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It may not be visible now, but your home, condo, office or retail building may have severe water damage brewing internally.


Frame and masonry buildings with flat or pitched roofs can absorb and trap an extraordinary amount of water and in the walls, roof system, insulation and masonry. This moisture breeds mold throughout the structure.


If you think you smell mold, you probably do. Click here for Next Steps...


Reports confirm that there are over 30,000 commercial, multi-unit and single-family buildings with flat roofs (also called low-slope roofs) in Chicagoland, that have severe water damage and mold growth that require immediate attention to avoid expensive repairs.


Unlike storm damage, most of this water damage stems from poor flashing details throughout the building, improperly terminated roofing systems,
inferior building materials and an improper balance of weather proofing and ventilation.


On masonry buildings with flat roofs, the parapet walls are a problem area, prone to leaking and structural integrity issues. Parapet walls are the 12"-48" high walls surrounding the roof deck. While most parapet walls add beauty to the facade of the building, the main purpose of parapets is to hide and protect mechanics housed on the roof, like air conditioning units.


These structural defects, combined with extreme Chicago weather – cold, wet winters and hot, humid summers – equal mold, rot and leaks in unusual places. Click here to learn more about masonry buildings...

WickRight Parapet Vent® is a Patented Product owned by WickRight, Inc.  WickRight Coping VRS™, WickRight Capstone VRS™, WickRight Roof VRS™, WickRight Hip VRS™, WickRight Valley VRS™ and WickRight Perimeter VRS™ are Patent Pending products owned by WickRight Inc.

WickRight Parapet Vent® is a registered trademark of WickRight, Inc.  WickRight™, WickRight Vapor Release Systems™, WickRight VRS™, WickRight Coping VRS™, 
WickRight Capstone VRS™, WickRight Roof VRS™, Wickright Breathe-Weep™, WickRight Hip VRS™, WickRight Valley VRS™, WickRight Perimeter VRS™,
Buildings Breathe Right™ are trademarks of WickRight Inc.


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WickRight serves Chicago and the following neighborhoods:
Andersonville, Bridgeport, Brighton Park, Bucktown, Edgewater, Forest Glen, Gold Coast, Goose Island, Hyde Park, Irving Park, Jefferson Park, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Square, Logan Square, Magnificent Mile, Near North Side, Near West Side, Norridge, North Center, Norwood Park, Printer’s Row, Old Town, Ravenswood, River North, River West, Rogers Park, Roscoe Village, State Parkway, Streeterville, Uptown, Ukranian Village, West Loop, West Town, Wicker Park


WickRight also serves the following suburbs:
Addison, Arlington Heights, Bannockburn, Barrington, Barrington Hills, Bartlett, Berwyn, Bloomingdale, Brookfield, Buffalo Grove, Carol Stream,  Clarendon Hills, Country Club Hills, Countryside, Deerfield, Deer Park, Des Plaines, Downers Grove, Elk Grove Village, Elmhurst, Evanston, Forest Park, Glen Ellyn, Glencoe, Glendale Heights, Glenview, Glenwood, Grayslake, Hawthorne Woods, Hickory Hills, Highland Park, Hinsdale, Hoffman Estates, Inverness, Kenilworth, LaGrange, LaGrange Park, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Libertyville, Lincolnshire, Lincolnwood, Linderhurst, Lisle, Long Grove, Medinah, Morton Grove, Mount Prospect, Niles, North Riverside, Northbrook, Oak Brook, Oak Forest, Oak Park, Palatine, Park Ridge,  River Forest, Rolling Meadows, Roselle, Sauk Village, Skokie, Streamwood, Vernon Hills, Western Springs, Westmont, Wheaton, Wheeling,  Wilmette, Winnetka, Wood Dale, Woodridge

This video shows about 3 gallons of water pouring from a 1-story Split Face Block wall. After the water was drained, WickRight Coping VRS™, WickRight Parapet Vent® Copings and Interior Wall Assembly and a custom version of the WickRight Roof VRS™ was installed. As of our latest monitoring date, the building was dry.

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Wickright vapor release systems stop roof, parapet and wall Leaks – stop mold – stop water damage

Have a leaking flat-roof?  Musty smelling attic with a hip roof? WickRight Roofing and Masonry repair in Chicago.  We specialize in Split Face Block repair in Chicago.

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