How the Freeze-Thaw Cycle Can Impact Your Home’s Roof This Winter

Winter weather can be hard on your home’s roof. Heavy snow, ice, wind, and temperature fluctuations can cause wear and tear (and sometimes severe damage) on even the best-constructed roof. Your home’s roof acts as a barrier, protecting you, your home, and your belongings from the elements. When that barrier is compromised, your home and its contents are at risk … Read More

Roof and Insulation Inspection 101: What To Look for This Fall

Your roof and insulation are your home’s first line of defense against severe weather, extreme temperatures, pests, and other environmental threats. A well-cared-for roof and proper insulation helps to create a barrier that protects your home from damage and regulates its indoor temperature and humidity. This means a more comfortable home for you, not to mention fewer expensive repairs! Both … Read More

Summer Storm Damage: How To File a Claim With Your Homeowners Insurance Company

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Summer storms can pack a punch. High winds, heavy rain, and hail can do serious damage to your home. Your homeowners insurance policy should cover the cost of repairs, but the insurance claims process can be time-consuming, confusing, and overwhelming. And the last thing you need when summer storm damage hits is more stress. To help make the process go … Read More

What Makes Hoyt Exteriors Different? An Interview With Paul and Levi Hoyt

For more than twenty years, the Hoyt family has relied on hard work, integrity, and a wealth of experience to build their family business. Led by father-son duo Paul and Levi Hoyt, Hoyt Exteriors has become a premier source for residential and commercial building exteriors in the Twin Cities area.  Read on to learn from them what makes Hoyt Exteriors … Read More

Want To Update Your Exterior This Summer? Make Your Game Plan Now

Stuck inside and dreaming about the updates you want to make to your home or business this summer? Whether you’re envisioning a fresh look with new siding, hoping to improve energy efficiency with new windows, or eager to finally build the deck you’ve always dreamed of, now is the time to start planning. Start Planning Now — Get a Jump … Read More

Featured Project: Roof Inspection and Installation for Century Ridge

We recently completed a roof inspection and installation project for Century Ridge in Lakeville. This project involved: inspecting 26 buildings throughout the complex to examine the extent of hail damage incurred, determining the best course of action for roof repair or replacement, assisting with the insurance claim, and ultimately installing new roofing. Hail Damage Inspection and Insurance Claim Assistance The … Read More

Your Fall Home Maintenance Guide: Tasks To Take Care of Before Winter

It’s hard to believe it, but fall is just around the corner! That means it’s time to prepare your home, yard, and gardens for the colder weather to come. Taking the time now to do a bit of fall home maintenance will help ensure your home stays warm, dry, and cozy all winter long. Exterior Fall Home Maintenance Clean Out … Read More

Energy-Efficient Windows, Exterior Doors and Roofs Yield Huge Gains for Homeowners

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Most homeowners probably agree—the list of house projects never ends. As soon as you cross one item off your list, another item magically appears at the bottom. Some projects, by necessity, require your attention. Leaky faucets need to be repaired, broken deck boards need to be replaced and chipping exterior paint needs to be scraped and painted over. But where … 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