by United Roofing MN | Jun 12, 2017
If you were in or around your home during the recent hail storm that barreled through Blaine, MN, you’re likely wondering if your roof sustained any storm damage. There were reports of hail sightings as large as 1.75”, so there’s little denying that countless homeowners in the area could have significant damage to their roofs. If you’re unsure of what to do, feel free to reach out to our team at United Roofing & Remodeling, Inc. We can come out to your home to offer a free assessment to determine if the recent hail storms caused any damage to your roof, and if so work up a reliable estimate that can be used to discuss your options. Read Full Post
by United Roofing MN | May 18, 2017
The professionals at United Roofing & Remodeling have been helping residents in and around Inver Grove Heights recover from roof damage due to severe weather for many years. When you’re working with our team you’re working with a local, family owned company who will be here for you now, as well as long into the future.
You may be surprised to know that many roofing contractors will track weather patterns and swoop in at the first sign of danger. The problem with this approach is that these roofing companies are often difficult to find when issues arise with their work down the road. Thankfully with United Roofing & Remodeling you can be confident that we’ll be here should you run into any issues in the future.
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by United Roofing MN | Jun 23, 2016
Unless you were living under a rock a few days ago, you likely experienced the massive summer storm that tore through the Faribault, MN area. At United Roofing, we’ve already received calls from townhome associations commercial businesses and home owners who have experienced storm damage from these recent weather events. If your roof was damaged in this most recent storm, now’s the time to get the professionals at United Roofing out to fully assess the situation. If you act fast, you can ensure that all of the necessary precautions are taken, and in many instances the townhome association’s insurance may cover some if not all of the roof repairs, if they’re deemed a severe weather event. Read Full Post
by United Roofing MN | Jun 30, 2015
Hail is an unexpected and destructive force. One minute the skies are nice and sunny on a warm, June day, and the next minute the clouds roll in, the sky turns dark, and instead of rain, the clouds unleash a flurry of ice on unsuspecting people. If your business or commercial property sustained damage from the recent hail storm that pummeled North Branch, MN, on June 29, 2015, call the professional contractors at United Roofing & Remodeling, Inc. to repair your commercial flat roof and get your business and/or commercial property back in working order again. Read more
by United Roofing MN | Aug 2, 2011Roofing MN | Minnesota Roofing Company If you’ve had hail damage and are considering replacing your shingles, you might want to consider an impact resistant shingle. Impact resistant shingles are slightly more expensive than standard architectural shingles because they’re thicker, heavier and come with longer warranty coverage. Roofing MN – Impact Resistant Shingles Some insurance companies offer premium discounts if you install Class 4 impact resistant shingles, which may offset the added cost of the shingles, and lessen the risk of future roof hail damage. Check with your insurance company for details. However, it is important to note that even though impact-resistant shingles can lessen the risk of hail damage, most manufacturer warranties do not cover hail damage even for shingles that pass the UL test. Select a Roof Cover For Your Home That Will Perform Better in High Winds and Hail Storms Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has the most demanding standard for testing the impact resistance of shingles. The test determines the amount of stress a newly manufactured shingle can withstand without cracking. Here’s how it works: Steel balls of various sizes are used to simulate the force of free-falling hailstones. The steel balls are usually dropped from 20 feet. The steel ball hits the shingle at 90mph and comes to an instant stop. This is a higher force than most hail that hits a roof. The shingles are struck twice in the same spot to test impact resistance. A rating is assigned to each shingle (Class 1, 2, 3, or 4) to signify resistance to a particular size steel ball; the higher the rating, the greater the impact...