How to Tell the Difference Between Shingles

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You may have heard the Inuit have more than 50 names for snow. Where you or I might just see a few white flakes, or a snowbank, these hardy Arctic Circle citizens see nuances, differences, and subtleties. Even though it sounds like a legend, it is a truth first set down by an anthropologist in 1911. Just as true is that many people cannot tell the difference in shingles between a particular style or brand. Once you learn to tell the difference in shingles, though, you will come to know two major names.  Continue reading “How to Tell the Difference Between Shingles”

The Astounding Impact of a New Front Door


There are probably several enterprising ways to spend your home improvement budget – a glamorous kitchen remodel with granite counter-tops, or possibly a shiny new bathroom? However, there are surprisingly few improvements more rewarding than installing a new front door. Here are 7 advantages of a new front door: Continue reading “The Astounding Impact of a New Front Door”

What You Need to Know About Dynamic Home Design

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Midwest Roofing, Siding & Windows, Inc. has served Plymouth and the Twin Cities area for over 40 years, so we are your go to experts when your home’s in need of new windows, repairs or a complete window update.  Your home’s windows define your homes’ style and gives a clear indication as to how you maintain your property. Continue reading “What You Need to Know About Dynamic Home Design”

A Garden Shed to Match Your Home

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If you require additional space for your landscaping and gardening tools, a small garden shed may be in order.  For homeowners in the Twin Cities, there are two basic routes you may take: purchasing a ready-made structure, or building one from scratch.  Since starting a construction project can be daunting, we came up with a handy list of tools and materials to get you started on building a shed that will match your home.  Continue reading “A Garden Shed to Match Your Home”

5 Exterior Home Improvement Trends

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Regardless of how quaint or grand your home is, it is your personal refuge from the hustle and bustle of the world. Consequently, it should reflect your lifestyle and personal design. Electing to invest both time and money into your home will add value to your property. Here are five home improvement ideas to consider for your home in Maple Grove and the western suburbs: Continue reading “5 Exterior Home Improvement Trends”