5 Pros and Cons of Metal Roofing

January 6th, 2015|

Homeowners in the Kansas City area have begun to take an interest in metal roofing, especially as their old shingles need replacing. While asphalt shingles still remain the most commonly used roofing material in the United States, an increasing number of people are beginning to research other options. With increases in technology, metal has become a top contender for preferred roofing material in residential and commercial buildings. […]

How Do I Budget for a Roof?

December 16th, 2014|

A roof in Kansas City takes a fair share of abuse as it defends your home against the elements. Because of this important task, it is extremely important to regularly maintain your roof and replace it when it no longer effectively does it job. A general estimate for the cost of a roof replacement in northern central states in 2014 cost between $18,913 and $34,495. Although this price is extremely fluctuating, there is no doubt that a roof is a large yet worthwhile investment. For your convenience, we have compiled some budgeting tips.  As one of the roofing companies with financing in Kansas City, we are extremely conscious of our client’s finances, and would like to recommend that you begin budgeting as soon as possible for your home: […]

Lower Your Heating Bills With Attic Insulation

December 2nd, 2014|

Your roof plays an important role in helping to protect your home from the cold.  Without the aid of adequate insulation, however, it is a nearly impossible task – especially in the Kansas City area. No matter the type of roof, whether new or old, a homeowner’s task this upcoming winter is to check for quality and effective insulation.

Since many homeowners need a kick start to help them figure out whether their insulation is optimal for their home, here are some considerations to help you save this winter:

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Four Walls and a Roof: The Tiny House Trend

November 18th, 2014|

A roof over your head — is that enough to call a building your home?
What used to be considered a mere “quirky fad” of tiny houses has bloomed into a consistent trend: an increasing number of Americans of all ages are embracing life in super-small housing. “Small,” in this case, consists of 1,000 square feet or less — often with less than 200 sq ft.  […]

6 Things to Keep in Mind When Hiring Roofers in Kansas City

November 4th, 2014|

The roof of your home offers protection for you and your family from the elements. When you need to repair or replace your roof, you will want to hire roofers in Kansas City that have the right experience, a good deal of expertise, and a great reputation. Hiring the wrong contractor may jeopardize the roof’s warranty as well as requiring additional money to be spent to redo low quality work. […]

8 Tips for Winterizing Your Lees Summit Home

October 21st, 2014|

Home maintenance during the winter can be expensive and time consuming. However, by preparing in advance, you can avoid problems while also saving on heating costs and keeping your family comfortable. Follow these tips from Bill West Roofing to winterize your Lees Summit home before the cold weather sets in.

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5 Essential Tips for Staying Organized During a Remodeling Project

October 7th, 2014|

The time for your home remodeling project is almost here! You’ve been planning, saving, and looking forward to the day when your Kansas City home is transformed. But before work can begin, there are 5 essential things you should do to make sure the process is pain-free. Take time to properly prepare for the remodel by: […]

Decorate Now for the Upcoming Holidays!

September 27th, 2014|

When fall arrives, you know the holiday season is not far behind. It’s the perfect time to tackle outdoor holiday decorating for your Kansas City home. By decorating early in warmer weather, you don’t have to worry about climbing ladders to attach decorations to your shingle roofing in the cold and snow.  Here are some ideas we would like to share for decorating the exterior of your home. […]

5 Exterior Design Ideas for Your Home

September 4th, 2014|

If you are planning to remodel the exterior of your Kansas City home you may want to consult landscapers, designers, masons, and roofers as they are likely to be involved in your remodel. However, when deciding what kind of an impression you want your home to make, it’s good to have a few ideas before getting others involved.
Here are 5 exterior features to consider when planning your exterior remodel: […]

Increase Curb Appeal With 5 Simple Upgrades: Looks Do Matter

August 25th, 2014|

Whether you like it or not, every potential customer pre-judges your business based on the way the building looks from the outside. It is the first impression that you make, and if the exterior looks old and out of date, customers assume your company will be as well. Fortunately, when you are doing a flat roof replacement, or other exterior work, you can also increase the building’s curb appeal with some minor upgrades and drive more customers to your business. […]