Go Green with VanWeelden By Recycling Your Shingles

Despite easily disproven, outlandish theories about abiotic oil, for example, fossil fuels used to make fiberglass-asphalt shingles are limited resources. Recycling shingles is one great way the average homeowner can help conserve diminishing natural resources like oil. […]

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First Thanksgiving? What About the First Roof?

It’s Thanksgiving in America, a time of year when conversations surrounding pilgrims, turkeys and feasts become more common than your everyday fare. VanWeelden Co. got to thinking about the things for which people are typically thankful – jobs, families, a dependable car, season tickets and the like – so we decided to explore an early [...]

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VanWeelden Co. Certified for Tyvek HomeWrap Installations

VanWeelden Co. reinforced a commitment to build both comfort and efficiency into the homes of our customers with the successful completion of the DuPont™ Certified Installer program. Classroom work and in-field product installations were included as part of the comprehensive Tyvek® HomeWrap® training curriculum designed by the building science experts at DuPont. Did you know the average 2,500-square-foot [...]

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The Benefits of Asphalt Roofing (Part 2 of 2)

This is the second of a two-part series in which we examine different aspects of two possible roofing materials for your home: metal roofing and asphalt roofing. Both materials have their benefits, and today we'll take a look at what asphalt roofing has to offer as a roofing option. Dover Mist. Courtesy of [...]

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Benefits of Metal Roofing (Part 1 of 2)

Over the next few weeks, we’ll take a look at two different roofing options: metal roofing and asphalt roofing. Both materials have pluses, and today we showcase a few things to think about when considering steel for your next roofing project. VanWeelden Co. installation of a vertical seam roof by Metal Sales Manufacturing Corp. [...]

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Find the Best Roofing System Design, Color, to Protect Your Home

There are many things to consider when it comes to picking the right roofing system. Durability, sustainability, price - and of course the color - each factor in. At VanWeelden Co., we are proud certified installers of TruDefinition Duration shingles, giving you, our customer, the peace of mind that comes with knowing you’re getting the [...]

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Owners Increase Investment in Home Renovations, Improving Look, Feel of Homes

Fewer homeowners are putting off home renovations as the economy improves, according to data collected from more than 100,000 survey responses for a study by Houzz, an online platform for home remodeling and design. Fifty-three percent of respondents to the 2013 Houzz & Home Survey said that now is a good time to renovate a [...]

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VanWeelden Co. Certified as Owens Corning Top of the House Contractor

Strong relationships and professional development opportunities with leading manufacturers help our Des Moines roofing business serve both homeowners and the environment A solid understanding of how shingles fit with insulation and ventilation for superior roofing performance is a crucial component in the qualified installation of energy efficient roofing systems. VanWeelden Co. was recently honored to join [...]

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Vanweelden Co. stands behind our quality of work. We are currently supporting only our previous/existing clients with storm inspections and repairs at the moment. If you are in need of a full roof replacement and would like to join our family please call your insurer before contacting us below. This will speed the process along for you.