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4 Things to Consider When Choosing a New Roof

Getting a new roof is a big job, so there are a lot of things to consider when you are choosing a new one. And because your roof is one of the most important parts of your entire home, if you are getting a new one, it needs to be the best. (more…)

What Types of Roofing are Most Energy-Efficient?

Homeowners in Kansas City have been getting more interested in having a roof that’s energy-efficient. If you’re interested in energy-efficient roofing, you’re going to need to know what types to look for. (more…)

Roof Sheathing: What is it and What Does it Do?

If you have recently purchased a home, or if you are experiencing your first roof issue, you may be surprised to know your home’s roof is made up of several components. Many people believe the only parts of their roofing system is the shingles and the gutters. However, a crucial part of all roofing systems that isn’t often discussed is the roof sheathing. Keep reading to learn what it is…

Why Quality Chimney Flashing is So Important

A fireplace or stove is a great feature for any home. They can provide heat on the cold days of winter and give you and your family that cozy and welcoming feeling. If your home has a fireplace or stove, it likely has a chimney, as well, to exhaust the fumes and smoke. Around the exterior of that chimney should be quality flashing.  (more…)

Flashing is a Critical Component in Protecting Your Home from Water Damage

In order for your roof to protect your home from water penetration, it must have a good drainage system. Flashing is a critical component of that drainage system. Flashing is used to seal and protect joints in the roof, making them waterproof while still allowing them to contract and expand with humidity and temperature fluctuations. Most roof leaks can be attributed to flashing failures. In fact, up to 95 percent…