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How Does Snow Impact My Roof?

Some of us weren't expecting the winter weather we received already which means we may be getting winter sooner than usual. Winter can sometimes lead to problems with your roof especially if you've got an older roof or roof that needs repairing. Have you ever wondered if snow can impact your roof? In today's blog, your Lake of the Ozarks roofers would like to shed light on how snow can impact your roof.

Missouri Snow Trends  While we don't typically get two feet of snow in one storm like other parts of the country, Missouri does get its fair share of snow. Snow has been known to fall in Missouri as early as October and as late as May; however, most of it falls between December and February. This year, we have already encountered snow which means we may be getting more this winter. Throughout the state, we average anywhere between 8 and 24 inches, with the northern part of the state seeing more snowfall than the south. It is unusual for snow to stay on the ground for mo…

Save Energy During Cold Weather With These 7 Tips!

Cold weather is already here and it appears that winter may be coming a little early this year. Colder weather means you've got your heat on and more than likely your utility bills are going to start to increase. Today, Above & Beyond Roofing would like to offer a few suggestions for keeping your home energy efficient in an effort to keep your utility bill as low as possible as we approach the colder months. Read on to learn about seven tips for conserving energy in your home.

Tip #1 Layer Up One of the simplest ways to save money on your electric bill is to just turn down the heat. Rather than walking around the house in shorts and a tank top, find a nice warm pair of sweatpants and a sweatshirt. Keep blankets on the couch and you can even add an area rug for extra insulation on the floor. For every degree you lower your heat in the 60°-70° range, you can save up to 5% on energy costs.
Tip #2 Adjust the Thermostat Another easy way to decrease your electricity usage is to adju…

Hire a Professional to Install Your Roof: Here's Why!

It seems like homeowners are getting more and savvier when it comes to home improvement projects. DIY (Do it Your Self) is a popular trend to save money. While there are a lot of projects you are more than capable of tackling yourself, installing a new roof at the Lake of the Ozark just shouldn't be one of them. You should always hire a professional roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks to make repairs and install a new roof and here's why.

You're Not Risking Your Safety. Being on your roof is dangerous; falling off can cause serious injury. When it comes to learning a new task, your sole focus is on getting the task done. With that mindset, it's easy to forget about your surroundings. Professional roofers have experience being on roofs and take all the safety precautions necessary.
You'll Probably Save Money in the Long Run. The main reason people take on DIY projects is to save money. However, when it comes to something as important as your roof, you may end …

4 Reasons You Should Get a FREE Roof Inspection!

When was the last time you checked the condition of your roof? It's imperative that you keep an eye on your roof and the best way to ensure your roof is going to continue to keep your home out of the elements is to have a professional roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks inspect it for you. There are countless benefits of having a Lake of the Ozarks roof inspection and Above & Beyond Roofing would like to share those with you.

#1 Avoid Major Damage to the Interior of Your Home.  Don't wait until you find a visible leak to call for a roof inspection. It's important to catch leaks early, before they cause more severe issues. Leaks can lead to rotting wood, mold and other damage to the interior of your home. If left unfixed, a small leak can lead to major repair needs. Your roof's job is to protect your home and its contents, and a leaky roof isn't going to be able to do that.
#2 Have Peace of Mind Your Home is Protected. 
While it may seem like you could jus…

4 Tips for Preserving the Life of Your New Roof

Replacing your roof is an investment in your home and it's certainly not going to be one of your cheaper home improvements. That's why it's important to take the necessary steps to preserve the life of your roof, especially if it's brand new. After your roof installation at the Lake of the Ozarks, you should take care to do the necessary maintenance for keeping your roof in tip-top shape. Today, your favorite roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks has some advice for preserving the life of your new roof.

1) Clean the Gutters When you notice it’s time to clean the clogged gutters, it’s typically because water is overflowing and discoloring the paint or siding, or you’ve noticed water where it shouldn’t inside your home! Unfortunately, this isn’t the only repercussion clogged gutters could cause. When leaves pile too deeply in the gutters, water can flow upwards into the roof sheathing and cause it to rot, or worse, cause rot in the roof rafters. Repairing t…

Testimonials for Above & Beyond Roofing!

Have you ever tried to call a contractor at the Lake of the Ozarks and just never heard back from them? We know that there are a lot of options when it comes to hiring a roofing company at the lake of the Ozarks. So why should you hire Above and Beyond Roofing? When you call us you can rest assured that we will get back to you in a timely and professional manner. When you hire us to put a new roof on your home or business we will be there when we say will be there and give you peace of mind that the job will be done correctly. But don't take our word for it, check out our testimonials below to see what our customers have to say about us!

I waited a few weeks to post my review for one reason. I had to wait for a good rain. I had Jeff and Brett out to take a look at my roof a few weeks ago.
They were honest and forthcoming about my roof. Jeff said I did not need a new one, That mine was in good shape. I find their honesty and professionalism refreshing. A lot of companies are willin…

Commercial vs. Residential Roofing

When it comes to roofing, it may seem like it’s all the same. A roof is a roof, right? Nope! There are actually several big differences between a roofing job for a residential home and a commercial building. Your roofing experts at the Lake of the Ozarks offer services regarding both commercial and residential roofs, and we’re excited to share our knowledge. If you have any questions about residential or commercial roofing, or if you have a roof that needs repairs, don’t hesitate to reach out!

Design  Even the very basis of commercial and residential roofing begins differently. First of all, they are different types of buildings. One, people are actually living in. The other is typically much larger and needs to accommodate more different people. Although, they both do the same job, which is protecting the people below.

The most common roofs for residential properties are pitched gable or hip roofs. When you think of a residential home, it’s more than likely the roof that comes to you…

Roofing FAQ's

If you have questions about your roof or roofing in general, you’ve come to the right place. Above & Beyond Roofing are the experts in the Lake Ozark roofing business, and we want to do everything we can to make sure you are equipped with the right information. Making decisions about your roof can be difficult, and even emotional if disaster has struck. Read on for answers to your toughest roofing questions, and if you have more, feel free to give us a call.

What are my options when it comes to shingles? What is the difference? When it comes to shingles, we offer several different options. The first option is the asphalt shingle, and we offer two different types. The three-tab shingle is the more traditional look for a roof. Each panel is uniform. The look is flat and simple, but the cost is affordable and preferred over other options. The second is the architectural shingle, the more popular option. Architectural shingles vary in size and shape, giving them a more dimensional loo…

When Should I Replace My Roof?

It might be time to replace your roof! If you don't know what signs to look for when it's time for a roof replacement, your Lake of the Ozarks roofing experts are here to help. Above & Beyond Roofing specializes in a number of things including new construction, tearoffs, siding, soffit, fascia, and gutters, but we also do complete re-roofs. We can even turn around most roofing jobs in a single day! Read on for several big signs letting you know that it might be time to give Above & Beyond Roofing a call.

1. Your roof is at least 20 years old. Experts say that typical roofs most commonly last between 20 and 25 years. There are many factors that go into this, such as the age of your home, the condition of your ventilation, and how many layers of shingles have been installed. Check your records to see if you or the previous homeowners have documented the last time the roof was replaced or repaired. Even though your home might be older, roof work may have been done recentl…

Roof Color Questions

Choosing a color for your new roof at the Lake of the Ozarks is not only a necessary, but an exciting element to add to your new home. There are several things to keep in mind when choosing a color for your roof, and Above & Beyond Roofing is here to help. We’ve put together a checklist of questions to ask yourself before you settle on your new roof’s color.

1.What is the climate like where I live? This may seem like an off-topic question, but it can be a major factor when it comes to choosing a roofing color. Temperatures during the summer months at the Lake of the Ozarks can soar, and you’ll want to keep this in mind. Certain colors can retain heat very well and end up heating up your attic and raising your HVAC bill. It’s been proven that the wood of your home underneath black shingles can get up to 10 degrees hotter than the wood under white shingles. That’s hot!
Also consider whether your home is positioned in the shade, in the sun, or both. The color of your roof will look d…

11 Labor Day Fun Facts

The summer season is coming to a close, and another holiday weekend is upon us! The first Monday in September is celebrated as Labor Day. This holiday was established to honor the economic and social achievements of employees in the United States. Most people celebrate today with picnics, BBQs, road trips, sporting events, parades and more. Keep reading for some fun facts about Labor Day from your favorite Lake of the Ozarks roofing company!

Fun Facts About Labor Day 
1. The first U.S. Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882 in New York City. The event was planned by the Central Labor Union, and 10,000 workers, on unpaid leave, marched from City Hall all the way to 42nd Street and then met with their families in Wendel’s Elm Park for a picnic, concert, and speeches.
2. Oregon was the first state to celebrate Labor Day as an official public holiday in 1887. Colorado, New York, Massachusetts and New Jersey followed. 
3. During the 19th century, Americans worked 12-hour da…

What People Are Saying About Above & Beyond Roofing

Above & Beyond Roofing is your premier roofing contractor at the Lake of the Ozarks! Don't just take our word for it though, see what people are saying about us in the testimonials below. These great reviews are sure to make you consider Above & Beyond for your next Lake of the Ozarks roofing job.

Testimonials for Above & Beyond Roofing 
"Above & Beyond Roofing is one of the great companies at the Lake of the Ozarks. We and our family have personally used them for roofing projects over the past 10 years, and they are truly the best. No hassles, right price, great cleanup, quality work. Above & Beyond roofing also helps MANY charity organizations at the lake and surrounding areas. If you need a roof or roof repair, you need to call Above & Beyond!" - Mike Waggett

"Absolutely best experience ever dealing with a contractor. From the initial phone conversation , to our beautiful new roof, everything went flawlessly. They even contacted us and sta…

4 Benefits of Having a Professional Roof Inspection After a Storm

It's that time of year where thunderstorms are frequent in mid-Missouri. Between heavy rain, hail and wind, severe weather can easily impact your roof. In today's blog, we discuss some of the benefits of a professional roof inspection at the Lake of the Ozarks following a storm.

1. To Find Damages You Can't See from the Ground. 
Storm damage to your roof isn't always visible to the naked eye, and especially from the ground. Getting up on a ladder and walking around your roof is quite dangerous, and it's best to leave the roof inspections to the professionals. They have the experience and expertise, knowing what to look for and how to properly walk on your roof without causing more damage.

2. To Save You Money in the Long Run. 
After a storm, it's easy to neglect seemingly minor repairs, but those issues can easily grow into bigger problems if not addressed. Not only can a timely inspection after severe weather catch storm damage, but it can also catch pre-exist…