Roofing felt is used as a base over wood rafters and then shingles are laid upon it. The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) includes roofing felt in its recommendations for roofing and waterproofing. Building codes also commonly require this material as a layer between the roof deck and shingles. Here are some things you may be wondering about roofing felt. Continue reading “Rainy Roofing: Why The Felt Can Be Wet”
You have taken the bold step of getting your house reroofed. It took a lot of planning, financing, and worry, but you have made it here. What will a reroofing project look like? How should you prepare, both inside and outside your home? Continue reading “What You Need To Know When It’s Time To Reroof Your House”
Most roofs will last a long time, especially if homeowners schedule regular maintenance with a professional roofing contractor and keep a close eye on their roof’s condition. All roofs need to be replaced eventually, however. Especially when repairs become cost prohibitive and it’s clear a new roof is necessary. The question is, how long should your roof last? Also, how can you tell when it’s time to replace your existing roof? Here are some things to consider.
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At Midwest Roofing, Siding & Windows, helping the community goes beyond providing superior home improvement craftsmanship and experience. Continue reading “Why Community Involvement Is Important To Us And For You”
The roof is your home’s first line of defense against the weather and any other time Mother Nature pays a call. Continue reading “Top 10 Reasons To Choose A Roofer In The Midwest”
The best roofs are made to last, but even those of the highest quality need repairs from time to time. Catching minor repairs before they create significant issues is crucial to getting the longest life possible from your roof. Continue reading “How To Know If Your Roof Needs Maintenance”
When you hire a contractor for a full roof replacement, you’ll want to make sure they do a good job and the roof will last for a long time to come.
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The winter season in Minneapolis is typically ravaging. Your roof not only has to deal with snow and ice storms but also high amounts of rainfall. Continue reading “4 Problems Your Roof Can Experience In Winter”
The decision to have a new roof installed on your home isn’t one you should take lightly. If you’re like most homeowners, you understand the importance of having a good roof but also know a new one is a sizable investment.
So, what to do? Should you buy some more time with your current roof by trying to repair any of its existing issues? Or, has your roof deteriorated enough that making frequent repairs doesn’t make sense?
The following are some of the critical factors when deciding whether to replace your existing roof or to extend its life with routine repairs.
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The first hints of autumn chill has hit many parts of Minnesota. Although winter is still a month or two away, the team at Midwest Roofing, Siding & Windows is preparing for colder weather by raising awareness about ice & water barriers. Whether you live in Eden Prairie, St. Paul, or Fairbanks, having a secondary water barrier can mean the difference between a roof which lasts and one that leaks. Continue reading “Is Your Home Protected by an Ice & Water Barrier?”