Showing posts from June, 2014

Choosing the Best Siding for Your Lake of the Ozarks Home

In addition to adding beauty and curb appeal to your home, siding helps protect your house from weather damage and improves the insulation of your home.  New siding also appreciates the value of your home significantly if you are planning to put it on the market. Since Summer is the best time to install siding, Above & Beyond Roofing wanted to share some of the different choices of siding at the Lake of the Ozarks with you. has a great list of pros and cons for these different types of siding. Things to Know Before You Get Started  Before installing any siding, you will need to get a permit.  Local zoning rules apply and could affect the type of siding you can use, the surface that siding can be installed over and the necessity of a water-resistant barrier under the siding. Be sure to check your local guidelines before starting a big project like new siding at the Lake of the Ozarks . Along with these rules, understanding the pros and cons of each option w

The Energy Efficiency of Metal Roofs

Last month, we talked about the many benefits of choosing metal over other roofing materials .  One of those benefits was energy efficiency. Metal roofing, whether you choose a light or dark color, reflects heat effectively to reduce cooling costs in the summer and to help insulate homes in the winter.  This can definitely help to lower your energy bills. provides great information on the energy efficiency of choosing metal for your Lake of the Ozarks roofing job. Reduce Energy Costs  With prices rising all over the board, homeowners are seeking out energy-saving building materials for their new homes or renovations.  They want products that not only secure and improve structures, but that also provide long-term cost-cutting on energy bills while promoting environmental and economic sustainability. Cool Metal Roofing is the answer to this demand; it can save your household up to 40% of its annual energy costs, depending on your geographical region.  This

9 Affordable, Last-Minute Father's Day Gift Ideas

Father's Day is just 2 days away...and you still don't have a gift for him!  You could get him the usual tie or coffee mug, but why not do something special this year?  There's still time to throw something great together! Your Lake of the Ozarks roofing company gathered some great ideas for affordable, last-minute Father's Day Gifts! 1. Plan a Family Day - Take a day and get the entire family involved. Maybe you could go to the park and have a picnic. Maybe there's a movie playing that Dad has really been wanting to see. Whatever you plan, Dad will appreciate that you are taking time out of your busy schedule to spend a day with him! 2. Make Him Breakfast or Dinner - Get up early and make Dad breakfast so its ready when he wakes up!  Or maybe Dad usually grills on the weekends; give him a break and cook him a meal for once. Maybe he has a favorite meal that he doesn't get very often.  Make him feel special and let him know how much you care. 3. Get H

Owens Corning Roofing Warranties

At Above & Beyond Roofing , we pride ourselves on doing quality work.  This shows through our privilege of becoming an Owens Corning Platinum Contractor, a title that less than 300 companies in the United States have. To become platinum, you have to sell so much product, you get interviewed by numerous people and they do a thorough check on you and the company.  We were very honored when they came to us and told us they wanted to make our Lake of the Ozarks roofing company platinum.  This isn't something that you go to Owens Corning for, they have to come to you. Having your roof installed by an Owens Corning Preferred Contractor or Platinum Contractor can have a big impact on your warranty coverage.  Check out the basic coverage for each of the Owens Corning's Warranties below. Standard Warranties  Standard Product Limited Warranty Tru PROtection Non-prorated Period of 5-10 Years  Material Defects are Covered  Labor to Repair Material Defects is Co