What to Do If Your Home Needs Insulation AFTER It is Built

Many homeowners are under the impressions that adding insulation is an impossibility after a house has been built.  Fortunately, we are here to let you know that this simply isn’t true! Regardless of the age of your home, insulation can be easily and effectively added to your home. When working with insulation installation at Midwest Roofing, Siding & Windows, we take extra steps to ensure that everything is installed properly and up to code. Our technicians are among the best in the business! Continue reading “What to Do If Your Home Needs Insulation AFTER It is Built”

Winter Home Improvement

The extreme winter weather experienced by Minnesotans has a tendency to highlight problem areas in your home. During the balmy summer months, drafty windows or poorly insulated attics may seem like little more than a nuisance. However, when the temperature drops below zero and the winter winds begin to blow, drafty windows and poor insulation take on a much greater significance. Now is the time when many of our neighbors begin to think about home improvement in Eden Prairie. Continue reading “Winter Home Improvement”

The Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard About Insulation

attic insulation worst adviceMost homeowners in the Maple Grove area are actively searching for a means to reduce their utility bills.  Since adding attic insulation is a great way to accomplish this task throughout the year, its a preferred choice for anyone seeking a quick return on their home improvement investment. In some cases, however, do-it-yourself minded homeowners have been known to make some pretty serious (and costly!) mistakes, perhaps after receiving bad advice from a well meaning friend or neighbor.  Continue reading “The Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard About Insulation”

Top 8 Reasons People Spend More for a Roof Replacement

A roof replacement is a big investment in your home.  Although many homeowners would prefer to patch and re-patch their roofs or wish they could do the work themselves, pinching pennies is not often a great approach to exterior home improvement projects.  When considering which contractor to hire for your Maple Grove home, keep in mind that you are entrusting the professional with a project that will protect your home, possessions and family.  Over the years, we’ve thought of some great reasons people choose to pay more for their roof replacement.  Continue reading “Top 8 Reasons People Spend More for a Roof Replacement”

6 Budgeting Tips for Your Roof Repair

At Midwest Roofing, Siding & Windows, we are passionate about serving the Minneapolis homeowners with their roofing needs. Whether it is a big replacement job or a small roof repair, we are ready and able to help you! Residents of Minneapolis know and trust our team of experts for all of their roofing needs. To help you better plan and prepare for the cost of roof repair or another home improvement project, here are six tips to help you budget: Continue reading “6 Budgeting Tips for Your Roof Repair”

Affordable Ways to Spruce Up Your Kitchen

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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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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”

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”