Posted filed under Roof installation, Roofing News.

Larry Vaught Roofing recently completed replacement of the roof on a local landmark. Suburban Lawn and Garden in Martin City, sometimes referred to as The Barn Store (due to the two eye catching red roof barns on their premises) recently employed the craftsmen of Larry Vaught Roofing to replace the roof on their east barn. The steep […]

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Skylights are typically available as laminated glass skylights or tempered glass skylights. Roofing Kansas City company Vaught Roofing recommends laminated glass skylights in all instances and they are even required per building code for certain out of reach applications. The reason laminated glass skylights are preferred is because they provide a greater level of safety […]

Posted filed under Roofing Kansas City, Roofing News.

Municipalities are adopting new city ordinances to more strictly regulate the activities of contractors working within their communities. There may be good reason for implementing stricter regulations. However, new city ordinances will inevitably end up costing residents significantly more as contractors comply with those stricter regulations. In some instances, contractors may even choose not to […]

Posted filed under Roof repair & maintenance, Roofing Kansas City, Roofing News.

Roofing distributors in Kansas City have recently notified us to expect 5% to 10% roofing material cost increases, effective April 2nd, 2018. Since those increases will add significantly to the cost of roofing projects, consider getting your roofing projects contracted “before” those increases occur. We may not be able to start your project before April […]

Posted filed under Condensation.

Condensation is a common problem during the winter. As temperatures drop we have received lots of calls from area homeowners reporting wetness around their can lights. In virtually every instance the problem was attributable to condensation. And, in most cases the problem was a direct result of a home humidifier being set too high! It’s […]

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Getting an honest un-biased Kansas City roofing contractor referral can be a challenge. Especially considering there are so many companies now in the business of helping homeowners locate a contractor. Angie’s List was a pioneer in the referral business. Their concept is simple; Purchase a membership to Angie’s List and you have the ability to read […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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