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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.

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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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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3 Reasons to Inspect Your Chimney Before Autumn

silhouette of home with window lights and chimney in the woods right before dawn

Summer is drawing to an end, which means falling leaves, weather changes, and neighborhood critters getting ready for winter. Every season has its to-do list of home maintenance tasks and important repairs that keep your home secure and in good condition. One area often overlooked by homeowners is their chimney.  Below we discuss three key reasons to ensure your autumn checklist includes a chimney inspection.

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Maintain Your Gutters to Prolong Your Roof Edge's Lifespan

aerial view of home's roof and gutters with man standing in driveway

Gutters aren't something most people notice until something goes wrong. Whether you start to see leaves trapped along the edges of your roof, notice dripping water from somewhere besides the designated spouts, or a potential tenant or home buyer is stopping by and you noticed too late that cleaning your gutters wasn't on your to-do list, gutters are otherwise invisible. Here are a few easy maintenance tips for keeping your gutters looking clean and new without needing to keep them top-of-mind.

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Keep Black Marks Off Your Shingled Rooftop

exterior of open attic window with plant and discolored rooftop shingles

If you have an asphalt rooftop, it is possible black algae will grow on your shingles if you do not take steps to prevent this natural occurrence from taking place. It will become an eyesore, have negative impacts on your curb appeal, and could even grow further and damage your roof. Take a few steps to minimize the chance of black marks from appearing altogether to keep your asphalt shingles in the best condition.

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