Prorated & Non-Prorated Warranties Explained

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Warranties for your roof vary significantly. It is important that you have an understanding of the roofing materials you choose, the warranties that go along with those roofing materials, and the difference between prorated and non-prorated warranties. For reasons involving the advancement of technology pertaining to new shingle manufacturing, now shingle roofing can last up to 30 years, allowing the shingle producers to extend their warranties. Continue reading “Prorated & Non-Prorated Warranties Explained”

Fall Maintenance for Your Gutters

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Reports are slowly trickling in from residents of the Twin Cities with northern cabins and vacation getaways: fall is just around the corner!  Although we would all like to enjoy these last warm days of summer, it is important to look forward to the next month to schedule out important home maintenance tasks.  Today, we would like to focus on the importance of maintaining the gutters on your home.   Continue reading “Fall Maintenance for Your Gutters”

Choose Quality Shingles for Your Home

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There are many different manufacturers that promote “great roofing systems.” Professional roofers, through experience and extensive research, have been able to weed through the “cheap” shingles and find the best products. For a homeowner, though, these claims for greatness can be disappointing – and expensive. That’s why our team at Midwest Roofing, Siding & Windows has done extensive research on the durability and affordability of various shingles to be able to recommend a roofing system that you can trust. One of the manufacturers we love working with is Owens Corning™. Continue reading “Choose Quality Shingles for Your Home”

Deck Maintenance Tips for Summer

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Decks take a beating throughout Minnesota’s seasons.  From the rainfall in the spring, to the sun beating down during the hot summers, and let’s not forget the heavy snowfall!  All of these conditions can play a factor in damaging your deck.  It is important to inspect the condition of your deck on a regular basis.  Whether it is wood, composite, PVC or aluminum, take the time to make sure your deck is secure and in good working condition.  Despite what we all want to believe, accidents can happen, so take a look at the deck maintenance tips below for some help on what to look for. Continue reading “Deck Maintenance Tips for Summer”

An Emergency Flat Roof Repair Project

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Discovering a leak in your roof can be terrifying – and catastrophic if not treated promptly. With proper help, however, the damage can be treated properly.  We’ve helped a lot of homeowners and business owners in the Twin Cities area to protect their belongings after a leak was discovered.  Here is one example of our work: Continue reading “An Emergency Flat Roof Repair Project”

Is Your Roof … Safe?

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Now that another Minnesota summer is in full swing, it’s important to ensure that your roof can withstand the wind and hail of summer storms. The last thing you want is your roof leaking due to a combination of wind damage and driving rain.  These types of leaks can  cause damage to the structure of your home and the possessions within.   Continue reading “Is Your Roof … Safe?”