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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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gutter maintenance

Don’t Abandon Gutter Maintenance in a Time of Need

Spending a beautiful Saturday afternoon straddling a ladder and cleaning out the gutters is rarely a first choice for weekend activities. Gutters are an out-of-sight, out-of-mind maintenance element for many homeowners, which can turn into a big problem if the roof and foundation of the home become damaged by gutters that fail. Since you don’t…

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new siding

New Siding and Its Advantages

Discover the Reasons to Invest in New Home Siding Siding plays a vital role in protecting your home structure against weather, but it also helps identify your personal design preferences. While well cared for siding can last a significant amount of time, it can present issues for the homeowner once it starts showing signs of…

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well maintained roof in spring

Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Roof

Rid Your Roof Of Winter Damage As you prepare for spring, consider how much snow, ice, and wind your roof experienced throughout the cold seasons. Minnesota winters can wreak havoc on your roof, which is why springtime maintenance is necessary. Here a few areas of your roof you may want to focus on as spring…

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residential roof

Find Out How These 5 Elements Harm Your Roof

How to Protect Your Roof Your roof’s job is to protect your home, but who is protecting your roof? Many different elements can harm your roof and cause serious damage. In order to keep your roof in good condition, you must watch out for the following.

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Winter Roofing Issues: What to Look For

Issues to Keep an Eye On This Winter Winter weather can wreak havoc on your roof. Unfortunately, winter is also the time of year that you rely on your roof most. In order to make it through the winter with a roof over your head, you must keep an eye out for the following issues.

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roofing contractor working on slate roof

How to Find the Right Roofing Contractor

Steps for Choosing the Best Roofing Contractor Bad roofing can spell disaster for the health and safety of your home and loved ones. Improper installation or haphazard repairs will cost you again and again. This is why roof repairs and new installations should be performed by the right contractor. But how do you find the…

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roof with snow on it in winter

3 Tips To Maintain Your Roof This Winter

Winter Roofing Maintenance The best way to protect your roof through the winter is to take preventative measures before winter hits. While this is sometimes possible, there are other times you’re in the middle of a snow storm when you realize there’s a problem. Fortunately, we have some ideas for helping you maintain your roof…

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roof in the winter

Get the Roof Ready for Winter, Before It’s Too Late

Prepare Your Roof For Winter With winter right around the corner, you need to prepare your home for harsh weather conditions. If your roof hasn’t given you any issues, you might not be too worried. However, there are plenty of roofing issues that become apparent after the moisture comes and you start noticing leaks. Instead…

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