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Choosing a Minnesota Licensed Roofing Contractor

Choosing a Licensed Minnesota Roofing ContractorWhen trying to determine which roofing contractor you should use in Minnesota, there are a number of factors to consider. With the internet, it’s easy to find a roofer. But it’s still difficult to find a quality roofer with solid credentials. You must do your due diligence when selecting someone who will be working on a system that keeps you, your family, and your valuables safe from the extreme elements of Minnesota. United Roofing and Remodeling has repeatedly stood up to all the expectations for a quality roofing contractor. Read Full Post

Commercial Flat Roof Hail Damage Repairs North Branch, MN

Commercial Roofing Hail Damage North Branch, MNHail 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

Minnesota Metal Roofing Contractor Minneapolis MN

Minneapolis Residential Metal Roofing Contractor MN Enhance The Value And Beauty Of Your Home with the durability and distinctive designs of a Metal Roof and enjoy the increased market value of your property, and the low maintenance of your new roof. Protect What You Love With A Metal Roof Every single day the roof of a building receives the brunt of the elements. Every day it is subjected to one or more of the following: wind, rain, snow and a direct bombardment of UV rays. It stands to reason that the investment you make in your roof protects the entire investment of your home. A metal roof is the surest way to secure the investment you’ve made in your property because it outperforms any other roofing material. Cool Metal Roofing – The Energy Efficient Choice Metal outlasts other roofing material by decades, which is why longevity is a primary reason many Minnesota homeowners choose metal roofing. Beyond that, you can envision a future with even less hassle because metal roofing is more durable, requires less maintenance and therefore it leads to fewer “honey do” lists. Savings on Energy Bills Cool roofing owners have reported annual energy savings up to 40%. Metal roofing solar reflectance and thermal emittance capabilities can reduce air conditioning and heating costs, which reduce the smog and pollution that are created by the production of that energy. Some insurance companies offer discounts to customers for using a qualified metal roof. Environmentally Friendly Metal roofing’s durability can virtually eliminate the need to use future raw materials to produce roofing. It is practically unaffected by weather cycles and...

Minneapolis Metal Roofing Contractor MN

Metal Roofing  MN Metal roofing has truly come full circle during the past century. It is emerging as an outstanding roofing system for commercial buildings and homes alike.  The future looks bright for metal roofing, and there are several trends that are fueling the growth. Firstly, recent innovations in metal roofing paint systems and coating technology have significantly enhanced performance.  The vast majority of today’s metal roofs use a Galvalume coated steel substrate which virtually eliminates worries about rust and corrosion. And just as important, paint systems now have outstanding resistance to fading, chalking, and cracking under the most stringent conditions. These paint systems use cutting edge technology and inorganic pigments to provide the maximum protection against harmful UV rays. Secondly, metal roofing is tough.  When it comes to wind and weather resistance, metal roofing stands alone.  Metal roofing meets the toughest wind, fire, and impact codes in the country.  It is lightweight and installation is quick and simple. Choose from a variety of colors for aluminum or 24 gauge Kynar painted steel finishes all of which add beauty and value to your property. It has also been demonstrated that the home’s value increases with metal roofing. In some states, a metal roof can even lower your homeowner’s insurance premiums. Most metal roofs last 3 to 4 times longer than an asphalt shingle roof. Your metal roof will probably outlast you. Thirdly, there is a genuine concern in helping to maintain and improve the environment for future generations.  In this regard, metal roofing meets the criteria of recycled content, recyclability, and energy efficiency.  Metal roofing is one of the...

Metal Roofing MN | Minneapolis Residential Metal Roofing Contractor

MN Residential Metal Roofing Metal roofs have long been popular for their aesthetics and long-term performance characteristics, particularly their strength, durability and low maintenance costs. Now with the concept of sustainability so important to the building community, metal roofs are being seen in a new light. Their high recycled content, total recyclability and energy efficiency allow “cool metal roofs” to play a pivotal role in meeting Energy Star and LEED requirements. Metal Roof Benefits Here is a list of some of these fantastic benefits: Metal roofs are lightweight–less than 1/3 the weight of asphalt and one twentieth the weight of concrete. A metal roof won’t rot, crack, crumble, split, break or burn. Metal roofs are made from recycled steel and aluminum material and are 100 % recyclable. Metal roofs have coatings that prevent 75 to 80 percent of the sun’s energy from being absorbed into the roof. A metal roof can reduce roof surface temperatures by 60 to 70 degrees. Metal roofs are available in a wide variety of styles and custom colors. Metal Roofing is durable and maintenance free. A Metal Roof increases a building’s value. Metal Roofing is an ideal platform for integrating solar electric and solar thermal renewable energy solutions. A Metal Roof can earn up to 25 U.S. Green Building Council LEED credits Metal roofs are synonymous with strength and durability and are known to have a service life of 50 years and more. Consequently, the life cycle costs are substantially lower than conventional roofing materials, making a metal roof an extremely cost effective roofing solution. It will not let you down and can be...