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What’s the Best Flooring for Your Home Renovation?

Home remodeling involves no small share of decisions, and flooring can be a big one. Get sensible, practical advice from IDC.

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Storm Chasers: What to Know About Fraudulent Roofing Contractors

After severe weather, when you’re looking into storm restoration, it might seem like a merciful twist of fate when that alleged roofing contractor shows up at your door, asking to take a look at your hail damage—but you may want to think twice. After such conditions, it’s all too common for skeevy, borderline fraudulent contractors to prowl the streets, soliciting business from unaware homeowners.

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5 Home Maintenance Tips for a Strong, Comfortable Home This Summer

It’s no secret that summer is a long-awaited season in Minnesota. After months of enduring freezing temperatures and harsh winds, we can finally get outside and enjoy the warm sunshine. However, despite how good the summer weather might feel to us, these warmer months can have some damaging effects on your home, both in terms of structural integrity and comfort.

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What’s the Difference Between Commercial and Residential Roofing?

Commercial roofing is for businesses, and residential roofing is for homes—the difference is right there in their names! While their purposes might seem like the sole difference between these two roofing types, putting a lid on a commercial building is quite different from doing so on a home. Knowing a bit of what goes into each particular roofing task can help you better select a contractor for your needs, as the two require very different skill sets and priorities.

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Four Things to Do After a Natural Disaster

If a storm has recently destroyed or damaged your home in Minnesota, you and your family may not know how to handle the devastation. You may have questions that need to be answered right away. You may also need to make quick decisions—it’s a lot to handle!

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Six Signs Your Roof is Worn Out

As an important aspect of your home, recognizing signs your roof is worn out is critical. For the wellbeing of your home, you should take the time to make sure your roof is in the best condition possible. There are several signs that indicate your roof has seen better days and may be in need of an update or replacement.

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How to Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Whether you’re planning on selling your home in the near future or you simply want to enhance your home’s appearance, there are several steps you can take to maximize your home’s curb appeal. Taking the time to follow these steps can help you increase your home’s marketability and appearance.

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Three Paint Colors to Make a Space Seem Larger

Does your basement, bathroom, or hallway suffer from “small space syndrome?” You know what we’re talking about—when the area is objectively not tiny, per se, but it feels claustrophobic, dark, and gloomy, like a nook that hasn’t been used in years. If this is the case, you probably resent not getting the most out of your home.

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How to Find the Source of Water Damage in Your Home

Spring is just around the corner. With it comes melting snow, and with that, water damage. Indeed, when there’s that much slush to go around, unless you have a perfectly maintained exterior, it’s hard to keep things weathertight. In addition, your home is also vulnerable to specific sources of water damage year-round, so how do you keep it all straight?

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What to Do if Your Basement Floods

When your home is impacted by water damage, it can be difficult to know how to start picking up the pieces. Our home restoration experts are here to tell you how to act quickly during a flooding crisis.

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