Storm Damage Contractor

Proudly providing superior roofing, siding and gutters repair, renovation, storm damage restoration
and new construction services for Big Lake, MN and surrounding areas.

Welcome to Definitive Contracting - Your Local Minnesota Storm Damage Contractor

As much as we hope that you are not seeing our site and storm damage contractor page because of recent damage, you are likely here because you have recently experienced a hail and/or wind storm event and have storm damage to your roof, siding and/or gutters.

 

We are here for you and will promise to be and will deliver 100% dedication to help you through your roofing, siding and/or gutter restoration.

 

When nature strikes, leaving your home vulnerable to the elements, Definitive Contracting is here to provide the support you need. Specializing in roofing, siding, and gutter repair and replacement, we're your trusted partner in restoring and fortifying your home against the ravages of storms.

 

Our Services

 

Roofing: Our team of skilled professionals is adept at handling all types of roofing damage, from minor leaks to major structural issues caused by hail, wind, or fallen debris. We offer comprehensive inspections, swift repairs, and expert replacements using high-quality materials to ensure the longevity and durability of your roof.

 

Siding: Whether your siding has been dented, cracked or penetrated by hail, cracked by wind, or torn off by a storm, we have the expertise to restore it to its former glory. From vinyl to fiber cement, we work with a variety of siding materials to match your home's aesthetic and enhance its protection against the elements.

 

Gutters: Properly functioning gutters are crucial for directing rainwater away from your home and preventing water damage to your foundation, walls, and landscaping. Our team specializes in gutter repair, replacement, and maintenance to keep your home safe and dry, even in the harshest weather conditions.

 

Why Choose Definitive Contracting

 

Experience: We are a local NW metro MN business with over 30 years of exceptional storm damage repair / restoration experience, since 1994, so we know how your roofing, siding and gutters should be inspected, know how to work with insurance adjusters, how all should be removed, how new materials should be installed and finally how to leave things when the job is done.  As our logo states, we are Driven, Determine and Dedicated to you and your home or business.

 

Quality: We use the best and most durable products so that you can rest assured that your roof, siding and/or gutters will hold up and stand the test of time. We provide the best workmanship guarantees in the business.  If there's ever any issue with our workmanship, we'll come back and fix it to your 100% satisfaction.

 

Customer Satisfaction: We work hard to gain the trust of all our customers and have been and remain trusted by all of our hundreds of customers. We continuously strive for 100% satisfaction with all our work and have proven we are dedicated to quality and personalized service.

 

Personalized Service: We keep our business small so that we can give you that personal touch.  You will have a direct line to the owner and Brandon personally supervises all work being done.  You won't have to try to get through middle-men to reach him if there's a question, concern or issue.

 

Hail damage can cause various problems to your home depending on the severity of the storm and the materials used in your home's construction. Here are some potential effects:

 

  • Roof Damage: Hail can cause dents, cracks, or punctures in roofing materials like asphalt shingles, wood shakes, or metal roofing. This can lead to leaks and water damage inside your home.
  • Siding Damage: Hail can dent or crack siding materials such as vinyl, wood, or aluminum. Severe hailstorms may even cause holes in siding, exposing your home to the elements.
  • Window and Door Damage: Hail can break windows and glass doors, leading to potential injury risk and allowing water to enter your home.
  • Gutter Damage: Hail can dent or damage gutters and downspouts, hindering proper drainage and potentially causing water damage to your home's foundation.
  • Exterior Paint Damage: Hail can chip or crack exterior paint, leading to exposure of underlying materials to moisture and accelerating deterioration.
  • Damage to Exterior Fixtures: Hail can damage outdoor fixtures such as outdoor lighting, HVAC units, or satellite dishes.
  • Landscape Damage: Hail can also cause damage to landscaping elements like plants, trees, and garden structures.
  • If left alone without inspecting your roof, it can cause additional damage due to water leaking through the shingles or through vents and other protrusions.

 

Wind damage can pose a variety of risks to your home, depending on factors such as the strength of the wind, the integrity of your home's construction, and the surrounding environment. Here are some potential effects of wind damage:

 

  • Roof Damage: High winds can lift shingles, tiles, or even entire sections of roofing material, leaving your home vulnerable to water damage.
  • Siding Damage: Strong winds can cause siding panels to warp, crack, or become detached from the structure, compromising the insulation and aesthetics of your home.
  • Broken Windows: Windborne debris or direct force from gusts can shatter windows, leading to potential injury risk and allowing water and debris to enter your home.
  • Structural Damage: In extreme cases, severe winds can cause structural damage to your home's framework, weakening its stability and safety.
  • Gutter Damage: High winds may pull gutters away from the house or cause them to become clogged with debris, hindering proper drainage and potentially leading to water damage.
  • Damage to Outdoor Structures: Wind can damage outdoor structures such as sheds, fences, and decks, compromising their integrity and safety.
  • Downed Trees and Power Lines: Falling trees or branches due to wind can cause significant damage to your home, including roof punctures, broken windows, and structural damage. Additionally, downed power lines pose a safety hazard and can lead to power outages.
  • Damage to HVAC Systems: Flying debris or falling trees can damage HVAC systems, leading to costly repairs or replacements.
  • Water Damage: Wind-driven rain can penetrate vulnerable areas of your home, such as damaged roofing or siding, leading to water intrusion, mold growth, and structural decay over time.
  • Chimney Damage: High winds can cause chimneys to lean, crack, or collapse, posing a risk to your home's occupants and potentially causing extensive damage.

 

To mitigate the risks of wind damage, it's essential to maintain your home properly, inspect it regularly for vulnerabilities, and take proactive measures such as securing loose items, trimming trees, reinforcing doors and windows, and investing in wind-resistant building materials where possible. Additionally, ensuring that your insurance coverage adequately protects against wind damage can provide financial security in the event of a storm.

 

It's also important to inspect your home after a hailstorm to assess any damage and take necessary steps to repair it. In some cases, insurance policies may cover repairs for hail damage, so it's a good idea to review your policy and contact your insurance provider if needed.

 

Our Advise

 

  • Don't let storm damage or bad contractors compromise the safety and integrity of your home. Contact us today for reliable, professional, and prompt roofing, siding, and gutter solutions you can trust.
  • Click here to check the NOAA website for how bad the storm was.
  • After meeting us, we are confident you will choose us as we will take care of all your storm damage restoration needs and make sure you are 100% satisfied with your roofing, siding and/or gutters as well as our customer service, workmanship and professionalism.

 

Selecting a Storm Damage Contractor

 

Selecting the best storm damage contractor is crucial for ensuring your property gets restored efficiently and effectively after a storm. Here's a guide to help you select the right contractor for your storm damage restoration needs:

 

  • Research and Referrals: Start by researching local storm damage contractors in your area. Ask for recommendations from friends, family, neighbors, or your insurance provider. You can also check online directories and review platforms for reputable contractors with positive feedback.
  • Verify Credentials: Ensure that the contractors you're considering are licensed, bonded, and insured. This protects you from liability in case of any accidents or damages during the restoration process. Verify their credentials by checking with relevant licensing boards and requesting proof of insurance.
  • Experience and Specialization: Look for contractors with extensive experience in storm damage restoration. They should specialize in handling various types of storm damage, such as wind, hail, flooding, or fallen trees. Ask about their track record with similar projects and inquire about any certifications or training they have related to storm damage restoration.
  • Emergency Response: In the aftermath of a storm, timeliness is crucial. Choose a contractor who offers emergency response services and can promptly assess the damage to your property. They should be available to start the restoration process quickly to prevent further damage and ensure the safety of your home or business.
  • Quality of Workmanship: Examine the contractor's portfolio to see examples of their past storm damage restoration projects. Look for evidence of quality workmanship, attention to detail, and successful outcomes. Additionally, ask for references from previous clients and follow up with them to inquire about their experience working with the contractor.
  • Communication and Transparency: Effective communication is essential throughout the storm damage restoration process. Choose a contractor who communicates clearly, keeps you informed about the progress of the project, and addresses any concerns or questions you may have promptly. They should provide detailed estimates, timelines, and explanations of the restoration plan.
  • Insurance Assistance: Dealing with insurance claims can be complex after storm damage. A reputable contractor should be experienced in working with insurance companies and can assist you with navigating the claims process. They should provide documentation, estimates, and any other necessary information to support your insurance claim.
  • Warranty and Guarantee: Inquire about the warranty or guarantee offered on their workmanship and the materials used for the restoration. A reliable contractor should stand behind their work and offer assurances against defects or issues that may arise after the project is completed.
  • Contract and Documentation: Before hiring a contractor, review and sign a detailed contract outlining the scope of work, timeline, costs, payment schedule, and any other relevant terms and conditions. Ensure that both parties have a clear understanding of the expectations and responsibilities outlined in the contract.
  • Trust your Instincts: Trust your instincts when selecting a storm damage contractor. Choose a contractor who makes you feel comfortable, confident, and reassured about their ability to restore your property to its pre-storm condition.

 

By following these steps and conducting thorough research, you can select the best storm damage contractor for your needs and ensure a smooth and successful restoration process.

 

Local Minnesota Areas Serviced: Big Lake (HQ), Monticello, Becker, Elk River, Albertville, St. Michael, Otsego, Buffalo, Maple Lake, Annandale, Dayton, Delano, South Haven, Ramsey, Rockford, Rogers, Maple Grove, Zimmerman, Hasty, Clearwater, Clear Lake, Hanover, Ramsey, Anoka, Greenfield, Corcoran and Surrounding Areas

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