How Much Does a New Shingle Roof Cost?

How Much Does a New Minneapolis Shingle Roof Cost?

How Much Does a New Shingle Roof Cost?

A shingle roof cost can vary – it will depend upon a number of variables, such as the size of your roof, the condition of your roof, the cost of labor, and the type of shingles you want. Roofing shingles come in a variety of materials–everything from asphalt to recycled blends–and the cost reflects the quality and longevity of the shingle. When estimating shingle replacement cost, a contractor will include factors such as gables, valleys, and vents, and he must also evaluate the added cost of important materials such as underlayment, ice-and-water shield, flashing, drip-edge, nails, etc. But it is the shingles themselves that will comprise the majority of the cost, and will be figured into the cost of the shingle times the area to be covered.   Continue reading “How Much Does a New Shingle Roof Cost?”

Flipping Your House? Increase Value with a New Roof

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A new roof will add value and curb appeal to any home, especially if you are preparing to sell it. It assures the buyer that there is a secure roof free of leaks and other problems over the house.

The new roof is an investment that will most likely be returned when the house is sold. It shows that the owner cares about the property. The potential buyer will also receive the warranties covering the work and materials.

Home Improvements

You may have purchased a home as an investment property in the Minneapolis or St. Paul area. You can live in the home or rent it based on loan requirements.  Some HUD and repossession loans require the buyer to live in the home.

You may have purchased  the home as a  “fixer” with the idea of remodeling it over a period of time before putting the home on the market. You may have to decide between roof shingle repairs and replacing the entire roof.

A complete roof replacement may be necessary if you add new rooms to an older home. The new roof can make the entire home appear new.

Types of Twin Cities Roofing

The new roof should be consistent with the architecture of the home. Midwest Roofing, Siding & Windows, your Twin Cities roofers, is familiar with the different types of roofing in this area.

We are aware of the severe weather conditions that can result in loose shingles and build-up of moss, along with other damage from high winds, snow and ice. We work with homeowners to find the best materials within their budget to repair and replace roofs. Financing is another area we can assist with, especially if you are planning to sell your home when improvements are finished.

We use GAF and Owens Corning shingles. We are factory certified installers with GAF Master Elite status. We are one of only five Twin Cities roofers with Owens Corning’s  Platinum contractors certification. We use classic composite shingles, slate, cedar shake and metal roofing materials. Different products also offer extended factory warranties for the materials.

Midwest Roofing, Siding & Windows has been in business for over 40 years with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. We make a point of recycling old shingles and other materials to eliminate waste.

Contact Midwest Roofing, Siding & Windows, your twin cities roofer for a free estimate and financing information on roof replacement before you list your home for sale.

 

Financing A New Roof

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With a quick Internet or yellow pages search, you will find many certified roofing contractors in Minneapolis and the surrounding areas. However, not all roofing contractors are alike. When you are in need of a new roof or emergency roof repair, you want to be sure that you choose a roofing contractor that delivers exceptional customer service and guarantees their roof installations.

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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”

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”