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Ready to Save Money? Get a Home Energy Audit

Would you like to save money on your energy costs? According to Energy.gov1, you could reduce your energy bill by 5 to 30 percent if you follow the recommendations of a home energy audit. Think how much those savings could add up, year after year. Getting a home energy audit could end up saving you… Read More

How to Keep Gutters Working Effectively

Gutters may not be the first thing to jump out at you when you’re looking at your home. Yet gutters play a very important role in keeping your Minnesota home in good condition. If gutters aren’t functioning well, ice dams can form on your roof’s outskirts and water can end up under your shingles. (Not… Read More

6 Signs of Minnesota Winter Storm Damage

Winter 2017 seems to have already begun in Minnesota. This year, snow was falling before Halloween! You know snowstorms are on their way. And in addition to depositing snow, winter storms can affect your home exterior. When you know what a snow storm can do, it’s easier to find its effects and get them fixed…. Read More

Five signs your Minnesota windows need a checkup

Your home looks especially beautiful during the winter. White flakes decorate the trees, and your house seems warm and cozy. But in the winter, window issues can be particularly problematic. Inefficient windows can increase your energy bill – and allow chilly breezes inside. And other window issues could be happening, as well. Here are five… Read More

5 Roof Issues to Watch for in Minnesota Winters

Everyone wants their roof to be in good condition during Minnesota winter. Your home needs to keep you warm as you prepare for the holidays and settle in for the snowy season. So when you’re outside, cast an eye up at your roof. Check to see if you notice any of these roof issues. If… Read More

Which Parts of Your Home are at Risk of Storm Damage?

Particularly at this time of year, Minnesotans are keenly aware of our state’s changing temperatures. It seems like just yesterday we were sitting by the lake, enjoying the sunshine – but soon we’ll be watching snow float down and surround our homes. So when it’s time to update your home exterior, what kind of siding… Read More

Two vital elements for any roofing, siding or windows project

Whether you’re replacing your roof, installing siding or buying windows, you need two things: quality products and skilled installation. But what can you do to find well-built products that suit your needs? And how can you feel confident that these products will be installed properly? Here are some tips to help make your home exterior… Read More

3 Ways Winter Can Affect Your Home Exterior

Winter in the Twin Cities means bundling up in a warm coat and planning for the holidays. It also means keeping an eye out for how snow and ice can affect your home exterior. Here are three ways Minnesota winter can leave its mark on your roof, gutters and siding. When you go outside this… Read More