Home Maintenance

Does Your Home’s Exterior Need a Facelift?

December 8th, 2021|Categories: Home Maintenance, Remodel, Roofing|

Maybe you’re considering a fixer-upper in a great neighborhood around Minneapolis-St. Paul like Maple Grove, Apple Valley or Spring Valley, but the exterior looks like it hasn’t had an upgrade since the ‘70s. What’s more concerning is that the roof and siding do not protect the home as intended. So, when you see water damage on ceilings and walls, it is apparent that one or the other is not doing its job. Sure, siding should make your home look great, but more importantly, it should protect your home from the weather. If there’s water damage on the ceilings and walls, [...]

Time to Button Up & Get Ready for Winter

October 8th, 2021|Categories: Home Maintenance|

Is your home ready for winter? If you let the professionals at Signature Home Services inspect your home’s protective systems, you know the answer to that question. Our technicians can check your roof, gutters and downspouts, insulation, HVAC, windows and doors to ensure you won’t spend a lot more than is necessary for heating this winter. Roof, Gutter & Attic Inspection Before the winter winds start whipping those trees and branches around, which could damage your roof, you should get them cut back if necessary. Our technicians can do that, replace caulking and sealant around flashing, chimneys and ventilation pipes. [...]

Roofing Needs Replacement?

March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Home Maintenance, Installation, Roofing|

Your home’s roof is exposed to harsh elements all the time; that is its job! Natural conditions like sun, wind, dirt, ultraviolet rays, insects, birds –not to mention things like acid rain, smoke, pollutants, and car exhaust – regularly take a beating on your roof and contribute to its soiling discoloration and damage.  How do you know if you need to replace your roof? Here are some tell-tale signs that your roof may be expiring. Are your asphalt roofing shingles curled, cupped, or cracked? There may be visible signs of aging on a 3-tab asphalt shingle roof showing algae or [...]

What has Winter Taught You About Your Home Maintenance?

January 25th, 2021|Categories: Contractor, Home Maintenance|

Winter is a rough time of year for several reasons – not least among them, the need for seasonal maintenance. Most home structures are built to last for a significant time, but none are immune from damage or wear and tear. If you want to add value to your property, regular inspection and repairs are a must.  When the weather gets colder, and storms start blowing in, it is almost guaranteed that some areas of your home will fare better than others. If you don’t see significant structural damage, that doesn’t mean that there is no need to worry. Some [...]