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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.

Fixing Sagging or Loose Gutters

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Waterlogged leaves can grow too heavy for gutter troughs, and they can make your gutters start to bend. Even the most well-cleaned gutters can start to sag because of extreme temperature changes, harsh winds, and other elements wreaking havoc. One of the best ways to prevent sagging gutters before they start to split or break is to make sure the fasteners are firmly in place and are well reinforced (even adding a few more fasteners can help). Most gutters have spikes holding them in place or brackets underneath them to support the weight. Here's how to replace each type of fastener.

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How to Increase the Lifespan of Your Roof

How to Increase the Lifespan of Your Roof

Regular cleaning, proper insulation, and proper ventilation go miles in extending the life of your roof. By taking great care of your roof and taking these smaller investment steps, you will be able to save substantial amounts of money in delaying replacement costs. Follow these top five tips to expand your roof’s lifespan.

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What to Do if Your Gutters Are Rusting

What to Do if Your Gutters Are Rusting

Galvanized steel gutters can rust if the metal is exposed to the elements, and even aluminum gutters can show signs of damage after hail or harsh weather. If you see rust starting to develop, here's how to stop the corrosion in its tracks.

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Avoid Roof Damage with Simple Maintenance

avoid roof damage with simple maintenance

If you just bought your first home, you will soon find out that doing routine maintenance of the different systems and structural components it is made from will be necessary. The rooftop is one portion of a home that will require frequent care, so it does not become damaged. Here are some simple steps to take on a routine basis, so your new home's roof will continue to provide a protective layer with a sharp appearance.

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Fun & Simple Weekend Projects: Building a Garden

Weekend Home Projects Building a Garden

There are so many little things that you can do to improve the overall look and feel of your home, and building a garden is one of them. Building a garden doesn't have to be difficult and expensive. Instead, it can be a pretty easy and rewarding process. Take a look at how building a garden can take your yard and your home to the next level.

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