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Do I Need to Have Roof Repair Work Done? What to Look For

Roof Repair Basics Kansas City new install repair blue springs missouriIf you are like most Kansas City homeowners, between shuttling your kids to practice, running errands, or even doing yard work, you probably don’t look at your roof very often. However, checking your roof regularly and making roof repairs as needed can prevent other costly fixes down the road – while keeping the rain outside, where it belongs.
There is another benefit to regular roof inspections: keeping your roof in good shape will pay off if you decide to sell your home.

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Avoid Ice Dams on Your Roof for a Safer Winter

Mother Nature has a wide variety of ways to damage your roof and your home. While wind and sun can fade or destroy parts of your roof, their damage is obvious. More insidious is the damage done by water and winter’s cold weather.

In particular, a wet winter – whether from rain, sleet or snow – can create “ice dams” that will not only damage the roof itself but can allow water to infiltrate the home and even create a safety hazard for you, your family and your guests.

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Things to Consider when Choosing Roofers in Kansas City

Roof repairs must be performed properly if they are to prevent future damage to your attic and eaves. This means that finding reputable roofers in Kansas City is especially important for homeowners. If you’re in need of a roofing company, here are some things you should keep in mind whenever you are choosing.

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Timberline Shingles: Durable Shingles with an Architectural Flair

Over time, the Kansas City region’s cool to cold winters and long, sultry summers can wreak havoc on your shingles. Exposure to sun, wind and rain takes its toll on any shingled roof. Most homeowners know the obvious symptoms of roof shingles that desperately need replacing: water drip-drip-dripping maddeningly through the ceiling or around a window or skylight into a pot or other container poised below to catch rainwater. Other subtle to severe symptoms, however, indicate the need for replacement shingles: algae or moss growth on old shingles, sloughing granules, cracked, missing or decayed shingles and/or exposed roofing nails. If you note any or all of these, it’s probably high time to replace your roof’s shingles.

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Why CertainTeed Warranties Are #1

Having a new roof installed on your Kansas City home is one of the single most important investments you will make. With an average lifespan of 15 to 25 years for a shingled roof, making the best decisions when choosing a contractor, materials, and warranties are important. At Bill West Roofing we understant that the decisions you make today will add to the beauty and value of your home for years to come.

Warranties

A new roof should always come with at least a basic warranty that protects against faulty manufacturing and repair and replacement of defective shingles will be covered by the manufacturer. CertainTeed warranties take that a step further with different levels of coverage and extended coverage periods.

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Is My Roof Leaking or Is It Something Else?

Roofs can be tricky things sometimes – especially when spots appear on your ceiling and you wonder if its your roof leaking, or could it be something else? Here are two common causes for Kansas City ceiling damage that seem like roof leaks, but really are something else:

High Humidity

roof leaking kansas city blue springs repair new install missouri As most of us know, Kansas City has a LOT of humidity!

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Roofing Safety

roofing safety procedures kansas city blue springs missouri install new repairKeeping our employees and our customers safe is our #1 priority first and foremost.

Safety is great concern for all roofing companies in Kansas City and not taking the time to make sure that a few roofing safety steps are in place before starting your project can be costly!

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