The Shake Guys

4.97 |32 Verified Ratings
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The Shake Guys

4.97 | 32 Verified Ratings
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520 E. Illinois Route 22
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
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The Shake Guys

The philosophy of the Shake Guys is rooted in our vocation and on the philosophical foundation that hard work and elegance go hand in hand. For over a decade we have applied a high standard of craftsmanship to help homeowners protect the precious memories created inside their home, with a roof that both serves a function, while also being a uniquely crafted piece of art. As the decades pass, the roofs maintain an artistic dignity that is a testament to the dedication and passion put into the installation by the skilled craftsmen. Our dedication to creating a beautiful roof is matched by our desire to ensure that our customers are satisfied with the end result and therefore are involved with the process from the inception of a new project until completion.


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Service Area

  • Hoffman Estates
  • Schaumburg
  • Palatine
  • Evanston
  • Waukegan
  • Crystal Lake
  • Arlington Heights
  • Northbrook
  • Saint Charles
  • Barrington
  • Mundelein
  • Lake Bluff
  • Winnetka
  • Kenilworth
  • Buffalo Grove
  • Woodstock
  • Highland Park
  • Bartlett
  • Glenview
  • Wauconda
  • Lincolnshire
  • Algonquin
  • Fox Lake
  • Elgin
  • South Elgin
  • Lake Villa
  • Libertyville
  • Lake Forest
  • Bloomingdale
  • Lake Zurich
  • Glencoe
  • Vernon Hills
  • Antioch
  • Deerfield
  • See All >

Services Offered

Power Washing
  • Clean Roof
  • Wood Shake Repair
  • Wood Shake Roofing Install

Areas of Expertise

  • Wood Shake Roofing
  • Cedar Shake Roofing
  • Roofing Contractor

Product Brands Used

  • Various manufacturers in British Columbia, Canada, the home of Western Red Cedar.

Quick Facts

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  • Credit Cards Accepted


In Business Since: 2010
Memberships & Affiliations
  • National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA)
  • Barrington Chamber of Commerce
State Licensing
Trade: Roofing Contractor
License #: 104015962
Expiration: 12-31-2021
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Business Overview

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because After years of working in the roofing industry we saw the numerous shortcomings and sought to create a company that remedies them. Shake Guys is all about unsurpassed expertise, premium craftsmanship, and customer service.

We started in this industry in 1996.

We describe our business as Up and coming


The Shake Guys

My Work
2 Projects
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The Shake Guys

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5.0   |  
Review by in Long Grove, IL
We had our roof, gutters and skylights replaced by Shake Guys Roofing and couldnâ t be happier. We have a fairly complicated roof with high pitches. The work done was really a work of art. Chad and the contruction crew were highly professional, respectful, friendly and did the work extremely well, and had prompt follow ups. They were very responsive to emails as well as calls, and thorough in the job that they did. We highly recommend their services! I still call Chad up to ask roof questions.
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Review by in Glenview, IL
We had a DaVinci cedar roof replace our original cedar. The installation was impeccable, and the crew was great. Super professional!
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5.0   |  
I was very pleased with the entire experience with Shake Guys. From the initial visit to determine what needed to be done to the actual installation, the entire process was conducted with professionalism and quality workmanship. Our Shake Guys representative, Ryan, worked with our insurance company to coordinate the installation and as a result, our participation was minimal. Our roof looks great, and we are glad that we selected Shake Guys to perform our roof replacement.
Response by The Shake Guys: Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with Shake Guys. We are glad to hear that Ryan was so helpful to you through out the process, including working with the insurance company. It is also great to know that you appreciated the professionalism and workmanship of all the employees that you interacted with. Thank you again for taking the time to reach out to us. We appreciate your business.
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Review by in Cary, IL
Project: Repair a Wood Shake or Composite Roof
Communication, follow up and over all kindness from everyone. Highly recommend!
Response by The Shake Guys: Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are glad to hear that our communication and follow up stood out to you. Thank you for your business with the Shake Guys.
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5.0   |  
Other than it being a bit louder than explained (I realize now this can't be helped but I was told it wouldn't be noisy) the work was exceptional and professional. Never did I have to wait to hear back from someone. The roof was done in exactly the time they said, the clean up afterwards was flawless (even put patio furniture and cushions back in place) and the roof is beautiful. Highly recommend!
Response by The Shake Guys: We are glad to hear that our team provided you with excellent communication and professional service. The Shake Guys work diligently to complete work in a timely fashion and we're happy to hear the cleanup went so well. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us.
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Review by in Null, null
Project: Repair a Wood Shake or Composite Roof
Having worked in the contracting business for 42 + years, it was quickly evident Shake Guys is a premier roofing company. Chad thoroughly inspected our roof, passing on pictures and options for repair or replacement. We chose the repair option, which was performed efficiently and just an excellent job. The area was thoroughly cleaned upon completion. I highly recommend Shake Guys........ A Roofing Company you can trust. Super Super Job Thank You
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Review by in Lake Zurich, IL
Tremendous experience. The Shake Guys replaced our cedar shake roof with DaVinci composite. Chris Paulus was our main contact and he was professional, courteous, responsive and honest. We had issues with a prior roofer and had to change course part way through the project. The Shake Guys took over and put all of our concerns to rest. I canâ t say enough positive things about this company and the way they conduct business. The crew handled our roof in five days. They worked extremely hard and long hours. The crew genuinely like each other and had fun while they were working. There was a job supervisor on hand to address any questions or issues throughout the job. In addition, Chris Paulus and other personnel would regularly stop by to survey the job progress and lend another set of eyes on the project. It gave us great comfort that so many roofing professionals were checking in on our job. The clean up at the end of each day was exceptional. The Shake Guys use a trailer to remove debris, so you donâ t have a dumpster sitting in front of your house- a nice touch. I would highly recommend this company to anyone looking for a roof replacement or repair. Absolutely top notch and a really pleasant experience.
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Good workers who cleaned up everyday
Response by The Shake Guys: Thank you very much for your positive feedback of the Shake Guys. We look forward to working with you more in the future.
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5.0   |  
Shake Guys is the company to call for a Cedar Shake roof replacement. They are very professional from start to finish. The installers cleaned up daily, and did a beautiful job with our new roof. Our salesman Mike Nelson is second to none. He went beyond our expectations to help us with our insurance company. His knowledge of cedar shake roofing sold me on your company. The fact that he helped us tremendously through the process, was a big bonus. Well done Mike, well done Shake Guys
Response by The Shake Guys: Hi Thomas, We are so glad to hear about the positive experience you had with Shake Guys and specifically with Mike Nelson. We were very excited to share with Mike that he went beyond your expectations and that his knowledge helped you with both your insurance company and your experience overall. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We look forward to working with you in the future.
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