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How to Prevent Your Residential Roof From Collapsing

When the snow melts and the winter months are behind you, call The Construction Group to restore your roof and protect your home. 

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Is Your Residential Roof Ready for Summer?

Winter in Minnesota can prove to be brutal on your residential roof. It can affect many of the roof components and cause additional wear and tear on the roofing system. Now that winter is over, you need to prepare your roof for the summer. Although summertime is not as harsh on homes as the winter is, your roof will still have to contend with high temperatures, UV rays, and severe weather. The Construction Group can perform a full residential roofing inspection and make the necessary upgrades to your roof just in time for the hot season. Below is a summary of how we can strengthen your roof’s surface.

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Is Your Commercial Roof Ready for Summer?

Although the Minnesota winters can be hard on your roof, you shouldn’t discount the summer heat, sun’s UV rays, and storms that sweep through the Twin Cities area. The Construction Group can give your roof a complete inspection and make the necessary adjustments. With maintenance and upgrades, your roof should be ready for the summer heat and sunshine. To schedule an inspection, contact The Construction Group today.

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8 Causes of Residential Roof Leaks

A leaky roof spells trouble in multiple ways. If you notice that your roof is leaking, you should contact The Construction Group immediately. The longer you wait to have it fixed, the more costly the damage can be. We can fix your roof and stop the leaks in no time. If you are wondering what is causing the leak, we’ve assembled eight possible reasons why the water is dripping. If any of these are happening to your roof, call us today for roofing repair service.

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What to Do if Your Roof has an Ice Dam

In Minnesota, temperatures can plummet to below zero and remain there for a good portion of the winter. The cold climate in this part of the country is ideal for ice dams to build upon your roof. As ice dams grow, they become heavier and put a tremendous amount of weight on the eaves of the roof. Enough pressure over a prolonged period can cause damage. If you want to protect your roof this season, call The Construction Group to remove the ice dams and make the necessary repairs. We’re here when you need us.

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The Roof is Your Home’s First Line of Defense

When it comes to your home, the roofing system is your first line of defense. It protects your entire house from the outside elements. The Construction Group Roofing Contractors build residential roofs to withstand the rigors of Minnesota winters. As we approach the dead of winter, it is essential that you reinforce your roof. If your roof is more than 30 years old, you may want to look at a repairing or replacing it. Now is the time to call our roofing contractors so that we can determine how we can improve the condition of the roof.

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Repairing Winter Weather Damage in Time for Spring

The harsh winters in Minnesota can cause damage to a home with storms, ice, and downed limbs. Fortunately, houses are designed to withstand most typical weather in the area, but it is important to remember the design also calls for ongoing maintenance. It's usually a good idea to talk with a contractor in the spring and the home inspected for any damage which may have occurred so it can be repaired before it becomes worse.

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The Problems Caused by a Frozen Gutter

In the northern portions of the United States, winter weather causes a particular type of problem in the form of frozen water in the gutters of a home or building. Although it is an unfortunate problem, it is also quite common and there is an easy solution. To rephrase that statement, there is an easy resolution if the problem is addressed immediately before it causes further damage.

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Ice Dams: What to expect from your home insurance

Ice dams are problematic for homeowners. Created by the accumulation of melting ice and snow, ice dams can wreak havoc on your roof. Ice dams can lead to water leaks and damage your roof, which could leave you at the mercy of your insurance company.

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