Jesuit Academy Project

The Rooferees appreciate the opportunities when we can help local organizations that we think are doing great work in the Omaha community. Jesuit Academy is one of those groups that we were honored to help recently. Located near 22nd and Lake Street, Jesuit Academy is a 4th – 8th grade all-male school that is guided by Catholic principles and Jesuit […]

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Derecho Damage

The Omaha metro area was hit by a derecho last week. The storm seemingly came out of nowhere, and left power outages, fallen trees and damage to homes in its wake. A derecho is the Midwest’s version of a hurricane, with winds speeds comparable to a hurricane. The one that hit the Omaha area is one of the strongest in […]

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Spring Storms – and Storm Chasers – are Back!

The recent storms are a reminder that storm season is here – and spring storms in the Midwest can be very damaging! Storms with heavy rain, strong winds and hail can cause significant damage to your home – the siding, gutters, decking, and roofs bear the brunt of the hail’s force. As you are assessing your home after a storm, […]

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What Homeowners Need to Know About Working with Insurance Adjusters

A freak hail storm leaves mini craters in your roof. An old tree topples during a storm and lands on your roof. Severe winds pull the tiles right off your roof. In each of these cases you’re going to be working with an insurance adjuster to gain funding to repair or replace your roof. For insurance adjusters, dealing with distressed […]

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Beware of Storm Chasers

Spring is finally here! The snow has melted, the grass is turning green, and storms are a regular part of the forecasts. Spring storms can bring rain, strong winds, and potentially damage to property. Add this to the fact that many homeowners and businesses are already dealing with damage from the recent flooding and winter storms. After a storm hits, […]

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Do You Have a Problem with Ice on Your Roof?

We have experienced a lot of snow this winter in the Metro – in fact we’ve already had more snow this season than in the last two winters combined. And winter is not over yet! If you drive around the neighborhoods you probably have noticed icicles hanging from roofs. You may have noticed these on your own home, and perhaps […]

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Ice Jams: Know What to Look For

The first significant snow of the season has already fallen, and many homeowners are experiencing problems as a result. Water spots on interior ceilings and leaking inside your home after a snow fall we had are signs you may have an ice jam on your roof. Ice jams occur when precipitation, in this case snow, is in a pattern of […]

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Springtime Reminders From the Rooferees

As we get closer to Summer, keep in mind there is a good chance we will experience severe storms, as we did last year. Here are a few helpful reminders to help you weather the storm season: Keep your gutters clean and free of debris that can prohibit them from working properly Check your roof for loose or broken shingles […]

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Don’t Worry if You Are Still Waiting For a New Roof!

If you are waiting to replace a roof that was damaged in a summer storm, here’s a word of caution – you might be running out of time to have the roof safely replaced before winter. What does that mean? Proper installation of an asphalt roof requires proper conditions – temperatures above 50 degrees, dry, and ideally sunny. If the […]

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