Showing posts from January, 2017

The Importance of a Professional Roof Inspection

In this DIY world we're living in, many people choose to diagnose home-related issues themselves. If you don't physically see any damage to your roof and it's not leaking, then it's fine right? Unfortunately, that's not always the case. Roofing issues left untouched can often lead to larger, more costly issues. Keep reading to learn more from Above & Beyond Roofing about the importance of hiring a professional to inspect your roof. Looking for Problem Areas  A professional roofer at the Lake of the Ozarks will physically climb onto your roof to look for problem areas. While you may be capable of climbing up there as well, for safety reasons you're better off hiring a professional. Many homeowners are unaware of how to properly walk on a roof and can end up damaging it. In addition, the professional will know exactly what to look for and might be able to catch something that your untrained eye would have overlooked. The majority of leaks are difficult

Assessing Wind Damage to Your Roof

Storms that bring along strong winds can easily tear and remove shingles, leaving the roof deck or underlayment exposed to the elements. After any thunderstorms, hailstorms or tornadoes, it's important to check the condition of your roof. Our Lake of the Ozarks roofing company offers free roof inspections to help you find damage early and repair the issues before they turn into bigger problems. Keep reading to learn more about how strong winds can affect your roof. How Wind Damages Your Roof Strong winds will affect certain areas of the roof differently. According to the National Roofing Contractors Association, most wind damage to a roof starts on the edge. Areas like the corners and the perimeter of the roof are more susceptible to wind damage than the center of the roof. However, damage can occur anywhere, especially with a roof that's already in poor condition. Anywhere that the shingles are a little loose, wind can get below them and push it up. While this type of

What Too Much Snow Can Mean for Your Roof

Roofing problems are quite common during the winter season. If you're roof is already worn out or in need of repairs, the winter weather can make it worse and lead to bigger issues. Ice dams are one of the most common winter roofing problems, but snow can be just as bad. In today's blog, you Lake of the Ozarks roofers discuss what could happen if your roof has too much snow on it. Snow in Missouri  While we don't typically get two feet of snow in one storm like other parts of the country, Missouri does get it's 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. 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 more than a week or two, and typically about the same length of time on your roof. Snow on Your Roof In the e

2017 Lake of the Ozarks Eagle Days

Above & Beyond Roofing is a proud Platinum Eagle Sponsor for the 2017 Lake of the Ozarks Eagle Days! Last year, over 3,700 people attended, making it one of the most successful Eagle Days in years past. The event is free and open to the public. Keep reading to learn all about this awesome annual event happening this weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks. 2017 Eagle Days Schedule  This entertaining and educational event offers demonstrations of live eagles from the World Bird Sanctuary, programs from the Dickerson Park Zoo, vendors, color contests and other children's activities. Take a look at this year's schedule of events and prepare for a weekend of fun! Saturday, January 7th Photo Credit: Activities and Vendors at School of the Osage Elementary: 9 am to 5:30 pm Coloring & Photo Contest Face Painting Ameren Missouri Jim Rathert Photography & Mugs MO Dept. Conservation Master Naturalist, Lake of the Ozarks Chapter MO State Parks