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What Does Snow Do to Your Roof?

Snow can be hard on your roof. The roofing experts at The Construction Group in Minnesota talk about how winter snow and precipitation can affect your home and discuss important roofing repairs that may be necessary after a long winter in Minnesota.  

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How Remodeling Can Save Energy Costs in Your Home

Energy costs can add up fast in your home. The remodeling experts at The Construction Group in Minnesota discuss how our design team works with you to realize your goals for your kitchen and create the kitchen of your dreams. 

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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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Frequently Asked Questions About Ice Dams

Minnesota winters bring with them snow, ice and freezing temperatures. Unfortunately, these items can sit in and against your gutters and roof, causing an ice dam to form. An ice dam can be damaging to both your gutter system and your roof. Many people know what an ice dam is, but not what to do if they have one. Here are a few of the frequently asked questions and the answers you should know about ice dams:

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Is Your Chimney Ready for Winter?

The chimney contracting experts at The Construction Group just outside St. Paul in Minnesota discuss the importance of getting your chimney ready for winter and help you decide if your chimney is ready for the coming cold season.

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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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