Les Jones Roofing Blog

Benefits of Hiring a Local Roof Contractor

Your roof protects the thing you care about the most – your family and your home. When it comes time to look for a contractor for roofing fixes or updates, Google presents you with a lot of options. Finding the right fit can feel overwhelming when starting your search from scratch. There’s a reason our…

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Repair vs Replace Your Roof – How To Decide?

Roof damage is sneaky – sometimes, it’s very obvious for homeowners to know that they have a problem to deal with. Other times, damage may sit for years and become a big enough problem that it makes itself known. Either way, it may come down to a decision – do you replace your whole roof,…

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How to Pick A Roof Color For Your Home

If you’re getting ready to re-roof your home, you may have considered updating the color of the roof! Choosing a new roof color could enhance the appearance of your home, and boost your curb appeal. If you’re on the fence, it may help to think of the roof as the canvas to express your personal…

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5 Things to Do For Summer Roof Maintenance

Here in Minnesota, we’re so used to preparing our homes for the brunt of the winter season with its snow, ice, and wind. But, summer can cause stress on our homes, too! The blazing sun, summer storms, and various critters all play a part in wearing down our roofs. We recommend homeowners inspect their property…

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Roof Warranties – Are They Worth It?

A good roof will last for decades, but a lot will happen over those next 50 or so years. Anything from weather to the quality of your materials wearing out. As you’re installing a new roof, or moving into a new home, roof warranties will be a topic of conversation. Not all warranties are created…

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Your Checklist to Prepare Your Roof For Summer Storms

Minnesota’s summer storm season is known for heavy rain, high winds, and the occasional tornado. All of which are intimidating for homeowners – you never know what may happen to your home. Here’s the essential storm checklist for all Minnesotans, so you can be prepared and act quickly if you do sustain damage to your…

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Certified Green Roofers Program – What is It? Should I Care?

When searching for a roofing contractor, there are many things to consider besides price and availability. Professionalism and certifications are the perfect examples. These will help you determine if the company you’re researching will be aligned with your values and practices as a homeowner. Some of these certifications are determined by the state. Through Minnesota,…

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4 Types of Roofing Materials and How to Choose the Right One

Choosing the type of roofing material you want for your replacement is a huge decision. It will impact the longevity and strength of your roof, and therefore the safety of your home. It also affects the aesthetic appeal of your home, which can be important if you’re looking to enter the seller’s market. For over 40+…

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5 Tips for Selecting A Roof Contractor

Professionalism & Experience This may be a no-brainer, but that doesn’t make it any less important. You want to choose a contractor that can correctly solve the type of problem you have, and has a track record of success in the field. It’s also incredibly important that your contractor is certified and insured. If this…

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The Importance of High-Quality Roofing Materials

Repairing or replacing your roof is a big investment and you shouldn’t have to deal with additional fixes soon after. This is where the quality of your roofing material comes into play, and by default, the contractor you choose to hire for the job. Here are some things to consider when you’re looking for quotes:…

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