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.

3 Benefits of Seamless Steel Siding for Your Home

home exterior under construction on a clear day

Does your house need a new look? Or maybe you're building a new home from the ground up, and you want your new property to stand out from the rest of the neighborhood. One way you could accomplish this is by choosing seamless steel siding for your property. Steel for siding is a durable material, more than vinyl or wood. It can also be used to help reflect the sun's rays, which can be beneficial in keeping your house cooler in the summer. Steel siding is a great option and may be right for your home, given its wonderful benefits.

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Your Checklist for Spring Cleaning Your Roof

suburban neighborhood street with houses and blossoming trees

The best way to approach spring cleaning is with a checklist. If you prepare now and have a plan for what you need to clean, inspect, or repair, you know what areas need attention, and you can run through your list without wasting time and doubling back over work. Your home’s roof needs a cleaning as well, so make sure you thoroughly examine your roof by considering these improvement opportunities.

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Revitalize Your Home with the Perfectly Colored Roof

rooftops of three joined houses

When replacing your roof, homeowners must make a lot of individual decisions about the style of roof, the types of shingles, and the overall budget of the replacement project. The color of your roofing materials is also an important decision. Not only will it affect how you see your house and curb appeal for years to come, but also, the color can impact energy efficiency. When looking at color samples, keep in mind the following situations to narrow in on the right roof for you and your home.

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Is Your Roof Right for Solar Power?

grid of solar panels absorbing sunlight

Most people have a fit of good intentions in the early parts of the year. Some homeowners even plan improvements to their homes to increase living greener. Solar power can help their goal. Due to the increasing usage of solar power as a clean and green power source, prices have decreased each year. In 2018, homeowners can expect to pay $2.71 to $3.57 per watt to install solar panels. Keeping in mind the tax credits from power companies and the government, homeowners should prepare to pay $9,000 to $12,000 for solar panels. Before going in on this investment, though, homeowners need to first check if solar panels are safe and compatible for their type of roof.

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Will Your Roof Survive Winter’s Worst?

lamp post at night in snowstorm

Each year, some of the nation's most notable news stories involve severe weather, often from tornadoes, hail damage, torrential rains, or ice storms. These are typical weather patterns in the United States’ Midwest. Although wind, snow, ice, and hail are relatively regular and anticipated in wintertime, when these weather phenomena grow severe or prolonged, the costs can be mind-boggling.

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