Quality Assurance Articles

Window Condensation Warnings & Resistance

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Our windows tell us a lot about homes. During the heating season, the message often is about excess moisture and air leaks. Warm, moist indoors-air cools and condenses on the colder glass. The problem tends to be worst on the side of the house that gets the least direct sunlight and on windows where heavy […]

Test for Radon to Avoid Cancer
Risk and Real Estate Hassles

Monday, December 9th, 2013

If you have not tested your home for the presence of cancer-causing radon gas in the past several years, do it this month. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers and the second highest cause of the disease among smokers.  What’s more, effective January 2014, Minnesota homeowners will be legally required to […]

Important Safety Tips for
Holiday Lighting and Heat Cables

Monday, December 9th, 2013

If you are among the many homeowners who install holiday lighting or rooftop heat cables, we hope you got the high stuff up before the winter cold set in. This is no time to be on a ladder stringing lights up high gables and trees or clipping heat cable to steep valleys and across long […]

Hoffman Weber taps matchmaker Lab for
fair, fast siding claims

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Suppose hail or high winds damage a portion of your roof or siding. Do you know if insurance would cover replacement of undamaged surfaces if needed so everything matches? Or would it merely pay to patch the damaged portion with the closest product? Actually, the answer depends on where you live and the language in […]

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