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Cost of New Roofs Offset by ROI; Resale Value

Posted by Builders and Remodelers on May 26, 2020 4:58:33 PM

Leaking roof? Missing shingles? Signs of weather damage? It may be time to consider installing a new roof. An old, ineffective roof will substantially raise the heating and cooling bills of a home, and can even cause serious structural damage over time. Additionally, the resale value of a home can pivot tremendously, depending on the age and structural integrity of the roof. While typical home roof replacement projects can take a few days to complete, the impact that a new roof has on the overall resale value and monthly energy bills of a home ultimately make the project well worth it.

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Topics: Roofing

What Type of Roof is Best for the Twin Cities Area?

Posted by Builders and Remodelers on Apr 24, 2020 4:18:23 PM

The material you choose is a major consideration when preparing to update a roof. Expense, durability, and ease of installation all come into play, not to mention the visual appeal a well-designed roof can lend to your house. The local climate and weather considerations are a lesser known --but essential-- factor that builders and homeowners must weigh as well. Asphalt, slate, tile, and metal are all viable options, but which will suit your home and the climate of the Twin Cities best?

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Topics: Roofing

Why Roof Maintenance is Important

Posted by Builders and Remodelers on Apr 17, 2020 12:25:00 PM

It's not an everyday thing for you to mull-over roof maintenance. However, the roof over your head is the most important part of your home. After all, it protects you and your loved ones from all kinds of external elements and threats, such as inclement weather, heat, and cold. Therefore, it's important to stay aware of any needed repairs.

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Topics: Roofing

What Is The Best Roofing Material For A House?

Posted by Builders and Remodelers on Apr 6, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Choosing the best roofing material is a priority for every homeowner in the process of building or replacing a roof. There are some critical factors that you must consider when reviewing your options: durability, cost, sustainability, style, and energy efficiency of the material. While comparing materials, you'll have to balance the short term benefits associated with lower cost materials with the long term savings of more durable and energy efficient materials.

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Topics: Roofing

When Should a Roof be Replaced?

Posted by Builders and Remodelers on Mar 27, 2020 9:13:00 AM

How will I know when it is time to replace my old roof with a new one? What sort of materials are best for a roof replacement? Many homeowners ask similar questions when it comes to roofing repair and replacement. It is a common belief that a roof only requires replacement if external damage occurs due to an accident. However, there is a possibility that it may spring a leak due to normal wear and tear as it completes its lifespan. Sometimes a roof may function just fine but may look worn out, requiring a makeover to maintain curb appeal and resale value.

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Topics: Roofing