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Roof Repair
Roof with Attic Window
Unfortunately, most homeowners have no idea what is going on in their attics because we never go to the topmost part of our homes. Yet, a common problem home inspectors encounter is inadequate attic ventilation. We spend so much time trying to insulate our house that it may seem counterintuitive to want the heat in...
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Twin Cities Hail On Pavement
Twin City Hail Storms are fairly common this time of year. Recently, the Twin Cities was hit by severe thunderstorms. Non-stop lightning punctuated the skies throughout the night. Gusts of wind reached 61 mph, and over 10,000 homes in the south and west metro were without power.  It was the hail that left a lasting...
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Have you ever driven through a neighborhood and seen a home with black streaks running down the slope of its roof? Perhaps you have even seen this on your roof and wondered what it was. These dark streaks are a living organism known as roof algae—Gloeocapsa magma. They often appear beneath overhanging tree branches and...
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It’s essential to prioritize your health during the COVID-19 outbreak and beyond. It’s also important to keep your home in good shape. A sound and comfortable home can encourage you to stay there during this critical period. Your roofing project is something that cannot wait. If you have any problems with your roof, having it...
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Often, homeowners don’t realize the damage that a hailstorm has wrought on their roof until a few years later when leaks and other serious issues appear. This more extensive damage leads to leaks, mold, water damage, and expensive roof repair costs. Therefore, insurance companies recommend filing your hail damage claim as soon as possible. Having...
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Choosing between residential roof repair and roof replacement involves considerations such as the type of damage to your roof, your budget, and the likelihood that a repair will keep your roof intact in severe weather. To help you make a decision, here are some important pros and cons of roof repair versus roof replacement. Roof...
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House With Fallen Trees
Has your roof recently been damaged in a storm, or is it starting to show signs that it needs to be replaced? If so, here are a few things to keep in mind as you evaluate roofing companies… Make Sure They Have Insurance When choosing a roofing company, make sure that the company you select...
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Roof of House
Unlike many other household problems, roofing problems have the potential to create a sort of ripple effect within the home. For instance, in the case of common residential roofing issues like ice dams, damaged shingles and leaks, there’s potentially not just an issue with the integrity of the roof itself, but likely water damage and...
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Windows
Roofs play an incredibly important role when it comes to safeguarding the home, especially as it pertains to protecting its structural integrity and everything inside of it from the wrath of Mother Nature. But roofs also take quite the beating, especially in Minnesota where they have to endure the hot summer sun, snowy winters and...
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