Midwest Exteriors Plus Blog
Filing a claim with your homeowners’ insurance policy for roof damage can be an intimidating task. Especially for homeowners who’ve never dealt with their insurance company on a claim, it can be overwhelming and more than a little daunting. Fortunately, this is one of those situations where a bit of education can make the process much less mysterious.
Your roof is more than just the design element that tops your home, it’s the key building component that shields the entire structure, your family and belongings from all kinds of weather. This makes it paramount that you pick a skilled, dependable installer and a durable, high-quality material to get big results when your roof needs replacement. Choosing Owens Corning can give you these results, and here’s why: […]
When the roof on your home needs replacement, it’s easy to get caught up comparing all your shingle options. Although choosing the right shingle is important, your shingles are just the most visible element of a complex system that’s comprised of multiple, equally-important components. If you want to give your home total protection, what you really need is a complete roofing system. […]
Putting a new roof on your home is a major expense, so it’s not an investment that you want to make unless it’s really necessary. On the other hand, you don’t want to risk costly damage to your home’s structure and interior by waiting until your roof eventually fails. […]
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. […]
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. […]
What makes a home look stunning? We often use the word to describe a handsome man or beautiful woman, but a house? Houses of all sizes and types can look stunning, including your own Twin Cities home, with the right touches by home improvement contractors.
Keep landscaping in scale with your home, and provide a […]
If you’ve been on the fence about making improvements to your home, now is the ideal time to get key projects underway to take full advantage of the warmer outdoor temperatures. Here are three smart improvements that can make your home more livable, improve its energy efficiency and boost its value over the long term. […]