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What Does an 18-Point Storm Inspection Include?

The home improvement contractors at The Construction Group discuss storm damage and your home. We talk about what you can expect from an 18-point storm inspection and how we can get your home back in shape after extreme weather impacts your siding, roof, or windows. 

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Your Roof Replacement Step-By-Step

Winter is finally over, and that means it’s time to start thinking about important home repairs. One of the best ways you can protect your home is by making sure its roof is in great shape. A high-performance roof will work hard to protect your home from storms, mold, and extreme temperatures throughout the year. It can also help lower your heating and cooling costs. But if your roof needs replacement or repair, you might be unsure about what that process means and how it will affect your home and family.

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Quick Guide to Chimney Repair and Replacement

Minnesota has some of the most beautiful older homes in this part of the country. But over time, the brick and masonry work in those older chimneys can start to deteriorate. What starts off as a minor problem can become significant if left unattended, and eventually those older chimneys can even collapse. That’s why it’s important to attend to them as soon as a problem comes to your attention.

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Why Spring is a Great Time for Roofing Repairs

With the warmer weather finally starting to take over, it’s a great time to start considering your spring repair projects. It’s been a long, cold winter and your roof did its job to protect your home through ice, snow, and sleet. That's why right now is the perfect time to make sure it’s in good shape while the weather is nice.

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What to Expect With Your New Roof Installation

Your home’s roof protects it from the elements and keeps your family safe throughout all kinds of wild weather all year long. It also helps control the heating and cooling costs in your home. A good roof will protect your home for many years, but eventually, even the best roof will need to be replaced.

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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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