The experts at Home Advisor advise us that a new fiberglass-asphalt shingle roof in the Twin Cities area costs around $7,761, with a range of prices from a low $5,458 to a whopping $10,135. Financing a new roof is a major headache for some Minnesota homeowners. Yet such a worthwhile investment should not be put off; rather, great ways to finance your new roof have to be found. […]
People are essentially the opposite of windows. People, we all say, are basically the same on the inside, despite superficial differences of being tall or short, fat or thin, pink or brown. Windows, on the other hand, are often the same in appearance on the outside, but inside lies a vast world of differences. Energy-efficient windows often look no different than the cheapest replacement windows you could buy at a big-box home improvement store. […]
Wildlife, hiking, the great outdoors—nature is important to us, Midwesterners, but there are a few local pests and critters we want to keep away from our home’s exterior (think mice, carpenter ants, and termites, to name a few). Siding your home with James Hardie® siding and trim means that your home’s cladding will help protect against these buggers. […]
What is the best siding for Minnesota home buyers or homeowners? That depends, since the best siding for a Minnesota home relates directly to what is most important to you, the Minnesota homeowner. Perhaps you are raising a young family and need siding that saves you headaches and heartaches about cracks or hits. Perhaps you are on a tight budget and need to save money on energy. With Midwest Exteriors Plus, you have a home siding partner on your side; we offer many brands, each with great benefits. Please consider these ideas in seeking the best siding for your Minnesota home. […]
Well-functioning gutters are essential; they capture rain and melting snow that runs off the roof and redirect it a safe distance away from your home’s perimeter. If it’s time to replace your gutter system, you need to choose one that’s durably-built and have it properly installed to provide peace of mind that your home and property is protected against: […]
Keeping your home in the best possible condition not only enhances your pride of ownership, it’s important because this valuable asset requires regular maintenance to preserve its value. If all those maintenance chores on your list are starting to get overwhelming, it’s worth talking to trustworthy home improvement contractors in the Twin Cities about different options to save you valuable time, like: […]
Replacing the windows in your commercial property is a costly capital investment, but new windows can increase the building’s value, improve its overall energy efficiency and enhance its appearance. If you pick windows built by a well-known manufacturer like Anderson, Pella, Alside or Marvin, you’ll know you’re getting a quality product and worry-free access to service and parts. To help you choose the best windows for your building, you should also consider: […]
The June 11 hailstorm that swept across the Twin Cities, dropping temperatures 15 degrees in two hours, brought “hail in sheets,” according to the Star Tribune, and “hail so thick that it resembled several inches of snow.” What did it do to Minneapolis homeowners’ roofs? Twin Cities roofers can answer that: it wreaked havoc with our area’s roofs, and kept those Twin Cities roofers busy for many weeks. […]
Shopping small is a trend that’s gaining traction in communities all across the country. The term “shopping small” simply means that you choose to support local businesses rather than larger outfits that are based outside the community you live in. Here’s how you’ll make a big impact by choosing locally-based enterprises like Midwest Exteriors Plus, your home improvement contractors with 40+ years of history serving the Twin Cities.
There’s a reason you still have those well-worn khakis in your closet—they’re comfortable and seem to exude relaxation.
Just like your classic pants, the James Hardie® ColorPlus® Khaki Brown evokes the feeling of comfort, too. […]