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Roof Repair

Is it Time for a Home Roof Inspection?

The roofing professionals at The Construction Group in Minnesota talk about signs it’s time for your home’s roof to be inspected. We discuss some of the signs to watch for and problems that can occur when you postpone roofing repairs. 

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Choosing a Beautiful Style for Your Roof

The roof installation contractors at The Construction Group in Minnesota offer advice when choosing a new style for your roof. We discuss roof installation options and how we can help you make the right decision for your home. 

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How Snow Affects Your Roof

Your roof performs a vital function when it comes to protecting your home and its occupants. Not only does it keep your family warm and comfortable all year long, but it also keeps water and cold air from entering your home and damaging your home’s interior. Many homeowners aren’t completely prepared for the impact on their roof when the heavy snows hit each year. Minor damage can quickly become significant under the weight of snow or ice dams.

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How Ice Dams Impact Your Insurance

It’s winter here in the Twin Cities metro area, and this winter has already served up a hefty portion of snow, ice, and winter precipitation. All of these can take their toll on your roof, but the biggest source of damage this time of year is caused by ice dams. Ice dams can cau

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Choosing Your Roof Material

If you do a good job keeping up with regular repairs and roofing maintenance, your Twin Cities roof will last for many years. But eventually, all roofing systems need to be replaced no matter how well they’ve been cared for. Choosing the right roofing material can be a difficult choice, but it’s important to know you have options when you’re having your roof replaced.

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Are You Endangering Your Home’s Roof?

Winter is hitting Minnesota harder than ever this holiday season. It’s the time of year that puts your roof to the test, and if your roof doesn’t pass, your family and home could be at risk. All of that snow and ice amount to weight bearing down on your Twin Cities roof, and if it’s not functioning at its top level of performance, catastrophe may await. In the worst cases, this can mean a catastrophic roof collapse.

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What are the Main Causes of Roof Leaks?

Whether it’s a drippy ceiling or discoloration, a leaky roof is a serious problem by the time you’ve noticed it in your home. For every sign you can see, there is more extensive damage you can’t see. And the longer you postpone any needed repairs, the more costly the damage will end up being. That’s why if your home is showing any signs of a leaking roof, it’s important to contact your roofing repair contractors right away to prevent additional damage.

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How Procrastinating on Repairs Can Affect Your Homeowner’s Insurance

When it comes to your homeowner’s insurance policy, it’s most likely one of those things you never have to think about until there’s a problem. Most homeowners typically pay for their insurance policies just as they do property taxes without putting much thought into how their policy works until it’s time to make a claim.

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Top Residential Roof Misconceptions Made by Homeowners

When it comes to the roof that protects a home and the family that lives there, most homeowners don’t know very much about theirs. There is also a good deal of misinformation surrounding roofing materials and roof repair. Unfortunately, all of the bad info out there can lead to poor decisionmaking when a roof is in need of repair or maintenance.

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How to Prepare for Your Roof Replacement Project

With fall just around the corner, now is the ideal time of year to get your roof in shape for the coming winter months. One of the most important investments you can make in your home is making sure your roof is in good shape to adequately protect your home’s interior from water and air leaks. When your roof is working at its peak performance level, you can expect lower energy costs year-round and more comfortable internal temperatures in your home. Even in the frozen winter months, a well-insulated home will protect you much better when your roof is working well.

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