Frequently Asked Questions
- How long has Total Home Exteriors been in business? We've been proudly serving the Andover, MN community and surrounding areas for over 20 years.
- Do you offer free consultations? Absolutely! We believe in helping our clients make informed decisions. Please contact us at 612-388-7795 to schedule your free consultation.
- What areas do you service? We serve the Twin Cities and the surrounding areas.
- Is your team licensed and insured? Yes, Total Home Exteriors is fully licensed and insured, ensuring safety and peace of mind for all our clients.
- Do you provide warranties for your services? Yes, we offer warranties for all our services. The duration and terms might vary depending on the service and materials used. Our team will provide all the details upon consultation.
- What types of roofing materials do you offer? We offer a variety of roofing materials, including asphalt shingles, metal roofing, and more.
- How often should I get my roof inspected? It's recommended to have your roof inspected at least once every few years and after a severe storm.
- How long does a roof replacement typically take? The duration can vary based on size and complexity, but most residential roofs are completed within a day or two.
- What types of siding materials do you provide? We offer vinyl, wood, fiber cement, and more. Each has its own set of benefits which we're happy to discuss during a consultation.
- How do I know when my siding needs replacing? Warped panels, peeling paint, or noticeable damage are signs your siding may need attention. Schedule an inspection with us to determine the best course of action.
- How does the window installation process work? Our team first assesses your needs and preferences; then we recommend the best options. Once selected, we'll schedule an installation date and ensure the process is smooth and efficient.
- Are your windows energy-efficient? Absolutely! Our windows are designed to retain
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- Why is insulation important for my home? Insulation helps regulate indoor temperatures, ensuring your home stays warm in the winter and cool in the summer. This not only provides comfort but can also lead to significant energy savings.
- What types of insulation do you offer? We offer Blown-in Fiberglass Insulation.
- How often should insulation be replaced? Insulation doesn't necessarily have a set expiration date. However, if you notice increased energy bills, drafts, or uneven temperatures in your home, it may be time for an insulation check.
Insurance Claims Specialists FAQs
- Why should I use an Insurance Claims Specialist? Navigating insurance claims can be complex. Our specialists ensure you get the compensation you deserve, handle paperwork, and streamline the process for you.
- How can you assist me with my claim? From documenting damages to liaising with insurance adjusters, we guide you every step of the way, ensuring a fair and timely claim process.
- What types of claims do you handle? We manage a variety of claims, particularly related to exterior damages such as roofing, siding, hail damage, and more.
Ice Dam Steaming FAQs
- What is ice dam steaming? Ice dam steaming is a method used to remove ice dams from roofs using specialized equipment that produces steam, ensuring a gentle yet effective removal without damaging your roof.
- Why can't I just chip the ice away? Chipping or breaking ice can damage shingles and roofing materials. Steam ensures the ice is safely melted away.
- When should I consider ice dam steaming? When you notice large icicles forming at the edge of your roof or ice buildup, it's a sign you might have an ice dam that needs addressing.
Storm Damage Restoration FAQs
- How soon after a storm should I contact you? Immediately. Prompt assessment can prevent further damage and help start the restoration process quicker.
- What does the restoration process entail? We first assess the damage, provide a detailed report, work with insurance if necessary, and then commence repairs to restore your home to its former condition.
- Do you handle flooding or water damage? Yes, we address all types of storm damages, including those caused by flooding or water intrusion.
Hail Damage FAQs
- How can hail damage my home's exterior? Hail can cause dents in siding, cracks or breaks in windows, and damage roofing materials, leading to potential leaks or structural issues.
- How soon after a hailstorm should I get my home inspected? It's best to contact us immediately after a hailstorm. Some hail damage might not be visible but can lead to long-term issues if not addressed.
- Do you work with insurance for hail damage repairs? Yes, our Insurance Claims Specialists can help you navigate the insurance claims process for hail damage.
- Why are gutters so important? Gutters direct rainwater away from your home, preventing water damage, foundation issues, and landscaping erosion.
- What types of gutters do you offer? We provide Seamless Aluminum gutters.
- How often should I have my gutters cleaned or checked? We recommend checking gutters at least twice a year, preferably during spring and fall, or after significant storms.