Showing posts from January, 2019

Are Your Gutters Doing Their Job?

Quality gutters are a must on your home becasue without them your home could be susceptible to water damage. It's your gutters job to guide water from rain and snow on your roof away from your home. Did you know that our Lake of the Ozarks roofing company does more than just roofs? Roofs and gutters go hand in hand and that's why we offer gutter installation at the Lake of the Ozarks too! Read on the find out why gutters are so important!

Importance of Gutters The purpose of gutters is to keep water away from your house to avoid water damage. A properly installed and maintained gutter system will channel water on your roof down and away from the base of your house. This prevents it from pooling up next to your house where its likely to find its way inside the foundation. In addition to protecting your foundation, gutter systems also protect your roof.
How Gutters Relate to Your Roof In addition to protecting your foundation, gutter systems also protect your roof. Excess water…

Watch Out For 4 Common Roof Issues this Winter!

Winter is here and we've already experienced some cold weather at the Lake of the Ozarks. As we've mentioned before, it's important to ensure your roof is in great condition and able to hold up through the winter months. Today, your favorite roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks would like to share with you several winter roof issues that you should keep an eye on this winter.

1) Ice Dams One of the biggest roofing concerns during the winter months is ice dams. An ice dam is the result of an accumulation of ice and water on the roof and under the shingles. They form when the upper areas of a roof are at above-freezing temperatures and the lower-hanging areas are below-freezing. Melting snow and ice runs down the roof and then re-freezes on the edge of the roof and in the gutters. Then water backs up and pools behind the ice dam, causing the possibility of a leak to form. Ice dams can potentially cause major water damage to your home if not addressed early on.
2) Conden…

Prepping Your Roof For Winter

Winter's in Missouri can be unpredictable, sometimes we have a lot of snow and ice and other winter's we experience more mind weather. Even if the weather is on the mild side, it seems like we have a least a couple mild snow or ice storms. Snow, ice, and moisture can take a toll on your roof at the Lake of the Ozarks. If you have yet to winterize your roof, now is the time to do so before it's too late. Today, our roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks has a few you things you should do before we experience any severe winter weather.

Winterizing Your RoofEliminate any low hanging tree branches and other vegetation near your roof.  Ice and snow can accumulate on trees and branches, weighing them down until they snap.  Save yourself some stress and even possibly money by trimming back your branches before a Winter storm hits.Check your roof for signs of pest infestation and check for weak spots that an animal might exploit in order to stay warm.  Mice, squirrels, and racc…