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5 Signs It’s Time for Roof Replacement

Do you suspect your roof is on its way out? Was it installed well before you bought your home? At Keyprime Roofing, we know it’s often difficult to discern whether your roof requires a repair or a full-blown replacement. We also know that making the appropriate call can potentially save you thousands in home remediation costs over the long term. Rather than postpone your roof replacement until you’re catching dripping rain in buckets on your floor, keep an eye out for these five signs that roof requires prompt attention:

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4 Signs Your Roof Needs Better Insulation

Are you struggling with higher-than-usual utility bills? How about suffering from mysterious allergy symptoms? Both of these occurrences are potential signs that your attic insulation is in desperate need of augmentation or replacement. At Keyprime Roofing, we know adequate insulation is critical for the energy-efficiency and comfort of your home, which is why, in addition to our roofing services, we install comprehensive attic insulation. Today, we’re here to discuss a few signs that it might be time to contact an insulation contractor to inspect your attic. If you’re struggling with any of the following issues, don’t hesitate to give our team a call.

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Winter Roof Issues: What to Look For

Winter weather can be very hard on your roof, especially if it hasn’t been updated in the last 20 years. Heavy snow, ice accumulation, rain, wind, and freezing temperatures can all take a major toll on the health of your shingles as well as the structure beneath them. To ensure your home remains well-protected throughout the winter, it’s important to keep a close eye on the state of your roof. At Keyprime Roofing, we know the signs of impending roof damage are not always obvious to homeowners, but as roofing experts, we know exactly what to watch for. Here’s what you need to keep an eye on throughout the winter to ensure your roof remains in top condition.

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Is Metal Roofing Worth the Expense?

Go ahead and admit it, you want a metal roof. Everyone does, because summoning the insurance company every time a good hail storm passes through gets old. A few calls, though, and you find that a metal roof will set you back over twice as much as your average asphalt shingle system. Is metal roofing truly worth digging that deep? Since a metal installation can well be a one-and-done fixture, the answer is a roof-raising yes. Here's why.

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5 Ways to Weatherize Your Home

Whether you’re dealing with below zero weather in the winter or high humidity and hot temperatures during the summer, weatherizing your home can keep your property value high, extend the life of your house, and keep your maintenance and repair costs low. Below are some practical tips for weatherizing your home.

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Why You Should Consider Cedar Shake Roofing

Your roofing is easily one of the most expensive aspects of your home. As such, when you need a new roof, you want to get one that will last for years.

Fortunately, you have many options when it comes to choosing your next roofing material. You can choose from metal, shingles, slate and tiles, but none is quite like having a cedar shake roof.

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Emergency Winter Roof Repairs

It's an unfortunate fact of life that winter weather is rough on a building and sometimes damage may occur to your house during a winter storm. Although nobody can predict every contingency which may occur, such damage is most likely going to be to your roof. It's nothing to be scared or upset about, the design of your home includes a redundancy to prevent a leak from happening when minor damage occurs, and the design also allows for a contractor to make an efficient repair as needed. It is important to take note as to how the design relies on immediate attention being given to the problem before it can develop into something worse than it needs to be.

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How to Choose Your Next Roof

Cost is always a factor when you are replacing or remodeling your home. However, it’s not the most important factor when you are considering roof replacement. In fact, if you want a quality roof replacement that will last a long time, then you should consider the following factors before you replace your roof in Minneapolis.

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How Long is Too Long? Recovering from Water Damage

Water damage alone is devastating. Consider the potential damage caused by damages caused during a storm. Thunderstorms cause power outages, leaks and roof damages, and it’s important to micromanage any wet areas before the storm passes. If you don’t, you might face hefty roof replacements, exterior painting jobs and even wood siding repair. The damage might’ve already been done, but it shouldn’t be allowed to get worse. Check out our tips for in-storm water damage recovery.

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Five Lesser-Known Gutter Damage Causes

Today, a lot of roof replacements deal with gutter damages due to unchecked roof areas, clogged sections and jammed tree material. Gutters can be damaged in many ways, however, so you’ll need to be on the lookout for some lesser-known causes.

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