Types of Roofing Shingles: Options for Minnesota Residents

If you’re like most people, you may not give much thought to the type of roof you have until it’s time to replace it. Choosing a roofing material is critical for protecting your home or business against inclement weather elements. If you’re in the market for a new roof, here are some of the best types… Read more »

Benefits of Sheet Metal Commercial Roofing in Minnesota

If you’re thinking of using sheet metal commercial roofing in Minnesota for your business, you’re thinking wisely. This type of roofing is ideal for commercial properties because it’s strong and durable, so you can focus on your business without worrying as much about your building. Here are some more benefits of using sheet metal roofing on a… Read more »

How to Find Out Whether Your Roof Needs Repair or Replacement

Roofs do not last forever. At some point, you will begin to find signs that the roof currently keeping your home safe from the elements is no longer doing a sufficient job. But when that times come, should you have it fix or start over altogether? Here are 7 tips to help you find out whether… Read more »

10 Tips to Help Homeowners Choose the Right Roofing Contractor for a Project

Your our roof is older, missing shingles, damaged by a tree or debris or water damage is evident. Roofing contractors are plentiful but how do you choose the right one?  The roof of your house is an important and major project which requires careful consideration when choosing a roofing contractor. We have the answer to… 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 »

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 »

Minneapolis & St. Paul Cedar Shakes & Shingles Installation

Cedar shakes and shingles have a warm aesthetic appearance and they have long been used for roofing because of its durability and resistance to the weather. For cold climates, such as that in Minnesota, cedar shakes and shingles provide a degree of thermal insulating properties. Buyers also have a number of color choices. The even-grained… Read more »