As spring approaches, now is a wonderful time to do a good visual assessment of the exterior of your home. Damage from winter winds or past hailstorms can sometimes be hard to spot without the eye of a trained expert, especially if the damage is to your roof. However, siding is easier to assess from… Continue reading What Are The Signs That It’s Time to Replace Your Siding?
If there’s ever a time when you want proper insulation, it’s during the winter months in the Midwest. We deal with polar vortexes, blizzards, and strong winds that could naturally bring down the temperature in your home. Luckily, adequate insulation and ventilation really help with both saving you money and keeping your family warm. But… Continue reading When Does My Home Need New Insulation?
No matter what the season, weather conditions can cause roof damage that requires a restoration company. There are various aspects to look at when choosing a roofing contractor, including price, availability, and recommendations. While these are all good questions to ask, the first one should be if they are certified. Benefits to hiring a certified… Continue reading The Importance of Working with a Certified Roofer
Here’s to the upcoming new year! Even throughout all the craziness of 2020, we were fortunate to have a lot of roofing and siding jobs to keep us and our employees busy. As we move into 2021 and our continuing winter off-season, we’re ready to take it a little slower while still handling some jobs… Continue reading Why You Should Plan Ahead on Your Home Exterior Projects
Winter is nothing new for the hearty Minnesotan. We’re used to cold weather and lots of snow. We also know winter can take a toll on many things and your home’s roof is no exception. Ice Dams Poor insulation – Snow melts during the warm daytime hours and refreezes at night or when the weather… Continue reading Winter and Your Roof – Things to Watch Out For
Staying warm in the winter is about more than just having a furnace or fireplace—it also depends on how well your home retains heat. Without adequate insulation, the heat in your home won’t stick around, and you’ll mostly likely see these common issues: High energy bills. If you’ve been dealing with increasing energy bills, it… Continue reading Signs that Your Home Has Poor Insulation
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
Whether you’re hiring professionals for snow removal or doing it yourself (not recommended), we’re listing the things to watch out for and have created a list of Do’s and Don’ts. Do’s: Start from the edges and move your way to the top Be mindful of metal tools during a removal process – (Avoiding power lines)… Continue reading The Do’s and Don’ts of Rooftop Snow Removal