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Restoration

Your Biggest Question: Will Homeowners Insurance Cover a New Roof

Insurance coverage on your roof depends on both the age and the condition of the entire roofing system, as well as the upper framework of the house. If you don’t know what the current coverage is, you should contact your insurance provider or review your homeowner’s policy. In most cases, insurance policies will cover natural disasters, vandalism, and fire. If your insurance company requires a formal inspection of the roof before you build a new one, we can assess your roof to determine its overall condition and market value of your home.

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Roof Disaster & Restoration: The First 36 Hours

When disaster strikes, it will throw your family into chaos if you’re not prepared to handle it. In East Central Minnesota natural disasters include hail storms, harsh winter snow and ice, and the occasional tornado. Flooding does happen on occasion and fire can strike at any time. Intelligent Design specializes in storm damage roof repair, fire restoration, attic insulation replacement, and refinishing or repainting the surface. Below, we give you a brief description of what you can expect in the first 36 hours after your roof is damaged by a natural disaster or a fire. If you have any further questions, you can contact us today.

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Painting: The Most Affordable Home Renovation with the Greatest Payoff

Of all the home remodeling projects that you could undertake, painting may be your best option yet. Painting your home can transform the flow, size, and aesthetic of your home. Get started on your painting project by learning why painting is the best way to update your home on a budget!

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4 Room Remodels That Truly Make a Difference

Starting a home renovation is a big step and can be an exciting time. Knowing which room remodels make the biggest difference in your home can be a good place to start when making the decision to get moving on your renovation. Below are our top four spots in the home to start your home renovations.

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Roofing and Restoration

Roofing isn't always a part of damage restoration, but it often is when a storm is the cause of the damage or when a disaster situation causes extended damage which in turn compromises the structural integrity of a roof. Ideally, a company you hire for restoration services will be able to handle the entire job both on the interior and exterior of your home rather than having different contractors conduct different aspects of each repair.

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How to Choose a Disaster Restoration Company

Following a disaster, the last thing you want to deal with is a disaster restoration company that can’t handle your recovery. You want a team of professionals who are ready to get to work after they assess the extent of the damage. At Intelligent Design Corp (IDC), we want that for you too. To help you determine the restoration company that’s perfect for you, we’ve created the list below.

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Determining Roof Repair or Replacement

You likely already understand roofs need ongoing inspection and maintenance in order to stay in top shape and sometimes may need repairs after a specific event such as a storm or downed tree limb. Of course, everything has a natural life and a roof will eventually need to be completely replaced. In some cases it can be difficult to determine whether major repairs, replacement of a section of the roof, or a complete roof tear off and new roof installation is the best solution for the problem at hand.

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Restoration and Repair Projects

Restoration projects in the sense of buying an old house knowing the repairs it needs can be fun and exciting to watch as the house comes back to its previous glory. Restoration after a disaster or unexpected repairs are not something anybody looks forward to but unfortunately, accidents do happen. With the service of an experienced contractor, such jobs don't have to be so depressing as you can have the work conducted quickly and professionally so you can get back to your daily life as quickly as possible.

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Remodeling and Restoration Definitions and Differences

If you've ever had the misfortune of needing restoration work or the excitement of having home renovations conducted, you may have wondered exactly what is the difference between the two. The same contractor generally can do either as the jobs seem similar and require the same talents and tools, but they're generally referred to using different terminology. There are, however, some nuances between types of contract work.

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