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How to Check for Hail Damage on Your Home

Summer and early fall are prime times for damaging storms to roll through the area. Storms can bring rain, high wind, and even hail. In just a few short moments, hail can create an extreme amount of damage to your home. Roofs are one of the most common sites of hail damage, but damage can also occur to windows and decks. Below, we will go over some common areas along your roof to check for hail damage following a storm.

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How Bad Weather Impacts Your Roof

The roof is the first protective layer of any home. It is also the most significant. Roofs protect homeowners from downpours during the wet season, the boiling heat during the summer months, and the winter chill during winter.

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What Is EPDM Roofing?

Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) is a roofing material that can be used on certain roof types. The synthetic rubber substance is long-lasting and can be used on low-slope commercial buildings. The material is primarily made from ethylene and propylene, which come from natural gas. In order to install EPDM, we use a variety of methods, including ballasts, industry-grade tape, mechanical attachmentments, and more. Here, our experts at Intelligent Design Corporation will discuss why we use EPDM roofing as well as its benefits.

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Considerations For Vinyl Siding Replacements

Vinyl siding has long been proven to be a cost effective and energy efficient material that can boost your home’s decor. In order to install vinyl siding properly, you should hire an expert siding contractor. Every job is different and at Intelligent Design Corporation, we recognize this and customize each installation based on your individual needs. Here, our experts will go through some things to consider when you want to install vinyl siding.

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Choosing New Windows: What Design Is For You?

Choosing new windows for your home or building can be difficult. There are a vast array of window designs available, each with its own pros and cons. You may want your home or building to emminnate a certain feel, which is contingent on the design. Windows are some of the most visible aspects of any building and should be chosen with care. Even if you believe you know what you want, you should still contact an expert so they can walk you through the pros and cons of certain designs. Here, our experts at Intelligent Design Corporation will walk you through some things to consider before choosing your window design.

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Why You Should Invest in a Metal Roof

When it’s time to replace the roof of your home, there are many factors to consider. In recent years, metal roofs have taken off. While some homeowners think contractors oversell these roofs and avoid them simply so they don’t buy into the latest fad, the fact is that metal roofs have more benefits than traditional roofs. At Intelligent Design, our experts can walk you through the pros and cons, and help you find the best fit for your home.

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Ryan from Intelligent Design Corp. Reviews the Blue Book Network

Ryan Anderson from Intelligent Design Corp. reviews The Blue Book Network at our local networking event held at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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What to Consider When Designing Your Remodel

Knowing how to get the most out of your remodel, while saving money is difficult. When you choose the right contractor, they will work with you to learn your needs and make a plan. With a good contractor, they will discuss the changes you want to make before creating a design that is cost-efficient and what you want. Before you choose a contractor for your home remodel, consider these tips from Intelligent Design.

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Tips For Choosing a Disaster Restoration Company

A natural disaster can knock you on your back. Picking up the pieces can be difficult, but the task is made easier when you have a disaster restoration company that is experienced and fights for your needs. When you look for a good restoration company, you need to look for a team that knows what to do and will jump into action as soon as they assess the damage.

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Why You Should Update Your Deck

There are a variety of reasons as to why you should consider upgrading your deck. For one, like any upgrade, the purpose is to make your life easier. Additionally, you may want to add space, incorporate design features you’ve seen elsewhere, or simply just update for fun. To achieve your goals, meet codes, and stay on budget, you should work with a proven contractor like Intelligent Design, so your upgrades go well.

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