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How to Choose the Right Roofing Style for Your Home

October 19, 2023

Choosing the right roofing style for your home is a significant decision. Your roof not only protects your family and belongings, but it also greatly influences the curb appeal and overall aesthetics of your house. With various roofing styles available, it’s essential to make an informed choice. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the […]

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Flat Roofs: The Hidden Slope for Proper Drainage

August 23, 2023

Have you ever wondered if flat roofs are truly level? In reality, even flat roofs require a slight pitch, usually around ¼ inch per foot, and roof crickets or saddles may have a steeper slope of ½ inch per foot. This design is essential to facilitate proper drainage and redirect water effectively. This means they […]

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Traditional vs Modern Roof Styles

July 18, 2023

Form and function. We all know about the function of a roof, but what about its form? Unless you’re an architect or a builder, you probably don’t know about the long list of roof styles or the pros and cons of each. While there are many ways of categorizing the roof styles, the overriding classifications […]

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TPO vs EPDM Roofing: Advantages and Disadvantages

April 05, 2023

Deciding which roofing system is best for a flat-top building isn’t an easy decision, whether it’s a replacement or a new build. For one thing, in today’s environment, any action that requires a major financial outlay deserves careful consideration. For another, there are several roofing system options, and choosing the right one demands a basic […]

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Metal Roofing Systems: What To Know

March 16, 2023

Remodeling your exterior? Don’t forget about the roof. Some people don’t have to decide to replace or repair their roofs. Mother Nature decides for them. Storms and other environmental stressors may force your hand if leaks, missing shingles, mold, and other types of damage have rendered your roof unsound What if your roof is in […]

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Common Commercial Roofing Systems

April 20, 2022

McKinnis has been a leading installer of commercial roofing systems in the Omaha metropolitan area for over 40 years. We are versed in many types of applications and install to manufacturer specifications. Following installation, we offer a two-year workmanship warranty AND work with local manufacturer representatives to ensure they stand behind our application. McKinnis will […]

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Omaha Roof & Nebraska Weather

September 08, 2020

Call it a hunch, but you have probably already noticed that Nebraska has more thermal movement than most states. Extreme periods of summer and winter seasons are not uncommon in the greater Omaha and Lincoln area. What does this mean for your roof? A great deal more than you think. Given that we can see […]

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Advantages of Standing Seam Metal Roofing

July 31, 2020

Standing seam metal roofing is defined as a concealed fastener metal panel system that features vertical legs and a broad, flat area between the two legs. It’s also described as having raised seams, or vertical legs, that rise above the level of the panel’s flat area. Standing seam systems have mechanically locking fasteners that are […]

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COVID-19 And Exterior Home Renovations

April 27, 2020

It is quite fair to say that we are currently living in unparalleled times. Americans have joined together to restrain our normal daily living routines as a way to stop the spread of a very dangerous virus. Isolation during this time is very important, which is why you should only be going out to get […]

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Roof Hail Damage

April 09, 2020

Storm and hail damage are some of the most common insurance claims of the year; hailstorms cause far worse damage than just the average run-of-the-mill storm – and they can be very unpredictable, causing hundreds of dollars’ worth of damage at a time that can include damage to property and anything in reach of hailstones. […]

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