Sprucing Up Your Roof

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»

What To Do If A Big Branch Falls On Your Roof

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High winds and strong storms can really wreak havoc on your home and landscaping. One of the most common causes of serious wind damage is tree branches falling on roofs. If you have trees in your yard, or even in a neighbor’s yard, it’s important that you know what to do if a big tree branch should ever fall on your roof. Get out of the house. Especially when the wind is howling and the rain is pouring, it’s impossible to quickly and safely assess the extent of the damage. Read More»