What You Need to Know About Shingle Warranties

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When you’re comparing different shingle roof replacement options, warranty should be at the top of your list of criteria. With our extreme weather conditions here in Minnesota it’s wise to aim for higher quality materials and skilled installation, as these typically give you better warranty protection. Continue reading “What You Need to Know About Shingle Warranties”

Understanding What’s Included within Your Roofing Warranty

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Do you think you need a new Minneapolis roof replacement? Are you aware of exactly what to look for? The Minneapolis area has some heavy winter and summer storms where ice, snow, or driving rain can cause all types of damage. Start inside your attic with the following check list! Continue reading “Understanding What’s Included within Your Roofing Warranty”

Common Minneapolis Roof Repair Problems in the Spring

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Not many of our customers will remember March, 1948, when Minneapolis experienced its greatest temperature range in recorded weather history, going from a low of -27ºF to a high of 70ºF in the month. This range of 97º in one month surely played havoc with the roof of many a Minneapolitan’s home. Spring is always a time of unpredictable weather, and with it comes unpredictable roof problems and the need for reliable roof repair. By recognizing some typical trouble spots, you can be ready for roof repair issues. Even if Minnesota’s one-day temperature range record of a 71º drop in one day is broken, your house will stay cozy and dry. Continue reading “Common Minneapolis Roof Repair Problems in the Spring”

Financing Options for Your Roof Replacement

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Planning for the unexpected can be difficult when it comes to making repairs around your Eden Prairie home. If your roof is damaged in a storm or is worn out and in need of replacement because of advanced age, you may be looking at a total roof replacement.  You might be worried about roof financing if you have not put enough money aside in an emergency fund. Roof replacement cannot be put off without risking further damage to your home, even if you do not have the cash on hand. Continue reading “Financing Options for Your Roof Replacement”

Home Siding Ready for Every Midwest Season

With its hot summers and cold winters, Minnesota is all about extremes. It’s an upper Midwest state, which means it has some of the widest variety of weather conditions in the U.S. In Minnesota, each season has distinct qualities, like below-freezing temperatures, record-high heat waves and even tornadoes. Continue reading “Home Siding Ready for Every Midwest Season”

5 Must-Haves for Home Emergencies

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Weather related emergencies do happen, even in Eden Prairie. Unfortunately, the weather can sometimes be hard to predict, which often leads to anything from mild to serious property damage. More often than not, this requires emergency repair. For example, any damage done to the roof of your Eden Prairie home will require emergency repair of some sort. Leaving any damage alone could cause it to worsen and potentially lead to other issues, such as leaks and mold, to name a few. Continue reading “5 Must-Haves for Home Emergencies”

Shingle Roof Color Ideas

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Once you’ve made the decision to install a shingle roof on your Minnesota home, the next step is to choose the shingle color. There are shingle roof colors to complement any style of home and any type of construction material. Here are a few popular options to help you decide which color will work best based on your preferences. Continue reading “Shingle Roof Color Ideas”

Statistics Show Attic Insulation Makes A Difference

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Roof, Wall, and Attic Insulation

You have probably heard that installing insulation into your home is an excellent way to reduce your energy bill. But how much will this actually save? According to the Department of Energy (DOE), an average of 44% of all of your energy usage comes from your Maple Grove home’s heating and cooling system. With this draw, knowing if this power and energy is being utilized properly is an important factor to be aware of. To help homeowners in the Twin Cities area gain a better understanding of the importance of insulation, we are going to take a look at some statistics that illustrate how door, wall, and attic insulation will impact your home.

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How to Keep Your Home Safe During A Minnesota Winter

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As another Minnesota winter arrives, you will want to make sure that your home is able to withstand the snow and low temperatures.

Handling the maintenance steps below can prevent the need for expensive roof repair and other fixes during the winter months. Exterior repairs in the depths of winter can be stressful as weather and cold temperatures sweep through Minnesota. Continue reading “How to Keep Your Home Safe During A Minnesota Winter”