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Will Your Roof Hold Up When Winter Comes?

July 24th, 2019|Categories: Roofing|

How confident are you that your roof can withstand heavy rain or snow? It may have held up over the previous winter, but that’s no indication of roof condition. A Minnesota roof can suffer significant damage due to a number of potential environmental issues including ice dams, storm debris or moss growth.  These problems can go unnoticed or, in the case of issues like moss, may be considered innocuous. Without regular inspections and maintenance, your roof is at risk of becoming compromised. Issues such as damaged shingles and water leaking into your attic or roof space may occur.  Is Roof [...]

How Replacing Windows Helps Prevent Condensation

June 21st, 2019|Categories: Windows|

Do you have a problem with condensation in your home? You may have noticed that condensation collects on one or more of your windows. This may or may not be a problem, depending on the quality of your window insulation and ventilation. If you see condensation on the outside of a window, sit back and relax. Your windows are preventing heat transfer when the affected panes are slightly cooler than the outside air. Your home is likely well insulated if you only see condensation on the exterior of your windows. If, on the other hand, you spot condensation occurring on [...]

Signs Your Wood Siding Needs Repairing or Replacing

May 30th, 2019|Categories: Siding, Storm Damage|

You want your home’s exterior to look great but remember: Its primary function is to protect the home’s interior, including your belongings, and especially your family members. Damage to your wood siding can come in many forms. To recognize the signs, it helps to know the possible types of damage to look for: Wood Rot Woodpecker, squirrel, insect & rodent damage Trees, plants and ivy Outside elements […]

Win Batting Practice with the Saint Paul Saints!

April 29th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Now is your chance to win BATTING PRACTICE with the Saint Paul Saints through our Spring 2019 Referral Program! Refer a friend by July 10th to enter. Winner will also receive 4 tickets to the Saints game that evening at 7:05pm. Details below. A qualified referral is a homeowner located in our service area who has the want, need, or desire to replace their roof, siding, windows or doors (min 5 openings), and/or gutter protection. They must agree to meet with us and allow us to complete a free, no-obligation estimate or inspection for storm damage. If you have a [...]

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

March 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

February 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

October 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

September 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

August 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. […]

What to Look for When You Inspect Your Roof

July 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. […]