Debbie’s Minnetonka, MN Asphalt Roofing Project

Having been in business since 1979, we’ve had the pleasure of visiting thousands of homes in both the Twin Cities and western Wisconsin.  Our mission is always to improve on the home’s current state, while taking care to complement architectural features.  When Debbie consulted our team for an estimate, she was interested in learning what roofing options were available to her.  At the time, her Minnetonka home had a cedar shake roof.  We could appreciate the distinctive look of the roof and were able to imagine just how beautiful the shakes had looked when they’d been installed new.  However, the Minnesota winters had taken their toll and the roof now looked tired and worn.  It was evident that a new roof was a necessity.

GAF Glenwood
Before & After

Owning a cedar shake roof isn’t for the faint of heart.  There are several reasons why homeowners that have them seek out maintenance-free alternatives.  Cedar shake roofs should be inspected on an annual basis for indications of aging, rot, and insect damage.  In order to maintain their appearance, they should be professionally cleaned every 4-5 years.  Many insurance companies increase premiums on these types of roofs because of their flammability.

In this instance, a metal roof would have looked both unnatural to the home and in the neighborhood.  Basic shingles simply wouldn’t have done this pristine home justice.  We knew we needed a solution that offered the wood shake appearance without the continuous maintenance.  Ultimately, we felt the most confident recommending GAF Glenwood® Lifetime Designer Shingles.  In addition to being fire safe and low-maintenance, they come with a 50 year, non-prorated warranty that covers both labor and materials.

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Lindus Construction Reviews from Minnetonka, MN Homeowners

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Barb P.
Minnetonka, MN
May 24, 2024

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Donise W.
Minnetonka, MN
March 28, 2024

"We recently had the Lindus team complete two projects for us. One was gutters and soffits. The following year, we had them install a new roof and help bring our ceiling insulation up to code. Both jobs were done on time and within budget. There was one minor issue upon completion, which they resolved quickly and efficiently. We highly recommend Lindus, Great team!"

Kirk L.
Minnetonka, MN
December 18, 2023

Lindus Construction has performed several outside projects on our house in Minnetonka. The first job involved the installation of steel roofing on our home. They did a great job cleaning up the area around the house.  The second project that we had them do was to install a new deck.  Lastly, we had Lindus replace our old vinyl siding.  We had them install LP® SmartSide® in blue.  The bottom line is, they don't take shortcuts and use quality materials.

Brian L.
Minnetonka, MN
December 13, 2023

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Minnetonka, MN
September 18, 2023

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Minnetonka, MN
July 20, 2023
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