How New Siding and Windows Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

Heating and cooling your home can get expensive. This is especially true in Minnesota where we experience both frigid winters and sweltering summers — our furnaces and air conditioning alike get quite a workout.  One way to reduce your heating and cooling costs while keeping your home comfortable for your family is to improve your home’s energy efficiency. Replacing old … Read More

Storm Season is Here! Be Proactive With This Post-Storm Checklist

This is the time of year we daydream about during the long, cold winter months. It’s safe to say that most of us live for Minnesota summers. Of course, all seasons have their forces to contend with and summer is no exception. It might not be snowstorms, blizzards and sub-zero temps but an occasional tornado and frequent thunderstorms with their … Read More

A Helpful Siding Guide for Your Home or Commercial Property

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Choosing siding can be fun…and overwhelming. With today’s vast selection of materials, you have more options than ever! The best decision for you depends on your budget, the size of your project, how much maintenance you’re willing to tackle and your personal style. We created this guide to help simplify things a bit. Read on to learn more! There are … Read More

A Property Manager’s Comprehensive Guide to Flat Roofing

Flat roofs can get a bad rap but unnecessarily so. When you choose the right product for your building and hire an experienced roofing team, you set yourself up for a great roof that will last you for 25 or even 30 years with little maintenance! What constitutes a flat roof? A flat roof is a roof with a pitch … Read More

Year-Round Home Maintenance: What You Need to Know

Home maintenance can be overwhelming, even for the most seasoned homeowner. It seems like, year-round, there is a never-ending list of maintenance items to attend to and the list of deferred tasks grows by the week. One way to make home maintenance more manageable and yes, even stay ahead of the game, is by following a yearly maintenance schedule. We … Read More

Tips and Tricks for Preventing Ice Dams

Tips and tricks for preventing ice dams

Winter has a lot of great things to offer us–winter sports, beautiful snowfalls and cozy days hunkered down with loved ones. Unfortunately, it can also wreak havoc on our roofs, causing damage to structural components and leaving us with a hefty bill and a huge headache to deal with in the spring. What are we referring to? In this post, … Read More

How to Make Exterior Decisions That Will Withstand a Minnesota Winter

Minnesota winters are fierce. If it’s not freezing rain, heavy snow, and blowing winds it’s subzero temps for weeks on end…and most winters it’s all of the above. Consequently, we need to make sure our homes, businesses and multifamily residences are equipped to face the elements. While the roof is a building’s first line of defense, there are many other … Read More

How to Choose Windows for your Home

Window replacement is bound to cross the mind of most home owners. Windows are one of the hardest-working components of your house, and they do wear out. As the years go by, you may find that your windows are no longer functioning smoothly, aren’t as weather-tight as you would like, or just look a little shabby. Maybe they were replaced … Read More

What are the pro’s and con’s of commercial roofing types?

There are many different types of roofs. Regardless of which type of roof you have on your commercial building, you have many options when it comes to roofing materials. Let’s explore the pros and cons of each type of roofing material so you can determine which one is best suited for your commercial building.  Flat roofs and low-slope roofs  Many … Read More

5 Commercial Roofing Myths – Busted!

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A building’s roof is its first line of defense against the elements. Consequently, if you’re a building owner or manager, taking good care of your roof must be a top priority. Let’s take a look at some common myths regarding commercial roofs and set the record straight!   Myth #1: Roofing inspections and preventative maintenance are optional  Busted! Between rainstorms, … Read More