When purchasing windows or siding in Minneapolis, one crucial factor that should not be overlooked is the warranty. A good window warranty provides peace of mind and protects your investment. In this blog post, we discuss five things that every good window warranty should have, so you can make an informed decision when choosing windows for […]
Keeping an eye on your roof is integral to its performance and longevity. If you notice wavy or rippled asphalt shingles, it is an indication of a hidden issue that requires immediate attention. It can happen in both old and new roofs, but what’s exactly causing it?
Trends for the most prevalent home improvement designs focus on minimalistic styles – hence, the rise of neutral colors and tones both for interior and exterior. Here’s what to consider when choosing darker siding shades.
If you are planning to replace your old windows, you may be wondering whether or not you need a permit in order to begin the work. There seems to be some confusion or misunderstanding with regards to obtaining a residential building permit for a window replacement, so let us start by saying yes, you will […]
Many people might think that soffit and fascia are there to give the roof a more finished look. While that is true, they also play other important roles in your roofing system. Here are the reasons why you should pay attention to the soffits and fascia.
Most manufacturers use argon to make their windows more energy-efficient. They fill the space between glass panes with this colorless gas, which blocks the transfer of heat. Knowing the pros and cons of using this type of gas in windows can help you make better purchases.
Do you find it hard to decide on the best color for the exterior of your home? This is probably one of the most common problems that every homeowner faces. It can be an intimidating process because there’s always the possibility of choosing the wrong color for your roofing, or the colors that you choose […]
Clay and concrete roofing tiles might look the same to the casual observer, but they’re actually two very different roofing materials with different benefits. We often get asked about them by our clients, which is why in this post, we’ll share a simple primer that can answer all of your basic questions about clay and concrete […]
Slate is derived from shale sediment composed of clay or volcanic ash. Its breakability and its toughness both make it easy to partition into thin but durable sheets. The first private home with a slate roof was in North Wales, England, built around 1300 AD. The material was mostly only used on castles or other […]
The GAF Timberline® collection is North America’s best-selling asphalt roofing shingles. It features six products with unique but equally impressive qualities to meet every home improvement need and budget.
Your siding delivers the highest visual impact from the street out of all your exterior components, save the roof. Every aspect of its design matters, but you should pay extra attention to the orientation of its panels. In general, your best options are between horizontal and vertical styles.
In Minnesota, a weak roof may perform as expected for a while, but it would prematurely yield to brutal weathers and call for a replacement sooner. A high-quality roof is always worth the investment to stay safe and comfortable during muggy summers and frigid winters. As a credentialed roofing contractor, Krech Exteriors shares the best […]