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Illinois has an extremely diverse economy. There is a large manufacturing sector in the state as well as agriculture. A large section of the state mills timber, which helps keep building lumber cheap in the state. In terms of climate, Illinois broders two disctinct zones - the subtropical south and the temperate north, meaning there is a wide variety of climate in the state. The southernmost tip of the state is located in Tornado Alley, so some consideration must be given to them by residents in this part of the state. Use the following tips to make sure your house is up to snuff:

  • With the northern part of the state located near the Great Lakes, there is a significant amount of snowfall in this region. Make sure your roof framing is able to support heavy snow loads. Consult a roof inspection company if you are unsure of the condition of your roof.
  • Residents living in the southern part of the state should make sure their house is prepared for the high winds and falling debris that come from tornadoes. Hurricane clips should be installed between roof rafters and all exterior glass should at least be laminate strength.

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  • Chicago, IL
  • Aurora, IL
  • Rockford, IL
  • Joliet, IL
  • Naperville, IL
  • Springfield, IL
  • Peoria, IL
  • Elgin, IL
  • Waukegan, IL
  • Cicero, IL
  • Champaign, IL
  • Bloomington, IL
  • Decatur, IL
  • Arlington Heights, IL
  • Evanston, IL
  • Schmauburg, IL
  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • Palatine, IL
  • Skokie, IL
  • Des Plaines, IL
  • Orland Park, IL
  • Tinley Park, IL
  • Oak Lawn, IL
  • Berwyn, IL
  • Mount Prospect, IL
  • Wheaton, IL
  • Normal, IL
  • Hoffman Estates, IL
  • Oak Park, IL
  • Downers Grove, IL
  • Glenview, IL
  • Belleville, IL
  • Elmhurst, IL
  • De Kalb, IL
  • Moline, IL
  • Lombard, IL
  • Buffalo Grove, IL
  • Urbana, IL
  • Bartlett, IL
  • Crystal Lake, IL
  • Quincy, IL
  • Streamwood, IL
  • Carol Stream, IL
  • Romeoville, IL
  • Plainfield, IL
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