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How Our Years Of Experience Makes Us Stand Out

How long does a roofer need to learn the craft of roofing? Consider the climate of Des Moines; a good roofer needs to experience all seasons, all kinds of weather which tax and tear apart roofs. Would two years be enough? Five? How does experience shape the way a roofing contractor works? […]

By | November 5th, 2018|

What You Should Know About Curb Appeal

The exterior of your home has a big impact on how you feel about it. After all, it’s why you mow the lawn, plant flowers, and keep your property clean. How your exterior looks also leaves a big impression on what other people think about your home. In fact, this means what your property looks like can directly affect its value. The impact of your exterior’s look from all of these different things is known as “curb appeal.” […]

By | October 29th, 2018|

How to Choose the Best Roofing Contractors

If you need work done on your roof in Des Moines, IA, don’t just hire the first roofing contractor you come across. The quality of roofing contractors can vary greatly; you don’t want to end up with someone who has a poor reputation or cuts corners to save costs. The following are a few tips to help you choose the best roofing contractor. […]

By | October 1st, 2018|

Replacing Your Roof

Replacing a Des Moines roof calls for some strategic thinking. […]

By | September 17th, 2018|

Is My Shingle Roof Leaking?

  Your shingle roof is supposed to help protect your Des Moines area home from the rain (along with other potentially damaging elements, of course); however, leaks can happen for any number of reasons. […]

By | August 27th, 2018|

Long Term Benefits From Composite Roofing Systems

  Composite roofing exists on roughly 85% of the homes in the region and there are a number of reasons for it. It comes with benefits right away, but they also have long-term benefits as well. You need a good mixture of both in order to get the roof your home needs. Here are some of the long-term benefits composite roofing can bring to a home. […]

By | June 8th, 2018|

Why Minimal Maintenance is Metal Roofing

If you need a new roof, there are plenty of options on the market, but a metal roof replacement gives you more than the other materials. You can choose from a variety of types of metals and get the longevity along with the beautiful look you want. Here are just a few reasons why metal roof replacement takes so little maintenance over its years of service. […]

By | May 28th, 2018|

How Metal Roofing Systems Save Maintenance Dollars

If your home needs a new roof, you might wonder what material is best. There are certainly plenty of options on the market! Many homeowners automatically rule out metal roofing systems because they have a higher cost upfront, but they have so many benefits and payoffs down the road that they are definitely worth looking into further. Metal roofing systems save maintenance dollars in a number of ways. Here are just a few to consider. […]

By | May 14th, 2018|

Why Platinum Preferred Roofers Favor TruDefinition Shingles

Platinum Preferred Contractor Owens Corning, like all the major roofing material manufacturers, provides a scale of quality in both its products and the installers in its network. The Platinum Preferred Contractor is the highest designation Owens Corning offers. VanWeelden Company is a Platinum Preferred Contractor, for example, which means we meet Owens Corning’s strict standards for: […]

By | May 7th, 2018|

The Roof Replacement Process – Installing Louvers

Roof replacement is something that is going to come up for every homeowner if they live in their home long enough. […]

By | April 30th, 2018|