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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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Reasons to Upgrade a Deck

It would be impossible to list every reason anyone has ever wanted to upgrade their deck, but there are a few common ones. The bottom line is, like any other home renovation, the process is designed to make your life better. To that end, it's always a good idea to discuss honestly with your contractor what you want to achieve with the renovations. Whether you want to incorporate a design feature that reminds you Grandmother's old deck, or a cosmetic aspect you like about a friend's deck, or simply want more space, your contractor has likely worked with similar reasons in the past and will know how to incorporate your vision with building codes and safety features to design and build a beautiful deck for you and your family.

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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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6 Things to Know Before Remodeling Your Attic

Thinking about remodeling your attic? Previously on our home remodeling blog, we talked about attics and a few smart additions you should consider making if you want the space to become a functional part of your home. If you’re ready to remodel using those suggestions or beyond, that’s great! Few parts of your home are more fun to watch transform; Witnessing your attic go from a household afterthought to a vibrant hangout room is pretty much as gratifying as home remodeling gets.

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Aluminum, Steel, or Copper Gutters: Which Is Right for Your Home?

Gutters are the backbone of a home’s moisture management system. By funneling away the water your roof shrugs off, they ensure it drains at a safe distance from your foundation, greatly minimizing your chances of household water damage. So when it comes time to get new ones, it’s a big decision indeed!

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9 Renovation Trends to Try in 2023

Spring provides an excellent opportunity to take on a remodeling project. You’ll be able to focus on all aspects of your remodel without worrying about upcoming vacations and the kids’ busy summer camp schedules.

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How to Prevent Roof Leaks

While noticing a roof leak is easy, preventing a leak may not be so obvious. Roof leaks can cause a lot of damage to your home or building, so taking the time to learn how to prevent them is critical. In addition to taking certain steps at home, you can also contact Intelligent Design Corp for professional roofing services and inspections

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How to Prepare for an Attic Remodel

Are you finally utilizing your attic to create additional living space in your home? From guest bedrooms to at-home offices, your attic holds a lot of potential. However, there are several steps you will should take prior to scheduling your attic remodel service. By completing these steps, you’ll set your remodel up for success.

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How the Winter Season Can Damage Your Roof

As fall transitions into winter, the snow and freezing temperatures grow closer and closer to impacting homes. Winters in Minnesota are notoriously tough on homeowners’ roofs, which is why you should take the time to prepare your roof for the winter elements before they arrive.

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Why You Should Finish Your Basement

Basements serve as a noteworthy addition to any house. However, many homeowners hesitate to finish their basement because they’re not sure what else they can do with it. There are several reasons why finishing your basement is an ideal project to take on this new year.

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