Why Fall Gutter Cleaning is Essential for Your Home

Why Fall Gutter Cleaning Is Essential for Your Home

Fall is upon us, meaning beautifully colored leaves will soon fly about. Marveling at the beauty that is fall and the color-changing leaves that come with it, we also have to remember to protect and keep our gutters clean.

Throughout the year, but fall especially, leaves and debris tend to get caught up in your gutter systems. When these leaves start piling up and clogging your gutters, they cause them to …Read More

How Long Is a Roof Designed to Last?

How Long Is a Roof Designed to Last?

Roofs have a longer lifespan, but they can’t last forever. They will age over time, and some factors can accelerate that process. But, if you live in the right climate with a roof made from quality materials and proper installation, it may last 30 years or more before needing replacement.

Keep reading to find out how long your roof is likely to last.
Factors That Impact a Roof’s Lifespan
In most cases, you …Read More

spot damage to a commercial roof

How to Spot Damage to a Commercial Roof

If you own a commercial property, the roof is probably one of the essential parts of your building. The damaged commercial roof is the first thing customers will notice.

If your building has a leaky roof or other damages, it can lead to costly repairs. So, how do you know if there is any damage? Here are some commercial roof damage signs to watch out for.
Mold Growth
Mold growth usually results from …Read More

how to find air leaks in older windows

How to Find Air Leaks in Older Windows

Homeowners concerned with air leakage and energy efficiency often focus on new, high-performance windows. In truth, all the investments in insulation and ventilation won’t do you any good if you have air leaks around your windows.

This is why homeowners should pay particular attention to the condition and sealing of their older windows. At Advantage Construction, we see leaking windows on many of our projects. Here are some ways to locate …Read More

advantages of installing a new roof

Advantages of Installing a New Roof

The roof of a home is one of the most critical elements of its structure, as it provides the ultimate protection from the elements to keep you, your family, and your belongings safe. However, there are several other advantages that come with installing a new roof.

Whether you are considering selling your home, or want to ensure your existing house is in top-notch condition, installing a new roof with Advantage Construction …Read More

benefits of replacing your windows

Benefits of Replacing Your Windows

Windows are important in the structure of any building, whether we’re talking about a place of residence or a business. However, they can also tend to take a beating. Between everyday use and exposure to the weather, they could get damaged and take on general wear and tear over time.

That being said, there are times when you need to replace your windows.

There are many surprising benefits to replacing your windows …Read More

fall roof maintenance tips for minnesota homeowners

Fall Roof Maintenance Tips

Keeping your roof maintained every autumn may feel daunting. So, how can you keep your roof safe with all the leaves and weather changes, especially when the changing temperature can pose a threat.

If you’ve been looking for some fall roof maintenance tips, we’re here to help. Continue reading to learn some crucial information on keeping your roof safe during the fall months.
Keep Trees Trimmed
As the season continues, trees will begin …Read More

When Replacing Your Gutters

Decisions to Make When Replacing Your Gutters

If your old gutters have started to come apart, you want to protect your house from costly water damage. Besides making your home visually appealing, gutter replacements protect your house and its foundation from possible damage. However, a gutter replacement is not as simple as it may sound.

First, you need to decide whether to repair or replace your gutters. It is also a good idea to determine if there are …Read More

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Why Quality Attic Insulation Is So Important

As a homeowner, you probably get bombarded all the time with tips on how to maintain your home correctly. It can be confusing and overwhelming, but we want to talk specifically about an underrated home maintenance topic:attic insulation.

Home insulation is a given for most homes, but attic insulation plays a huge role in air quality control and stabilizing your energy bill. We’ll explain below why this step is crucial and …Read More

Signs your Roof Needs Replaced

Signs Your Commercial Roof Needs to Be Replaced

Commercial roofs are built to withstand a lot of wear and tear, but they eventually reach the end of their lifespan. If your roof is showing signs of damage, it’s important to have it assessed by a professional. In many cases, repairs can extend the life of your roof. Still, there are certain situations where replacement is the only option. Here are four signs that your commercial roof needs to …Read More