Midwest Exteriors Plus Blog
Taking care of your roof is a lofty responsibility for you and your Twin Cities roofers. After all, if you don’t take the best care of your roof, it won’t take the best care of your home. So, which roofing company do you trust to call for roof maintenance, repairs, replacement or emergency service? That’s a big question with three big answers. Keep reading to learn how to vet your new roofing contractor. […]
Doing all the research necessary to find a truly trustworthy roofer can be a stressful, lengthy process. You can compare reviews from various online sources, and ask family, friends or neighbors for the names of contractors they recommend, but that’s still not a guarantee that you’ll end up with a dependable, skilled roofer. One way to put your worries to rest is to hire a professional with Platinum Preferred credentials from one of the most trusted brands in the roofing industry – Owens Corning.
If you’re planning to replace the roof on your Twin Cities home, you’re likely considering different shingle types, looking for just the right color and comparing costs. Another key factor that deserves top priority in your decision making is whether to invest in a roof warranty. […]
Exterior remodeling can help improve the appearance and value of your home. At the beginning of any Minneapolis remodeling project, you’ll likely find that you’re facing lots of choices, especially when it comes to cost, style and how much remodeling you want to do. Whether you’re planning on a light touch up to improve curb appeal prior to selling your home, or just want to keep it looking great for years to come, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. […]
In the roofing field, there are some things that can nearly always pinpoint a disreputable contractor. If your roofer’s guilty of any of the three offenses listed below, it’s best to keep looking, no matter how desperately you need your roof repaired or replaced. […]
A basic law of thermodynamics says heat travels from warm to cool regions and objects. Your cozy Twin Cities home interior is constantly radiating warm air — air you paid to heat — into your attic. Attic insulation prevents losing that expensively heated air. Finances, home comfort, environmental impact, and your home’s heating plant are all affected by attic insulation. […]
When problems develop with your roof, the expertise of the roofer you hire to repair or replace it can directly impact your family’s comfort, safety, and security. For peace of mind that your home and everything inside it stays fully protected from the elements, it’s important to know what qualities to look for to help you choose the best roofing contractor. […]
When your roof needs repairs or a replacement, your choice of contractor plays a key role in how well the roof performs to protect your family and home from the elements. The easiest way to ensure that you hire an experienced and trustworthy company is to look for a Platinum Preferred contractor in Minneapolis.
What is a Platinum Preferred Contractor?
The “Platinum Preferred” designation is awarded by industry-leading Owens Corning to roofing contractors with a proven track record of outstanding workmanship and top-notch customer service. Owens Corning has decades of experience manufacturing high-quality roofing materials, and the company knows that skilled installation is crucial for the longevity and performance of their products. […]
From the day they are installed, fiberglass-asphalt shingles slowly give up their volatile chemicals. Sunlight hastens the evaporation; cold weather makes the shingles brittle and prone to snap. You may think your Twin Cities roof is only shielding your family from the elements, but your Midwest roof is fighting for its life every day. […]
Energy efficient windows for Minneapolis and the surrounding Twin Cities area should hold in heat during the fierce winters. Here’s what you need to know coming into this winter season. […]