Leaking Roof Raining on Your Parade?

May 20th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

When was the last time you were in your attic? Did you happen to check out the ceiling for those tell-tale brown patches? Yep, for many people, that spreading brownish stain on the ceiling is the first indication that you have a leak in your roof. Another very noticeable sign of a leaking roof is mold growing near the insulation or other ceiling areas. However, these spots of damage are not necessarily the point of the leak in the roof. What are the best steps to follow to find the source of the problem with your leaking roof?  Follow the [...]

What To Do When the Winter Snow Melts

April 25th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

After the harsh winter in Minnesota, trust the experts at Signature Home Services for all your roofing needs. After the snow has melted, check your doors and windows to make sure water has not seeped in. Outside you can check your gutters and downspouts also. Never go onto your roof after snow or a rainstorm; it can be extremely dangerous. If you suspect any destruction to your structures, do not hesitate to call the professionals. The seasons’ change is upon us, and all that snow will be in the distant past, now you can contact the friendly staff at Signature [...]

Do You Need to Replace Your Home’s Windows?

February 26th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Do you know when it's time to upgrade your windows? While some signs may be obvious, others may not. Let's take a good hard look at them. Condensation If you have double- or triple-pane windows already and there is condensation between the panes, it's a sure sign that the seals have failed. The seals naturally break over time due to the constant fluctuations in temperatures over many years.  Hot or Cold to the Touch The space between panes offers insulation, and once the seal is broken, it's usually time for new windows. Condensation is not the only sign that your [...]

Home Maintenance During the COVID-19 Crisis

April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

While Minnesotan homeowners stay at home to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, time can pass very slowly. Once you have binge-watched every show in existence, you may want to focus on more productive activities. Home maintenance during a lockdown is not impossible, but there are greater challenges.  Needed tools and materials essential for DIY projects may be hard to come by because many of the businesses that provide them have closed up shop while the crisis is on-going. That does not mean attempting maintenance is pointless.  Home Inspection & Checklist Before you dive right in, come up with a [...]

Our COVID-19 Protocol

April 16th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In light of current events and COVID-19, all of us at Signature Home Services are taking all precautions necessary to keep our customers, employees, and communities safe during these uncertain times. We know that this is a time of concern for you and your family and we want to assure our community that we are committed to closely monitoring the Federal, State, and Local health authorities' instructions for safe practice. All of our employees understand the importance of social distancing, use of face masks, and staying home when sick. We also ask that you take precautions to keep our team [...]

Replacement Doors: What’s Above Your Welcome Mat?

February 12th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In an earlier blog, “Drafty Windows? Spend Now and Save Immediately,” we outlined some of the reasons to replace your windows. You could apply some of those same reasons to replacing your drafty exterior doors. When you go to answer your front door, do you feel a draft coming in even before you open it? Exterior Replacement Doors Many homes still have wooden exterior doors. While there’s nothing wrong with wood doors, new exterior doors are commonly steel with a steel frame. Many of these steel doors have sliding multiport locks. When you slide a steel multiport lock into a [...]

Drafty Windows? Spend Now and Save Immediately

January 2nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized, Windows|

There is nothing like a cold, blustery day in January to remind you that your windows might need replacing. Frost buildup on your windows and a drafty room does not promote the warm thoughts of home you want to experience after trudging through the winter weather.  Will Replacement Windows Cost Too Much? While replacing your windows may cost more than you’d like upfront, the savings are almost immediate. Lost heat and even lost cool air in summer adds up more than you realize. Newer windows with multiple E-values to choose from can make an incredible difference in your heating and [...]

Fall Referral Program: Win Brett Favre Autographed Vikings Helmet

July 29th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Now is your chance to win a Certified Authentic Brett Favre autographed Vikings helmet through our Fall 2019 Referral Program! Refer a friend by December 10th to enter. 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 referral, please contact us: Email Us Call Us [...]

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 [...]

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