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Midwest Roofing Blog

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.

Protect Your House with a Roof Coating

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Anytime you can better protect your roof, you're making the right investments for your home and helping your wallet. Roofs with asphalt shingles typically have layered shingles for added strength against leaks and deterioration. Similarly, metal and singe-ply roofs can get a roof coating to reduce heat damage and energy transfer that will prolong roofs’ lifetime.

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Know Your Roof Before You Sell Your Home

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Selling your home can be stressful. There's packing to take care of, landscaping to maintain, and showings to arrange. While staging your home well can make it more appealing to buyers, nothing is more important than the condition of the roof. Before you can sell your home, it's vital that you understand how your roof impacts resale value and what you can do to better prepare your home for potential homebuyers.

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Recognize the Impacts of Trees Around Your Building

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When deciding to keep, cut down, or plant trees around your home or office building, consider the practical, financial, and safety matters. There are many benefits of having trees nearby, but they also have a few hazards to be wary of. Think about the following for your building:

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Make Yard Maintenance Easier with Two Changes

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Most of us have the plants our house came with. Unless you like to garden, it can be difficult to know if the plants are local species, if they need special care during seasons, or if they need more or less water than normal to keep them moderately thriving. If you want to reduce your watering bill without drying out your yard, and you want to use the changes to protect your home, here are a few ways to keep your plants healthy, no matter what type they are:

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Protect Your Roof from Harsh Storms

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The spring and upcoming summer storm seasons are upon us, and you should be prepared for the potentially damaging bouts of weather. Many people tend to just brush off storms and deal with them when they come, but you don't want to put yourself in a position where the impact is greater than you expected and you're not ready to recuperate. Consider these tips to best protect your roof and your home from harsh storms. 

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