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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.

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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It's Important to Know How Wind and Rain Can Affect Your Roof

How Wind and Rain Can Affect Your Roof

A good roof is such an essential part of your home. After all, it is what protects and shelters your family and keeps everyone safe. Unfortunately, you can't control the weather, which is one of the biggest strains on your roof.

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