Storm Damage 101: Dealing With Commercial Roof Damage from Summer Storms

Summer is right around the corner, and with it comes storm season in Minnesota. Now is the time to make a plan so you’re ready in case this summer’s storms lead to damage to your commercial building’s roof. Not sure where to start? You’ve come to the right place. Let’s go over how to protect your roof from summer storms … 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

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

Prevent Ice Dams and Protect Your Commercial Building This Winter

The snow, ice, and freezing temperatures of winter can be hard on your building and its roof. Among the hazards winter brings, ice dams have the potential to not only damage your roof and your building, but also to create safety risks for the people who use your building, opening you up to liabilities. Here’s what every business owner should … Read More

Top Home Exterior Trends For 2022

As we near the end of 2021 and look forward to 2022, we’re taking a moment to look at the trends we expect to see in home exterior design in the new year. The overarching trend in home design for 2022 will be focused on creative expression and individuality, rooted in timeless style…and home exteriors are no exception. Consider the … 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

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