Premier Roofing & Exteriors recently completed this SBS Shingle Roof in Grand Rapids, MI using CertainTeed’s new Northgate product, which is impact-resistent and an excellent choice for cold weather application for durability.
Premier Roofing and Exteriors knows that West Michigan weather can be rough on asphalt shingles. That’s because our rapid response team is often first on the scene to repair storm-damaged roofs in Grand Rapids and surrounding areas. Read the rest of this entry »
As Dave Ramsay says, “For Affordably Quality, Choose Premier.”
Premier Roofing and Exteriors has earned high praise for its quality workmanship and competitive pricing in more than 5,000 homes across West Michigan. This introductory video will show you what sets Premier apart from the rest: from local ownership to passionate staff craftsmen and women.
Premier Roofing and Exteriors has helped more than 5,000 homeowners in West Michigan get the high-quality results they want at an affordable price. How do we do this? It starts with a professional estimate, includes volume purchasing to keep material costs low, and concludes with beautiful and long-lasting roofing and siding installations. Check out the video below:
Transcript for those using assistive technologies: We don’t give away free windows to set a high-pressure sales appointment. But we do give free, professional estimates.You can get started day or night by telling us what you’re looking for.
Once we receive your request, we get to work — using satellite imaging, aerial views, and field measurements. One of our state-certified estimators will meet you at your home to discuss your project and provide a free inspection. Then we plan and design options to fit your needs and your budget.
Here’s where you’ll notice another difference: we’re independent, and work with a wide range of high-quality materials. We’ll help you choose the right finish for your roof or siding project for the right looks and performance. And we’ll do it all for a competitive price, because we volume-purchase and warehouse our supplies.
If your home has an addition, a porch, a 3-season room or an attached carport, you may have struggled in the past to find low slope/flat roof solutions that have “curb appeal” and at the same time stand up to Michigan weather.
Flat Roof/Low Slope Solutions from Premier
Low slope roofs (often called flat roofs, but which are not technically flat because they have positive drainage) pose real problems for homeowners because shingles will fail in low slope deployments. Options such as TPO membrane roofs or EPDM and PCV membrane roof systems don’t offer the aesthetically pleasing materials to color-coordinate with your shingles and require more elaborate installation methods. Read the rest of this entry »
One hallmarks of a West Michigan summer is the occasional violent storm. Do you know what to do if your roof is damaged by wind, rain or hail? In this video, two pros from Premier Roofing and Exteriors explain the best steps to take to prevent further damage and experience a smooth insurance claim. Don’t go it alone, and don’t DIY dangerous roof work. Call Premier for rapid storm response and professional evaluation of West Michigan storm damage. Premier is a trusted name in the insurance industry.
After a comparatively gentle winter in 2017, the northern phenom of ice dams are back in West Michigan with a vengeance. Sub-zero conditions and building snow have homeowners scrambling to prevent the kind of problems nearly everyone experienced in the harsh winter conditions of 2014.
What Causes Ice Dams?
You might think the obvious answer to this question is “snow.” However, that’s only part of the complex interaction that actually causes ice dams. The variables that interact include the amount of heat loss from a house, snow cover, and outside temperatures. For ice dams to form there must be snow on the roof, and, at the same time, higher portions of the roof’s outside surface must be above 32°F while lower surfaces are below 32°F. For a portion of the roof to be below 32°F, outside temperatures must also be below 32°F. Read the rest of this entry »
We had a great time at the West Michigan Home and Garden Show over the weekend. If you missed the home show or didn’t have a chance to stop by our booth, check out the quick video below where Josh Bell will fill you in on some of the favorite trends in new roofing and siding materials. Talk to us if you’d like help give your home a complete makeover, or about any of your roofing, siding and window needs!
Premier Roofing and Exteriors will be welcoming visitors their booth at the West Michigan Home and Garden Show Thursday, March 2 through Sunday, March 5 at the DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, MI. Stop by to see the latest roofing surfaces popular for West Michigan weather, including lifetime shingles, standing seam metal options, cedar shake and slate. Learn how you can save up to $500 off your next project.
Premier will also be available to discuss the latest home renovation products to give your home a full makeover, from vinyl siding that looks like batten to vinyl replacement windows to light up your favorite spaces.
Have You Always Wanted a Slate Roof, But Were Afraid of the Cost?
Many of our customers around Grand Rapids and West Michigan love the look of a slate roof, and Premier Roofing & Exteriors is pleased to present a rugged and cost-effective alternative. Belmont Luxury Shingles are specifically designed to match the aesthetic of slate roofing at a fraction of the cost. They stand up to the brutal Michigan weather while altogether eliminating the maintenance a slate roof demands.
When it comes to replicating the authentic appearance of natural slate, Belmont™ truly hits the mark with its rich hues and high contrast shadow lines. This luxury shingle’s layered construction and blended coloration artfully emulate the classic slate roof look West Michigan homeowners are looking for. Belmont™ Luxury Shingles are made from top-grade roofing asphalt that is reinforced with a strong fiber glass base mat, built to endure and come backed by a lifetime-limited manufacturer warranty. Read the rest of this entry »
It’s officially autumn in Grand Rapids, MI, and that means winter is not far behind. Is your roof ready for another West Michigan winter? In our three-part series, we’ll help local homeowners avoid the scourge of ice dams and other winter weather perils with some simple pro-active tips and possible advance remediation. Don’t want to do it yourself? Contact Us for a Free Pre-Winter Roof Inspection, gutter cleaning services, gutter guards, or repair estimates!Read the rest of this entry »
Some winters are rougher than others in Michigan in terms of Ice Dams, and while at Grand Rapids Roofing by Premier, we’re hoping for a mild winter, we’re ready if it’s rough! Understanding and managing attic air temperatures through insulation and venting is one of the best proactive steps you can take to avoid ice dams this winter.
To prevent ice dams, you need to keep the roof cold so that the snow on the roof dissipates without making large amounts of meltwater that then refreezes. The underside of the roof deck should not exceed 30 F. The way to achieve this is to ensure that there is adequate insulation, ventilation, and to seal all gaps that let warm air pass into the attic from the house. Read the rest of this entry »
At Grand Rapids Roofing by Premier Exteriors, we’re helping West Michigan Homeowners get ready to meet — and beat — old man winter. Though the leaves have barely started to turn, early-bird homeowners can help ensure their roof is ready to withstand the rigors of a Michigan winter.
In this primer, learn from the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety how to assess the risk of rooftop snow and ice accumulation. Read the rest of this entry »
Danielle Braley and her son, Harrison, of North Smithfield, Rhode Island, won a $75,000 CertainTeed® Living Spaces® Home Exterior Makeover. Watch the first two webisodes now, then check back regularly to watch the entire renovation process from start to finish.
Watch the first webisode here: Read the rest of this entry »
Grand Rapids – Grab the Video Camera and Get Going!
CertainTeed, the nation’s leading manufacturer of building materials and one of Premier’s preferred manufacturers, is holding another Home Makeover Video contest, starring you, your family, and your creative ideas.
Be funny, be creative, be bold – Don’t forget to show us how YOUR home would be a good candidate for the makeover, inside and out. Share photos and shots of your home and why it needs a makeover. Be sure to enter early. The sooner your video is posted, the more time you’ll have to accumulate votes. Read the rest of this entry »
One of the things that sets Premier Roofing apart from the competition is that we know what it takes to protect West Michigan homeowners year-round, and we’re passionate about sourcing the best materials for extreme conditions. This week, CertainTeed unveiled NorthGate™, the newest designer asphalt roofing shingle offering that’s designed to sustain high impacts and low temperatures. NorthGate boasts an SBS-polymer modifier for enhanced weatherability and a rich mixture of surface granules for added aesthetic depth and dimension.
Currently available in the Northwest region of the U.S., NorthGate is designed to endure harsh, cold-weather elements affronting the roof. The new shingle’s SBS composition allows it to remain flexible at temperatures as low as 0° F, making it easier to install in cold climates. Plus, the two-piece laminated fiberglass-based shingle meets the requirements of UL 2218 Class 4 for impact resistance – the highest rating possible.
If you are visiting this website then chances are your home needs some type of improvement. Selecting the right contractor to perform the work is critical to making sure you have a successful experience.
Premier is your family-owned Roofing and Exteriors specialist. Premier has 4 Locations throughout Michigan and Indiana to service your home’s needs. In addition to being readily available at any of our offices, Premier is fully Bonded, Licensed and Insured for your complete peace of mind.
Ready to get started? Fill out our Free Estimate Request Form and send it to us today! We are ready to start your project!