Exterior Home Maintenance Services Southeast Michigan

The 25+ years of experience in construction and home improvement have built a solid understanding that honesty, integrity, and listening to our client’s needs will result in a project that aims to exceed your expectations. Horizon Roofing & Construction customers say it all… check out our 60+ 5-Star Google Reviews!

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Home Services Trusted By Michigan Residents

The Horizon roofing and construction team strives to deliver roofing and gutter services that exceed expectations. Whichever service you choose, you can expect exceptional quality and service. Check out just some of our 5-star reviews below.

Brendan BrownBrendan Brown
13:03 16 Sep 22
Worked with Jim to get a very competitive quote for my roof. He and his team delivered exceptional quality of service and I could not be happier with the final product.
matt jonesmatt jones
11:52 13 Sep 22
Jim and his team did a great job.Not only did his team come recommended from my home inspector, but after pulling 13 quotes from different companies, his was one of the cheaper options. He also gave us a discount on plywood after the prices went down.Highly recommend Horizon Roofing, very satisfied.
Fred QFred Q
02:25 03 May 22
Great company with a professional yet friendly owner who goes above and beyond! Great quality and a even better price. Best bang for the buck in south east Michigan. Fast and clean with a respectful crew. Would recommend to anyone hands down. If your think of using someone else think again!!!! Jim will take care of you and doesn’t pressure you like other large companies using salesman! Thanks again for the great roof!
Dan RobinsonDan Robinson
14:38 16 Aug 21
Had Jim and his crew do a new roof, siding and gutters. From the quote to the finished work we have never been happier. Jim was the first professional that actually provided a broken down quote for each job he was doing. This is one reason we went with Horizon. The crews were always on time and very professional and did a great job cleaning up when they were done. I have been referring Horizon to anyone who has asked in the neighborhood. You can’t go wrong if you pick Jim for your project
Rick SimariRick Simari
01:05 23 May 19
Horizon did a fantastic installing our new roof and did an excellent job cleaning up after. They used quality materials and did the extra finishes that other companies wanted to charge extra. Very low pressure and easy to work with.
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Delivering High Quality Home Exterior Services

Horizon roofing and construction company are experts in home exterior and insulation. If you’re living in the southeast of Michigan and your home’s exterior needs a little TLC, Horizon can help with that.

Roofing Repair and Replacement

  • CertainTeed Credited Contractor
  • Integrity Roof System
  • Extended Warranty Protection

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Home Siding Design & Installation

  • CertainTeed Credited Contractor
  • Monogram® Siding
  • Straight & Staggered Edge Panels

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Window Replacement

  • Andersen Windows & Doors
  • KHPP Windows & Doors
  • Extended Warranty Protection

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Professionally installed tan colored gutters in Michigan

Gutter Installation

  • Gutter Protection
  • 5 and 6 Inch Seamless Gutters
  • Hidden Bracket System

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Roof Insulation Installation

  • Blown-In Insulation
  • Loose Fill Insulation
  • Roll Insulation

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Exterior Trim & Soffit Application

  • Cellular PVC Trim
  • Heat Sealed Product Edges
  • Vinyl Soffits

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Our Promise

The 25+ years of experience in construction and home improvement have built a solid understanding that honesty, integrity, and listening to our client’s needs will result in a project that aims to exceed your expectations.

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Licensed, Insured and Bonded

We are licensed by the Construction Contractors Board of Michigan and current on all state and local regulations to provide you with the most up-to-date building techniques and procedures (CCB 1234567).

Frequently Asked Questions

There is no one answer to this question due to the multiple factors that can affect the performance of the shingles. The first thing to understand about shingles and their longevity is that the granules, or ceramic stones, embedded in the shingle acts as protection to the other materials in the shingle. So once your gutters become filled with granules, start paying attention to how the shingles lay. Loss of granules means less protection from the environmental elements that cause deterioration.

Other visible signs that it’s time to replace your roof is cupping or curling of shingles, cracking,  shingle blow-off and of course, leaking.

Michigan building code does state that 2 layers of shingles are acceptable. With that said, other factors like style (3-tab or architectural), the condition, and the age of your existing shingles can sway the simple decision of installing a second layer of shingles.

Three-tab shingles are much easier to go over because they are a single layer whereas architectural shingles are made of 2 layers overlapped, making for an uneven surface and difficulty getting the recovered shingles to lay flat.

The condition of the existing shingles also matters. Old shingles that are deteriorating or curling can make installing a second layer impossible. Also, older roofs do not have the ever-changing and improving building code updates, such as ice guard and ventilation installed, which hurts the longevity and performance of the new shingle.

Most installs can be completed in one-day, with the material arriving the day before from the supplier. Our crews and dump truck will arrive first thing in the morning, before we remove a single shingle we will prep the home, laying tarps over brushes and shrubs and covering exposed doors and windows with plywood. Once the installation is completed we will do a thru clean-up of the property, including cleaning out the gutters and downspouts and magnet sweeping the entire area. After we completed the job, we will then ask the homeowner to do an inspection to make sure the house, roof, and property are left in a manner satisfactory to the homeowner.

This is the most frequently asked question and the answer varies depending on the contractor. The best way to understand home improvement warranties/guarantees is to understand that when you purchase a product from a contractor there are 2 warranties. The first is from the manufacturer because ONLY the manufacturer can warranty its product. All shingle manufacturers provide similar warranties, a 10-year non-prorated warranty, and a lifetime warranty on defects. The 2nd warranty or guarantee is from the company performing the work or labor and this will vary depending on the company.

The example I have used for years to help my customers understand this often confusing question (confusing because everyone tells you something different), is to think of cars and how they are sold and warrantied. Ford produces cars but doesn’t sell them directly. The automobile companies have authorized dealers to sell them and provide the warranty. If anything goes wrong with your car and it is still under warranty, the dealership will fix it and usually at no charge. But, who pays for the broken part, the dealership or Ford the manufacturer? The answer is Ford. They produced the car and are the ONLY ones able to warranty it. The only warranty the dealership can provide is on the labor from the mechanic that works on the cars for them.

At Horizon Roofing and Construction, no matter what service or product we are installing, a representative from the company will be there at the beginning of the job to make sure the scope of work is discussed with the crew leader and all related material is on-site for the completion of the job.

Once the job is completed, an inspector from Horizon will be out to do a thorough inspection and walk around with the homeowner to ensure that the project is completed in the manner discussed and agreed upon in the written contract.

We are fortunate to live in a state where we enjoy all four seasons, but with the winter season, ice damning is a possibility on all shingled roofs. Unfortunately, ice damning is impossible to eliminate, but it can be reduced by following a couple of simple steps when installing your new roof.

The first preventative measure is to make sure your roofing contractor installs Ice & Water Shield to all heated eaves. Michigan building code calls for Ice & Water shield to be a minimum of 2 feet inside your heated wall, not 2 feet from the edge of the roof. At Horizon Roofing we install a minimum of 6 feet of ice & water shield on all eaves, around all chimneys, and where all step flashing is installed.

Another way to deter the build-up of ice on your roof is to install a balanced air system, which includes a sufficient amount of exhaust vents (Box or Ridge) which is also accompanied by an equal amount of air intake (Vented edge or soffit). By creating an intake system, you allow for cool dry air to be introduced into your warm humid attic and because cold air weighs more than warm air, it pushes the warm air down producing air movement. That, in turn, reduces moisture produced where the attic’s warm air collides with the cold outside air temps at the roofline, reducing the possibility of ice damns.

The final step we suggest to help reduce ice damns is installing new or making sure your existing insulation is at the D.O.E. suggested R-value. Southeastern Michigan is located in Zone 5 with a suggested Insulation R-value of 49 or roughly 14-16 inches.

This is really up to the customer and their preference in most situations. The exception to the rule is a Cathedral ceiling, where ridge vents are required by Code. But remember when installing ridge vents on roofs with attic space, make sure your gables are closed. If left open, your attic will not have the proper air movement needed to remove the heat and moisture that accompanies it. Creating higher energy bills, more ice damns, and rotten decking, not to mention a Code Violation.