Here’s What to Do After Storm Damage to Your Roof

Storms are natural disasters that you can never control, only prepare for. It remains a fact that no matter how much preparation you do, you may not avoid some storm damage. This blog post will give you information on what to do after storm damage affects your home. Strong winds, hail, and lightning can all… Continue reading Here’s What to Do After Storm Damage to Your Roof

What You Need to Know About Emergency Roof Repair

One of the toughest lessons you have to learn in life is how to balance your expectations versus reality. This is especially the case for new homeowners. Your expectation: Owning a home = freedom! Reality: Things break—even things that seem very structurally sound. And when you own the home, it’s your responsibility to fix it.… Continue reading What You Need to Know About Emergency Roof Repair

How Do Ice Dams Harm My Home?

After heavy snow, a quick peek out the window might reveal long, intimidating icicles extending from your roof or gutters. While they may be pretty, they may also be the first signs of ice dams. Your winter wonderland might soon become a source of aggravation as water collects on the roof and does damage to… Continue reading How Do Ice Dams Harm My Home?

5 Signs of Storm Damage To Your Roof

After a storm, you may not think to check your house for damages. You take a quick look but don’t know what signs you should be looking for. The structure is still standing, and the sun has come out. You might think everything seems fine. There are many signs of damage that you might miss… Continue reading 5 Signs of Storm Damage To Your Roof

Why You Should Get a Post-Season Inspection

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

When to Get Your Roof Replaced and Beginning Steps

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

Asphalt Shingle Lifespan: How Long Will They Last?

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?

Caught in the Path of a Storm

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