Affordable Ways to Spruce Up Your Kitchen

Home Improvement

Home Improvement DIY

Home improvement projects are advertised as expensive endeavors with a great aesthetic payoff. The reality is that you have the ability to spend as little or as much as you want in your home improvement projects.  In this article, we will look at how you can spruce up your kitchen for less, while obtaining a result that looks like you broke the bank.

Be confident in your abilities. Thanks to home improvement stores, most projects can be done by the homeowner. When you know what you want to accomplish and have a plan for getting it done, your local Eden Prairie stores can provide you with the tools and materials necessary to do the job. One caveat: when it comes to plumbing, electric wiring, and moving the walls of your home, do yourself a favor and enlist the help of a professional.

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The Perfect Contractor for Your Association

Twin Cities ContractorsYou know the saying: if you don’t like the weather in Minnesota, wait an hour or so. Between the polar vortex in the winter, several feet of snow in the spring, unrelenting humidity in the summer and all three in the fall, the Land of 10,000 Lakes could just as easily be called the “Land of 10,000 Reasons You’ll Probably Need a Roofing Contractor This Year.” Continue reading “The Perfect Contractor for Your Association”

Save on Your Heating Bills with Marvin Windows

If your building’s windows are showing signs of wear and tear, it is an indication that they will not be able to effectively keep cold air out and hot air in this winter. This will lead to much higher heating bills in the winter and increased cooling costs in the summer. By hiring Maple Grove contractor Midwest Roofing, Siding & Windows for window replacement services, you can ensure that your building stays warm and your heating bills stay within a reasonable range this season. Continue reading “Save on Your Heating Bills with Marvin Windows”

Improving Your Curb Appeal With the Right Roof Color

If you are in the Minneapolis area and are looking for roofing contractors that can help you pick a great looking shingle roof – we are up for the challenge! Most people focus only on the type of shingles (Should I go with architectural or the basic three-tab? What about these Owens Corning roofs I’ve been hearing about?), and neglect to put serious consideration into the color.  However, choosing the right color can help set your home apart and add to your home’s curb appeal. Continue reading “Improving Your Curb Appeal With the Right Roof Color”

Can We Recycle Our Roofing Shingles?

If your Minneapolis home is ready for a roof replacement, it’s time to consider the recycling options that are available with Midwest Roofing, Siding & Windows. Instead of taking up landfill space, the old shingles from your roof can be used as a component for road construction materials, reducing the energy input required for roads.

Fortunately, recycling options are opening up for most consumable products and provides numerous benefits for consumers, the economy, and the planet as a whole. As an additional bonus and reward for the carbon-conscious, recycling is often accompanied by cost savings. Continue reading “Can We Recycle Our Roofing Shingles?”

Fend Off Winter Storm Damage With GAF Roofing

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Minnesota has a tendency to throw some weather issues at its residents that can really test the strength of their roofs. Our contractors at Midwest Roofing, Siding & Windows, the best of the best in Minneapolis roofers for over 40 years, are only too familiar with what the winter storms can do. In fact, the infamous Minnesota chill is one of the main reasons why we became GAF Master Elite certified installersContinue reading “Fend Off Winter Storm Damage With GAF Roofing”

The Top 8 Tools to Have in Your Home

You don’t have to be handy at fixing things in order to keep a good set of tools around. Every homeowner should have at least a basic set for doing small repairs, like tightening kitchen cabinet handles or fixing a leaky faucet. This saves you from having to call a repair contractor every time something goes wrong in your Maple Grove home. Continue reading “The Top 8 Tools to Have in Your Home”

Show Your Team Spirit Tastefully in Your Home

Although you only get to cheer your favorite sports team on during their regular season, you can show your appreciation for them year-round in your Eden Prairie home. Some may jump at this opportunity to hang pennants across the walls and set bobbleheads or other knick-knacks in prominent places around the home. Other sports fans, however, may be attracted by a more subtle, tasteful way to decorate the interior of their home with team spirit. Continue reading “Show Your Team Spirit Tastefully in Your Home”

Choose Insulated Doors for Added Energy-Efficiency

One of the most often overlooked energy savers is insulated doors. Even if your Eden Prairie home is well insulated, you could still be losing a great deal of air through a door that does not fit properly or provide adequate protection. Insulated doors are a great choice to consider when you need to replace your doors and increase energy savings in your home. Continue reading “Choose Insulated Doors for Added Energy-Efficiency”

Winter’s Coming! Are Your Windows Ready?

When the cold weather hits, don’t get caught off guard with drafty windows. Keeping those Maple Grove winds outside where they belong is as simple as caulking and weatherstripping. These methods are the easiest and most cost-effective ways to make your windows more energy-efficient. If your windows are old and beyond repair, window replacement is an option to explore.  Here are some ideas from Midwest Exterior Plus for ways to winterize your windows: Continue reading “Winter’s Coming! Are Your Windows Ready?”