When does my roof need to be replaced or repaired?  Problems with your roof are normally discovered after serious damage occurs. There are some warning signs: leaking, missing and curling shingles, cracked or discolored interior drywall, rusted or missing flashing, and visible cracks. Sometimes damage isn’t visible to the untrained eye from the ground. Call…

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Winter weather can be detrimental to your roof. The snow, ice, constant freezing and thawing, and strong winds can create several issues that aren’t a problem other times of year. Be sure to look out for all of these scenarios… FLASHING LEAKS Odds are if you own a home, you have a sloped roof. And…

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We bet you’re happy it’s finally summer time. You can get a tan, enjoy the pool and stop worrying about your roof, right? Wrong. Now is the best time of the year to make sure your roof is in top shape. Spring and summer storms can damage your roof just as easy as winter weather…

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After a winter like we just had, there’s a good chance your roof is damaged to one degree or another. Especially if it’s an older roof. Though we always recommend that you call a contractor to at least assess the damage with a trained eye, it is possible for you to fix minor damage that…

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Green Roofing is taking the industry by storm. It’s better for the environment and it can save you big bucks if it’s done right. ENERGY SAVING ROOFING SYSTEMS The newer systems such as the white TPO, EPDM, and other elastomeric coatings are suppose to be major energy savers due mainly to the light, reflective coatings…

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St Louis has its share of of good roofing contractors, not-so-good roofing contractors and the dreaded fly-by-night contractors. So how do you separate the contractors you want to work with, from the ones you’re going to regret hiring? Easy! Use these 8 easy to remember tips. ONLY WORK WITH LICENSED CONTRACTORS Licensed contractors have to follow…

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Is it time to replace your flat roofing system? If so, there are a number of things to consider that have nothing to do with the look or style you’re going for. There are a lot of factors that can contribute to the lifespan of a flat roof. Here are some things to consider… REPAIR…

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Unless your insurance company is picking up the bill, you’d probably rather repair any damage to your roof, than to replace the whole thing. But at what point does it become a necessity to just go ahead and purchase a whole new roof? At what point should you consider replacing your roof, as opposed to…

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Are you about to replace your roof? Get excited! Contacting MLK Construction will get you a free quote and a long list of options to ensure you get the exact roof you’re looking for. This is going to be a big decision because the choices you make will be on your home for many years…

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The 8 basic principles that are the basis of the BBB guidelines are, in my opinion, just common sense in any business transaction. THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU’S 8 BASIC PRINCIPLES 1. Build TrustEstablish and maintain a positive track record in the marketplace. 2. Advertise HonestlyAdhere to established standards of advertising and selling. 3. Tell the…

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