When homeowners reach out to a trusted Maple Grove contractor, they often have a “million” questions on their mind. To help you focus on the most important, our professionals at Midwest Roofing, Siding & Windows have compiled 5 of the best questions to ask your roofing contractor: Continue reading “5 Great Questions to Ask Your Roofing Contractor”
If you are shopping for a new roof, it helps to learn a little bit of roof terminology. With some common terms you can have a more informed conversation with your roofing contractor. At Midwest Roofing, Siding & Windows, we are always glad to help our clients know more about their roofs – it makes our job easier! Continue reading “Minnesota Roofer Terminology 101”
You 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”
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?”
The Better Business Bureau (BBB), a non-profit organization, was founded in 1912, interestingly enough, as a way to regulate “medical quackery” and the “worthless drugs” sold by disreputable business owners who took advantage of trusting customers desperate for help. The BBB primarily functions now (as it did then) as an arbitrator between consumers and businesses. The bureau grades businesses on several criteria; using the BBB’s grading system can be immensely helpful when it’s time to find a reputable siding contractor you can trust with your Minneapolis home’s siding project. Continue reading “7 Ways For Using the BBB to Find a Reputable Siding Contractor”
Energy Star building products sound almost too good to be true for Maple Grove homeowners. Imagine products that will save you money year after year, provide years of superior service and improve life on earth all at the same time. But federally recognized Energy Star building products, used by Midwest Roofing, Siding and Windows, Inc. really can light your way to savings and a cleaner planet. Continue reading “Let the Energy Star Light Your Way to Savings”
Think of the ideal roofing company Twin Cities residents would like to have working on their fine homes. What would the ideal contractor look like? How will a homeowner recognize a truly superior roofing company? Here are three hallmarks of a roofing company Twin Cities homeowners can hire with confidence. Continue reading “Customers, Certifications and Community: The Three Cs of Confidence”
When you decide to buy siding for your Maple Grove area home, there are many factors to take into consideration. The choice of material, the color and the style are all very important decisions that affect both your home’s curb appeal and resale value. Weather is certainly a factor, so you need a product that can withstand Upper Midwest winters and hot, humid summers. Your most important decision, however, is choosing the right siding contractor for the job. Continue reading “Choosing the Right Siding Contractor in Maple Grove”
After a violent storm hits, like the one that unleashed hail and damaging winds in Eden Prairie, Edina, and Bloomington earlier this summer, homeowners and business owners are concerned about the condition of their roofs. Within days of the storms passing doors start being knocked on, calls start being received, and flyers and business cards from roofing contractors start to arrive. This can bring a feeling of relief because industry professionals are reaching out to you and offering to help you out by assessing your roof and telling you that they can get you a roof for FREE! While many of these are legitimate roofing businesses operating in your community, there are some that follow the storms, roofer gypsies or roofing storm chasers that come in for a time after the storm then move to the next area attacked by a storm. Continue reading “Roofing Storm Chasers”
Looking for a St. Paul Roofing Contractor?
Midwest Roofing, Siding and Windows is a GAF Master Elite roofing contractor, but why is that important when considering a new roof for your St Paul home or business?
GAF is the largest manufacturer of commercial and residential roofing materials in North America. They provide training and certification programs to roofing contractors and industry professionals. By using factory-certified contractors you eliminate the risk of your roof being installed improperly by individuals calling themselves roofers who are here today, but can’t be found if there is a problem. Continue reading “GAF Master Elite St. Paul Roofing Contractor”