Stone Coated Steel Roofing: Suprisingly Quiet, Satisfyingly Safe

  When you think of a metal roof, what comes to mind? It’s likely you think about a warehouse or some kind of shed with a corrugated metal roof. Both of these images probably ...
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Roof Leaking? It May Not Be What You Think

    After heavy storms, you may notice water coming in through your ceiling or moisture stains on your walls. Although your first though may be that your roof is leaking, this ...
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5 Reasons to Use Architectural Shingles for Your New Ames Roof

    If spring and summer storms have taken a toll on your home, or if it’s just time to get your roof replaced, you may be overwhelmed by the number of roofing options on the ...
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How House Wrap Can Reduce Your Energy Use & Save Money

  If you're building a new home or renovating your existing residence, house wrap is an important part of creating an energy efficient home. You may have seen the covering on ...
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Does My Home Have Siding Damage?

    Your house can take a beating in the Iowa weather from the high winds, rain, and damage caused by lightning and spring hail storms. You probably understand that inclement ...
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Should I Replace My Roof This Summer?

Has the Iowa spring taken a toll on your aging roof? This might be the time to look at a full roof replacement rather than simply making spot roof repairs. To decide whether ...
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My Roof Has Hail Damage. Can Hedrick Construction Help?

     Spring thunderstorms can be awe-inspiring, beautiful, and incredibly destructive. High winds, pounding rain, and lightning can cause power outages, fires, and property ...
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Does Closing Vents in Unused Rooms Save Money and Energy?

  Energy conservation is a hot topic right now. If your home uses electricity generated in fossil fuel-fired power plants, for every unit of energy actually used in your home, ...
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How Do I Know If I Should Replace My Siding?

   Your home’s siding doesn’t last forever. Well-performing siding helps ensure that your house stays in the best condition possible, keeping the cold out and the warmth in ...
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My Roof Is Leaking! When Is the Best Time to Replace It?

  Asphalt shingles are a popular choice for residential roofing. Shingle roofs are economical, durable, easy to maintain and repair, and relatively long lasting. With proper ...
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