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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.

Hail Damage to Your Roof Shingles

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Sometimes people don't realize that during a hailstorm, far more than just your car can get damaged. Any personal property of yours is vulnerable to damage, including your roof. The degree of the damage really all depends on the storm's intensity. It's important to maintain regular roof inspections, as well as making any necessary repairs from hail damage. Take a look at how to identify hail damage to your roof shingles.

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Three Possible Reasons Why Your Roof is Leaking

Reasons Why Your Roof Might Be Leaking

A leaking roof is never something you want to deal with, especially in winter when the temperatures drop. However, getting the leak repaired quickly is the best way to preserve the integrity of your roof and the safety of your home. While you may not be able to identify the cause of the leak before the experts at Midwest Roofing get there, there are a few common causes of leaks you can watch out for.

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Heat Trace Cables: A Better Way of Keeping Rain Gutters Clear in The Winter

Heat Trace Cables for Winter Gutter Maintenance

One of the pesky tasks of being a homeowner is keeping rain gutters clean and clear of continual deposits of snow and ice. A tool that can help you out in this annual battle is the heat trace cable. These cables are installed along gutters and can maintain a temperature of up to 150°F, quickly melting ice and snow and moving it along to the ground. They differ from traditional whole-roof heating systems in their narrow area of application, which is a more practical and cost-effective choice for areas with lower annual snowfall totals where a full roof heater would be overkill.

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Key Last-Minute Winter Roof Maintenance Tips

Winter Roof Maintenance Tips

With the cold season fully underway, it's important that your house is fully winterized before it's too late. Snow and ice can mean big problems for your roof if you're not prepared. Take a look at some important winter roof maintenance safety tips.

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Can Cold Weather Damage My Roof?

Can Cold Weather Damage My Roof

Your roof is what protects your home from all of the various forces of nature, like rain, wind, snow, and frigid temperatures. All weather elements are damaging to roofs, but the cold weather season affects roofing in more ways than you're probably even aware of. If you're not sure if cold weather can damage your roof, now is the time to find out. Take a look at what kind of damage the cold weather can really do and what you can do to help prevent it.

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