2016 Home Design Trends to Watch For

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Winter has fully arrived – and now is the perfect time to settle down to the work of the year ahead.

Preparing for spring and summer home improvement projects while the weather outside is frightful actually makes a lot of sense.

You have plenty of indoor time to decide what must change, and you can begin budgeting and designing for the most desirable projects.  Continue reading “2016 Home Design Trends to Watch For”

5 Steps to a Shingle Roof Repair

shingle roof repair steps for minnesota homeowners

All roof types require consistent repairs and maintenance in order to stay in top condition. If you have a roof with many years left in its lifespan that is looking a little worse for wear, investing in shingle roof repair may be a wise decision. Here are some of the basic steps that are covered in any shingle roof repair: Continue reading “5 Steps to a Shingle Roof Repair”

5 Elements of Nature to Incorporate in Your Home

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The decor that is in, or around our home can obviously affect the ambiance. As going into nature can positively affect your levels of happiness too! By including earthy hues on your walls, wood shingles, stone and plants in your living rooms, you can bring these good feelings of nature right to you. Continue reading “5 Elements of Nature to Incorporate in Your Home”

8 Last Minute Home Repairs to Complete Before Winter

roof repairs and other last minute home improvement projects to complete before winter

The approach of winter sets squirrels scurrying to cache nuts against oncoming hardship. Likewise, many homeowners feel the pressure of undone roof repair as the days grow shorter and temperatures drop. Here are eight repairs and chores that should not be forgotten in the last few weeks of warm weather. Continue reading “8 Last Minute Home Repairs to Complete Before Winter”

Winter Preparation Checklist for Minnesota Homeowners

winter preparation checklist and new siding ideas

Another winter is fast approaching – and preparing for winter means more than buying a pair of mittens. Autumn is the perfect time to prepare your home for winter, and we at Midwest Roofing, Siding & Windows are available to help you brace yourself for another Halloween blizzard like the one in ’91. Hopefully, it doesn’t come to that! Continue reading “Winter Preparation Checklist for Minnesota Homeowners”

Attic Insulation and How it Affects Your Home

attic insulation and how it affects your maple grove home

Ice dams on Maple Grove homes are caused by snow melting from heat through the roof, turning to liquid but refreezing to form an ever-growing, heavy ice block at your roof’s edge. The cure for ice dams? Keeping the attic temperature as close as possible to outside temperatures. The way to do achieve that? Adequate insulation. Having enough attic insulation in your Maple Grove home will not only reduce energy bills, but preserve home value, too, by preventing damage from water infiltration.  Continue reading “Attic Insulation and How it Affects Your Home”

Fall Design Ideas for Minnesota Homeowners

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The cool autumn air brings with it a desire to spend more time indoors, perhaps with some warm apple cider and in the company of friends. Fall is also the time of year that you start getting your home ready for the winter ahead and your design ideas should include winter preparations as well. Here are a few great design ideas to integrate within your home interior this autumn season. Continue reading “Fall Design Ideas for Minnesota Homeowners”

Prepare Your Home for a Warm & Cozy Autumn

fall roof repair and other home improvement ideas

As the leaves are starting to fall and change their color, and with winter just around the corner in Maple Grove , you might be looking for something to prepare you for fall, or just something to make your residence seem a little warmer. So here are some ideas to cozy up your home for the upcoming cooler weather. Continue reading “Prepare Your Home for a Warm & Cozy Autumn”