Ice Dam Removal

A beaver makes a dam in order to block off water so he can create a home. Mother Nature, on the other hand, creates another type of dam caused by weather. This particular blockade is called an ice dam, and it can be quite destructive to a home. And it may even cost the homeowner a great deal of money to fix it.

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Three Favorite Winter Remodels

Summer tends to be the favorite time of the year for people to do remodeling in their homes. It's easier to leave the windows open to let fumes out, and for some people, they have more ambition when the weather is pleasant. However, winter is a good time for certain remodels, so you can free up the time you have in the summer for outdoor projects. 

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Ice Dam Removal Introduction

Ice dams are blockages caused by winter weather. Like many problems with a roof, it's best to leave the experts to handle the problem. A roofing company comes to your home and address the situation. Additionally, roofers have the ability to prevent future ice dams from forming.

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Identifying Roof Damage

Hail can wreak havoc on your property. It can damage your house, your car, and other possessions. If you're determining what damage was caused by the hail storm, there are certain characteristics of the damage that stand out.

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Protecting Your Home from Storm Damage

The construction of your home is a long process that costs a great deal of money. Obviously, you want to do strive to keep your home looking the same or better throughout the years. One way to do so is by protecting your home from storm damage since the average amount of damage a storm does costs the U.S. over one billion dollars.

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How We Repair Vinyl Siding

Repairing vinyl siding isn't an extremely difficult process; however, doing it wrong can lead to a number of problems. You'll need to hire a professional to fix the issues you caused, or else it will cost you even more money in the long run. In the end, hiring our professional team at Intelligent Design Corporation will save you time and money, not to mention a lot of stress.

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Insulate Your Home: Winter Is Approaching

The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes the slow descent of the thermometer into the frozen depths. For homeowners in Minnesota, the biting frost of winter can translate directly into a higher electrical bill, but there are ways you can fight back against the ever-coming winter.

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Energy Efficiency Tips: The Benefits of New Siding and Windows

The last thing any homeowner wants is to have their heat or air conditioning escaping through the walls and windows. If you have found yourself in that situation it is time to reap the benefits of new siding and windows.

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November Home Show Giveaway Winners

We at Intelligent Design Corporation would like to congratulate this month’s winners, Mr & Mrs Dale Segler, on winning our home show giveaway. The Seglers were randomly selected as winners of an Infrared Thermos Home Grill from on Friday 11/6/15.

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Ice Dam Prevention

Proper attic insulation, attic ventilation and roofing installation are all keys to preventing ice dams. In our article “How do ice dams form”, we explained what causes ice to form at the eave edges. The key to preventing ice dams is obviously to stop warm air from getting into the attic space as well as getting the warm air that does enter the attic out quicker. This is accomplished by making sure that there is adequate insulation installed.

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