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Summer Roofing Issues to Keep an Eye Out For 👀🏡

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Summer is here and things are heating up outside! With changing climates and summer storms, there are a few things you should keep an eye out for regarding your roof. Keeping up with regular maintenance and catching issues early on can help extend the life of your roof. Read on to find out what you should be watching out for this summer!  1. Summer Storm Damage  Summer storms bring heavy rains, high winds and sometimes even hail, which can all affect our roofs. Wind can lift shingles, allowing water to get up under them. Hail can puncture your shingles, also making space for water to infiltrate your roof. Seemingly minor issues could turn out to be a bigger issue if rain water gets to the roof deck and starts leaking into your home. After a storm hits, it's a good idea to have your roof inspected for any damage. When an inspection is needed this summer, call 573-302-0354 to schedule your  FREE roof inspection at the Lake of the Ozarks . 2. Moss & Algae Growth The summer season

Important Questions to Ask Your Roofing Contactor

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Is a new roof in your near future? When it comes time for a roof replacement, choosing the right contractor for the job is important. A new roof is an investment so investing in the right roofing contactor at the Lake of the Ozarks is critical. Take time to ask questions before making the final decision for your roofing contractor. Not sure what you should ask? Read on to get a list of question to ask your roofing contractor.  Question #1: Do you have the necessary licenses and insurance required for a roofing contractor in this area? Roofing can be a dangerous job, that requires proper training, licenses, and insurance. You want to make sure they have a current license, general liability insurance, and workman's comp insurance. Be sure to ask for the relevant paperwork as proof. At  Above & Beyond Roofing , we carry insurance and workman's comp for all employees. Question #2: How long have you been in the roofing business? How much experience do your employees have?  Your

Homeowners Guide to Your Roof! 📕 🏡

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If you own a home, it's important to understand the common maintenance tasks associated with your home. Your roof is an important structural aspect of your home and understanding the ins and outs of roofing maintenance can help prolong the life of your roof! Read on to get a homeowners guide to your roof from our Lake of the Ozarks roofing company !  #1 Roof Leaks Aren't Always Obvious.  When you think about a leaky roof, you might picture a gaping hole in your ceiling. Unfortunately, leaks aren't always that obvious. In fact, they can go undetected for quite some time, causing all sorts of other issues in your home. This is why regular  Lake of the Ozarks roof inspections  are important. Many times, rainwater will slip in around a missing nail or slide its way along with the underlayment before soaking into your ceiling and insulation. Bubbling paint on the ceiling, wall discoloration, or mold growth could all be signs that you have a leak somewhere. #2 Roofs Don't Las

3 Benefits of a Roof Inspection After a Storm

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Storms have the ability to wreck havoc on your roof. We have had quite a bit of rain in the Ozarks and it's possible your roof could could have gotten damaged in the last few weeks. It's a good idea to have your roof inspected after a severe storm. Read on to find out why getting a roof inspection at the Lake of the Ozarks post storm could be a good idea!  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 ins

Why is My Roof Leaking? 6 Causes of a Leaky Roof 💦☔

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When it rains for long periods of time, it's possible you will find that you have leaky roof. While a leaking roof should be addressed in a timely manner, you may be wondering what caused the leak. Knowing the causes can help in prevention and minimize the likelihood of a leaking roof in the future. Read on to find our a few causes of a leaking roof from our roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks !  Shingles and Fasteners During heavy winds or a storm, shingles can be damaged and fasteners can become dislodged, leaving an open space for water to make its way down into your roof. Trim down any trees in close proximity to or above your roof. Trees that are not properly trimmed back can fall piercing your shingles and creating leaks. Quality of Work Improper installation and poor workmanship are one of the major contributing reasons that homeowners experience leaks and water damage. When choosing a roofer, it is imperative to have a highly qualified professional, who is experienced

Roof Maintenance Tips for Spring and Summer Storms! ⛈️⛈️⛈️

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Spring is not over quite yet, and spring storms are on their way! It's important to ensure your roof is ready for heavy rain from both spring and summer storms. It's never to late to do some maintenance around your home to help prolong the life of your roof. Read on to get a few tips from our roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks!  Storm damage can include missing, loose, lifted or damaged roof shingles. Wind-driven debris often cause the most roof damage during summer storms. Spring storms can knock trees, power lines or poles onto roofs, puncturing shingles or even causing structural damage. High winds can exacerbate roof defects that are already present, such as blisters, or neglected termination points. Severe spring storms can also cause flash flooding, which can lead to a fast accumulation of water on your roof. This can burden the gutter system with a large amount of weight, which can lead to roof and gutter damage. Roof leaks are also fairly common during the spring

When Should I Get My Roof Inspected? 🤔

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You've probably heard already that Above & Beyond offers FREE, No Obligation, Roof Inspections at the Lake of the Ozarks , but what you may be wondering is, when should I get my roof inspected? Keeping your roof in great shape is critical in protecting your home from the outside elements. Read on to find out when a roof inspection could be beneficial!  Is it possible I have hail or wind damage?  Hail storms and tornadoes are both popular weather occurrences in Missouri. If your home is subject to any type of severe weather, it's possible your roof sustained storm damage. If other homes on your block have roof damage, it's definitely a good idea to have yours checked out. Since we offer  free roof inspections at the Lake of the Ozarks , it doesn't hurt to have your roof looked at after a big storm. Do I have missing or lifted roof shingles?  It’s not always easy to spot roof issues from the ground. However, if you notice any missing or lifted roof shingles, you'r