Posted on 8/19/2019 11:56 AM By The Construction Group
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.
Posted on 8/16/2019 11:51 AM By The Construction Group
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.
Posted on 7/29/2019 2:24 PM By The Construction Group
When you’re hiring contractors to handle a home improvement job, you face several important decisions. One of the key considerations to weigh is whether to hire a professional and licensed contracting team or to hire a handyman to try and cut costs. Many homeowners looking to trim their budget by hiring someone under the table end up paying someone without any license or certifications. Too often, these discount contractors have very limited knowledge of building codes.
Posted on 7/22/2019 2:21 PM By The Construction Group
With fall just around the corner, it’s the perfect time of year to start thinking about fall home remodeling projects. If you’re looking for home remodeling ideas that significantly add to your home’s value, it can be hard to know where to begin. With all of the fantastic home remodeling programs on streaming video these days, you can get plenty of great ideas from adding skylights to creating a grand entrance.
Posted on 3/4/2019 10:57 AM By The Construction Group
Have you ever seen a home with dangling or missing gutters? Not only are the damaged gutters an eyesore, but the homeowners are exposing their home to all kinds of water damage. Gutters perform an important function for a home. They move water away from your home so it doesn’t infiltrate your roof and walls or damage your foundation.
Posted on 2/4/2019 10:27 AM By The Construction Group
If you live in a charming little Craftsman home, count yourself among the lucky. For fans of these darling little bungalows, there’s no style of architecture that comes close in comparison. A response to the Industrial Revolution, the arts and craft movement came into vogue about one hundred years ago. The movement embraced the warmth of handcrafted, do-it-yourself architectures, which is perhaps why the homes created in that period are known for being incredibly cozy and cheery.
Posted on 1/7/2019 9:05 AM By The Construction Group
Keeping your home comfortable throughout the year is important, but so is managing your home’s energy expenses. Fortunately, with the right home remodeling help, you can easily do both. Whether you’re interested in making your home more environmentally friendly or cutting down on your monthly energy bills, remodeling may offer the solution you need.
Posted on 10/29/2018 11:44 AM By The Construction Group
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:
Posted on 10/15/2018 11:35 AM By The Construction Group
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.
Posted on 10/8/2018 11:23 AM By The Construction Group
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: