Written by Shawn Butterfield

Hail Damage for Monticello, New Ulm, Mankato

Storms are possible on Saturday and hail damage for Monticello, New Ulm, Mankato. A National Weather Service (NWS) says air temperatures in the metro area and other parts of the state including Monticello, Stillwater, New Ulm and Mankato will hit between 90 and 95 on Saturday, June 25. According to Bring Me the News, meteorologists are comparing the incoming storm system to one from July 14, 2010, which produced “several tornadoes” from Northfield into west central Wisconsin.

Unpredictable storms create unpredictable problems. That’s why it’s important to choose the right roofing and siding professional to inspect the integrity of your home after a storm. It’s important to find someone who is local, properly certified, efficient, courteous, and available to complete your warranty work. All of which you’ll find working with Millersberg Construction.

Written by Shawn Butterfield

Hail Damage Lonsdale Millersberg

Did you see photos of the hail damage around Lonsdale and Millersberg this past week? According to stormersite, This tea cup sized hail was reported at 7:55:00 PM CDT on 06/22/2016 about 6 miles from the center of Lonsdale, Minnesota. Lonsdale has a population of 3674 and has 577 housing units in the area. The exact location that this hail report originated from was 44.42, -93.33. The area around Lonsdale has had 4 hail storm reports within 10 miles in the last 3 years.

At Millersberg Construction, we have seen several hail storms and the damage hail can do. If you know of someone who is unsure of the next step, have them contact us for a free inspection. We work with all insurance agencies and are here to help families get their homes back to where they were.

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Written by Shawn Butterfield

Are you sky aware for wind damage?

You have heard about them – some call it wind damage, some call them “straight line” winds and others simply call them summer storms. In Minnesota, we are in the storm season and the local TV station even tells us to “Stay Sky Aware”.

Can winds really cause damage? According to the National Severe Storms website, Damage from severe thunderstorm winds account for half of all severe reports in the lower 48 states and is more common than damage from tornadoes. Wind speeds can reach up to 100 mph and can produce a damage path extending for hundreds of miles.

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Written by Shawn Butterfield

Replace your CertainTeed shingles

Millersberg Construction just finished reroofing two homes that had Certainteed Shingles. In 2012, a court determined that Certainteed organic asphalt shingles were subject to a class action lawsuit.  What that means for homeowners is that you can now have your Certainteed Shingles replaced and your insurance company will pay for it.

For example, we did a roof inspection of one home owner’s roof and saw that only a few shingles were missing. However, because you can no longer get those shingles and due to the lawsuit, we were able to work with the homeowner’s insurance company and get the entire roof redone.

According to the Certainteed website, here are ways to know if you have those shingles:

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