A roof is the most important aspect of a home. It protects your home from Minnesota’s changing seasons – from the spring showers to the winter ice and snow. Ensuring that your roof is in its best condition is important to prevent any unwanted problems like a roof leak or loose shingles.
In Minnesota we have some of the most strict roofing code enforcement and policies in the Midwest. Because of this, it is important to find a certified and professional roofer. Snap Construction is fully insured and licensed with years of roofing experience. The State of Minnesota requires that ice and water shield must be installed two feet inside the heated walls. This is the same as two rolls. A minimum of 15lb felt is to be installed on the roof as a moisture barrier to help protect your home from water. We require that the shingles are torn down to the bare decking at the beginning of the project and shingles always need to be installed to manufactures specifications.
Metal and asphalt roofs are common options in Minnesota. A Minneapolis metal roof is a great option because it will be the last roof you need to put on your home due to it’s long lifespan. This type of roof typically will decrease your homeowners insurance monthly premium. A downside that homeowners notice is the overall cost of a metal roof. It is a much higher investment than an asphalt roof – however it is important to consider the long-term benefits of a metal roof. Sometimes the metal roof appearance might not look aesthetically appealing versus the asphalt roof look.
Asphalt shingle roofs are a common type of roof in Minnesota. This type of roof is more affordable compared to a metal roof. There are many designs, colors, and brands to choose from. Asphalt shingle roofs will need replacement after 10-12 years on average in Minnesota. The climate and season changes causes wear and tear on the roof.
Both metal roofs and asphalt shingle roofs are great options in Minnesota. Contact Snap Construction for a complimentary roofing estimate. Snap is a locally owned and operated construction company servicing the Twin Cities metro area in Minnesota. It’s that easy!