Showing posts from August, 2021

It's Time to Schedule Your Fall Roof Inspection! 🍁

 Fall is on the horizon and it's one of the best times of year to take advantage of a roof inspection! With cooler temperatures on the way, ensuring your roof is in tip-top shape is a good idea! Read on to find out why you should schedule a professional roof inspection this fall.   #1 Professionals Have Experience Unless you're a car enthusiast or auto mechanic by trade, you likely wouldn't trust yourself with inspecting your vehicle, right? The same principle applies to your roof. You want someone with experience to make sure your roof is in tip-top shape! Our staff has over 100 years combined experience. Therefore, we can identify minor problems that you may miss if you're not familiar with the early signs of roof damage. We'll be able to advise you on how to address them before they turn into costly repairs.  #2 You'll Avoid Safety Hazards Climbing on your roof isn't the safest thing you could do, and you're not able to properly inspect your roof from

What to Do About These 3 Common Roofing Issues

 Storms, debris, excessive heat, and even normal wear and tear can cause issues with your roof. When you notice a roofing issue, knowing what you should do to fix them may not be obvious. Today, our roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks would like to go over a few common roofing issues you may encounter and what to do about them!  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 to have even the smallest of issues addressed as soon as possibl

Is Your Roof Properly Ventilated? 🤔

 If you want your roof to last for years to come, proper ventilation is critical. Understanding a few causes of a roof that isn't ventilated properly could prolong the life of your roof! Today, our roofing company at the Lake of the Ozark s has would like to share with you a few signs that your roof may not be properly ventilated. Read on to learn more!  #1 Damp or Moldy Rafters and Ceiling Joists One of the most noticeable signs is the presence of condensation, mold, and mildew in the attic. Under cold weather conditions, the moisture in the warm air from inside your home will condense on the underside of the roof deck, leading to mold growth and the rapid deterioration of the wood decking under your roof. Inspect the rafters and ceiling joists for moisture and any signs of mold or mildew.  #2 Rusty Metal Fasteners Fasteners include screws, nails, or bolts. When your attic is filled with excess moisture from improper ventilation, these fasteners can easily become rusted. When thos

7 Reasons You May Need a Roof Replacements

 It's not always obvious from the ground that your roof may need to be replaced. You may think if your roof isn't leaking, it's good to go! However, that is not always the case. Not sure how to know when it may be time for a roof replacement? Our roofing team at the Lake of the Ozarks has the answers for you! Read on to find out seven signs it may be time for a new roof! Warning Signs That You May Need To Replace Your Roof  #1  Shingle edges are curled or shingle tabs are cupped. #2 Your roof is at least 20 years old. Although many shingles today are produced for durability, many factors can accelerate the aging of shingles. For example, your shingles can be negatively impacted by improper roof ventilation or storm damage.  #3 Your roof looks warn and old. If your roof just looks old and worn, it is best to be proactive about  replacing your roof at the Lake of the Ozarks  before it causes bigger issues. #4 Bald spots where granules are missing, #5 If your roof has noticeab