Showing posts from March, 2021

Check Your Roof for Winter Damage!

Spring has sprung and it's a popular time of year for some home maintenance! We experienced a bit of a harsh winter around the Ozarks, with lots of snow and ice. Winter weather can cause damage to your roof that can go undetected for a period of time. It's a good idea to take a close look at your roof in the spring. Get a few tips from our roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks below!  Remove Debris from Roof & Gutters One of the first things you'll want to do this spring is to remove any debris that accumulated on your roof this winter. Especially with high winds in the spring, debris can easily be blown onto your roof during a storm and stay there, leading to roofing issues. Debris can puncture your roof and/or block water from traveling off your roof, leading to leaks. Removing that debris can not only make problem areas visible, but it will allow future rainwater to exit the roof appropriately.  Check the Attic for Issues Inspecting the underside of your roof can

Frequently Asked Questions About Residential Roofing!

 Knowing the ins and out of your roof is important. Unless you have done prior research, your knowledge base on your residential roof is likely slim! When our clients call us, they typically have a lot of questions pertaining to their roof. Wanting to learn more about your roof too? Read on to get a few frequently asked questions answered from our Lake of the Ozarks roofing company!  1) How Do I Know What Type of Shingle is Best? There are many factors that come into play when are thinking about which shingle is best. Finances, aesthetics, and climate all come into play when determining which roofing shingle is "best." At Above & Beyond Roofing, we install a variety of different materials and can help you, the homeowner, choose what's best for your unique situation, taking into account your budget, what your house looks like and what you're trying to accomplish. 2) How Much Does a New Roof Cost? Several factors are used to determine the cost of a new roof. The typ

The Importance of Gutters and Your Home

Gutters play a critical role in your roofing system and your home. Although, gutters may not seem like a big deal, their job is to redirect the water the runs off your roof away from the foundation of your home. Poorly installed gutters or gutters that have not been cleaned out can't do their job effectively. Read on to learn more about what gutters do for your home from our roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks !  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 it's 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 pooling up in your g

Potential Roof Problems to Watch Out For!

When it comes to something as important as protecting your home, having the knowledge of a few potential roofing problems is a good idea. We want to help educate our customers so they know when to give us a call. Keeping up with roofing maintenance can help prolong the life of your roof and keep your home in great shape! Read on to learn more about a few potential roofing problems to watch out for.  Punctures & Holes  There are a variety of things that can puncture your roof. Hail can cause punctures in your roofing material and wind can blow debris onto your roof, which can also puncture the roof. Wildlife could also be a source of damage to your roof. While storm damage could be highly visible, hail damage typically is not that noticeable. If left alone, continued wear and tear to that damaged spot can lead to bigger problems. From small punctures to big holes, roof punctures leave your roof and home vulnerable to the elements, which can lead to a variety of other issues. Be sure