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Don’t Miss the 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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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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What to Do If Your Basement Floods in Minnesota

Every spring in Minnesota, countless families open their basement doors to see that their homes have suddenly gained a new feature: an impromptu indoor swimming pool. Such an amenity would be lovely if it weren't at the expense of their furniture and their loved one's health – if it weren't a flooded basement!

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Winter Home Fire Hazards to Watch Out For

It seems strange to think of winter as a time known for fires; summer, with its blazing heat and dry grasses, seems the much better "fire season" candidate. Though winter may be cold and snowy, the American Red Cross rates January and December as "the peak months" for home fires.

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How to Help Your Roof Withstand the Minnesota Winter

Minnesota winters come quickly and can be extremely harsh. Intelligent Design Corp can help you prepare for the season with a professional inspection of your commercial or residential roof to ensure it's winter-ready.

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The 10 Roof Leak Prevention Tips You Need

Roof leaks might take time to develop, but they’re often discovered when it’s too late. A leaky roof is damaging to a home, and it can cost a lot to repair. Rather than wait until the roof leaks, take some time to focus on prevention. Preventing roof leaks isn’t hard, and it gets easier the more you’re on top of it.

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How to Perform a Self-Inspection on Your Home Roof

You should have your home roof inspected by a professional contractor at least once a year. In the meantime, you can perform a self-inspection if you know what to look for. In most cases, the symptoms of a roof that needs maintenance are easy to identify. Below are some tips to help get you started.

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The 7 Most Important Components of a Roof

Every component of your roofing system is there for a reason. Each part has a design and a purpose that add to the stability and look of the roof. Intelligent Design specializes in installing or replacing parts on your roof. We offer a comprehensive inspection as well as complete roofing repair and replacement for residential and commercial roofs. Below are five of the most important roofing components and why they matter.

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Breaking Down EPDM Roofing: The Essential Guide to Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer

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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Remodeling? Consider Installing Smart Gadgets

If you are considering remodeling your home, then you may be looking for tips and tricks that’ll make your remodel a success. You may also be focusing your efforts on either your bathroom or kitchen to ensure you maximize your home’s value. Another approach you can take is to install smart gadgets. By doing this, you will make your home more comfortable, and you may be able to reduce the cost of your utilities.

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