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ROOFING & REPAIRS
From damaged shingle repair to designing a full CertainTeed replacement roof system, we offer a full range of affordable roofing services to protect your home. Financing available.
SIDING & REPAIRS

New siding can increase the value of your home and decrease home maintenance costs. Learn more about Modern siding services today including financing offers.

Modern Pro Tips

Restoring Your Roof After a Brutal Winter

In Michigan, winter is that seemingly never-ending season that always seems to catch us unprepared. And just when it seems like there’s a break, old man winter blows his icy winds back on us, leaving us cursing, grumbling, and wondering when spring will finally arrive. Winter presents more challenges than just sub-zero temperatures and knee-deep slush, though, as the winter months can take a toll on our vehicles, homes, and bodies.

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FAQ

Do I Need A Roof? Five Ways to Tell It’s Time for a New Roof

Spring is (almost) here, which means that many of us in the northern midwest are able to see what was buried beneath all that snow. Getting outside and seeing the grass and sidewalk (and potholes) for the first time in ages can be eye-opening for sure, but as long as you’ve got those eyes open, you might as well look at the state of your roof. Here are some things to examine to determine whether or not it might be time for a replacement.

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FAQ

Winter Ice Dams

An ice dam has the potential to cause serious damage to both your roof and the inside of your home. It is important to take steps to help protect your home from the risks associated with ice dams.

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Modern Pro Tips

How do I protect my roofing investment?

How to Protect Your Roofing Investment Did you know that CertainTeed shingles not only carry a lifetime warranty but they are warrantied against wind damage up to 110 mph? The CertainTeed lines that we carry are among the best of the best when it comes to quality roofing. One thing that most homeowners don’t know,

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Modern Pro Tips

Taking Care of Your First House

Tips for Maintaining Your First Home Great you bought your first home, now what? If you’re anything like the scores of Michigan homeowners that are new to homeownership, you may not be sure where to start when it comes to regular home maintenance. Below are a few introductory tips for maintaining a new home. Last

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Low Cost Winter Tips

Free or Low Cost Ways to Prep Your Home for Winter Not everyone can afford to plunk down cash on weatherization this winter. While professionally installed insulation and weatherization can save you money on your home energy costs, there are some free or low cost ways to get your home ready for winter. 1. Seal

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Modern Pro Tips

Summer Roofing Tips

Summer weather means hot weather and new challenges for your home and roof. Look out! We at Modern Xterior Improvement, your professional roofing friends are giving you this information to help you weather the summer without undue stress on your roof.   During summer heat here in Metro-Detroit, a lot of care needs to be

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