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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.

Roof Safety Tips to Consider Before Making the Climb

sihouette of person standing on roof at sunset

At some point in any homeowner's life, there comes a time when you need to venture onto your roof. It isn't just as easy as grabbing a ladder and climbing up, though. There are many factors to take into consideration before you make the climb to ensure the safety of yourself and your home. Be aware, practice certain avoidance, and follow these tips to be safely on your way.

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Clean and Reposition Your Gutter System with the Change in Season

leaves in roof's gutters

Everyone knows that falling leaves in autumn can muck up a gutter system, but even if your house doesn't have any trees around the perimeter, now is the time for a quick maintenance check to make sure everything is ready for the season and the inevitable winter. Here's how:

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Gutters: Protecting Your House from Top to Bottom

upwards view of gutter and downspout lining edge of house on clear day

Gutter systems are more than long boxes that border the perimeter of your home's roof. The system includes:

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How to Handle a Roof Leak During a Storm

heavy rain on house roof with overflowing gutters and surrounded by trees

Image another storm has rolled into town. Suddenly, you look up and notice water leaking through the ceiling. It's very important to contain the leak as much as possible to avoid further damage. Don't know where to start? Follow these tips for emergency roof repairs:

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4 Popular Roof Choices for Your Home

4 popular roof choices for your home

Deciding on a roof for your home is an investment that stays with and impacts you for decades. Cost is a major factor, but other variables like size, complexity of the roof shape/structure, and more determine what would be best for you and your home. These four roofing materials are popular and may be greatly beneficial, but you should weigh them with the drawbacks to make sure you don't regret your decision years down the road.

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At some point in any homeowner's life, there comes a time when you need to venture onto your roof. It isn't just as easy...
Everyone knows that falling leaves in autumn can muck up a gutter system, but even if your house doesn't have any trees ...
Gutter systems are more than long boxes that border the perimeter of your home's roof. The system includes:the horizonta...