Have you noticed curling or missing shingles, hail damage, or realized your roof is over 25 years old? These are all signs you may need a roof replacement.
We understand how stressful it can be to find a roofer who, not only fits into your budget but does excellent work.
Because of this, we have compiled a list of Minnesota’s BEST of the BEST Roofers in 2019.
Not every company is a perfect fit for every customer; you deserve to have options in order to select the company that is right for you.
Here we go.
1) Customer Focused: NMC Exteriors
If you are looking for a company who not only does great work but puts a high emphasis on the customer’s needs, look no further than NMC Exteriors located in Plymouth, MN.
They are a family owned and operated business since 1999 and have carried their belief in 100% customer satisfaction since the very opening day. Want proof? Just check their Google Reviews (there’s over 100 of them).
You can also hop over their blog page to view their on-going slew of awards including their recent “Customer Satisfaction Award from Best of Houzz in 2019”.
2) Most Experience in the Industry: Garlock French
With all the storm chasers and other phony roofers out there, we know it can be challenging to find a roofing company you can trust.
For many people, choosing a company that has succeeded over several decades is the answer to peace of mind they are looking for. Garlock French is a true testimony of this; serving the Minneapolis area for over 80 years.
They are a GAF certified Master Elite Contractor which gives them serious street credibility because of the long list of requirements necessary to achieve such certification.
With offices in 5 Minneapolis suburbs, they are highly accessible and prepared to help you with your roofing needs.
3) Best Work Ethic: Keyprime Roofing
Keyprime Roofing openly lists on their website that they are the “hardest working roofing and remodeling contractor in the Minneapolis, St. Paul metro area”.
Their founder has instilled this value deep within the company culture since its inception in 2007.
Making use of “old school craft” methods and a sense of “doing what it takes” to get the job done correctly and efficiently the first time has earned them repeat business and an excellent reputation.
You will see phrases such as “Took pride in their workmanship” and “quick to respond” in many of their online reviews. Located in the heart of Minneapolis, Keyprime Roofing has the skills and drive to help you with any of your roofing needs.
4) Best Educational Platform: All Around Construction
Ok, when it comes to educating the public, this company has it down pat. After building their reputation for quality work home by home for years, they decided it was time to give back in an even greater way.
Can you guess how?
They started a radio show. During the All Around Home Improvement Hour, every Saturday from 12-1pm, founder, Charles Thayer, and vice president, Nick Zeman, talk construction.
Often times, they bring in outside experts such as their most recent episode on April 6th, 2019 where Bill Gschwind of MN Construction Law Services provided legal advice for homeowners when hiring a contractor (among other great topics).
This entertaining and educational platform has built trust among consumers because of the complete transparency granted within every episode. Make sure you check out the show and consider hiring these guys for your next project.
5) Best Storm Damage Restoration Services: Prominent Construction
Prominent Construction specializes in Storm Damage Restoration, particularly with insurance projects. They have worked on hundreds of cases and have streamlined a “turn-key” system to help get your storm damaged roof covered.
They provide you with the support needed to keep the process moving smoothly from start to finish. If you are worried that your roof may have hail damage, consider having Prominent Construction out to do a free estimate.
6) Most Honest & Likely to Stand by their Work: Midwest Exteriors Plus
Midwest Exteriors Plus, founded in 1972, is a very successful family-owned roofing company serving the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area.
This company believes in their work so firmly that they guarantee their craftsmanship for life.
On top of this, they have gained respect and trust from the product manufacturers they work with enabling them to receive special product warranty upgrades which their customers can capitalize on.
If you are looking for a company that has earned their way to the top by taking care of each and every customer they work with, Midwest Exteriors Plus might be the company for you.
7) Best Financing Options: Northface Construction
Photo Credit: Northface Construction
Funding a new roof can be very expensive and financially stressful especially in emergencies. If you need to borrow money, the scenario becomes even more delicate.
Northface Construction helps customers by offering financing through a platform called Hearth.
Photo Credit: Hearth
Hearth financing puts the power back into the consumer’s hands by allowing them to choose the best financial plan for their household via a secure online form that Hearth claims take only 60 seconds to complete.
Another perk is that there are no dealer fees. The founders of Northface chose this platform because it lines up with their company values of sustainability, honesty, and customer service.
If you find yourself in a pinch or simply want to borrow funds for your roof replacement, Northface Construction may be the right place for you.
8) Most Budget Friendly: Budget Exteriors
Budget Exteriors has been in operation for over 30 years and their name says it all, they are well priced.
They’ve done this by creating long-standing relationships with manufacturers throughout the years in order to provide you with a great service for a very affordable cost.
They believe in transparency and will give you real prices up front. Many of their 148 Google Reviews back up this statement, “It was a no pressure, “here’s what we can do and here’s the cost” and “They also worked with our budget and gave us a deal that we couldn’t pass up”.
If price is your main concern on your roofing project, consider contacting Budget Exteriors for an estimate.
9) Best Craftsmanship: Kaufman Roofing
Kaufman Roofing is a family owned and operated and has been in business since the 1930’s…whoa! To be in business for over eight decades is not by luck, but sheer adaptability, excellent customer service, and quality work.
They have won the national award “Best of the Best” every year since 2014 along with the prestigious GAF Master Elite Award and the OC Platinum Preferred. Their review sites are overflowing with words such as “We were so happy with the workmanship!”
Because of their longevity in the business, they know exactly what it takes to install a roof that will look beautiful but also withstand the test of time.
Sometimes this means going above, and beyond what current building code calls for which is precisely what Kaufman Roofing does, they do what it takes to create the best final product possible.
If you are looking for a great overall company that does fantastic work, Kaufman Roofing may be right for you.
10) Most Progressive “Green” Services – Central Roofing
The installation of green roofs is continuously becoming more popular in Minneapolis for reasons of such as energy conservation, air pollution reduction, tax benefits, and improved roof life.
They understand the science behind the installation such as the intense waterproofing process and are able to meet the manufacturer and legal requirements for a successful install.
If you are considering one of these progressive roofs, Central Roofing may be worth calling.
11) Fastest Growing Roofing Company: Horizon Roofing
According to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Horizon Roofing ranks 42nd on the fastest-growing privately held companies in the Twin Cities by revenue growth from 2015 to 2017.
That’s pretty cool.
This second generation family run business has sales of about 2 million back in 2000 when Kurt Scepaniak took over the business from his father.
Since then, sales have increased to 20 million dollars as of the end of the 2017 business year.
This company does work primarily for multi-family and commercial buildings. If you are looking for a cutting edge and fast moving company to get your large project done, Horizon Roofing may be your golden ticket.
We’ve saved the best for last!
There are 3 companies, yet to be mentioned, that all have an extraordinary skill set. Have you ever heard the saying, “Winning is in the details”?
Well, these 3 companies have spent their careers uncovering building and install secrets that make all the difference in preventing leaks and premature breakdown.
They look at buildings as systems, not unlike the body, where altering one area of the home can affect another area.
For example, if you need a new roof, your attic may need to be adequately insulated. Most professionals in the industry do not understand how to properly insulate an attic which can lead to a premature roof life.
If you are looking for a roofer who can give you honest information and provide services which address your building as a whole system, these companies are for you.
Without further ado…
3 Best Overall Roofing Companies!