Why Roof Ventilation is Important for Cooling Your Home

You might know the common adage “heat rises,” and chances are you’ve experienced it in your home. This excess heat can raise the temperature in your home during the summer, causing you to spend more on air conditioning in order to keep it cool. One of the best ways to combat trapped heat in your attic or upstairs rooms is to ensure your attic and roof are properly ventilated. In addition to helping your home stay cool, proper ventilation can impact the lifespan of your roofing system in a number of ways. Read more

When to Schedule a Roof Inspection

After a milder storm season, you might think you’re off the hook for roofing inspections or maintenance. However, as we’ve mentioned on this blog, it doesn’t take a severe storm to cause damage to your roof. Even the light summer hail we’ve had can be enough to initiate problem areas on your roof. Regardless of how severe the storms are in any given year, the only way to make sure your roof is in the best shape is to have a professional, licensed contractor give it a thorough inspection. Read more

John Beal Roofing Hosts Second Annual USO of Missouri Day

On Friday, June 15, the John Beal Roofing team will host their annual USO of Missouri Day at their Maryland Heights location. The event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., will include live entertainment, appearances by local radio and TV personalities, food, prizes and a chance to win a new roof. Fredbird, the official mascot of the St. Louis Cardinals, will be at the event from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Read more

How to Catch Roof Leaks

A roof leak is one of the more serious issues that can affect your home. A leaky roof is not only a threat to the health of your roofing system, but also the health of your family. Excess moisture can cause rot, mold or mildew, which can weaken your home’s structural integrity and give you or your family rhinitis, asthma or other respiratory issues. Water damage can also be a potential fire hazard if it comes into contact with electrical wiring. Read more