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Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Repair Your Chimney

Your home’s siding plays a vital role in protecting your home from the elements. It also creates the biggest piece of your home’s curb appeal and is the most visible element of your home’s appearance from the street. When choosing the right siding, there are a number of considerations you need to take into account. At The Construction Group in St. Paul, we understand the importance of making sure your investment in siding is the right one. This guide will walk you through the things you need to consider when choosing the best siding for your home.

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Three Elements to Look for in a New Roof Installation Quote

As you look to have a new roof installed on your home, it is important to obtain quotes. Getting quotes will help you to find an affordable roofing company for your roofing needs. However, not every quote is the same. Some quotes don't include key pieces of information that can drive the quoted price up. Here are three pieces of information that you should always ensure are included on any price quote you obtain when you need to have a new roof installed:

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Severe Weather & Your Roofing: How to Check for Damage

During a severe storm, the wind is usually one of the greatest threats to the roof of your home. Whether it pushes a tree onto your roof, pulls off your shingles, or throws loose debris at your home, a severe storm can bring costly damage to your roof (which oftentimes must be addressed immediately). Thankfully, we're going to walk you through the process in the event your roof encounters severe damage.

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Should You Install Tile on Your Roof in Minnesota?

Tile roofing is among the most durable, weather-proof, and long-lasting roofing materials on the market today. Homeowners love tile for its distinctive look. It completely transforms a home design while improving its market value.

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How Your Roof’s Condition Can Affect Your Home’s Resale Value

When you get ready to sell your home, you will have to contact a certified home inspector to assess the condition of your house to determine its resale value. The condition of your roof could make or break the sale. In fact, if your roof is in poor condition - the inspector may require you to repair the roof or make some upgrades before you seal the deal with a buyer.

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Get Your Roof Professionally Cleaned This Summer

Getting your roof professionally cleaned is a small investment that can add several years to the life of your roofing system. If you neglect your roof, however, you could be looking a total replacement much sooner than expected.

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What Does Licensed, Certified, Insured, and Bonded Mean in Residential Roofing?

When hiring a roofing a contractor, your top priority should be the safety of your family. You also want to make sure that the contractor adheres to residential and commercial building codes in Minnesota. This is why all contractors need to have the following credentials:

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How to Tell if Hail has damaged Your Tile Roof

Although tile roof is weather-resistant and long-lasting, hail can still tile roofing, particularly on the surface. The size of hail can vary, which means the extent of the damage to your roof could be minimal or extreme and in need of immediate attention.

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How to Prevent Your Residential Roof From Collapsing

Winter weather will always wreak havoc on your roof, effectively putting the safety of your home and family in jeopardy. After months of carrying the weight of snow and ice, your roof needs some extra support!

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What You Should Look for in a Roofing Estimate

When it comes to estimates, most homeowners just want to know the bottom line. Behind the final price, however, is valuable information that determines exactly what the estimate is going to be including all the work covered. As a client, you need to understand every detail of your estimate, so that there are no surprises once we complete the job.

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