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Concrete tile roofs require “two” flashings around vent pipes. One flashing is to be installed with the underlayment and another flashing is to be installed with the roof tiles. However, it is not uncommon to find tile roofs that only have a flashing integrated with the underlayment (i.e. beneath the tile), but no flashing integrated… Read more »

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Posted filed under Ice Damming and Winter Roof Damage, Roof repair & maintenance.

Roof Power Vents are equipped with a thermostat which turns the vents on when attic temperatures reach around 100 degrees. However, when temperatures are less than 100 degrees ventilation of the attic is still quite necessary, especially during the cold winter months when warm moisture-laden air escapes from the living space into the attic. For… Read more »

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Posted filed under Roof inspection, Roof repair & maintenance, Roofing News.

Homeowners in Missouri have lost some protection for dealing with insurance claim specialits. MO Senate Bill 101 Effective August 28, 2011; Senate Bill 101 was recently signed in to law by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, being represented in part as legislation to protect “homeowners” from contractors who represent themselves as “insurance claims specialists”. What this… Read more »

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What makes Vaught Roofing a Better Roofing Company? We are in fact a local, family owned business (2nd generation) that takes pride in its work and we will be there to stand behind our work. Larry Vaught went to Ruskin High School in the 50’s & his two son’s, Kevin & Mike Vaught went to… Read more »

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Make sure your Insurance Settlement Amount is based on equivalent roofing material. Virtually all composition shingle manufacturers offer 3 weights of laminated (a.k.a. “Timberline” type) shingles. Typically, the lightest weight laminated composition shingle offered weighs ~250 pounds per 100 square feet of roof area. The middle weight shingles weigh ~285 pounds & the heavy weight… Read more »

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Here are some tips to help guide you through the calm after the hail storm that damaged many homes in our area on April 3rd. #1 Do not call your insurance company & file a claim until you are confident you have significant damage. If you file a claim before you know whether or not… Read more »

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