Roofing Industry Blog by 5 Star Roofing and Restoration

Stay up to date on the latest roofing industry news with 5 Star Roofing and Restoration. Below you’ll find useful information for homeowners and business owners alike.

 

Our blog is dedicated to helping you make the right decision for your residential or commercial roof. For most of us, replacing a roof is a once in a lifetime experience.

 

Take some time to read and get the facts before you commit to anything. If you have any specific questions or concerns, just reach out to us at 205.518.8433 or 251.405.3553

 

For Historic Home Owners: How to Choose a New Roof

For Historic Home Owners: How to Choose a New Roof

The roofs on most historic homes were, in most cases a major design feature that played into the overall feeling and mood of the home. Even if your home isn't in a historic district that mandates you must stay true to its historic legacy, putting an inappropriate roof...

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Roof Damage: Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Your roof may be out of sight on a daily basis because you don’t think to go outside to run regular roof inspections, but don’t let it be completely out of mind. Making sure your roof stays well-maintained is one of the secrets to having a long-lasting and healthy...

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Should I Replace My Roof Before I Sell My House?

Are you getting ready to sell your house? Not sure if you should replace your roof before putting it up on the market? This question is going to depend on whether or not you have the money to replace (or even just repair) the roof and also what condition the roof is...

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The Best Eco-Friendly Roofing Options

The Best Eco-Friendly Roofing Options

Are you looking for eco-friendly roofing options? Not sure what kind of roof or what look you’re going for or even where to start looking for such a roof? Today, we’ve compiled all of the best options for eco-friendly roofing so you’ll have plenty to choose from!  ...

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The Early Warning Signs: Protecting Your Roof

  One of the most important tasks for a homeowner is making sure you keep your roof in good condition so that you can avoid costly repairs and replacements. It can be easy to neglect and forget about your roofing because it’s not something you might take the time to...

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Quality Matters When it Comes to Your Roof

Your roof is a very important investment and we want you to get the most out of it! The main difference between most roofing companies and a trusted roofing company is the quality of the work done. When it comes to your roof, a single “quick fix” by an unprofessional...

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Top 10 Qualities to Look for in a Roofing Company

There are many qualities any company that you are trusting your roof repair to should have. Your life and your family’s life (and finances) are in the hands of the team you trust to get the job done. Not all roofing companies meet the standards so be sure they at...

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Roof and Drainage System Maintenance and Replacement

 by Michael Chotiner of The Home Depot   Roof assessments are among the most valuable observations a home inspector or licensed roofer can provide for a prospective home buyer in the pre-purchase inspection report. Authoritative judgments about if and when...

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Roofing Underlayment Types

by Nick Gromicko and Kenton Shepard   There are three basic types of underlayment used beneath roofing materials: asphalt-saturated felt; rubberized asphalt; and non-bitumen synthetic. One of the most common types of underlayment used in residential,...

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