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3 Spring Roof Tips

Everyone in Minnesota is collectively itching to get their spring cleaning done despite the weather. One of the biggest overlooked home maintenance tasks is checking up on your roof. We’ve talked before about ice dams and tips for preparing for summer. However, now that it’s finally warming up, here are the first few things to…

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What Are Ice Dams?

Ice dams are common in Minnesota. It’s a phenomenon that occurs when heavy snow buildup melts during the day and freezes again at night. This is almost a daily occurrence during our spring season before the freezing weather is gone for good. What do Ice Dams mean for my roof? Simply stated, they can be…

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Why You Should Clean Your Gutters This Spring

Cleaning your gutters is a simple home maintenance task you can tackle this spring. It may not be a glamorous job, but it is crucial to keeping your home in tip-top shape. Doing so will help you catch things before they become a problem, such as: Preventing mold growth If your gutters are clogged with…

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5 Reasons Not To DIY Your Roof

You may enjoy home projects, but we can assure you that roof repair is not a simple DIY. You may have observed your roofing company at work, and thought, “It looks so easy!” While there may be a plethora of Youtube videos and tutorials on how to fix a leaking roof or missing shingles yourself,…

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3 Roof Tips To Prepare For Summer

Minnesota winters are the biggest test to see if your roof is sturdy and in good shape. Now that the snow and ice are melting, it’s a good time to make sure your home is in good health before the summer sun hits. Here are the top three ways to inspect your roof for summer.…

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5 Causes For Leaking Roofs

Upon inspection after the winter months, you may have noticed signs of a leaking roof. Without a professional, it can be tricky to track down the cause. Here are the five most common causes for leaking roofs in Minnesota. Standing Water, Snow & Ice If you have a flat roof, you’re more susceptible to water…

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Hail Damage

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