Mike Knapp

Mike Knapp is the owner of Ozark Web Design, a company specializing in Website Design, SEO and SEM (Search Engine Marketing) for small businesses. We thrive on helping business owners make their websites engaging, relevant, and powerful so that they can dominate their local niche market. Serving clients in Springfield MO, Lake of the Ozarks, the Midwest, and nationally.

New black composite roof shingles on an attractive Lake of the Ozarks home with landscaping

The Top Reasons to Choose Roof Shingles for Your Home

Roof shingles are one of the most common types of roofing and for many good reasons. They provide a protective covering for pitched roofs laid in overlapping style. Then, every successive row overlaps onto the next one during installation all the way to the bottom edge.  Roof shingles are usually bought in a flat and …

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Nice new fascia board on a white house against a blue sky in Lake Ozark, MO

Types of Fascia Board Materials and Tips to Pick the Right One

Most homeowners consider fascias just to be a decorative part of the roofing system. But they are an integral part of the roof and play an important role in protecting the roof and your home. If you are installing a new roof or having problems with your existing fascia boards, you need to consider installing new …

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All About Gutters and Their Maintenance

When leaves and debris fall and clogging happens, an article that’s all about gutters and their maintenance becomes timely. Many homeowners have found their gutter systems have gotten clogged lately. And the subject is something that many of us would rather not have to worry about.   Maintenance of gutters and downspouts can be a real chore, especially …

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Beige and stone lake house with standing seam metal roofing in the Fall

Lake House Roofing: Is Standing Seam Metal Right for You?

Standing Seam metal roofs are still not as popular as asphalt shingles, but they are slowly gaining in popularity among lake house owners. Initially reserved for businesses, agricultural and commercial buildings, many more homeowners are now noticing their contemporary appeal and durability. Standing seam metal roofs represent a growing number of total lake house roofing installations being done …

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Basic Parts of a Roof: Learning Roof Structure Terminology

The primary function of a house is to provide shelter and protection against harsh natural elements. The roof plays a major role in this, and while homeowners don’t have to know all the technical intricacies, it always helps to know about the basic parts of a roof. Such knowledge can prove instrumental when the roofer …

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Seamless Gutters: Why Are They Superior To Traditional Rain Gutters?

Gutters are a critical component of your roof and water management system. Without them, your roof will experience water damage which will eventually spread to other areas of your house, such as the interior walls and the foundation.  With many different types of gutter systems available in the market, it can be overwhelming to pick …

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