Add Value to Your St. Louis Home With a New Roof

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Your St. Louis home is your most valuable asset. Of all the things you will buy in your lifetime, the biggest investment is your home. No matter whether you are paying a mortgage, or own your home outright, you have a financial stake in your home that makes it worthwhile to spend money on improvements. A major improvement, like having a new roof installed, can quickly add value to your St. Louis home. A New Roof Instantly Makes Your Home and Property Increase in Value The financial value of having a new roof installed on your St. Louis home can vary widely based on a number of factors. But in general, a new roof can add an astronomical 15-40 % …

Does Your St. Louis Home Have Proper Roof Ventilation?

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If you are wondering whether the roof of your home has proper ventilation, this RRSA St. Louis blog post will hopefully answer that question to your complete satisfaction. Proper roof ventilation actually affects many areas of your life, all positive. Adequate roof ventilation reduces cooling bills, extends shingle life, and prevents roof rot and ice dams in winter. In the summer, good attic ventilation reduces heat buildup. That cuts cooling costs and prolongs shingle life. In the winter, warm, moist air seeps into the attic from the living space below. Good ventilation allows the heat and moisture to escape. That keeps your attic dry and reduces ice dams. Here are four signs of an unventilated or under ventilated attic: Look at …

How Winter Weather in Greater St. Louis Affects Your Roof

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In Missouri, we have already been visited by Jack Frost far too often for our liking. And winter still has a few months to go! Of course living in the Greater St. Louis area, homeowners know without a doubt that when winter comes there will be very cold days, wind, rain, usually even sleet and snow. But this year Mother Nature has been especially brutal to us. How does this kind of winter weather affect your roof? Extremely cold weather can compromise your roof’s ability to prevent water from coming into your home. When water gets into your home, it can lead to mold, mildew and other damage. These are just a few of the ways winter weather has the …