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3 SIGNS YOU NEED HELP FROM A PROFESSIONAL ROOFER
Apr17

3 SIGNS YOU NEED HELP FROM A PROFESSIONAL ROOFER

Roof Repair Your home’s roof is one structure where you should always get professional help. Many people enjoy doing projects around the house, but it is dangerous to work high up on a roof with no professional training. While you should have a professional roofer come out once a year to inspect your roof, you also need to contact one if you notice any of the following signs of damage. 1. Sagging Roof Deck Every so often you’ll want...

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This Spring, Enhance Your  Curb Appeal!
Apr10

This Spring, Enhance Your Curb Appeal!

MARCH 29, 2019 Do you suffer from curb envy? Do you want bragging rights for the most inviting home on the block? Have you just moved in, and want to dress the entrance with your own personal style? Or, are you looking to sell, and want to make your home more appealing to potential buyers? No matter your reason, improving the appearance of your home when viewed from the street level, also known as curb appeal, can be done without...

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What you need to know before installing a porch
Apr03

What you need to know before installing a porch

A home isn’t really complete unless it has a porch. When it comes to installing one in your property, thinking carefully about a few key decisions in advance can help to make sure your new porch matches your home and needs perfectly. Here’s a few things you should bear in mind before installing a porch to help you get a headstart: What you should know before installing a porch 1. The design and size of your proposed porch When it...

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How to Clean Rain Gutters and Downspouts
Mar27

How to Clean Rain Gutters and Downspouts

Cleaning gutters is an easy job to put off, but the longer you wait the worse it can get. Thoroughly cleaning your gutters every spring and fall will help keep them working like they’re supposed to. Debris can build up and cause damage to your downspouts and cause water damage to your roof. To clean out your gutters you will need: a trowel, ladder, buckets, garden hose, gutter cleaning attachment and gutter sealant. To begin,...

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Spring Home Maintenance Checklist
Mar20

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

by Tim Laytonin Fixer-Upper 404s As winter comes to a close and the snow on the ground begins to melt for the last time, a sense of excitement always builds. The change in weather will bring with it a change in lifestyle as our weekends move outdoors and we remember words like “cookout” and “swimming.” Spring is a great time for parties, vacations and festivals. It’s also a great time to get out there and fix up that house a...

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The Dos & Don’ts of Caring for Vinyl Siding
Mar13

The Dos & Don’ts of Caring for Vinyl Siding

Lakeville, Dakota Vinyl siding is one of the most popular exterior choices for homeowners for a number of reasons. It has a long life span, is highly versatile, and requires little maintenance to look its best. There are still a few tips you can implement to ensure your siding lasts as long as it should. Bradach Roofing Siding installs this product for Lakeville, MN, residents, and their team explains how to keep it in...

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BBB Tip: Protect Yourself from “Storm Chasers” after a Natural Disaster
Mar06

BBB Tip: Protect Yourself from “Storm Chasers” after a Natural Disaster

By Better Business Bureau. October 2, 2018. Share: bbb.org/storm Natural disasters like wild fires, storms, tornadoes and hurricanes, often bring out the best in people, as strangers reach out to help others in need. Unfortunately, the aftermath of a crisis also brings out contractors taking advantage of those who have already been victimized. Better Business Bureau is warning homeowners affected by natural...

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Missing Shingles?
Feb27

Missing Shingles?

Missing shingles These shingles were not installed properly, allowing them to blow off easily. A bad storm rolls through and causes tree branches to fall down, knocks garbage cans over, and tears some shingles off your roof. We all know that missing shingles are unsightly, but how do they cause leaks? After all, just because one shingle is missing doesn’t mean the roof is open, does it? Actually, the truth is that if only one shingle...

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5 Tips for Filing a Roof Replacement Insurance Claim
Feb20

5 Tips for Filing a Roof Replacement Insurance Claim

Insurance can be a hassle….let us help! Discovering significant damage to your roof can be a stressful time for most homeowners. Having to navigate the insurance claim process can require lots of follow-ups with insurance adjusters, roofing contractors, and in some cases your mortgage company. To ensure you can handle the insurance claim process from start to finish, Quality Carpentry & Roofing recommends you follow these...

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How to Spot Roof Damage After Strong Winds
Feb13

How to Spot Roof Damage After Strong Winds

Roof Inspections Even when a storm produces no rain or hail, your roof can still sustain damage. Strong winds can create stress points on a roof that, over time, can weaken and become compromised. While roofs are designed to resist typical wind loads, they can be incrementally damaged over the years by high winds and debris carried by the wind. Replacing missing shingles and fixing the initial roof damage quickly is important to...

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