5 Hidden Signs of a Worn Out Roof

The roof is the essential component of any building. It adds completion to beautiful home design as well as offers complete protection from the outside elements. Over time your roof may show signs of wear and tear. If you address the problem early on, you’ll minimize the repair and keep the maintenance costs low. How do you know if you have a worn out roof? Intelligent Design offers complete roofing inspection. We can assess your roof and identify any issues that may arise. Below are the five main points we evaluate.

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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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It’s a New Year; You Need a New Roof

2018 is in full swing. It’s a new year! So why not get a new roof from Intelligent Design? Your property will look better. Your employees and clients will love the improvement. You’ll save money. You’ll pretty much benefit in every way possible. Our roofers are on call to replace your commercial roof and get you started on the right foot this year. If you’re still wondering if your roof needs replacing, then look for these six signs below. Our roofing company can inspect your current roof to see if any of these symptoms are showing up.

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Your Old Commercial Roof is Costing You Money

If you’re wondering why the energy bills in your commercial property are skyrocketing, it may be because it’s time to replace your business roof. If you have a hail damaged roof or an old roof, it could be allowing the outside elements to get inside the building. Below explore some of the ways your commercial roof is costing you hundreds or even thousands of dollars each year. Intelligent Design can take your old roof and replace it with a modern commercial roof that will protect your entire building.

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Is it Possible for Winter Weather to Damage Your Roof?

Minnesota winters are unforgiving. It doesn’t take long for the temperature to plummet and the precipitation to arrive. Once the weather conditions set in, they go to work on your roof and wreak havoc on all the components. If you neglect to call Intelligent Design to inspect or maintain your residential or commercial roof, you could be looking at significant repairs and or an expensive roof replacement. Below, we explore all the ways that freezing weather can damage your roof. If you need repairs right away, contact our roofing company. We can help.

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EPDM Roofing: Breaking it Down

Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) is durable synthetic rubber roofing membrane used for low-slope applications in commercial structures. It has two primary ingredients: ethylene and propylene. Both are derived from oil and natural gas. EPDM is available in a wide variety of sizes but only two colors, black and white. You can also install them in two thicknesses, 45 and 60 millimeters. We adhere EPDM to your building’s roof using a variety of methods including liquid adhesives, mechanical attachments, ballasts, or industry-grade tape.

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How to Winterize Your Roof This Season

Winter time is here, and that means securing your home from the outside elements. Intelligent Design can help you winterize your roof so that you and your family stay secure throughout the cold season. Below are some of our recommendations for upgrading and reinforcing your roof to protect it from the wind, snow, ice, rain, and freezing temperatures.

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How to Prepare Your Home for a Replacement Roof

You’re finally getting that old roof replaced. But before we install your new roof, you’ll need to make some preparations. Planning everything will make the installation go more smoothly. We can help you through the entire process. We’ve provided a brief guide to help you get started. We can also sit down with you and go over every detail of the project so that you know exactly how the roof replacement will go.

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5 Commercial Roofing Tips for New Business Owners

As a business owner, you have a lot on your plate. While keeping your business moving forward, you also need to keep the property maintained. You should start with your roofing system because it is the most critical component of the building. Intelligent Design can help you keep your roof in good shape year after year. We offer complete roofing repairs and replacement for your business. Below are some of our roofing tips for new business owners.

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