Posted filed under Roofing News, Uncategorized.

We are excited to announce that Larry Vaught Roofing has recently completed a thoroughly new website design.  We’ve added new content, made the site more user friendly, and have given it a fresh new look.  We will also be intermittently sharing new blogs, photos, and videos in the weeks, months, and years to come.  We… Read more »

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Posted filed under Roof installation.

Kansas City roofing companies are not all the same.  In fact, contractors who are quoting jobs for less typically are not providing the same quality of materials and / or workmanship.  However, these “low ball” contractors can fool you into thinking you are going to receive a great job.  Especially when they agree to “throw in”… Read more »

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Posted filed under Ice Damming and Winter Roof Damage.

We offer the following Facts About Ice Damming to help homeowners understand what they are dealing with. Ice damming is the result of snow melting on the upper portions of a roof, then re-freezing on lower portions of the roof. The “melting” we are referring to is that caused by warm air from the heated… Read more »

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Posted filed under Ice Damming and Winter Roof Damage.

Snow Infiltrates Roof Vents after snow storm in Kansas City area. We have received a number of calls today from homeowners who report that snow blew into their attic (through roof vents) during Thursday’s severe snow storm. The solution is to replace these vents with passive roof vents which have a snow filter in them…. Read more »

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Composition shingle manufacturers have announced price increases of 10% to 15% for their residential roofing products effective March 4th, 2013. They have also announced further increases of approximately 10% to be implemented in April 2013. This Vaught Roofing article is out of date. The original post is from 2013. Composition shingle manufacturers have raised prices… Read more »

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Posted filed under Ice Damming and Winter Roof Damage.

Ice Damming is a big issue in the Kansas City area. Kansas City received approximately 9″ of snow this past Thursday 2/21/2013 and is forecast to receive another 8″ to 12″ of snow this coming Tuesday 2/26/2013. After Tuesday’s heavy snow storm, temperatures are expected to remain below freezing for the next several days. So,… Read more »

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What are Vaught Roofing QR Tags? Most of the “younger generation” is familiar with QR tags, but in the event you are like me, you may not know what a QR tag is. A QR tag is an image that kind of looks like a bar code, but obviously different. You will find Vaught Roofing… Read more »

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Posted filed under Gutter services, Roof repair & maintenance, Roofing News.

Previous to the year 2000, each city codes administration had the option of choosing from several different Building Codes, written by different groups (i.e. UBC, BOCA, CABO, etc). And each of these Building Codes were periodically updated about every three years. This resulted in literally dozens of different Building Code standards being enforced, depending upon… Read more »

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Posted filed under Gutter services, Roof installation, Roof repair & maintenance.

As expected, we are being called upon to provide quotes to repair numerous roofs in the Kansas City area which were improperly installed by the “storm chaser” roofing contractors that came to town last year after the April 3rd, 2011 hail storm. The most frequent faults of installation we are finding include: metal valley flashings… Read more »

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Posted filed under Gutter services, Roof installation, Roof repair & maintenance.

When is it a Good time to ReRoof in the Kansas City area? Just like clock work every year, Kansas City roofing contractors are busiest just before spring & winter because many homeowners decide to replace their roofs before the potentially severe weather of spring and winter arrives. It’s not a bad idea, but with… Read more »

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