Arguably one of the most important parts to to the exterior of your Maple Grove, MN home is the roof. Not only does quality roofing provide spectacular curb appeal, that you will be proud to show off, but it also provides your home with a protective shell against the outside elements. Tollefson provides professional roofing services all throughout Minnesota including initial installation, repairs and roofing replacement.
The Benefits of Roofs
There are many reasons why taking that extra step to provide your home with quality roof materials. Some of the reasons include:
Durability Matters for Your Roof
When you use high quality materials on your roof, it will last much longer than when you use low quality materials. Your roof will do better against the routine wear and tear of sun, wind, and rain—even many hail storms.
Protection from Above
The primary job of your roof is to protect your home. When low-quality roofs start to fall apart, it is not able to do its job, which can lead to leaks in your roof. Unless you’re inspecting your attic regularly, you may not know when it begins to fail, and by the time you notice water damage in your ceiling, you may have already suffered significant damage to the rafters and other structural support in the roof.
Your roof serves as a vital heat and humidity release valve for your house. Water that comes up from your house can almost as destructive as the rain that falls from the sky. Roof vents that are in working condition help your home shed water. Proper insulation also creates a transitory heat zone that can help your home stay warmer in winter and cooler in summer.
A List of Different Types of Shingles:
At Tollefson, we offer a variety of shingle types perfect for any home including:
Asphalt Shingles – Inexpensive and can meet the Energy Star standards for a cool roof and earn you a rebate. Although, they might be cheaper, asphalt shingles only last for about 20 to 30 years.
Wood Shingles – Wood Shingles are more expensive than asphalt shingles and are chosen mainly based on the style and aesthetic appeal they bring to a home. These shingles can last anywhere from 30-50 years.
Metal Roofs – Metal roofs are good for homes with especially flat or steep rooflines. These can be pretty expensive, but their lifespan is around 50 years. Because they last such a long time, metal roofs are becoming more and more popular each year.
Slate Shingles – Extremely durable, slate shingles can last around 50 years.
Tile Shingles — Although tile shingles are the most expensive, they are one of the longest lasting and durable materials on the market, lasting up to 80 years. Make sure that your home can manage the weight of these shingles before deciding tile.
Tollefson Bros.: The Roofing Experts
Let the professional and licensed contractors at Tollefson repair or install your new roof. We only use quality materials that will last you a very long time. We specialize in all of your exterior home improvement needs, so you can rest assured you are getting the best, quality work you deserve.
For any questions about Roofing Repairs and Replacement, call Tollefson Bros at 952-881-2218 today!