Roofing & Construction Industry News | DeGraff Construction | Joplin MO

Black Marks Against Your Roof

Have you ever looked at your roof and noticed long black streaks across your shingles? Did it ever occur to you that those marks may signal extreme wear and tear to your roof? While not every mark is something that should cause you concern, some marks should be seen...

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Celebrate Freedom with a New Roof

Recently thousands of people across the country gathered together with family and friends in order to celebrate Independence Day. In honor of the occasion, many gathered around the grill to enjoy a burger or dressed a hotdog with their favorite relish as they watched...

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Stormy Weather? We Got You Covered

During the spring and summer months, the weather can fluctuate wildly and often without warning. Storms can spring up at a moments notice, leaving your roof vulnerable to fowl weather. Large amounts of rain can wear your roof down more quickly than normal due to the...

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Roofing and Gutter Considerations in Stormy Weather

As we continue through spring and move on to the warmer temperatures of summer, weather is a major factor to consider when forecasting your home maintenance needs. Broken and clogged gutters can allow rain to pool around your house, damaging exterior walls and making...

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Protect Yourself from April Showers

April showers bring may flowers. It’s an old saying that we often use to celebrate the first rainfall of the season. However, if your roof is old or in disrepair, those showers might bring you more than flowers as you deal with the costly leaks and repairs that a...

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Bathroom Need Remodeled? Call Us!

It seems that whenever you buy a house, one of the most dated rooms is always the bathroom. Pastel toilets, carpeted floors and cheap tile can really damage the charm and appeal of your new home. Thankfully, you don’t have to live with it. We are one of Joplin’s...

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Choosing a Shingle Color

Once you’ve selected the style of shingle you want for your home, it’s time to choose a color. While this may sound like a simple process, it is usually the step that causes the most difficulty for the homeowner. This is due to the fact that choosing a color is a very...

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Resolutions for Home Improvement

The old year is gone and the new year has just begun. Many will welcome the new year as a time for fresh starts and new beginnings. Millions will use that mindset as a springboard to make new resolutions in an attempt to rectify past mistakes and seize new...

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A Contractor’s Christmas Poem

On the night before Christmas, kids run up to bed While visions of presents still dance in their heads Their stockings are hung by the chimney with care In hopes that St.Nick will soon visit there They quietly listen for sounds on the roof Of a ruby red sleigh or a...

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