What the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) Recommends – Roof Inspection in the Winter or Spring?

The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) recommends routine roof inspections twice annually; typically, one in the spring and one in the fall. As the homeowner, you may perform that when it makes sense for you, especially if you are having concerns or if you see a potential problem. Major weather occurrences would be one reason…

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What Should Be Included in a Roof Plan?

A roof plan is an architectural plan that ties all the elements of a roof together from dimensions, pitch/slope, placement of vents and drainage and material specifications. While project specifics may vary, all roof plans should show the outline of the roof overlaid on top of the building perimeter walls and include the structural details.…

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What You Should Consider When Replacing Your Roof?

Your roof has a lot to do with your overall property value as well as your curb appeal. So, if you are thinking about replacing your roof, you need to be prepared for these important factors before you start. Choose your roofing material wisely. Don’t jump to the lowest price. You want quality materials and…

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How to Choose the Right Roofing Contractor

When you are choosing a roofing contractor, you want to make sure you are choosing the right one. With all the options in Kansas City, how do you choose? Check the reviews online. Google, Better Business Bureau and Facebook are good for online resources to use. When reading through the reviews, make sure you look…

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Things You Need to Know About Roofing Insurance Claims Before You File

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Finding damage to your roof after a storm can be stressful. Lots of questions and concerns go through your head and how you’ll deal with the roofing insurance company. If you’ve never dealt with an insurance claim on your home before, it can be confusing and at times overwhelming. First thing you want to do…

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Time to Get Your Roof Ready for Winter

While roofs can be installed and repaired in the winter, it can be challenging for the roofing professional and uncomfortable for the homeowner. That’s why the Fall is a great time of year to get your roof ready for winter with a free inspection before the harsh weather hits. It’s important to resolve any problem…

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It May Be Hot Now, But the Cold is Coming – How to Prepare

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While the weather seems nice and hot now; we all know that in the Midwest, it can change quickly. It’s time to start thinking about how to prepare your home for cold weather. Preparing your home for winter weather is essential to protect your home from winter weather damage and the repairs that come with…

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How Can I Save Money by Putting on a New Roof?

Putting on a new roof is a large expense, but there are a few things you can do to lower your costs and save some money. You’ll want to first determine if you need a new replacement or if a repair will suffice. The best way to do this is to hire a professional to…

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Summer Roof Maintenance Tips

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August is right around the corner and that means the hottest month of the year will be hitting your roof. There are a few summer roof maintenance tips you can do to prepare your roof for these hot days ahead. One of the first things you need to do is check your roof for signs…

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How Can You Tell a Good Roofing Contractor?

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You know you’ve chosen a good roofing contractor and invested your money well on a new roof when the roof is installed by qualified contractors. Here’s how you know you have a qualified roofing contractor: Your contractor should be licensed and insured. Training related to roofing systems and carry liability and worker’s compensation insurance. They…

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