Sprucing Up Your Roof

Why Having Sturdy Doors Can Make Your Home Safer And More Secure

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A lot of homeowners will spend money on top-of-the-line home security systems and have multiple deadbolts installed on their front and back doors as a deterrent to theft. However, a home that lacks a solid, heavy door won’t work effectively against keeping intruders out. While you might think that prowlers first try to gain entry to unoccupied houses through unlocked garages or windows that were left open, they will actually often go straight for the front and back doors first. Read More»

Reasons That Individual Roof Shingles May Need To Be Replaced

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When you think of having your roof replaced, you might often think about each of the old shingles being pulled up and replaced with new ones. While this will be necessary at some point, you might also require the replacement of individual shingles. Even if just a handful of shingles need to be replaced, this isn’t something that you should ignore. Water can leak into your attic when just one shingle has a problem, so as soon as you notice an issue with a shingle, you should call a licensed roofing contractor at a company like 5 Star Roofing to have them visit your home, assess the problem, and replace whatever shingles need it. Read More»

Signs You Need To Repair Your Metal Roof

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Metal roofing provides an aesthetically pleasing and extremely durable roofing solution to your home. However, like all types of roofing materials, extended weather and water exposure can cause your metal roof to begin to break down, which can cause all sorts of problems to the interior of your home. Understanding the warning signs associated with a worn or old metal roof can help you identify the problem and have your roof replaced before it becomes a serious and expensive problem to fix. Read More»

When Your Commercial Flat Roof Leaks: It's Time To Call For Help To Avoid Further Damage To Your Building

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When you own a commercial building and you have a leak in your roof, it’s time to call for help. While you can walk around on the surface of your flat roof, trying to find the source of the leak, it can be very difficult to determine where the leak is coming from. Once you notice water coming into your building, the damage to your roof and substructure can already be extensive. Read More»

3 Tips For Replacing The Roof On An Old Home

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Old homes can have a lot of charm. Some of their benefits often include mature landscaping, detailed architecture, and durable construction materials that have stood the test of time. Old homes can also be a lot of work with periodic updates a necessity. When updating an old home, many homeowners seek to keep the home’s old charm while giving it modern updates. The roof is one part of an older home that often needs either repair or a full replacement. Read More»