Kuhl's Contracting https://kuhlscontracting.com/ Twin Cities Roofing and Roof Restoration Fri, 25 Oct 2019 21:26:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.1.1 33566502 10 Tips for Winterizing the Exterior of Your Home https://kuhlscontracting.com/2019/10/10-tips-for-winterizing-the-exterior-of-your-home/ https://kuhlscontracting.com/2019/10/10-tips-for-winterizing-the-exterior-of-your-home/#respond Fri, 25 Oct 2019 19:11:46 +0000 https://kuhlscontracting.com/?p=4302 Our first unfortunate taste of winter in Minneapolis came a couple weeks ago with the unexpected (and unwanted) snowflakes on October 11th. It was a good reminder that you know what is coming. Soon. A little effort invested before the landscape turns white will yield worthwhile benefits in energy costs, comfort and peace of mind. […]

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Hail Damage in Burnsville, Savage, Prior Lake https://kuhlscontracting.com/2019/07/hail-damage-in-burnsville-savage-prior-lake/ https://kuhlscontracting.com/2019/07/hail-damage-in-burnsville-savage-prior-lake/#respond Thu, 18 Jul 2019 20:55:40 +0000 https://kuhlscontracting.com/?p=4292 In the Early morning hours of Thursday July 18th, a Hail Storm quickly swept through the souther metro causing Damage to cars, homes and businesses. Several of the Local Twin Cities News Outlets were quick to report on the Hail Damage: 5 EyeWitness News – Hail damages cars at Burnsville hotel Bring Me The News – Large […]

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Time to Think About Ice Dam Prevention https://kuhlscontracting.com/2019/04/time-to-think-about-ice-dam-prevention/ https://kuhlscontracting.com/2019/04/time-to-think-about-ice-dam-prevention/#respond Thu, 04 Apr 2019 18:13:39 +0000 https://kuhlscontracting.com/?p=4283 After being brutalized by this winter, many of our clients are considering a permanent move to a warmer place to avoid the headaches associated with ice dams in the future. It’s true that Florida has certain advantages, but we may have a cheaper solution. Heat cables and Heat Tape.  In combination with our sister company […]

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Ice Damage to Copper Gutters https://kuhlscontracting.com/2019/03/ice-damage-to-copper-gutters/ https://kuhlscontracting.com/2019/03/ice-damage-to-copper-gutters/#respond Wed, 13 Mar 2019 18:23:57 +0000 https://kuhlscontracting.com/?p=4270 Many of you are aware that we operate a division of our company that specializes in ice dam removal and prevention in the greater metro area of Minneapolis and St. Paul called The Ice Dam Company. We are the oldest and most likely largest ice dam removal and prevention business in the United States and […]

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Cost for a new Shingle Roof https://kuhlscontracting.com/2018/04/cost-for-new-shingle-roof/ https://kuhlscontracting.com/2018/04/cost-for-new-shingle-roof/#respond Thu, 05 Apr 2018 17:57:15 +0000 https://kuhlscontracting.com/?p=4166 How Much Does it Cost for a New Roof? The cost for a new asphalt roof in Minneapolis ranges from roughly $325 to $600 per square. A square is a roofing term for an area equal to 100 square feet. Most roofs in the Twin Cities fall into the range of 20 to 100 square. […]

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How To Identify Good Cedar Roofing https://kuhlscontracting.com/2017/10/how-to-identify-good-cedar-roofing/ https://kuhlscontracting.com/2017/10/how-to-identify-good-cedar-roofing/#respond Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:17:58 +0000 https://kuhlscontracting.com/?p=3391 Tips on grading the cedar roofing material that shows up at your home for your roofing job. Introduction, by Steve Kuhl There are many variables that factor into the quality and character of cedar shake and shingle roofing including the age of the tree when logged, the region the tree came from, the thickness of […]

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Flat Roof Leak Repair https://kuhlscontracting.com/2017/09/flat-roof-leak-repair/ https://kuhlscontracting.com/2017/09/flat-roof-leak-repair/#respond Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:17:20 +0000 https://kuhlscontracting.com/?p=3360 Flat Roof In Minneapolis Leaked for Years and Copper Was the Answer The Problem: Perhaps you have heard it before. There are two types of at roofs: Those that are leaking and those that are about to leak. In fairness to flat roofs, the reality is that there is no truly permanent roof. When at […]

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Minneapolis Cedar Roof Comparisons https://kuhlscontracting.com/2017/09/minneapolis-cedar-roof-comparisons/ https://kuhlscontracting.com/2017/09/minneapolis-cedar-roof-comparisons/#respond Fri, 08 Sep 2017 15:16:48 +0000 https://kuhlscontracting.com/?p=3371 Here is a basic description of the most common cedar roofs installed in Minnesota. We offer much deeper info on each in other Kuhl Case Studies. Four Most Common Cedar Roofs Installed in Minneapolis. Cedar shingles are used for both roof and side wall applications and offer a lighter, more refined appearance than hand-split shakes. […]

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What Really Kills Most Cedar Shake Roofs https://kuhlscontracting.com/2017/08/silent-killer-cedar-shake-roofs/ https://kuhlscontracting.com/2017/08/silent-killer-cedar-shake-roofs/#respond Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:14:34 +0000 https://kuhlscontracting.com/?p=3349 Forget hail damage, animals, moss, rot, ice and wind. The sun is your roof’s main enemy. If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times, the purpose of all of the wood on your roof IS NOT to keep water out of your home. Its’ purpose is to protect the tar paper below, […]

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Lifespans of Cedar Roofs https://kuhlscontracting.com/2017/08/lifespans-cedar-roofs/ https://kuhlscontracting.com/2017/08/lifespans-cedar-roofs/#respond Fri, 04 Aug 2017 15:14:02 +0000 https://kuhlscontracting.com/?p=3396 How long should cedar roofs last?  

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