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of Mind Since 1932
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roofing system

Enhancing Your Home’s Curb Appeal with Your Roof

There are a lot of elements to home design that is geared toward enhancing curb appeal. When people see something that fits well or is striking, they notice.  Well-manicured lawns and straight fences come to mind as potentially pleasing factors. At Garlock French, we know that the right roof can have a similar effect. Depending…

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Keeping An Ice-Free Roof

Keeping an Ice-Free Roof During Our Long Winter Season

Winter hits our region with force, and whether you are shoveling snow in St. Paul or just watching it fall in White Bear Lake, we all have to protect ourselves from exposure during these freezing months. This goes for our roofs, too. Snow, and especially ice, can cause significant damage if left untreated. There are…

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winter roof

Solid Tips for Keeping Your Roof in Good Condition This Winter

It is no exaggeration to say your roof is among the most important parts of your home. If the roofing system fails, your entire home and all of its contents are suddenly at risk. The good news is that a quality roof will not only last a long time but provide your household the protection…

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Insulation Protects Your Roof and Home

If someone were to ask why you would add more attic insulation, your likely answer would be to capture more of the heat that escapes upward during the cold weather. That is certainly your number one concern during a fierce Minnesota winter. What many people do not recognize is that the damage your roof experiences…

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clogged gutters

Gutter Maintenance: Dangers of Clogged Gutters

When you think about your gutters, do you consider how important they are to the integrity of your home? We can tell you clogged gutters can cost you thousands in damages. Here are a few dangers that can happen when you don’t keep up with gutter maintenance each season. Roof Damage Your roof needs gutters…

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winter home

Stay Safe and Dry With These Tips for Your Home This Winter

Winter is certainly one of the toughest times for your roof. It brings everything from snow and ice to cold temperatures to high winds. Fortunately, a little smart preparation can go a long way toward making sure you make it through the season without water leaking through your ceiling. A roof inspection will help expose…

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roof in winter

Do You Need to Prepare Your Roof for Winter?

Your roof is your first line of defense against the weather. In the winter months, you must prepare your roof for what’s to come. At Garlock-French, we understand how vital a high-performing roof can be and stress the need for winter prep. How Clean Is Your Roof? When was the last time you cleaned your…

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roof replacement

Warning Signs That Point to Roof Replacement

Most people don’t think much about the roof over their heads…until it starts to leak! Don’t ignore your roof until it’s leaking through the ceiling and you have to break out the buckets. Prevent major issues by looking out for signs that point to potential problems. Being vigilant and catching these issues early can save…

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dark roof vs light roof

Dark VS Light Roofs: Which Should You Choose?

As a homeowner, you have several choices when it comes to the color of your roof. If you’re remodeling your home or installing a new roof, you may feel overwhelmed by your options. At Garlock-French, we understand the importance of your roofing decision, and we are here to help you decide between dark and light…

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