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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.

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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What Are the Best Roofing Materials for Your Lake House or Condo?

Best Roofing Materials for Lake House or Condo

Living near Lake of the Ozarks is a combination of peaceful, scenic and eventful, but when it comes to your roofing, being close to the water can also offer a few challenges in terms of choosing building materials for your home. Not all materials can stand up to the demands of a moisture-filled environment. This is especially true with roofing materials. Products like wooden shingles can easily be compromised by constant exposure to moisture.

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The Pros and Cons of Copper Roofing

Pros and Cons of Copper Roofing

Anybody who's ever seen a copper weather vane or cupola, knows how beautiful copper is in an outdoor setting. It can be treated to resist weathering, but some people find the greenish patina that weathered copper develops to be just as beautiful -- if not more so -- than when it's shiny and new! (Interestingly, because our air quality is actually better than it was years ago, copper doesn't develop a greenish patina very quickly these days.) Copper is both classic and classy, and there's nothing more beautiful than home topped with a copper roof.

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How to Tell if Your Commercial Roof is Energy-Efficient

Energy Efficient Commercial Roofing

Nowadays, people are all about saving energy wherever they can. We live in a time where the topic of energy efficiency is definitely a hot one. Not only is it good for the environment, but it's good for your wallet, too. Energy costs are at an all-time high, so it's no surprise that people are doing whatever they can to conserve it. One of the biggest questions concerning the energy efficiency of your commercial building is if your roof fits the bill. Keep reading to find out how you can tell if your commercial roof is energy-efficient.

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Understanding the Different Types of Single-Ply Roofing Systems EPDM and TPO

Single Ply Roofing Systems

When the roof of your commercial or industrial building is in need of replacement, a single-ply roofing system may be your best option in terms of value, speed of installation, and durability. Midwest Roofing offers two different types of single-ply roofing, EPDM and TPO. This post will help you understand these two different types of single-ply roofing systems.

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