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How are Tile Roofs Repaired?

Kansas City is a great place to live, but the storms we get can be extremely damaging to your roof. Clay tile roofs can be particularly vulnerable to damage from hailstorms. When your roof has been damaged by a storm, you need to have it repaired as soon as possible. Here’s what you need to know about how tile roofs are repaired. (more…)

My Roof Shingles are Discontinued – Now What?

Your home’s roof is one of the first things that anyone sees when they are walking or driving by. It’s a huge part of your home’s overall curb appeal and it’s responsible for keeping your home safe from all the elements – hail, snow, rain, wind, and more. If your roof needs to be repaired, but your roofer tells you the shingles on your home have been discontinued, what options…

The Best Time to Schedule Your Roof Replacement

When is the best time to replace your roof? Eventually every roof reaches the end of its lifespan. When you choose to replace it can impact a variety of factors. If your roof replacement is necessitated by damage, you may have little control over the timing of the replacement. But, if your roof replacement is due wear and tear, you have more flexibility with the scheduling of the work. The…

Should You Repair or Replace Your Roof?

Eventually every roof will reach the end of its lifespan. But knowing when it has reached that point can be difficult. Waiting too long to replace your roof can lead to costly water damage. But reroofing too soon, before you have gotten the maximum life out of your roof, can be a waste of money. There are several factors to consider when determining whether to repair or replace your roof.…

Get Your Roof Ready for Winter

Fall has finally arrived. The leaves are changing colors and beginning to fall. That means it is time to get your roof ready for fall and winter. Winter can cause a lot of damage to your roof. Ice and snow add extra weight and the freeze-thaw cycle can create havoc, causing a myriad of problems, including ice dams, all of which can cause thousands of dollars of damage.  You can…

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…