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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.

Know When to Call a Roofing Professional

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You know how important your roof is. It keeps your home or business covered in the most literal sense of the word! But when it comes to maintenance or problems, how do you determine what you can do yourself, and what requires the services of a professional roofer? Some inspections and basic maintenance you can do yourself if done safely, but here are some tips that may help you decide what you can do on your own and when you should really call in the experts.

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Roof Safety Tips to Consider Before Making the Climb

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At some point in any homeowner's life, there comes a time when you need to venture onto your roof. It isn't just as easy as grabbing a ladder and climbing up, though. There are many factors to take into consideration before you make the climb to ensure the safety of yourself and your home. Be aware, practice certain avoidance, and follow these tips to be safely on your way.

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Gutters: Protecting Your House from Top to Bottom

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Gutter systems are more than long boxes that border the perimeter of your home's roof. The system includes:

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How to Handle a Roof Leak During a Storm

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Image another storm has rolled into town. Suddenly, you look up and notice water leaking through the ceiling. It's very important to contain the leak as much as possible to avoid further damage. Don't know where to start? Follow these tips for emergency roof repairs:

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Questions for a Roof Inspector When Buying a New House

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The quality of a house's roof is one of the most important factors to consider when buying a home, but it's also one of the hardest to judge on your own. If you have an inspector looking at the roof, make sure you ask them these four questions:

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