It was a stormy summer for Minnesota and Wisconsin, which means your home’s exterior could have sustained weather related damage. Whether from hail or wind, there’s many ways that a storm can compromise your home’s first defense—the roof. Plus, there might be other areas to check like caulking, storm collars, gutters/down spouts, and furnace caps,… Continue reading Why You Should Get a Post-Season Inspection
Last month, there were over 3,000 homes that experienced hail damage in a 36 square mile radius in the Metro. If you suspect your home is one of them, there are a few things to look for before calling your insurance company. Hail sizes and their damage Hail damage can occur with varying size hail.… Continue reading When to Get Your Roof Replaced and Beginning Steps
Signs of Damage It is unsettling when a big storm moves through your area and high winds cause large amounts of debris to fall on or near your home. While you may escape the storm without damage to your home, it’s always a good idea to do a good visual inspection of your property after… Continue reading How Storm Damage Affects Your Deck
If asphalt shingles lived in a vacuum, we could very specifically estimate their life expectancy. However, due to a variety of reasons including climate and storm conditions, the 15-year countdown to when you will need to replace your roof starts on day 1 of installation and could be accelerated due to other factors. What Affects… Continue reading Asphalt Shingle Lifespan: How Long Will They Last?
With May, we usher in storm season in the upper Midwest. From damaging winds to large hail, summer storms can wreck-havoc on a home. And then there are those sneaky storms that drop hail, but don’t cause damage that is visible from the ground. It’s the second kind of storm that is more cause for… Continue reading Caught in the Path of a Storm