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Bring The Heat, Keep Your Home Cool

Just like winter, Minnesota summers can be a pain. To beat the heat and stay comfortable in your home, it’s important to make sure everything is in working order before the heat comes. Here, Intelligent Design will go over some things to consider this summer that may end up saving you money.

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Big Questions For Your Contractor Before Roof Repairs

Repairing or replacing your roof can be stressful, and it’s difficult to know what to ask your contractor to ensure you’re well informed at all times. When you choose Intelligent Design, you choose a team of professionals who are the best in the business. We’ll work with you and go through our process so you know what to expect every step of the job. Consider asking these questions or some of your own if you’re looking for a roofing job.

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What Should You Look for in a Roofing Warranty?

You should evaluate the terms of the roofing warranty to ensure that the value of your roof is protected according to the guarantees of both the manufacturer and the contractor. Since the roof is arguably the most important investment in your home, you should seek and expect a top-tier warranty with a no dollar limit (see below). This protects you against a continuously depreciating warranty after a roofing installation.

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What Professional Qualifications You Should Look for in Roofing Company

Every dollar you spend on your roof is a significant investment that improves the state of your home and increases your property’s market value. A roof in top-notch condition contributes more to your home’s efficiency, safety, and comfort than any other component within the structure.

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Understanding Your Roofing Service Estimate

The most critical component of a contractor's estimate is transparency. Meaning, there should be zero ambiguity regarding the work, materials, policies, and procedures of the company. As you request multiple estimates from contractors, scrutinize each one in detail to make a side-by-side comparison.

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What Should You Do If Your Roof Was Damaged This Winter?

A solid roof is essential for keeping your home warm and well-insulated. If you have an older home and you start noticing issues with the roof, repairs may not be enough. Intelligent Design can help you get a brand new roof for your home or business. A new roof will improve your building’s look and reinforce protection from the outside elements. Now is the time to schedule a roof replacement this spring. We’ll be ready to upgrade your roof.

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How to Tell If You Need Your Residential Roof Replaced

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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5 Areas of Your Roof That Need Ongoing Maintenance

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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Roof Storm Repair Tips

When disaster strikes, it will throw your family into chaos if you’re not prepared to handle it. In East Central Minnesota, natural disasters include hail storms, harsh winter snow and ice, and the occasional tornado. Flooding does happen on occasion, and fire can strike at any time. Intelligent Design specializes in storm damage roof repair, fire restoration, attic insulation replacement, and refinishing or repainting the surface.

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Is a New Roof Replacement Covered Under Your Insurance Policy?

Insurance coverage on your roof depends on both the age and the condition of the entire roofing system, as well as the upper framework of the house. If you don’t know what the current coverage is, you should contact your insurance provider or review your homeowner’s policy. In most cases, insurance policies will cover natural disasters, vandalism, and fire. If your insurance company requires a formal inspection of the roof before you build a new one, we can assess your roof to determine its overall condition and market value of your home.

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