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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.

Revitalize Your Home with the Perfectly Colored Roof

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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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Choose the Right Energy-Saving Material for Your Commercial Roof

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Commercial roofs must be cost-effective above all else. Whether you own commercial property or you run a property management company and one of the properties you oversee is due for a new roof, a cost-benefit analysis is a top tool for deciding which type of roofing system is the best choice. What makes deciding cost-effectiveness so challenging is the choice you face between long-term and short-term benefits. These are three main types of single-ply roofing systems; each have different costs and benefits you’ll need to weigh in your choice.

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With Flat Roofs, You Have Options

With Flat Roofs You Have Options

If your building has a flat roof, you have many options to choose for the system and type of materials used to construct your roof. Every type has its own benefits and drawbacks; learn more about each of the following options:

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The Importance of Algae Resistant Roofing

algae resistent roof

Algae is a bothersome and unattractive problem that can strike anywhere on your home or commercial building, and the roof shingles are especially one place that is a definite breeding ground for it. Roofs that get a lot of shade or are constantly battling hot and humid conditions are more susceptible to this problem. There are a few things that you can do to prevent this problem from occurring, and getting algae resistant roof shingles is a good place to start.

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