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Midwest Roofing Blog

Midwest Roofing provides roofing repair and installation services at the Lake of the Ozarks, Jefferson City, and Columbia areas. Our blog contains posts rich with tips and tricks on maintaining and protecting your home or commercial building.

Prepare Your Roof for the Winter Freeze

log cabin roof covered in snow in blizzard

Winter may already be here, but it's not too late to prepare your roof for the cold winter months ahead. Even February, a couple months away, has some of the cruelest winter weather, so before the chilling season freezes its away across the country, take these precautionary steps to protect your roof from heavy snow and ice.

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5 Solar Panel Maintenance Tips for Better Savings

solar panel atop roof with chimney

Solar panels are great additions to your roof for an affordable way to provide energy to your home while keeping the environment safe. However, they require more upkeep and maintenance. Here are a few tips for maintaining your solar panels.

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Installing Single-Ply Roof Insulation

brick skyscraper on partly cloudy morning

Just like with any insulation, insulating a commercial roof is a great investment that saves energy and money for years. The darker the roof is, the more heat the building can absorb/not reflect, making insulation even more valuable in energy retention. If you're needing to insulate a commercial building roof or need to consider it, keep these few tips in mind.

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Let in Light, Not Water, With Your Skylight

skylight on rainy day

By the time you see water damage in your ceiling, a lot of water damage has already occurred in the materials between the exterior of your roof and your ceiling's drywall. The best way to minimize water damage is through frequent maintenance and inspections. Additionally, knowing which roof features are the most likely to leak, particularly skylights, can help you stay abreast of potential damage.

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Know When to Call a Roofing Professional

roofer on red roof on partly cloudy day

You know how important your roof is. It keeps your home or business covered in the most literal sense of the word! But when it comes to maintenance or problems, how do you determine what you can do yourself, and what requires the services of a professional roofer? Some inspections and basic maintenance you can do yourself if done safely, but here are some tips that may help you decide what you can do on your own and when you should really call in the experts.

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Latest Blog Posts

Winter may already be here, but it's not too late to prepare your roof for the cold winter months ahead. Even February, ...
Solar panels are great additions to your roof for an affordable way to provide energy to your home while keeping the env...
Just like with any insulation, insulating a commercial roof is a great investment that saves energy and money for y...