Showing posts from March, 2014

10 Different Types of Roofs to Consider for Your Home

Example of a Gambrel Roof Here at Above and Beyond Roofing all we think about is roofs, but for many people that is one of the last things they think about when buying or building a house.  There are so many different roof styles for you to consider when designing and building a new house.  Although many people move into homes that are already built and have to just accept the roof shape, it is still something to consider when looking at buying a house. Each different type of roof has certain benefits that you should keep in mind when choosing a roof style. has a great list of 10 different types of roofs for you to consider. 1. Mansard Roof - This is a French style roof made up of four slopes, two on each side of the home.  The lower slope is steeper than the upper and the upper may or may not be seen from the ground. 2. Gambre l - This Dutch-inspired roof is very similar to the Mansard Roof, but the differences are that the gambrel has vertical gable ends and the r

Common Questions about the Condition of Your Roof

Above and Beyond Roofing, your  Lake Ozark Roofing Business , has over 15 years experience and over the years we have had a lot of questions - typically, these questions and concerns are very similar. Last week we started this two-part blog series to help answer some of these questions.  Be sure to check our part one of our  Frequently Asked Questions about Your Roof . When repairing my roof I noticed there is no roofing felt under them. Is this the correct way to install shingles? No, it is not. Unless it's an overlay (recover), there should be felt separating the roofing materials and the deck. Typically, this is done to save money - however, it is highly frowned upon by the National Roofing Contractor's Association. What's the minimum slope I need to install asphalt shingles? 2:12 is the minimum slope which means two inches of vertical rise for every twelve inches of horizontal run.  If you are between 2:12 and 4:12, you should consider installing  two layers

8 Reasons to Choose Above & Beyond Roofing!

There are many things to consider when choosing a  Lake of the Ozarks Roofer  .  Above and Beyond roofing strive to stand out from the rest thru our work ethic and quality workmanship. We know that the best referral is one that comes from a satisfied customer - our goal is to make every customer a future referral.   Here are a few things we want you to know about the BEST  roofing company at Lake of the Ozarks ! Ben Kroksen, owner of the company or one of his lead foreman (Dave or Rob) will meet with every customer and bid the roof.  Whoever bids the roof, will also be ON the job to ensure it is done right!  The home owner/contractor will have total communication with the lead foreman on the job.  You will receive either Ben, Dave or Rob's cell phone numbers along with the office number so all questions and concerns can be addressed in a timely manner. We make every attempt to get ALL bids completed within 24 hours.  Many times, we will even do the work the same day.   R

The Luck of the Irish Brings Great Weather for the 2014 St Patrick's Day Parade

Looks like the Luck of the Irish is upon us as we gear up for the Lake of the Ozarks St Patrick's Day Parade!!  The weather is calling for sunshine and mid 60s as we kick of the beginning of the 2014 season!  So, get out and enjoy the parade on March 15, 2014 at 1:00 pm on the historic Bagnell Dam Strip. The parade always has a great variety of floats, motorcycles, boats, local business and of course, (if your luck holds out) a piece or two of candy thrown your way.  It's a fun day to bring the entire family out to enjoy the parade as well as some of the businesses along the Bagnell Dam Strip.   Be sure to look for the Above & Beyond Roofing Crew as we will be participating in the parade this year!!  We are excited to kick of the season and hopefully usher in the warm weather! For those that cannot be at the parade, please be aware that the road will be shut down at 12:45 and will re-open around 3pm.   Access to HH/Horseshoe Bend will be available by using the new Hwy

Meet Lake of the Ozarks Businesses at the Products & Services Show this Weekend!

Come see Above & Beyond Roofing this weekend at the  35th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Products and Services Show  at the Country Club Hotel in Lake of the Ozarks! The Products and Services show is a great way to get out and see many of the businesses at the Lake.  Whether you are looking to do a home renovation, need help with financial services or are looking for a specific product, this is a great place to visit with the professionals to learn more.  Businesses will have booths set up and be ready to discuss your questions about their products and services.  The show is the largest trade show of its kind in Central Missouri with plans for 189 booths and expecting to sell out!   Here are the details: March 8 and 9, 2014 Saturday, 9 AM to 5 PM - Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM Country Club Hotel - Lake Ozark, Missouri Check out the  Floor Plan  and see which  Exhibitors  will be attending!! Directions:  To get there take Hwy 54 to the Business Hwy 54 turn off to Lake Ozark. Turn