An industrial roof gets no respect. Most facilities managers are too busy with other, eye-level issues to spend time worrying about their industrial roof. Until, of course, a leak threatens to ruin inventory or equipment. Industrial roof maintenance is the sure path to avoiding leaks. […]
Flat roofs face a different set of challenges than sloped roofs. And while there are significant advantages to flat roofs on commercial buildings—lower cost, easier access, more efficient use of space—they are no less vulnerable to leaks.
Having a commercial roof in good condition is an essential part of protecting your building’s interior. When it’s time to pick a new one, what is the best commercial roofing material? Keep the following in mind while weighing your options for a new commercial roof. […]
Here in Minnesota, commercial roofs take a lot of punishment. Scorching heat in summer, frigid cold and heavy snowfall in winter—it’s a lot for any roof to handle. A quality commercial roof can last 40 years or more, but it requires diligent maintenance and care to stay healthy for it’s full lifetime. […]
How important is attic insulation? If you’ve ever felt a cold draft drifting down your attic steps, worried about ice dams on your roof, or watched your heating bills skyrocket during a cold Midwest winter, then you know the answer to that question. […]
Insulation plays an important role in reducing heat loss or heat gain in your home by providing a barrier between the interior and the exterior. Whether its summer or winter, home insulation should work to keep the interior temperature consistent without your air conditioner or furnace working overtime. […]
There may be no region in the U.S. where insulation is as important as it is in the Midwest. From scorching summer heat to bitter Arctic wind chills, your home must withstand a lot of extremes. At Midwest Roofing Siding & Windows, we understand a well-insulated home can keep you and your family safe and comfy year-round. […]
You all know your house needs insulation because it helps keep the temperature stable. But how much do you really know about your insulation?
It’s important to know why you need insulation and how it helps. Before you invest in new insulation for your attic, make sure you know these six things: […]
With freezing cold temperatures in winter and hot temperatures in summer in the Twin Cities area, your energy bills can be high at times. The amount of insulation your attic has can have an impact on how much energy your home uses on a regular basis. How does attic insulation affect energy efficiency? […]
Nothing brings instant curb appeal, energy efficiency, and added home value like replacement windows. If your existing windows are old and drafty, they can begin to leak, stick, and fail to work properly. Rotten sills and broken seals are the most common problems with old windows, and they can make your house look dated. Installing replacement windows is one of the best and most affordable ways to improve the value of your home and lower your utility bills. When should you get your windows replaced? […]