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4 Ways a Yearly Roof Inspection Can Make Your Life Easier

If you are like most homeowners, you likely put an annual roof inspection on your to-do list – unfortunately, it may not always happen. Your roof is one of the most essential parts of your home, but it is also one of the most vulnerable. After all, it is having to stand up to the element’s day after day – its job is to keep your home and family safe.…

Tips to Safely Remove Ice Dams

Kansas City winters can cause quite a few problems for your roof; however, one of the most common, not to mention dangerous, is the formation of ice dams. Ice dams can be extremely tricky. They form due to improper insulation or ventilation in your roof. If left in place, a single ice dam can cause significant water damage to your home, destroy your gutter systems and result in costly repairs…

Questions to Ask a Roofer When Getting an Estimate

A new roof is a huge investment. In most cases, it is something that a homeowner will only ever do once or even twice during their life. This means you probably want to ensure you get it right. The most difficult part of this is finding the right roofer for the job. Even if you already have the color and materials picked out, you still have to find a roofer…

Common Roof Damages During the Winter Months

Damage to your roof can occur any time of year. However, winter weather is often quite hard on it. Not only do the winter hazards such as ice and snow cause issues for your roof, they also make it more challenging to fix these problems. Getting to know some of the most common winter problems and how to repair them is the best way to keep your roof safe and…

Tips to Remove Algae and Moss from Your Roof

Algae and moss are somewhat common issues with the majority of asphalt roofs on residential properties. Unfortunately, they are extremely common. Not only are algae and moss unsightly, they can also cause damage to your roof if they aren’t removed. This is why it is so important to take some time to clean your roof regularly, which can help you prevent algae or moss from appearing to begin with. (more…)

The Impact of Your Roof on Homeowner’s Insurance Costs

The roof is the highest part of your home and, as a result, you my not think about it too often. In fact, you may not give your roof a second thought until you notice leaks or damp spots inside the home. However, your roof impacts your home insurance policy much more than you may think. If you want to save money on your insurance premiums, and avoid issues such…

Minimize Repairs and Avoid Replacement with These Residential Roofing Tips

Owning a home is a lot of work. One of the most daunting tasks you have to deal with is roof repair and replacement. However, if you neglect your roof, it can put your entire home at risk of damages and other issues. The good news is, with the right approach, you can buy decades worth of time before you have to call a Kansas City roofing company for replacement.…