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20
Jul

Flashing: The Benefits and Differences for Your Home

You probably know that flashing is the metal material that helps keep water from getting in your roof, between your walls, or through your window openings. But, as a homeowner, you may not be aware of the many kinds of flashing available or their specific uses. Does it matter if you use step flashing or L flashing? What is reglet flashing? Here are some basic things to know before you…

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02
Jul

Mortgage Company and Insurance Playouts: What You Need to Know

When the unthinkable happens, it’s often hard to determine which pieces to pick up first. Damage to your home after a natural disaster, weather event, or fire, raises anxiety levels and you just want everything to be back to normal. That’s sometimes easier said than done, so it’s helpful to know what to expect before you need to worry about it. When you buy a home, your mortgage company becomes…

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Best Temperature For Roofing
25
Jun

Is There a Right Temperature for Roofing?

There are so many things we never think about as homeowners. Roofing is something that just needs to work and, as soon as it doesn’t, it needs to be fixed. But there are plenty of things to consider when replacing your roof, including the temperature when the work is being done. While we may not want to think about it now that summer is finally here, there is more time…

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high quality roofing underlayment
17
Jun

The Benefits of High Quality Underlayment for Your Roof

Having a roof over your head is considered one of the main requirements for human comfort. And most homeowners want to make sure that they choose the right roofing materials to keep their home safe and dry. And while most of the time we think of that in terms of shingles or metal or other final materials, there is another layer that’s equally if not more important. It’s essential that…

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Choosing Siding: Vinyl, LP Smartside, and Steel
08
Jun

Choosing Siding: Vinyl, LP Smartside, and Steel

When you’re picking materials for your siding, the choices can be overwhelming. What is right for your home, the climate of Minneapolis, and your neighborhood? With so many options, and so many recommendations from everyone in your life, how can you know you’re making the best possible decision? The truth is, there is no absolute right answer, just the best answer for your circumstances. And the only way to make…

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how to hire a roofing contractor
01
Jun

How to Hire a Roofing Contractor

If you need work on your siding or roofing or other home improvement projects, where you do start to find qualified contractors in your area? Most people ask friends and family or do a Google search and look at reviews. But what if there were more steps to selecting contractors? Having peace of mind when it comes to your home and the safety of your family is paramount. Before you…

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Why You Should Hire a GAF Master Elite Contracto
29
May

Why You Should Hire a GAF Master Elite Contractor

What do you do when you need a roof on your home? Do you search online for companies with good reviews? Do you contact friends and family in the area to find out who they went with? Did you know that there are programs available for roofing contractors to become certified? You may not realize that these programs exist to ensure that homeowners like you have an exceptional experience with…

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Home Construction - The Importance of Research
17
May

Home Construction: The Importance of Research

Home Construction: The Importance of Research   With countless choices available, it can be overwhelming to decide what materials to use when renovating your home’s exterior. You may want to consider the final vision of your home’s aesthetic quality or you may be looking for something that can last through our long, cold winters. Whatever the case, how can you be sure that you’re using quality material that will stand…

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How To Clean Siding
15
May

How To Properly Clean Your Siding

Clean Your Siding: Inspections, Steps, Repair and Replacement   Regardless of your home’s material, it’s a good idea to clean your siding at least once a year. This will ensure that everything is in good repair and that it will continue to last. But what are some simple steps for cleaning your siding and what should you be looking for in the process. Here is a simple guide to get…

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04
May

What to Do When Hail Strikes Your Home

There are a lot of concerns here in Minneapolis area when it comes to weather. We have long, hard winters and an entire tornado season. But what happens when there’s hail? These ice balls from the sky can be tiny like peas or huge like baseballs and can cause all kinds of damage to your car, home, or roof. If you’ve experienced hail damage, you can rest easier knowing there…

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