Posted by & 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 by & 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 […]

Posted by & filed under Roof installation.

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 […]

Posted by & filed under Kansas City roofing companies, Kansas City Roofing Contractor, Roof inspection, Roofing News.

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 […]

Posted by & 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 […]

Posted by & 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, […]

Posted by & 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 […]

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