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As summer rapidly draws to a close and winter’s chill is just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about protecting your home during the winter months. One of the most important tools you have as a homeowner when it comes to reducing energy costs and keeping your home warm is your insulation.
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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.
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.
Homeowner’s insurance is one of those mandatory expenses that all homeowners must budget for alongside property taxes. But your homeowner’s insurance also serves an important purpose: to protect your home and family in case there’s a serious emergency that causes property damage. Your homeowner’s insurance protects what’s inside your home, but it also protects your home and roof in cases of structural damage due to a natural disaster or fire.
Minnesota roofs have to withstand some pretty extreme temperatures during the winter. They also need to stand up to thick snow and ice as well as spring’s thaw and freeze cycles. That need for powerful durability is why asphalt is one of the most common roofing materials in Minnesota.
At The Construction Group, we talk about some of the ways you can enhance your home’s curb appeal when you’re making decisions that affect your home’s exterior.