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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”

Winter Weather Advisory: Check Your Windows!

Snowflake-icon (1)Replacement Windows in Winter?

Many homeowners in Eden Prairie and the Twin Cities area believe that late spring or summer are the best times of year to for repair or replacement of their windows … before the cold temperatures and winds of winter arrive. Although there are several benefits to completing maintenance projects in the warmth of summer, window replacement in winter is not difficult. In fact, you can have greater success with finding evidence of window inefficiency during winter because of the extreme temperature differences and the effect it has on your indoor comfort.

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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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The Perfect Contractor for Your Association

Twin Cities ContractorsYou 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”

Save on Your Heating Bills with Marvin Windows

If your building’s windows are showing signs of wear and tear, it is an indication that they will not be able to effectively keep cold air out and hot air in this winter. This will lead to much higher heating bills in the winter and increased cooling costs in the summer. By hiring Maple Grove contractor Midwest Roofing, Siding & Windows for window replacement services, you can ensure that your building stays warm and your heating bills stay within a reasonable range this season. Continue reading “Save on Your Heating Bills with Marvin Windows”

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”