When it comes to hiring a roofing contractor, there are certain phrases and statements that can make you think twice about choosing them for your project. Whether it’s denying you the right to access information about them or stating plans that go against your expectations for them, navigating through the conversation with the contractor can […]
With the plummeting temperatures and snow-covered landscapes, you’re probably wondering if it’s really a wise decision to pursue a roofing project during the chillier months. Of course, the answer lies in not just the possibility but often the benefits that a winter roof replacement can induce. Krech Exteriors, a top choice among local roofing contractors, dives into understanding […]
Roof replacement is a significant investment, and while you may have a budget in mind, unforeseen costs can arise. Recognizing potential surprises in advance can help you manage your budget more effectively. Reputable roofing contractor Krech Exteriors explains them below.
Budgeting for a roof replacement is a crucial step for homeowners. It ensures your preparedness for all the costs involved as well as any other expenses that may unexpectedly arise. Failure to secure an adequate budget for your project could mean delays and major inconveniences. In this post, we share tips from our roofing experts […]
If your roof has been giving you a lot of problems lately, it may be time to replace it. Replacing your old roofing system can help ensure you stay comfortable and protected no matter the season. It can also boost your home’s energy efficiency and curb appeal. Whether you’re looking for ways to save on […]
Asphalt shingles are the most popular roofing option used in the U.S. for various reasons, no matter the climate or the style of the home. In this article, a Minneapolis roofing company discusses all the various benefits that homeowners enjoy with asphalt shingle roofing.
When it comes to roofing repairs or replacements for a property, understanding what’s considered tax deductible in Minneapolis can be tricky. In this blog post, we tackle the question of when a roof repair or replacement is tax deductible. We also explore which types of roof repairs and replacements are typically covered as tax deductions and which […]
“Free” roofs sound like a decent offer, but it is a scam run by unscrupulous roofers. Some homeowners do get them, but the structure itself is usually made of shoddy materials and may not last even a year. Other homeowners might even be considered an accomplice to insurance fraud. In this post, Krech Exteriors shares […]
There’s no easy way to determine the best replacement roofing material because each option brings something different to the table. The sensible choice for others may not necessarily make sense for your situation.
Many attractive, durable and energy-efficient roofing options are available today. However, asphalt shingles remain the most preferred in the U.S. Homeowners love this material for its cost-effectiveness, weather resistance, versatility and ease of installation. Moreover, the right shingle color will bring the best out of your home.
To ensure the best protection and comfort for your home, having a reliable roof is a must. Roofs protect from external elements, such as rain, wind, sunlight and snow. Not only that, but they also stabilize and strengthen your home’s structural integrity. And to have a reliable roof, you must have good roofing materials that […]
Roofing ventilation requires more than just putting a few holes in the roof for air to escape. There are a few things that make roof ventilation an essential part of any roofing system so it must be as efficient as possible. Here is a quick overview on how roof ventilation works.
During the warmer or severe weather seasons, roofers will come out of the woodworks trying to vie for your business. Not all of these contractors are worth considering, however. Some contractors are just out to make a quick buck. Aside from costing you thousands of dollars in upfront payments, they also tend to make faulty […]
Roofing repair contractors and installation professionals use the format Y/X to describe the steepness of a roof. Y is called the “rise”, and it’s how much a roof rises in inches while X describes the “run” or the distance over which the Y rises. Residential homes have steepness numbers that range from 3/12 to 20/12. Any […]
Replacing your roof is a major investment that can cost thousands of dollars. Homeowners will have to replace the roof at least once in their lifetime so it is important to understand where the money actually goes. While roofing repair contractors may have different rates, they all base their quotes on these three major factors.
It cannot be stressed enough how important maintaining your roof is. Though it may be easy to contact a roofer once problems arise, prevention is still always better than cure. After all, roof repairs and replacement can be costly and inconvenient. If you want to spare yourself then from these, you’d do well to consider […]
When shopping for GAF® products, entrust installation only to a Master Elite® roofing contractor. Only the top 3% of all roofers have qualified for this prestigious designation. Considering 93% of property owners would recommend a Master Elite company to their friends, hiring one practically guarantees your project’s success.
Millions of perfectly beautiful American homes become ugly with discoloration. Many homeowners blame it on mold, mildew, moss or even tree sap, but the real culprit is actually blue-green algae. While it has “blue-green” in the name, it looks black or brown because of the coating it generates to combat ultraviolet (UV) rays. It stays […]
In the Twin Cities, many roofs don’t live that long, not necessarily because of the brutal climate, but because of poor maintenance. It’s never enough to just schedule a repair to fix active leakage; you must take a preventive approach to extend your roof’s life and delay costly replacement.