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Common questions regarding roofing projects, including answers to questions about insurance claims, estimates, the need to be at  home, etc.

Yes, from meeting your insurance adjuster, to overcoming price discrepancies, through invoicing your insurance company when your job is complete.

Yes, we will pull all applicable permits.

Absolutely not. We simply need access to outside power and water.

We monitor the weather very closely and only remove what we can replace in the same day. We also carry tarps for unexpected emergencies. When we leave in the evening your roof is completely water tight.

The process usually takes about 1-2 days depending on the size of your roof.

Yes, hail damage may not be obvious to the normal eye but may cause worse damages over time.

Yes, we have workman’s comp. and liability insurance. We are also licensed within all Minnesota municipalities.

Yes, we cleanup everyday before we leave.

No, however, our salesmen will work around your schedule to try and find a time that will work to meet you.

Yes!  We offer extensive home exterior services in addition to all of our roofing work.  Check out our exterior services page to learn more!

Different structures require different types of roofing. Gopher Roofing offers several varieties of roofing that are made to withstand both the winter freeze and the heat that summer brings.

If you have questions, please contact our experts and we will help you find the perfect roofing for your home.

Cedar wood shake roofing will add a natural appearance to your roof. Cedar shakes come in a wide variety of cover and texture. The reason that cedar shakes are popular with homeowners is that they can last for decades with the proper maintenance. The organic aspect of cedar shakes makes them healthy for the environment as well.

Asphalt roofing is very common because of its affordability. The installation process is easy and the roofing can be easily repaired if it is damaged. The material comes in a huge variety of colors and styles – including a popular natural wood appearance –and it is generally easy to maintain.

The architectural shingle is a high quality roofing material that has a long lifespan and is known to enhance the financial value of a house. The singles give roofs a multi-dimensional appearance and the material’s resistance to the elements leaves it looking new for years. Architectural shingles are also resistant to wind and there is a low risk of losing them during strong storms.

Slate is a commonly used roofing option that uses thin rock. Slate will last for years and has a very natural, elegant appearance and it is environmentally friendly. In fact, if properly maintained, slate can last more than a century. Slate is easy to maintain and is resistant to rot and fire. Slate comes in many colors and designs.

There are many reasons flat roofs are used today. Flat roofs are easier to install and, in many ways, easier to maintain than sloped roofs. This is because flat roof inspection is quick and re-coating is much simpler without a vertical aspect. Flat roofs are cheaper because they require less material to construct. Gopher roofing flat roof systems comply with the latest roofing requirements.


Thermoplastic Olefin (TPO) is single-ply roofing membrane that has become a popular roofing option during the past 20 years. It is recognized for its resistance to UV radiation and its low cost. TPO is a visually appealing option as well because it is very reflective (hence its UV-resistant quality).  TPO will not grow mold, is extremely durable and is easy to install.  A major benefit of TPO is that it is very flexible and will not be affected by a building’s movement.

Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EDPM) is a single-ply synthetic rubber flat roofing product that is known to last for a long period of time.  In fact, this extremely popular material is known to last for more than half a century! EDPM is easy to maintain, easy to apply and is environmentally friendly.  In addition, EDPM will stop liquid from leaking into the structure it protects. 
It is no wonder that EDPM is the single most popular single-ply roofing product on earth!

Modified bitumen roofing in an asphalt-based ideal for structures with flat roofs or roofs with a minimal slant. Modified bitumen is very tolerant to extreme heat and cold and it is very resistant to wear and tear. In addition, modified bitumen is able to expand and contract, making it very adaptable to structure shifting.

The installation process for modified bitumen is quite simple and quick.



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Gopher Roofing and Remodeling serves it's residential and commercial customers with professional, timely service throughout the Minnesota Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN.I called Gopher because they had done my roof and gutters the last time I needed it replaced. I called you after the hail storm. You guys did it again. I always worry about how a projects will go at my house because you just never know. Your team is awesome. It went great the 2nd time too.

- Gina, White Bear Lake, MN

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