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Must Have Qualities in a Reputable Roofer!

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Your roof is one of the most important components of your home because it protects the home from the outside elements. When it comes time for a replacement, hiring a reputable roofer is critical if you want long-lasting and durable roofing construction. Often, it can be overwhelming trying to choose the best roofer for the job. Not sure what qualities a reputable roofer should have? Read on to find out!  #1 A Reputable Roofer Provides Professional and Personal Service. Roofers come to your house to complete the work. Therefore, aside from quality work, you want quality service. You want to hire a company that shows professionalism, and provides great, personal service. Find a roofer that will answer their phone, be there when they say they will, provide an accurate estimate and get the job done right and on time. #2 A Reputable Roofer Is Licensed and Insured. Before hiring a roofing contractor, you want to ensure they are both licensed and insured. There are a lot of scams in the contr

Winter Hazards for Your Roof! ❄️🥶

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 We are in the middle of winter and the Ozarks' has already experienced some harsh temperatures, snow, and ice. Although a wintery mix is a bit unpredictable in our area, when we do get cold temperatures, snow, and ice it can affect your roof. Read on to find out a few of the common hazards associated with winter from our roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks !  #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 Icicles  In addition to ice da