Posted filed under Roof installation, Roof repair & maintenance.

Step flashing is used to provide a water tight connection where roofing adjoins a vertical juncture.  This flashing is typically field fabricated from a sheet of 26 ga. to 30 ga. galvanized sheet metal, bent at a 90-degree angle (i.e. bent into an “L” shape).  Once step flashing is installed per each course of shingles… Read more »

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Proper valley flashing installation isn’t difficult to achieve.  In fact, following a few basic installation procedures will typically achieve a reliable installation.  Even so, a high percentage of valley flashings are not installed properly because the roof repair company does know the basics.  Or, these roofers know how to do the job right, but choose… Read more »

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A reroof proposal (a.k.a. contract) can provide you with valuable insight about the contractor who prepared it. For example, you should assume a contractor is likely to perform poorly when they start off providing you a poor reroof proposal.  After all, it just makes sense to doubt a contractor’s abilities when their proposal is vague,… Read more »

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Help wanted.  Larry Vaught Roofing is now hiring experienced roofing installers. Just about all roofing installers can fasten roofing materials to a roof deck.  However, few installers actually possess the knowledge and skills required to install materials “correctly”.  Especially where the roof adjoins siding, chimneys, skylights, valleys, etc. The simple facts are, a high percentage… Read more »

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We are your roof repair experts!  Larry L. Vaught Roofing, Inc. is the local, family owned roofing contractor that Kansas City area homeowners have counted on for 50 years to address all of their roofing needs.  We provide our own full time highly skilled staff to accurately identify faulty conditions, propose the proper repair, and… Read more »

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We are quite proud to announce that Larry Vaught Roofing, Inc. will be 50 years old this March!  As we approach this major milestone, the entire staff at Larry Vaught Roofing, Inc.wishes to thank the 50,000+ customers we have had the pleasure of providing exceptional roofing and guttering services for since 1967. So, how did… Read more »

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Roofing installers wanted. Help wanted.  Larry Vaught Roofing is now hiring experienced roofing installers. Just about all roofing installers can fasten roofing materials to a roof deck.  However, few installers actually possess the knowledge and skills required to install materials “correctly”.  Especially where the roof adjoins siding, chimneys, skylights, valleys, etc. The simple facts are, a… Read more »

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Ever wondered how a company can offer roof replacement for so much less than another company. This is how it is typically done: Larry L. Vaught Roofing: Our roof quote ($10,500) – cost to perform work ($10,000) = profit ($500) The “cheaper” company: Their roof quote ($10,000) – cost to perform work ($7,000) = profit… Read more »

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Listen to our music jingle for Larry Vaught Roofing in KC. Larry L. Vaught Roofing / your best choice of Kansas City Roofing Contractors developed a catchy little music jingle a few years ago which has turned out to be pretty popular.  Regrettably, our music jingle doesn’t get much air time because we just don’t… Read more »

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Always replace roof flashings when the roof is replaced.  Regrettably, many contractors “re-use” (i.e. do not replace) the metal roof flashings when they replace roofs.  Especially where the roof adjoins siding.  And, they often omit new roof flashings around skylights and chimneys. Granted, in many instances, significant additional effort is required to replace those flashings.  Especially… Read more »

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