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Damaged Commercial Roofs: Re-cover or Replace?

Commercial roofing systems are designed to last for many years. Even so, problems can still arise throughout the course of their lifespan. Perhaps the roof was improperly installed, the owner failed to maintain it, or there was a flaw in the original design. When a problem occurs with commercial roofing, there are four basic solutions… Read more »

Why Choose Asphalt Roofing in Minneapolis?

If you’re thinking of installing asphalt roofing in Minneapolis, you’re probably trying to learn everything you can about this type of roofing. To help you out, here are twelve reasons why asphalt roofing is so popular among homeowners. Cost-Effective Asphalt shingles are cheaper than other roofing options, and they come in different varieties to suit an array… Read more »

Minnesota Single-ply Flat Roofing Contractor

Over the past three decades, more and more flat roofs are single-ply, which is one of the three primary kinds of flat roofing. The other types of flat roofing systems are BUR (built-up roofing) and modified bitumen. These roofing membranes are produced in factories and offer several advantages. If you live in Minnesota and are… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Built-up Flat Roofing in Minnesota

You can’t find a flat roofing system that’s been around for a longer period of time than built-up flat roofing. Also known as “built-up roofing,” or BUR, built-up flat roofing is a type of roofing system that usually has its top layer consisting of gravel and hot tar. Besides being the oldest type of flat roofing,… Read more »

Metal Roofing for Minneapolis Homeowners: Benefits and Options

Let’s face it. Replacing a roof may not be as exciting as renovating a kitchen or getting new flooring that you can use and admire everyday without having to stand outside on a ladder. But roof replacement is even more important as a new roof is one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make in… Read more »

Asphalt Roofing for Minneapolis Homeowners

As most homeowners will tell you, the type of roof you choose is one of the most important financial decisions you’ll have to make. Many people choose asphalt shingles for their roofs. If you’re planning to build a new home or replace your roofing, here are some of the benefits of asphalt roofing for Minneapolis homeowners, along… Read more »

Aluminum Gutters

Aluminum gutters are the most common gutter type. They do not rust and that is something that appeals to homeowners since rust on gutters can take away from the appearance of the home. Lack of rust also helps the gutters last as long as possible, which is what a homeowner wants. Premature gutter replacement is… Read more »

Leaf Guards

Leaf guards, also referred to as “gutter guards,” can be an asset to a homeowner who is experiencing issues with gutters clogging repeatedly. By reducing clogs that can cause gutters to overflow, the end result is a foundation with its integrity preserved due to a lack of water pooling around it. There is also the… Read more »

Roofing Maintenance

As a part of our services at First Impressions Exteriors, we maintain roofs throughout the Twin Cities to ensure they last as long as possible. This can prevent premature roof replacement so you can protect your investment and your wallet for as long as possible. If you need a roof inspection because of bad weather,… Read more »

Gutter Types

Gutters that do not work properly can lead to water intrusion in your home. When you have the right storm drainage system, you do not have to worry about that intrusion. When you shop for a gutter system, you will be presented with a variety of materials, such as aluminum, steel, vinyl, seamed gutters, seamless… Read more »