5 Winter Roof Damage Signs Homeowner Should Know

The roof over your head protects you from the outdoor elements, like rain, snow, and hail. However, it’s not completely impervious to damage, and winter conditions can be especially harsh. In addition to bringing strong winds and hail, winter weather can make pre-existing issues more apparent.  Failure to take care of your roof during the… Continue reading 5 Winter Roof Damage Signs Homeowner Should Know

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

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

Why Your Home Needs Gutters

Unpredictable rain, as well as warmer temps, means lots of water. Gutter systems divert rainwater away from your home and when no gutters are present damage to your home can occur. One of the most common issues caused by full or lack of gutters is a wet basement. You might be thinking, “the water will… Continue reading Why Your Home Needs Gutters

The Do’s and Don’ts of Rooftop Snow Removal

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