Your roof has a pretty important job to do. It’s your first line of defense against the elements and critical to the overall integrity of your home. But, the weather is your roof’s most powerful nemesis. From snowstorms to high winds to hail, storms can be incredibly damaging to your roof.
The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, the trees are budding and your home’s exterior is screaming for a little tender loving care.
Your roof plays a big role in maintaining the overall integrity of your home, keeping you protected from the elements and helping control your heating and cooling costs. But, like everything else in the world, a roof doesn’t last forever.
Your home’s siding is incredibly important to the overall integrity of your home. Not only does it protect you from the elements, it also keeps pests out, keeps heating and cooling in, and adds curb appeal.
Minnesotans in the Twin Cities metro area have had it fairly easy this winter when it comes to snowfall and cold temperatures. Compared to the 2013-2014 season of record-low temperatures and messy storms, this winter season seems to be going by at an impressively fast rate!
Highmark was recently named a Master Elite contractor by GAF, America’s largest manufacturer of residential roofing materials.
Only 3% of roofing contractors can claim this certification, and we’re proud to be one of them!
The Tudor is a classic home style that is enjoying a renaissance, so it’s only fitting that we worked with Renaissance Builders to bring this stunning new 4,000 sf., five-bedroom Hopkins residence to life. Located on Interlachen Rd., the structure was designed by architect Ben Nelson and Renaissance Builders, who wanted the home to fit seamlessly into this older, established neighborhood.
They chose Highmark to create the home’s richly detailed exterior, both for our expertise and the ease of using one contractor for both roofing and siding.
Now that September is here, take a few minutes to check over your home’s exterior. It’s a good idea to take care of needed repairs before snow and ice create added stress for roofing and siding.
Remember, a little maintenance now can prevent more expensive repairs down the road.
Highmark Exteriors Office Manager Becca Schroder and husband Colton Borowicz love spending time on the North Shore—so when they got engaged last year, these former high school sweethearts knew that’s where they wanted to tie the knot before family and friends.
Becca, Colton and Golden Retriever Bartleby make their home in Savage, Minnesota.
When winter rolls around, warm and toasty beats cold and drafty. Poorly insulated windows and doors can also cause significant heat loss and higher energy bills.
Here are a few tips for detecting and stopping drafts at their source.