Improve the Curb Appeal of Your Home

June 18th, 2015|

Curb appeal is all about how your home looks from the street of Kansas City. The big question is: how good does it look to potential buyers?  […]

What No One Tells You About a Roof Leak

June 9th, 2015|

Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home. Understanding the facts and causes for roof failure can help you take proactive measures to protect your home. Weather and time are the two things that most commonly damage a roof, but once you know what to look for, you can prevent minor damage from becoming a disaster. […]

How to Identify Hail Damage on Your Roof

June 2nd, 2015|

The website hailstrike.com is a popular method for homeowners to keep track of the frozen fragments that frequently fall in and around Kansas City area. Just last October we were bombarded with 2-½” hail that struck some 81,000 buildings, many of them shingle-roofed structures. Identifying roof hail damage is not as easy as you might think, and should most often be left to professionals. Here are some pointers to guide you.  […]

Your 6 Point Checklist for Shingle Roof Replacement

May 26th, 2015|

Dealing with roof damage and making sure repairs are done is part of being a homeowner, but you don’t have to deal with it alone. Bill West Roofing can assist with the process of replacing your roof’s shingles with this short guide of the steps it takes. And if you have any questions you can call or visit us to schedule an inspection. Below are several steps that we recommend for shingle roof replacement or repair. […]

Will My Insurance Cover a Shingle Roof Repair?

May 19th, 2015|

If your roof has undergone some sort of damage (i.e. hail, hurricane) or it has noticeable wear due to old age, you want to get it fixed as soon as possible. A damaged roof can lead to a host of issues including pests, flooding, and wasted energy. At this point, you may wonder whether or not insurance will cover the cost of the repair or replacement.  Most homeowners insurance policies will cover some or all of the repair costs for your roof – with some stipulations. […]

Roof Decking – How to know if it is needed

May 17th, 2015|

This article will assume your roof to be made of wood decking.  (The roof deck is what your waterproofing material attaches or adheres to.)  To fully understand the process in determining the wood replacement needs, lets look at what can happen in the following situations. […]

6 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Exteriors

May 14th, 2015|

Your home is a big investment, and maintaining it should be a top priority.  Homeowner’s in Kansas City are always looking for ways to improve the look and value of their home.

Maintaining your home’s exterior sounds like a tough job – there is a lot to keep track of, and finding the time to keep your home in pristine condition can be difficult.  Here are 6 ways that you can improve your home’s exterior so you can enjoy your house year after year. […]

How Expensive is a New Roof?

May 7th, 2015|

Homeowners insurance covers the cost of roof repair and roof replacement when your Kansas City home suffers some major event. Just age? You are responsible for the whole new roof cost. At Bill West Roofing we have sat at many customers’ dining tables and outlined their options for them on cost, quality, financing. Over the years, not one customer has surprised us by taking out a bucket of cash and telling us money is no object. If you wonder what will a new roof cost for your Kansas City home, try these guidelines.  […]

A Homeowner’s Guide to New Roofing

April 30th, 2015|

Kansas City, Missouri is a great place to live. In order to enjoy all the many benefits of the region’s quality of life, your home must be kept weather-tight against seasonal storms. When new roofing does become necessary, it’s a job that needs to be done right to ensure that your roof can stand up to occasional severe weather and provide appropriate protection for occupants during all seasons. Here are a few points to keep in mind when checking out new roofing. […]

When Should I Replace My Roof?

April 23rd, 2015|

On a beautiful spring day in Kansas City, you step outside and stare up at your roof. Perhaps you scratch your head and wonder, “Is it time for a roof replacement? Could I get away with a little repair work?” Even for professionals, sometimes deciding between repair or replace is difficult. Here are some signs we watch for at Bill West Roofing to advise homeowners on roof replacement.  […]