Advocate Contracting and Restoration Services, Inc.

4.6 |43 Verified Ratings
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Advocate Contracting and Restoration Services, Inc.

4.6 | 43 Verified Ratings
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1800 Nations Drive, Suite 117
Gurnee, IL 60031
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Advocate Contracting and Restoration Services, Inc.

Two Offices to serve you better, Gurnee Illinois and Lake Geneva Wisconsin.

Advocate Contracting and Restoration Services, Inc., is a locally owned and operated business that values honesty and integrity. With 40 years of quality and professional service, we have the skill, know-how, expertise and dedication to do the job right the first time. We specialize in both residential and light commercial. We look forward to working with you on your next roofing or siding project. Give us a call to get started today as we offer up to 100% financing.


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Service Area

  • Pell Lake
  • Genoa City
  • Fontana
  • Elkhorn
  • Lake Geneva

Services Offered

  • Asphalt Shingle Roof Install
  • Vinyl Siding Install

Areas of Expertise

  • Roofing-Business - Residential - Install and Repair
  • Siding-Business - Residential- Install and Repair
  • Replacement Windows Residential
  • Gutters- Standard or Oversized
  • Fiberglass Insulation for Attics

Product Brands Used

  • Malarkey Roofing Products
  • Variform Vortex Extreme Vinyl Siding & LP Smartside Siding

Quick Facts

Business Hours
7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
(Please call to confirm)
  • Small Jobs Welcome
  • Free Estimates
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Warranty Description: Life Time on Products & 10 Year Workmanship


In Business Since: 2013
Memberships & Affiliations
  • Lake Geneva Chamber of Commerce
  • Perfered Contractor Malarkey Roofing Products
State Licensing
Trade: Dwelling Contractor
License #: 1302345
Expiration: 10-10-2019
Trade: Dwelling Contractor Qualifier
License #: 1302346
Expiration: 10-10-2020
Trade: Roofing Contractor
License #: 104017176
Expiration: 12-31-2019
Type: General Liability
Amount: $1,000,000
Expiration: 04-19-2019
  • A+ Rated with the BBB
  • Five Star Rated with Google
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Business Overview

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because I worked with my Father and Uncle as a young boy, learning the business. By the time I turned 17, I was acquiring my own roofing and siding jobs and doing the work myself. I am thankful for my early apprenticeship..

We started in this industry in 1970.

We describe our business as Family owned and operated

What do you strive for?

100% Customer Satisfaction


Advocate Contracting and Restoration Services, Inc.

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2 Projects
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5.0   |  
Brian was professional. Installation was clean.
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Review by in Antioch, IL
Brian did a great job, professional but at the same time a good friend. He was always around ensuring work was performed in the highest quality and good pricing. He also worked well with our insurance company and is honest making sure we received approval for proper repairs.
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4.5   |  
Review by in Fontana, WI
I have used Brian's Company, Advocate Contracting, in the past for a big siding job. He really helped me out of a bad situation when I got screwed and robbed by another company (stay far away from them). It was mid winter with half my siding off and the other half done incorrectly. Brian's crew was fast and true craftsmen. Saved the day! This time was a more simple deck patio door. Brian and his assistant got the old door out and the new one in on a very hot day in June, 2018. I had to finish the interior trim work myself which was bit of a chore as the new door did not fit in the opening exactly as the old one, but I managed to do it nicely. I think the door is great, and the price was right. I give 4 stars on customer service this time because it took a lot of me calling Advocate to get the job done after the quote. Nevertheless, I would recommend Brian.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Delavan, WI
Project: Install or Replace an Asphalt Shingle Roof
They didn't really clean up all the nails and pieces of shingle but the roof looks beautiful.
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3.0   |  
The work was done as promised and over all I was pleased. However, the roof developed a leak above the garage and I called the company several times and no response.
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Review by in Williams Bay, WI
Project: Install or Replace an Asphalt Shingle Roof
On time, on budget, quality materials and workmanship.
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0.5   |  05-03-2018
I feel like he constantly lies, performs shoddy work and then ignores phone calls and emails to correct it. We had an independent contractor review his work (1-3 months) after he was done after we had several issues and they found that he cut corners, gave false information on his proposal and his work was done so poorly, our roof was coming off an exposed within 90 days of his completion date. I think Brian is a dishonorable man and I would highly recommend no one work with this company. They left the site a mess, do not communicate and were over a month late on starting and then finishing the work as well.
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4.5   |  
The siding, shutters and gable decorations look great! Reasonably priced. Brian was easy to work with. I would highly recommend Advocate in the future.
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Review by in Lake Geneva, WI
Quick response with the estimate. Job was done right the first time. Brian was on the ball finding my problem right away. He did not ask for payment until he was sure the problem was solved. I will definitely use him again & refer him to my family and friends.
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4.5   |  
Brian had a very clear contract as to what the cost entailed. He carries the Malarkey Legacy shingles with a 4 rating for hail at a fair price compared to others. He also had to install skylights since they too were damaged. Price was excellent. We had one problem initially when supplier delivered 2015 shingles that looked like they'd been stored in the field with slits in packaging and growth between packages. Brian made good on returning these and replacing them with 2017 shingles as well as other 2017 supplies. The roofers were quite efficient except at cleaning up. We had 9 guys that could have done more while the others were installing. I'm happy with the roof, but am waiting for the copper around the chimney and the openers for the skylights.
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