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Fast Facts Before Starting an Insulation, Roofing, or Gutter Project

Our team answers homeowner questions every weekend on WCCO 830 AM from 9:00 am-10:00 am.  Have your most pressing home improvement questions addressed by calling or texting 651-989-9226.  Here’s the must-know information our Vice President of Sales, Alex Lindus, shared on 8.8.20.

When insulation within the home is discussed, it’s easy for your thoughts to gravitate towards the attic.  However, lackluster insulation within a home’s crawl space can lead to frigid flooring.  To address this, the entire cavity of the crawl space should be covered in spray foam insulation.  This can also address the effects of radon emitting from the soil.  It’s also advantageous to investigate whether a dehumidification system is needed to lower the moisture levels within a crawl space.

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Here’s an example of a radon detector used by a home inspector.

Another game-changing home improvement that’s not commonly discussed is the utilization of zinc strips at the peak of the roof to ward off algae growth.  Zinc or copper strips installed beneath the rows of shingles nearest to the roof’s peak can act to transport the necessary molecules down the roof which will stop the growth of algae.  For homeowners in need of roof replacement, GAF manufacturers shingles with StainGuard Plus™ technology that is engineered to routinely emit algae-fighting copper.  Even more impressive is the fact that the warranty for this technology is 25 years, guaranteeing that the roof will remain absent of discoloration for multiple decades.

Timberline Ultra HD® Shingles with StainGuard Plus™
Timberline Ultra HD® Shingles with StainGuard Plus™

While there are numerous gutter gizmos and gadgets within the marketplace promising to channel water away from your home’s foundation, it’s a rarity for this to actually occur when the gutters are manufactured with seams.  Over time, it is a certainty that seams will begin to weaken and eventually leak, rendering the gutters useless.  Homeowners that have LeafGuard® Brand Gutters installed appreciate their seamless design and experience peace of mind knowing that if they ever do clog, the installing contractor will clean them free of charge.

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Lindus Construction Reviews:

"Brett and Matt were the best. I've had several tradespeople out over the last few weeks to do work on my home - Brett and Matt win the kind, professional, good work ethic award! Thank you!"

Claire C.
Shorewood, MN
August 10, 2020

"Thanks to you and your crew for doing a great job!"

Lee B.
Minnetonka, MN
July 28, 2020

"The work completed was good, no problem."

Don Y.
Turtle Lake, WI
July 6, 2020

"I definitely recommend this company.  They do great work, they use bigger than normal downspouts, work is guaranteed for a lifetime."

Charles R.
Minneapolis, MN
June 13, 2020

"They are wonderful people. I had my attic and basement insulated. It was all awesome. Thank you!!!"

Nadine P.
Red Wing, MN
May 22, 2020

"We appreciate the professionalism that every team that visited showed us and our house.  Thank you very much."

Ryan F.
Lakeville, MN
April 3, 2020
75% Off installation labor on LeafGuard® Brand Gutters and GAF Asphalt We are also offering a complimentary heat map analysis with insulation estimates through May 2022.
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