Roofing

  • Common Signs of a Bad Roof

    Your roof is more than just something over your head. It’s a key part of your home. A problem with your roof can directly affect your ceilings, walls, floors, and pocketbook.

  • Did Damaging Storms Pummel Your Home?

    The severe storms that swept through the south metro on August 6, 2013 weren’t your garden variety thunderstorms.

    In fact, they wreaked havoc on gardens, not to mention trees, cars, and homes, dropping golf-ball and larger-size hail from Chanhassen and Edina eastward to Bloomington and Eagan.

  • Everything You Need to Know About Ice Dams

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    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!

  • How Storms Can Damage Your Roof

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    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.

  • Meet Brian Prochaska

    A pro with over 20 years of experience, Brian joined the Highmark Exteriors team this past spring. He loves the variety that comes with life in the construction trades and tells us he still gets a charge out of seeing the final result of every job.

    In his spare time Brian enjoys spending time with wife Roxie and watching their kids play hockey.

  • Roofing 101: Don’t judge a roof (just) by its shingles.

    A roof is one of the most important elements of a home, protecting it from the elements and helping to keep you and your family comfortable through extremes of heat and cold.

    So what separates a top-notch roof from a questionable one?

  • The Commercial Side

    Spring is always a busy time, with several commercial projects underway.

  • The Most Common Winter Roof Problems

    Minnesota’s sub-zero winter temperatures are rough on you, your car and your home—and your home’s roof.

  • Top 10 Fall maintenance tips

    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.

  • Tudor Revival

    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.

  • When Is the Best Time to Replace My Roof?

    When to replace your roof

    Your roofplays 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.