Showing posts from August, 2014

Trivia Fun for Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day Weekend marks the end of the busy Summer season at the Lake of the Ozarks. Luckily, its just the beginning of our fall free roof inspections at the Lake of the Ozarks!  You want to make sure your Lake of the Ozarks roof will make it through the coming Winter.  In celebration of the end of the Summer though, we wanted to bring you some fun Labor Day Trivia and put you to the test!

Labor Day Trivia 
1. In what year did Congress make Labor Day a federal holiday?

A. 1894
B. 1924
C. 1944
D. 1904

2. What state was first to make Labor Day a state holiday?

A. Oregon
B. Pennsylvania
C. Colorado
D. Massachusetts

3. What group organized the original parade on Tuesday, September 5, 1882 in New York City?

A. The Knights of Labor
B. Central Labor Union
C. The Knights of Columbus
D. United States Congress

4. Since 1966, what annual telethon, which raises tens of millions of dollars each year for research, has been held on Labor Day Weekend?

A. American Cancer Association
B. United States Heart…

26th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Shootout

Above & Beyond Roofing owners love the Lake of the Ozarks area, not only because of the ability to do work year round, but also due to the many family-friendly events they can participate in! The Lake of the Ozarks Shootout is one of those great, annual events and it's happening this weekend.  Pre-racing events have already begun, so be sure to take a look at the schedule so you don't miss out!

Tuesday, August 198 am to 11 am - Captain Ron's open for breakfast.Shootout Volleyball Tournament4 - 8 p.m. - Shootout Volleyball Tournament at Captain Ron's6:00 p.m. - Live Entertainment with Pearl at Captain Ron'sBorder Xpressions presents the 1st annual Shootout Pontoon Poker Run
Wednesday, August 20 “Performance Boat Center" presents – "Shootout in the Park”
8:00 a.m. to Noon - Vendor Booth set-up.Noon to 10:00 p.m. - Race Boats lines up and located throughout the Park for meet and greet.Location at the Fair Grounds in Laurie.Vendors, Beer Garden, bounce hou…

Maintain Your Roof's Durability with Roofing Accessories from Owens Corning

Owens Corning makes products that make your home more comfortable, more beautiful, and more energy efficient. Whether you're building a new home at the Lake of the Ozarks or renovating your current one, they have the products for you! Roofing accessories play an important role in maintaining a roof's durability. Underlayment products are the first line of defense for your Lake of the Ozarks roof and provide an extra layer of protection beneath the shingles to help prevent wind-driven rain from reaching the roof deck.

Deck Defense Roof Underlayment
Your roof is a big investment that you'll want to protect.  Water damage in the attic can cause mold growth and rotting deck boards.  Deck Defense High Performance Roof Underlayment from Owens Corning features a durable, synthetic construction that works with your shingles to help shield your home from moisture infiltration.
Acts as a non-absorbent, secondary water-shedding barrierUnique bottom surface coating reduces the chance f…

5 Things to Consider When Choosing Shingle Color

You may think choosing a color for your new roof at the Lake of the Ozarks isn't that big of a deal, but remember you'll have to live with that choice for many years to come.  Not only do you want to choose a color that works well with the color of the exterior of your house, but you also want to consider the climate.  Here are 5 things from to consider when choosing the color of your Lake of the Ozarks roof.

1. Light or Dark 
Besides the way the shingle looks, the shade of it can have a lot to do with heat retention.  Depending on the climate you live in, you'll want to choose a shade that works for the weather.  If you live in a really hot climate, you don't want to do with a black shingle.

2. Paint or Brick 
You can always change the color of paint on your Lake of the Ozarks siding and shutters, however brick color is permanent.  Keep this in mind when choosing shingle colors.  If you have brick, be sure to hold a sample up next to it and see how it…