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By: KO Roofing 4 minutes read

Oklahoma may be synonymous with “where the wind comes sweepin’ down the plain,” but roofing companies in Omaha know full well that neighboring Nebraska is part of the same Great Plains, too – an area known for its extreme tornado activity. At the northern part of Tornado Alley, Nebraska is frequently in the crosshairs of severe wind events which can impact property owners throughout the region, including urban areas such as Omaha.  That may be why there are well over 200 BBB accredited roofing companies in Omaha, just in a 10-mile radius of the city according to Better Business Bureau listings. But that doesn’t mean all those roofing companies have the wherewithal to respond to homeowners’ needs in times of crisis.

KO Roofing is one of the roofing companies in Omaha that knows the area extremely well. The team at KO has been through a few Great Plains tornados over the years and they know how to repair and replace roofs damaged or destroyed by wind gusts and flying debris. When a roof has been compromised, it needs to be fixed immediately or moisture intrusion can incur and quickly take a toll on valuable possessions and interior ceilings, walls, and floors. That’s why, among roofing companies in Omaha, KO knows what it takes to respond quickly to property owners’ needs.

But more importantly, the best roofing companies in Omaha are on the job all year long. Here, the summers are warm, humid, and wet. On the other hand, the winters are freezing, snowy, and windy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 16°F to 87°F. The cold season lasts for 3 months, from late November to the end of February, with an average daily high temperature below 44°F. The coldest month of the year in Omaha is January, with an average low of 17°F and high of 34°F. This extreme seasonal fluctuation in temperature and precipitation creates challenges for property owners and adds to the development of a remarkable skillset among Omaha’s best roofing companies, with KO Roofing leading the way!  While many roofing companies in Omaha take breaks during the winter months, or the “low season” as it’s often referred to, KO Roofing is out and about addressing winter roofing problems such as ice dams. Ice dams develop on pitched roofs of any material, including asphalt shingle, tile, and slate. An ice barrier forms that prevents efficient channeling of melting snow from a roof. Eventually, winter roof maintenance needs, such as, ice dam removal, if neglected, can result in a sudden release of snow and ice due to unaddressed build up behind the eave of the roof where the ice dams originally form.

When people think of Nebraska, they often picture cornfields, cows, tractors, and – as mentioned already – tornadoes! But Omaha is a bustling city with a strong cultural aspect to it. This truly is a place of hardworking folks from many walks of life and diverse industries, including agriculture, business, oil, technology, banking, healthcare, and the military.  Omaha’s communities are vibrant places with charming homes and thriving businesses,  big and small. Roofing companies in Omaha must possess the experience and commitment to quality that will enable them to perform roof repairs and replacements the right way. KO Roofing recognizes the unique skillset needed to succeed in the roofing business. The company delivers the quality and customer care that garners accolades from its wide assortment of residential and commercial customers.

In Omaha, throughout Douglas County, and beyond, KO Roofing is the company to look to when it comes to roofing services. We are ready for whatever comes your way and it doesn’t have to be a tornado that rips the roof off your house or building… We are here to evaluate your roof repair or replacement needs no matter what causes the damage.



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