3 Things to Do After a Natural Disaster

A natural disaster in Minnesota can damage or destroy your home. What steps should you take after your home is damaged by a storm? Contact Intelligent Design to help you rebuild your home.

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What Are the Most Vulnerable Areas of Your Commercial Roof?

You spent a lot of money in your commercial roof. You depend on that roof to protect your investment, inventory, employees, and customers. Knowing what areas of your roof are most vulnerable allows you to keep a close watch for damage or wear in those areas. Intelligent Design discusses the vulnerable areas of your commercial roof.

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Commercial BUR: The Essential Guide

Most commercial flat roofs use BUR (built-up roofing) in their installation. Formerly known as tar and gravel roofing, BUR has been around for over a century. Installed correctly, BUR is long lasting and extremely water resistant. Intelligent Design gives you the essential guide on BUR material.

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4 Ideas That Help Your Sloped Roof Stand Out

You spent a lot of money on your home. For many people, their home is the largest investment they will make in a lifetime. Your roof is a large expense with your home. Average roof replacement runs as much as 10-15% of the cost of your home. You want your roof to look good and stand out. Intelligent Design gives you four ideas that help your sloped roof stand out.

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Did Your Roof Survive the Long Minnesota Winter?

Minnesota’s cold season can turn the world into a winter wonderland. Minnesota winters bring plentiful winter precipitation including snow, sleet, and freezing rain, all of which can take their toll on your home’s roof. They can also cause water damage to your home’s walls and ceilings. Intelligent Design in Maple Grove, Minnesota, helps you assess your roof’s damage after the long Minnesota winter.

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5 Design Considerations for Your Windows

Choosing the perfect windows for your home or office can be a tricky business. The number of options to choose is nearly limitless, and yet this important decision has a tremendous impact on the look, feel, and functionality of your home. Intelligent Design in Maple Grove, Minnesota, helps you sort through these design considerations to choose the perfect window.

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4 Steps to Building the Perfect Deck this Spring

It is Springtime, and you are looking for a nice place to relax outdoors at your home. A deck is a perfect place to sit and relax with a cold drink, good book, and maybe even grilling. If you do not have a deck but have been thinking about building one, now is the time to build it. Intelligent Design has four steps to build that perfect deck for you and your family to enjoy.

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How to Help Your Roof Withstand the Minnesota Winter

Minnesota winters come quickly and can be extremely harsh. Be prepared for the snowy season with a roof in appropriate condition for the cold weather hazards. Avoid expensive roof repairs or property damage by calling Intelligent Design to inspect your commercial or residential roof. Don’t wait for the freezing weather to deteriorate your roof. Call us to help keep your home warm and comfortable for the winter months. There are several ways to prepare your roof for the relentless snow and ice that can wreak havoc on your home.

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Common Siding Problems That Homeowners Experience

Minnesota homeowners often experience similar problems with the siding on their homes. Intelligent Design has been a leader in the siding industry for over 15 years in the region. We know siding. We know how challenging siding projects can be and are experienced in preventing damage to landscaping and windows during installation. Below are some of the more common siding problems homeowners experience.

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4 Things to Consider During the Design Phase in Remodeling

The design phase is a critical part of any remodeling project. Intelligent Design is a Minnesota-based home remodeling contractor. Let our design specialists suggest ideas and provide cost estimates to help you remodel thoughtfully and creatively. With our upfront communication and design planning, the entire remodel process becomes less stressful. Outlined below are four critical things to consider when designing your remodeling project.

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