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What to Look For After the Snow Piled Against Your House Melts this Spring

2019-03-26T12:06:20-05:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Here in Minnesota, “winter” and “snow” are synonymous, as are “spring” and “mush”. This time of year as the snow is disappearing, there are things homeowners need to look for on their home to ensure there is no damage. During winter, you probably bundled up to make sure your fingers, toes, and noses were protected from the cold, wet snow. Believe it or not: during the winter, the snow actually helped provide insulation for your house. But during a fickle Minnesota spring (like this one), that snowy insulation melts refreezes and melts again, potentially causing costly problems. What to Look [...]

Feeling a Breeze by Your Windows? It May Be Time to Replace Them

2019-02-22T11:05:09-05:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Windows|

“Hey, baby, it’s cold outside!” And if you can tell because of the breeze coming from the area of your windows, you may want to consider replacing them. Your windows will give you signs that they need replacing. Ignore the signs and replacement costs may increase over time. Aging Windows If you have high-quality windows and you maintain them appropriately, you can expect them to give you good service for at least 20 years. There are several factors that can affect their life span. If your windows are protected from the harsh rays of the sun and the ravages of [...]

Keep Leaves out of Your Gutters This Fall

2018-10-24T12:17:00-05:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: Gutters|

You have probably noticed that the leaves have started to fall. That means your gutters are becoming blocked, reducing the effectiveness of drainage from the fall rain. It’s a yearly cycle, but it’s easy to forget when you have had a good summer. Ensuring that your gutters continue to perform the function for which they are intended is essential. Poor drainage will not only damage your gutters, it can end up wreaking havoc on walls, roofs, ceilings, floors and foundations. Check Your Gutters First and foremost, you will need to check your gutters thoroughly for any damage. You may find [...]

4 Ways to Tighten Up Your Home for Winter

2018-09-24T12:04:39-05:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Insulation, Roofing, Windows|

Winter is coming and it will cost you if your home is not quite ready for the challenge. If you spend the money now to tighten up your home, the improvements will stand by you and may end up costing much less than it would to repair winter damage. Here are four suggestions for ways to tighten up your home for the coming winter. […]

3 Unexpected Areas to Look for Hail Damage on Your Home

2018-08-17T15:28:47-05:00August 17th, 2018|Categories: Insulation, Siding, Storm Damage|

When there is a storm, most people think about checking windows and having the roof inspected. The problem with that is, hail has a habit of not conforming to traditional convention. Your entire property may need to be inspected for damage. These three unexpected areas to look for hail damage on your home should be obvious, but they are often overlooked. […]

TODAY ONLY: We’re In Rosemount, MN Giving FREE Storm Inspections!

2018-07-23T09:40:33-05:00July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Roofing, Storm Damage|

Rosemount - Don't miss this! For one day only, we are offering FREE inspections for roof replacement in Rosemount, MN! When: Monday, July 23, 2018 Where: Rosemount, MN What: Our Signature Home Services team will be in Rosemount, MN giving out FREE Storm Inspections from the summer storms! Did you know every year, summer storms bring pea to golf ball size hail to the Rosemount, MN area? We will be out in Rosemount, MN on Monday (7/23) giving FREE Storm Inspections! Contact us at 651-731-1147 to schedule an inspection.

What to Look for When You Inspect Your Roof

2018-07-23T10:23:29-05:00July 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Your roof is one of the most important, and expensive, elements of your home. Yet, it is often neglected until it springs a leak or begins looking cluttered with leaves, twigs or moss. Like any system that is part of your home, it needs preventive maintenance to avoid costly repairs. Inspecting your roof at least twice a year can help identify issues early and protect your investment in your roof and home. […]

How the ENERGY STAR® Rating on Windows Helps Your AC

2018-06-27T14:53:16-05:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Windows|

Is the effectiveness of your AC hit-or-miss, depending on what the weather decides to throw at your home? You would expect that well-maintained air conditioning units would perform exactly the same under relatively identical conditions. However, unless important structures such as doors and windows are working with your AC, you will never get value for your money. […]

Still have storm damage from last summer? The time to repair is now!

2018-05-25T00:23:26-05:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Contractor, Roofing, Siding, Storm Damage|

It has reached that point in the year where time is running short to complete repairs from last summer’s storm damage. Before you panic that you may not meet the deadline for your insurance claim, there are a few important factors to consider. INSURANCE CLAIM STIPULATIONS Have you fully read the conditions of your insurance claim? If not, now’s the time to refresh your memory. Your insurance company will have set a time limit for completion of work. In some cases, you will have no more than a year from making the claim to completely sign off on the repairs. [...]