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Should I Call A Roofer Or My Insurance Company After Storm?

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Heads I win, tails you lose. It’s an old trick older brothers and sisters play on younger siblings. Should I call a roofer or my insurance company after a storm? Drawing a difference between similar things may be child’s play, but when you are dealing with a damaged roof, you have a lot at stake: call your roofer or your insurer? Call both! […]

5 Causes Of Roof Damage & How To Help Prevent Them

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How will you know when your roof is damaged? Among the top causes of roof damage, these five rank high. […]

5 Things To Know Before Choosing The Best Windows

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Your home will be instantly uplifted with new windows. To transform a home, boost curb appeal, and increase energy efficiency, nothing beats new windows. Here are five ways to evaluate which windows are best for your Des Moines-area home. […]

Why Your Home (and Siding) Needs Exterior Painting

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Own a home and never be bored. Inside, you worry over heating systems, plumbing, and the perfect shade of jewel box ocher paint for your guest room. Keeping up your home’s beautiful outside often means professional exterior painting. […]

3 Reasons Why Your Gutters Are Overflowing

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Yuck! The water that should be rushing out your downspouts and away from your home is falling like a muddy curtain across the front of your home. Why do gutters overflow? […]

How To Tell When You Should Replace Your Roof

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You have lived in and enjoyed your Des Moines-area home for years now. Memories, good times, comforting moments. How long has it been? Could it be time to replace the roof? How can you know? […]

Commercial Roof Maintenance Tips You Need To Know

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Organize yourself to minimize worry and work when dealing with your commercial roof. Try these tips to make the most of your commercial roofer’s semiannual inspections.  […]

How To Choose The Best Roofing Contractor

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If you are like most homeowners in the Des Moines area, you need roof work done only a few times in your life. When you do need help, you ask yourself, “How do I choose a roofing contractor?” Nobody expects you to be an instant expert on selecting the right roofing contractor. Here are 10 signs telling you that you picked the best.  […]

How To Protect Your Home With HardiPlank Siding

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Lotus leaves. Bird feathers. Nature created these completely waterproof materials, according to Scientific American. The lowly lotus leaf even inspired the development of a waterproofing polypropylene coating which may soon be suitable for commercial applications. You do not have to wait for technology to catch up, however, when you take advantage of the tough, water-resistant barrier available with HardiePlank siding.  […]

4 Reasons To Hire A James Hardie Elite Preferred Contractor

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You see little labels on contractor websites all the time for manufacturers’ designated programs of excellence, but what do they really mean? When you see the James Hardie Elite Preferred contractor label, you see your guarantee of getting the highest quality installation for your Iowa home.  […]