3 Reasons To Not Rush Your Roofing Project

For most homeowners, the last thing they want to do is repair their roof. It’s oftentimes expensive, a hassle and a complicated process they just want to get over with. So when any roofing company knocks on their door two days after a storm, offering a quick repair and a fast resolution, the temptation to get a roof repair over with is strong. But rushing a roof project can be one of the worst things homeowners can do. Here are three reasons to not rush most roof projects. 1. Rushed Repairs Are Bad Repairs Like any home repair, when the
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Cox Crew: Emilie Barnes, Receptionist at Cox Roofing

In May 2018, Emilie Barnes arrived to work part-time at Cox Roofing to support its administrative team. Quickly, she blew the Cox team away with her efficiency, speed and learning, so was offered a full-time position. She’s been an integral part of the Cox Roofing office team ever since. The mom, customer support specialist and prankster shares why she loves working for Cox Roofing. Q: “What are three words to describe Cox Roofing?” A: “Fast-paced, tight knit and productive.” Q: “What do you like most about Cox Roofing?” A: “I enjoy working for a family-owned company. I feel much more
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Cox Crew: Meet Russ Burton, sales coordinator at Cox Roofing

Since 2013, Russ Burton has been serving customers with a smile at Cox Roofing. He began his career at Cox as a foreman on job sites across Southwest Missouri, but he quickly moved into sales for the company. He’s excelled in both positions at Cox. The sales coordinator, father and Kansas City Chiefs fan shares what it means to be a part of the Cox Crew. Q: “What are three words that describe Cox Roofing?” A:  “Honest, Fun, and Teamwork.” Q: “What do you like most about working for Cox?”  A: “What I enjoy the most is how Cox rewards
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We’re Here For You, Springfield

We’ve been in business for 41 years. That’s a couple of recessions, Y2K, ice storms and tornadoes, plus all the joyful moments in between. And in the midst of it all, we’ve been serving our customers, choosing to work with our hands to secure the roofs and futures of families across the Ozarks. Right now, we know it’s an uncertain time. But like we always have (with a couple of extra precautions), we’re working each day to serve our customers with our own crews, with our own hands, for our own neighbors. We’re here for you, Springfield, and we’re praying
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Cox Crew: Meet Rebecca Morton, Office Manager at Cox Roofing

Since 2000, Rebecca Morton has been an integral team member of Cox Roofing. She’s known around the office as “The Glue,” her nickname she’s earned from all the hats she wears around the office as its 20-year veteran. The company is her second family, and she’s one of its leaders as an Office Manager. The Office Manager, mother and travel addict shares what it means to be a part of the Cox Crew. Q: “What are the three words to describe Cox Roofing?” A: “Integrity, Craftsmanship and Family.” Q: “What do you like most about the company?” A: “Cox Roofing
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Cox Crew: Meet Isaias Reyes, foreman for Cox Roofing

Since 2011, Isaias Reyes has been a team member of Cox Roofing, beginning work on a green card. His skills made him an essential worker, and his attitude made him a leader. Now, as a foreman, he supports a crew of six completing jobs in Springfield, Missouri and the surrounding area. Originally from Guatemala, Isaias has been an American citizen in 2016 — one of his favorite days ever, along with his wedding day and the day his daughter’s adoption was finalized. The foreman, father and football fan shares what it means to be a part of the Cox Crew.
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Cox Roofing celebrates and sponsors new Habitat for Humanity home

On a snowy December afternoon, construction work began on a new home for a single mother in need. Cox Roofing was proud to be a part of the celebration as both neighbors and sponsors for the Habitat for Humanity home.   Kaley, a single mother of two, was honored by friends, family and community leaders at the celebration. Cox Roofing President Ken Mills got the chance to congratulate Kaley and learn more about the construction process, as well as thank the Habitat for Humanity leaders for their work in supporting community members in need.   “I usually have a lot
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About using a company you saw working in the neighborhood

Homeowners often get three bids for their roofing project. And in that mix of bids is often a company or guy who did their neigbor’s roof. People trust their neighbors. They want to believe their neighbor wouldn’t allow a bad company on their property, often to the point that the homeowner doesn’t even do their research. These companies may not have insurance. Or they have trucks with out-of-state plates (meaning they may be here today and gone tomorrow). Or they may not even know what they’re doing (which will reveal itself in leaks). They may have a myriad of issues
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How do you know if a company’s truly insured?

Many roofing companies claim to have insurance when asked. And they may have some form, but how insured are they? Do they have worker’s compensation insurance? How about liability? The questions you ask are crucial. And even if they say “yes” to your queries, you should get a copy of their worker’s compensation and liability insurance, just to be sure, because sometimes people will tell you what they know you want to hear. When you ask them for proof they’ll tell you “I’ll get back to you.”
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It’s okay to roof in the winter.

As we near Fall and the weather turns colder, we often get calls by people who are in a panic to replace their roof. Some actually think we close down for a few months until it begins to warm up again. The fact is, it’s okay to install shingles in the winter. As long as it’s not too cold.
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