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Emergency Roof Repair: How to Protect Your Home After Unexpected Events

Emergency Roof Repair: How to Protect Your Home After Severe Storms

In Kansas City, MO, and surrounding areas, a violent storm or tornado can strike like the Hammer of Thor, powerfully and instantly, without regard for property or human life. Unfortunately, catastrophic weather events are a reality in the Midwest, and when one happens, those in the path of the storm have their whole lives thrown […]

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In Kansas City, MO, and surrounding areas, a violent storm or tornado can strike like the Hammer of Thor, powerfully and instantly, without regard for property or human life. Unfortunately, catastrophic weather events are a reality in the Midwest, and when one happens, those in the path of the storm have their whole lives thrown

Bill West Blog: How Long Does a Shingle Roof Last? Exploring the Lifespan of Your Home's Protection

How Long Does a Shingle Roof Last? Exploring the Lifespan of Your Home’s Protection

Across America, asphalt shingle roofing has remained the “go-to” staple roofing material for several decades. Almost four in five homeowners own an asphalt shingle roof. While the percentage of commercial buildings with asphalt shingle roofing is not nearly as high as residential homes, many commercial property owners elect to use asphalt shingles if the option

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Across America, asphalt shingle roofing has remained the “go-to” staple roofing material for several decades. Almost four in five homeowners own an asphalt shingle roof. While the percentage of commercial buildings with asphalt shingle roofing is not nearly as high as residential homes, many commercial property owners elect to use asphalt shingles if the option

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Harnessing Savings: Exploring Energy Tax Credits for New Roofs and Solar Equipment

Taxes. If you own a home, you know how burdensome it is to pay taxes, whether you owe federal or state income taxes, property taxes, or otherwise. The problem is that you can’t avoid them. They are a part of living and an essential element in home ownership. Thankfully, homeowners have been provided with ways

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Taxes. If you own a home, you know how burdensome it is to pay taxes, whether you owe federal or state income taxes, property taxes, or otherwise. The problem is that you can’t avoid them. They are a part of living and an essential element in home ownership. Thankfully, homeowners have been provided with ways

roof repair: a wise investment or money down the drain

Roof Repair: A Wise Investment Or Money Down The Drain?

Roof repair. Does it make sense? Will it take care of your roofing problems? Or is it nothing more than just a “quick fix”? Homeowners and commercial property managers will face this issue at some point. As a roof deteriorates, a critical repair or replacement decision becomes necessary. Is it better to repair or replace?

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Roof repair. Does it make sense? Will it take care of your roofing problems? Or is it nothing more than just a “quick fix”? Homeowners and commercial property managers will face this issue at some point. As a roof deteriorates, a critical repair or replacement decision becomes necessary. Is it better to repair or replace?

The Roofing Dilemma: Decoding the Ideal Timing for Roof Replacement

How often should you replace your roof? If you own a home, perhaps you’ve asked yourself this question once or twice. More likely, you’ve seriously considered replacing your roof when observing common problems with an aging or worn roof, such as curling or missing shingles, or sagging of the roof deck.

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How often should you replace your roof? If you own a home, perhaps you’ve asked yourself this question once or twice. More likely, you’ve seriously considered replacing your roof when observing common problems with an aging or worn roof, such as curling or missing shingles, or sagging of the roof deck.

Exploring the Tax Benefits of Roof Replacement: Is it Tax Deductible?

Exploring the Tax Benefits of Roof Replacement

Many homeowners know federal, state, and local tax benefits may exist for particular home improvements. However, they may not understand which home renovations qualify for what kind of tax advantage. Homeowners may ask themselves, “Is a roof replacement tax deductible?” Answering questions like this involves a detailed analysis of how tax benefits function. Is A

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Many homeowners know federal, state, and local tax benefits may exist for particular home improvements. However, they may not understand which home renovations qualify for what kind of tax advantage. Homeowners may ask themselves, “Is a roof replacement tax deductible?” Answering questions like this involves a detailed analysis of how tax benefits function. Is A

Everything You Need to Know about a Residential Roof Inspection

Everything You Need To Know About A Roof Inspection

As a responsible homeowner, you desire nothing less than the best for your home. When any facet of your home faces a challenge (such as a leaky roof), you want to take prompt action to resolve the situation. However, in many cases, you simply don’t know the underlying cause of the problem, especially if it

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As a responsible homeowner, you desire nothing less than the best for your home. When any facet of your home faces a challenge (such as a leaky roof), you want to take prompt action to resolve the situation. However, in many cases, you simply don’t know the underlying cause of the problem, especially if it

Image of a worker installing gutters to a house and text: Seamless Gutters: How They Are Made and Installed

Seamless Gutters: How They Are Made and Installed

Seamless gutters are a great way to keep water away from your home’s foundation. The gutters are made out of aluminum, which will not rust like steel and has a lifespan of 25 years or more. They also have many benefits, such as protecting the foundation from moisture damage, reducing pressure on your home’s roof

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Seamless gutters are a great way to keep water away from your home’s foundation. The gutters are made out of aluminum, which will not rust like steel and has a lifespan of 25 years or more. They also have many benefits, such as protecting the foundation from moisture damage, reducing pressure on your home’s roof

Combination of blue, red, and brown shingles with text: Can You Put New Shingles Over Existing Shingles?

Can You Put New Shingles Over Existing Shingles?

When the roof on your Kansas City home is in bad shape, your options include having your whole roof replaced or having new shingles put on the current ones. Can you reroof over existing shingles? You’ll need to consider the pros and cons before making this decision. Knowing more about reroofing, including what constitutes a

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When the roof on your Kansas City home is in bad shape, your options include having your whole roof replaced or having new shingles put on the current ones. Can you reroof over existing shingles? You’ll need to consider the pros and cons before making this decision. Knowing more about reroofing, including what constitutes a

Image of shingles on a roof and text: Roof Replacement vs Repair: Which is Best for Your Home?

Roof Replacement vs Repair: Which is Best for Your Home?

Unlike giving your cabinets a new finish or changing the color of your living room, replacing or repairing your roofing system are large home improvement projects that need careful consideration. You must choose the proper process to ensure your roof is in the best condition while getting your money’s worth. You don’t want to replace

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Unlike giving your cabinets a new finish or changing the color of your living room, replacing or repairing your roofing system are large home improvement projects that need careful consideration. You must choose the proper process to ensure your roof is in the best condition while getting your money’s worth. You don’t want to replace

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