Extreme Shingle Testing – GAF Roofing in Kansas City

Wondering if GAF shingles are tough enough to stand up to Kansas City’s weather? Trying to pick the best roof replacement option to protect your home in Overland Park, Olathe or elsewhere in the Kansas City metro?

Check out this video from GAF to see why GAF shingles are a safe choice as they subject their Timberline® shingles to: “hurricane-force” winds and torrential downpours. They even blow ’em up! Read More

Severe weather causes Kansas City roof damage

Did your roof suffer wind or hail damage in Kansas City last night?

Severe storms in the Kansas City area caused power outages, damaged trees and wind damage roofs across the Kansas City metro area last night (May 19, 2013). Over 50,000 Kansas City area residents lost power from KCPL and I know some still had no power this morning, which makes for a tough Monday morning getting the kids off and getting into work on time.

We hope that your family stayed safe and that the storms didn’t impact anyone’s high school graduation parties or other weekend events too badly. I know that we were happy to get our kid’s soccer games in early in the day so that we were home safe when the storms hit. However, those 60+ mile per hour wind gusts were quite dramatic when they came through our neighborhood and we were happy that we’d recently had some dead limbs trimmed out of our trees. We were glued to the news watching the storm path and were glad the damage wasn’t as bad as it could have been in the Kansas City area.

How to Identify Roof Hail Damage

Fortunately, hail damage doesn’t typically cause actual holes in your roof after a big Kansas City thunderstorm. From the ground, you probably won’t even notice hail damage on your roof. Read More