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Townhome Roofing Contractor Faribault MN

Roofing Contractor MNUnless 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

Roof Association Repairs Ham Lake

Minnesota Roofing ContractorWhether you own single family homes, townhomes, condos, or you live in an apartment, protecting where you live is of the utmost importance. Lots of Ham Lake Home Associations have regulations for storm damage inspection to keep your roof in good shape. At United Roofing & Remodeling Inc., we offer roof repairs for all types of Ham Lake Home Associations, including townhomes, apartments, single family homes, and condos. We have been serving the Ham Lake area for over 20 years, installing and repairing association maintained roofing systems! Read Full Post

Roof Association Repairs Apple Valley

Association Maintained Property Roofing Services MNServing as President of one of the many Apple Valley Home Associations comes with a lot of responsibility. You must be very responsive to homeowners that need assistance or have recommendations. When storm damage occurs, you must have a relationship with a local contractor that can provide assistance quickly. When it comes to roofing repairs and replacement, United Roofing & Remodeling is the contractor that will make you look like the best President that your homeowners association has ever seen! Read Full Post

Townhouse and Condominium Roofing Contractor Minneapolis MN

Minnesota Townhouse and Condo Roofing Contractor Minneapolis MN Budget time has come and gone, Minnesota has had several tornados and rain storms, your maintenance budget has already been exhausted due to roof leaks…… and it’s only August.  What do you do? You scramble to get quotes for roof replacements, have an association meeting to try to explain to the community why you need to do a special assessment or secure a loan for a capital improvement project.  In the end, you hope that the project and financing are approved. Does Your Roof Have You Covered? Does this sound familiar?  If so, you should know how to identify the signs that your roofs are either failing or nearing the end of their life expectancy.  Here are the danger signs that you can look for: Current leaks. These leaks are most likely due to inadequate or missing underlayment, deteriorated and/or missing flashing or poor overall workmanship by the original roofing contractor.  Many apparent roof leaks are actually flashing leaks. Without good, tight flashings around chimneys, vents, skylights and wall/roof junctions, water can enter a home or building and cause damage to walls, ceilings, insulation and electrical systems. Flashings should be checked as part of a biannual roof inspection and gutter cleaning. The appearance of water stains on interior ceilings and walls over the winter months. The most likely cause of these stains is an ice dam.  An ice dam is a ridge of ice that usually forms either at the eave of the roof or where a side wall meets a roof edge.  Once an ice dam forms, it prevents water...

Cost Effective Metal Roofing Options

Metal Roofing Materials Now Come In A Variety Of Options When you tell people you are considering a metal roof, many people get the mental image of the farm house with an unsightly tin roof hovering over its barn.  In the past years, metal roofing materials have made incredible forward progress to combine their extraordinary benefits as a building material with the eye catching appeal the standard homeowner is after. No longer just a solution for industrial buildings and barns, metal roofs now can be found in a variety of styles and colors. Believe it or not, metal roofing materials are now available that replicate many of the traditional styles we’ve grown familiar with.  Metal roofing can be purchased that duplicates the appearance of a slate or shingle roof.  Some manufacturers have even gone as far as to embed their metal “shingles” with sand and stone, lending them to the most authentic look possible. There are metal shakes that replicate the wooden shake roofs from the olden days and even clay tile to give an authentic Mediterranean or Spanish image.  There are other designs available as well that can only be achieved with a metal roof, such as a standing seam metal roof that is popular with many architects due to its contemporary design characteristics. Why a Metal Roof? It’s the most economical choice- Lasts a lifetime Beauty and durability that will last 2-3 times longer than an asphalt roof Maintenance free- No need to shovel off snow Helps increase your home’s re-sale value Many styles, patterns, and designs Save money on heating and cooling bills Less weight on...