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Marvin Integrity Windows & Doors Bring Energy Efficiency

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We have been proud partners with Martin Windows and Doors for years. Their Integrity line that is made with Ultrex and offers both an affordable as well as energy efficient solution if you are looking for replacement windows.

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According to EnergyStar, Integrity from Marvin Windows and Doors combines the low conductivity and superior performance attributes of Ultrex with a selection of energy-efficient glazing options to deliver ENERGY STAR qualified solutions. Compared to single pane unglazed windows, Integrity’s dual pane windows made from Ultrex with Low E coating can reduce window heat loss and cut costs by up to 34% in cold climates, and cut cooling costs by up to 38% in warm climates.

Open up your view on the nature around you and don’t worry about the added costs of heating or cooling this year!



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Summer Looks Amazing From A Sela Deck

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Summer in Minnesota is a great pleasure with the weather warm. Family and friends gather outside for drinks and grilling. One of the ways to add to the experience is by having a deck that provides both a great entertainment area and a place to have your morning cup of coffee.

If you are thinking about adding a deck to your home, remember to Just Say Sela!

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The team did some amazing work in Chaska just this month!


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Great Work By The Team In Minnetonka & Spring Lake Park

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Our team loves what they do and it shows in every job. Have a home exterior project? Remember to Just Say Sela!

 

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Designing Your New Roof

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Our partner Owens Corning has a great new tool to help you decide on the best color and shingles for your home. It even let’s you preview your new look.

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Check out the tool here – and give us a call when you are ready to put your plan into action!


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Do I Need A New Roof?

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As important as the roof is to our house, we need to pay special attention to it as it starts to age. But, how do we tell when it is maybe time to have a professional inspect it for replacement. Below are some tips to help you decide.

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1. Have you now, or in the past found shingles or pieces of shingle in your yard. A good strong wind can pull whole shingles, or parts of the shingle, loose from the roof. If in the past after any wind storms, you found these in your yard, it is a sign that your roof needs to be inspected.

2. Water spots on the ceiling in your house. This is a tell tale sign that your roof is leaking and needs repair or replacing.

3. Discoloration on the roof. From the ground can you see spots on your roof that seem to be discolored or look different than the rest of the roof.

4. Buckling shingles

5. Rotting shingles.

6. Consider the age of your roof. The average life of a roof is 20 years. If you area at 20 or more years, have your roof inspected by a professional.

7. What are your plans for the future? Are you going to be selling in the near future? Having a new roof on the house will be a big plus for a potential buyer.

With these simple inspections, you will have  a good idea if it is time to be considering a new roof. If you are suspicious at all that your roof may be going bad, call us and we will be happy to come inspect your roof.


Make Smart Choices to Keep Your Firework Fun Safe

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Fireworks are a fantastic way to add some real sparkle to your Fourth of July celebration, but these vibrant blasts of explosive color definitely require proper handling. According to the American Pyrotechnics Association, there were more than 10,000 fireworks-related injuries in 2014. Fortunately, you can take steps to prevent injuries from ruining your Independence Day fun. To keep your firework display safe and enjoyable, make these smart choices.

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Choose the Right Fireworks
With stands that sell them popping up on every corner, fireworks of all kinds are readily available. Make sure that you purchase your fireworks from an authorized dealer. While any firework has the potential to be dangerous, illegal and homemade fireworks pose a real threat to life and property. Roughly 40 percent of firework injuries are due to illegal fireworks.

Choose the Right Person
Watching fireworks is fun, but handling them is serious business. Make sure the person in charge of your firework display is up to the responsibility. Select an adult who will take their job seriously. Do not allow kids to play with any fireworks or firework debris.

Choose the Right Location
Fireworks need plenty of room. Read the directions on your fireworks so that you’ll know what to expect, and then plan accordingly. Choose an outdoor area that’s free of debris and objects that would be likely to catch fire, including homes, vehicles, children’s play structures and vegetation. Designate separate spaces for your fireworks and your audience. Make sure both groups have plenty of elbow room and that there is a sufficient distance between them.

Choose the Right Technique
When handling fireworks, pay attention to your technique. Always treat fireworks with respect and remember that they can ignite unexpectedly if exposed to friction or a spark. Light one at a time and don’t attempt to relight a firework that fails to go off. Stay alert whenever fireworks are present and maintain a safe distance from any lit fireworks. Never carry fireworks in your pocket or aim them at another person. Never place your hand or any other body part over the firework.

Choose the Right Precautions
Accidents can happen to even the most cautious of people. When handling fireworks, it pays to be ready before things go wrong. Keep a working garden hose and buckets of water nearby whenever you are lighting fireworks. Always have a phone ready to call for professional help if you need it.

Choose the Right Cleanup Method
Fireworks have the potential to go off when you least expect it, so any duds or debris must be handled with care. Never allow children or animals to explore anything left behind by your firework display. Wait at least 20 minutes to limit the possibility of additional detonations. Then soak any debris thoroughly before gathering it up and disposing of it in a covered trashcan that is placed outdoors and away from anything flammable.

Celebrating July Fourth with fireworks is a longstanding tradition that dates back to 1777. If you elect to continue this thrilling custom with your own personal fireworks show, make the right choices so that you can stay safe, avoid injury and enjoy the fun.


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Sela Roofing & Remodeling Receives GAF’s Prestigious 2015 President’s Club Award

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We are proud of our long partnership with GAF and that we have been awarded their most prestigious honor – The Presidents Club Award – for the past 15 years!

Our team has been proud to be a part of this for so long.

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Sela Roofing & Remodeling Receives GAF’s Prestigious 2015 President’s Club Award

St. Louis Park, MN – June 20, 2016

Sela Roofing & Remodeling, Inc., of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, has received the most prestigious contractor award GAF has to offer: The GAF President’s Club Award. This highly coveted award recognizes Sela Roofing & Remodeling as one of the “elite of the elite” residential roofing contractors in the United States.

GAF is North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, and only GAF Master Elite® Contractors can compete for its residential President’s Club Award. To qualify for this award, a residential roofing contractor must demonstrate an exceptional level of excellence in their business, especially in the areas of Installation Excellence, Consumer Protection, and Installer Training.

Sela Roofing & Remodeling has been a GAF Master Elite® Contractor since 2000. To become a Master Elite® Contractor—a status that less than 2% of roofing contractors nationwide have achieved—a candidate must demonstrate proper licensing and adequate insurance, have a proven reputation and show commitment to ongoing professional training.

“Most people can say it, but they can’t back it up.” That’s how Patrick Hall, operations manager at Sela Roofing & Remodeling, responds when asked what separates Sela from contractors who claim quality, service, value, and craftsmanship as their selling points. “Our craftsmanship and our installers achieve higher standards in the finished product. We have a history of 135,000 satisfied customers and an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. Our reputation is driven by reviews on the Internet, referrals, as well as the fact that we’re a member of organizations that carry very high credentials.”

The company’s size contributes to its success. “We’re the biggest exterior contractor in the Twin Cities in Minnesota,” states Hall. “Because we’re the biggest, we are very competitive in the market, offering high-quality products at a very competitive price.”

Sela Roofing & Remodeling carries some impressive credentials. “We’re super excited about receiving the President’s Club Award again from GAF,” says Hall. The company is also a preferred installer for James Hardie Fiber Cement Board, a preferred partner with Pella Windows, and certified by Velux and the Vinyl Siding Institute.

Even a company as large and successful as Sela Roofing & Remodeling still finds time to give back to the community. “We work with Habitat for Humanity, we participate in GAF’s Roofs for Troops program, and we contribute to many different types of charities and community activities,” adds Hall. The company has installed roofs for orphanages and shelters for abused women, works with Little League and softball organizations, and has been recognized as the Recycle Contractor of the Year for the last several years.

Going forward, the record of success will continue, concludes Hall. “We’re installing more and more metal roofing systems, as well as putting more additions on houses. Let the building keep going! We strive for 100% customer satisfaction. That’s always our goal.”


Owens Corning Shingle Recycling

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We are proud to partner with Owens Corning in their program to recycle shingles from our project and have been a part of it since its inception. It is one small way that you can go green and we take care of all the details for you!

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Is It Time For A New Roof?

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When is it time to get a new roof?

When buying a new house, or getting a roof put on, you get a roofing material that is rated for a period of time. For years, the most common was a twenty- or twenty-five year asphalt shingle. Now, roofing materials are much more adventurous and better looking. You can look around your neighborhood and see some great-looking roofs on houses very similar to your own. You may still have ten years on your twenty-year shingles, but is that a good enough reason to put off getting a roof you really like? If you’ve done frequent roof repair, or have discovered that a different roof may save money on your power bill, or even if you’ve seen a roof that would make your house look great, you should consider getting a new roof.

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What options are there in roofs?

Asphalt roofs can usually have up to three layers, so you can get a new roof without having to do a tear off. Newer asphalt shingles have exciting new cuts and colors and are rated for a much longer period of time than common 3-tab. Laminated shingles have designs called architectural or presidential, and they can give a roof a much more three-dimensional look.

Metal roofs look much better than in past years when they were used more for industrial and commercial buildings. Now, they are a top-of-the-line residential product. Newer metal roofing panels are treated to absorb heat in the winter and reflect it in the summer and they’ve gotten much more durable.

Composite materials have also enjoyed a surge in the roofing market do to sustainable building practices and green living. Roofing tiles made from recycled tires and building materials are quite strong. They also offer color options you won’t find anywhere else.

Where is the best place to find a roof?

A roofing contractor like Sela will be your best source in finding the roof you want. We have the experience, product knowledge and contacts needed to get prices and make an informed decision. Do you really want to spend another ten years doing roof repair? Or do you want to have a spectacular-looking roof?