program to guarantee your satisfaction and peace of mind.

Our Customer Reviews page contains honest, recent feedback from real customers. In addition, we hold an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.

L.H. Krueger’s workmanship and customer service has earned numerous awards, certifications, and high ratings over the years. Here are just a few:

  • A+ with BBB
  • 4.7-star rating on Google
  • 4.9-star rating on Guild Quality
  • GAF Factory Certified Master Elite Installer
  • Owens Corning Preferred Contractor
  • Certified Green Roofer
  • Certified Raindrop Gutter Guard Installer
  • Waukesha County Business Alliance Top 10 Business

If you notice a problem during your project, please contact your Production Assistant. If a problem arises after your project has been completed, please submit a claim through our Workmanship Warranty Program.

We take every precaution to keep your property in pristine condition. Each project has a site specific safety plan. Our team will use plywood to protect your home and landscaping as needed, tarp over landscaping that needs extra protection, and dispose of materials promptly in an onsite dumpster. We will periodically sweep your driveway and yard with a magnetic broom to pick up any stray nails. In addition, we take the safety of our employees very seriously. Each person on our team is properly trained to be OSHA compliant in Fall Protection, ladder safety, and the proper use of power tools. We invest in the best safety equipment and training to protect our team and your home.

We’ve put together downloadable checklists to help you prepare for our team’s visit. Here’s what you should do before we arrive and after we’ve finished your project for the best experience and a home exterior that looks great for years.

We’re happy to help you find high-quality, long-lasting materials you’ll love for your roofing, siding, and gutter projects. We can color-match shingles, siding, and gutters to your home exterior or help you create a bold new look! With ongoing supply chain disruptions, some materials or colors are more difficult to track down, so our team is staying on top of lead times and can steer you toward options that will be available sooner.

After we’ve received your full payment, it should be about 1-2 weeks until your lien waiver and warranty packet arrives. If you opt to get the upgraded GAF warranty, this will come directly to you (not through L.H. Krueger) in 1-2 months.

As you might expect, the answer is “it depends”! The variation of pricing depends on the scope of work, the size of the home, and the materials chosen by the homeowner. For example, an average 2,500 square foot ranch might involve the following costs:

  • New roof: $20,000-25,000
  • New siding: $35,000-40,000
  • New gutters: $3,000-4,000
  • Repairs and service calls: $250-750

To get the most accurate pricing for your home exterior project, request a free estimate!

We often match gutters to a home’s fascia, which is a common choice for homeowners. However, we’re happy to help you select whatever color will be best for your home.

Exterior caulking should be checked on an annual basis. Erratic Wisconsin weather can cause shrinking due to extreme temperature lows and highs, which lead to cracking. Yearly checkups help you catch and fix damage early.

L.H. Krueger is committed to using quality products that stand the test of time. Your home exterior will benefit from industry-leading brands of asphalt shingles, composite or fiber cement siding, and aluminum gutters, siding, and fascia. In addition, we use a high-quality caulk made from silicone of polyurethane.

While we aren’t able to get rid of pesky critters for you, we can help you after they’re gone! Once a pest has been removed, we can plug any holes it created. Then, we’ll assess your shingles, soffit, fascia, and siding and diagnose any issues the animal may have caused, including deterioration, damage from chewing, or rot due to exposure, so that you can get your home’s exterior good as new again.

Roofing

L.H. Krueger is a GAF Certified Master Elite installer, an Owens Corning Preferred Contractor, and a Certified Green Roofer. Using a team of all employees (no subcontractors) helps us ensure quality workmanship to our homeowners, which we back up with our Limited Lifetime Workmanship Warranty. We encourage you to take a look at your new roof and make sure it’s completed to your satisfaction. If you notice any problems, you can submit a claim through our Workmanship Warranty Program.

There are many factors that impact the timeline of any roofing project. Larger roofs, bad weather, or specialty materials can extend your timeline, while being flexible with scheduling and materials selection can fast-track your new roof. On average, a new roof takes 3-4 days to complete. If you’re having additional services done as part of your roofing project, like replacing soffit and fascia or repairing gutters, your entire project will take a few additional days to complete.

A standard asphalt shingle roof has an average lifespan of 25-40 years. If your roof is nearing its life expectancy, look for excessive dark streaking, curling shingles, missing shingles, or lots of loose granules. These indicate that it might be time for a re-roof.

Ventilation is the key to preventing ice dams. Almost all ice dams are caused by heat loss into attic spaces. At L.H. Krueger, we carefully consider proper ventilation with every roofing project to prevent ice damming issues before they ever happen.

We recommend roof raking and ice melt pucks to tackle ice dams. In extreme cases, professional steaming can get the job done, but this can be very expensive. Never use rock salt, which is less effective and can damage shingle nails, masonry, and even your landscaping beds.

At the peak of your roof, there needs to be a mushroom-style or ridge vent. At the eaves, there can be a soffit vent or a shingle over intake along the gutter line. Proper ventilation helps regulate your roof’s temperature, keeping ice dams at bay.

Generally, we recommend cleaning your shingles once per year. Shingles should never be cleaned with a pressure washer–a regular garden hose will do the trick! If algae and or moss are present, several DIY products are quite effective and available at your local big-box store. For more information, check out our blog post: What Causes Roof Stains?

Gutters

Small icicles form when the snow on top of the black gutter guard melts and the touches aluminum gutter. This is actually a good thing, and it’s part of why Raindrop gutter guards are a great product. Metal gutter guards, by comparison, just stay frozen up and cause problems.

We do not offer gutter cleaning services. There are many reputable companies in Southeast Wisconsin that we would be happy to recommend for gutter cleaning.

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