Minnesota Exteriors Blog


What to Know About Sashes and Frames

Are you considering window replacement? Find out what to look for and how windows are made. Window replacement should be a one-time investment, so quality materials are very important – especially in cold climates such as Minnesota. Here is some information to help you. Sashes and Frames The frame is the external area of the… Read More

Three Mistakes To Avoid When Replacing Windows

If you are considering energy efficient window replacement, take your time to make an informed decision. There are different types of glass coatings, window styles, frames, and other questions to consider. Here are three common mistakes to avoid – and some information to help you make a decision you can be happy about for years…. Read More

Four Signs You Need Replacement Windows

Installing replacement windows can reduce your energy bills and make your home more beautiful. But it’s also a significant investment. How do you know it’s time to update your windows?  Here are four signs it’s time to make an upgrade. 1. Drafts Do you feel a cool breeze in your home, even when all the… Read More

Cost Calculator – Insulation Costs

Calculating the cost of installing insulation is important for you to stay within your budget and to make the best possible decision. The type and amount of insulation you require depends upon your budget, the climate of the region where you reside, the area you need to insulate and your house insulation’s present R-Value. Calculation… Read More

Getting Foam Insulation Right

Whether it is a commercial or residential property you own, it needs to be properly insulated as the benefits of doing so outweigh the drawbacks. Insulation basically prevents the winter winds from penetrating inside as well as making sure the warm inside air does not escape outside. Installing foam insulation also results in reduced monthly… Read More

Cost Calculator – Insulation Costs in the Twin Cities

Who doesn’t want to save their hard-earned dollar bills? Who doesn’t try to avoid mass expenses? Who doesn’t want to not have to compromise for one? Twin cities, like Minneapolis-Saint Paul, endure extended and severe weather conditions in summers and winters. The lowest temperature recorded in the winter was -30°F, while the highest temperature recorded… Read More