Midwest Exteriors Plus Blog
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. […]
When it comes to home improvements, you probably have a list of projects you’d like to tackle, such as updating the siding or windows, or remodeling the kitchen. A new roof may not even be on your list, but if yours is aging or in poor condition, replacing it should be a priority and here’s why:
The business world well knows the value of a high return on investment (ROI). Most Twin Cities residents do not think of their house in such stark terms. Yet your investment in your home’s roof represents a major commitment. Getting the greatest ROI out of it could mean money in your pocket.
As the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources puts it, our state is at a “climate crossroads.” Says the DNR, “drought and flood are as much a part of the state’s climate as “normal” weather.” Surviving a Minnesota winter yields the special prize of a Minnesota summer, with its brief warm (and often soggy) days. Getting ready for the next winter is a vital part of every Minnesotan’s summer plans. Be sure to pay attention to your home’s roof, so you can weather another winter just ahead.
In the Twin Cities area, many dealers sell and install new windows. The range of replacement windows Minneapolis homeowners can tap for their own homes is wide: big-box home improvement store windows; cheap, mass-produced vinyl windows; custom-made wood frame windows. Replacement windows Minneapolis homeowners enjoy most are identifiable by a few stellar qualities.