Is Metal Roofing Worth The Extra Cost?

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Asphalt roofing shingles dominate our market. Simply drive through almost any neighborhood in the Twin Cities area and you will find overwhelming evidence to back this up. Another kind of roof has been slowly gaining steam over the past several years- metal. Learn about the advantages of metal roofs. Read More

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How To Control Window Condensation

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Condensation can turn wood windows black and make a mess of window sills.  It’s a very common occurrence here in Minnesota.  Learn about the causes and effects of window condensation, as well as strategies to prevent it from happening. Read More

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Window Replacement Part 3: Marvin, Andersen, Pella


This is a three-part series of blogs on various aspects of window replacement.  Because windows can be a complicated thing, yet we all need them and want the best windows we can, we thought it was important to thoroughly go over the emissions standards (Part 1), materials used (Part 2), and manufacturers we trust (Part…

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Window Replacement Part 2: Materials and Methods

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If you didn’t call My 3 Quotes and you’ve just been through 3 very long and very painful window sales pitches, your head is now spinning. One salesperson told you all vinyl windows are junk, one told you to avoid wood windows at all costs, and one said fiberglass is no where near worth the…

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Window Replacement Part 1: The Dog and Pony Show Comes to Your House

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Time for window shopping?  Get ready for the product that was absolutely made for the kitchen table sales pitch.  Windows are a salesperson’s dream, chock full of parts and pieces that can be handed to the homeowner, moving sashes to display operation, and a light kit to show the effectiveness of the new glass, featuring…

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