Roofing Industry Blog by 5 Star Roofing and Restoration

Common Causes of Damage to Your Commercial Roofing

Common Causes of Damage to Your Commercial Roofing

No matter the type of roofing you have, it’s still going to deteriorate slowly over the years. After all, your roofing is exposed to harsh weather elements every single day, not to mention other possible damaging factors like tree branches as well as decaying leaves...

Commercial Roofs: How Hot Do They Get in the Summer

Commercial Roofs: How Hot Do They Get in the Summer

Are you aware of how hot your commercial roof gets in the summer? Knowing this is important because it can impact the inside of your building. A hotter roof can make for a hotter interior. With that, heat can be absorbed by your roof surface and radiated inside,...

How Are Commercial and Residential Roofs Different

How Are Commercial and Residential Roofs Different

Often, homeowners do not think too much about roofing until it’s necessary. To many people, commercial and residential roofs are alike. However, an experienced roofing contractor knows otherwise and understands the qualities of each type. Though residential and...

Why You Shouldn’t DIY Your Commercial Roof Inspection

Why You Shouldn’t DIY Your Commercial Roof Inspection

Roof inspections are critical to a roof’s condition and lifespan. All types of roofs need regular inspections and maintenance, but it’s especially important for commercial roofs. Any damage to a commercial roof can lead to tremendous loss of revenue, not to mention it...

The Most Common Roof Problems, According to Roofers

The Most Common Roof Problems, According to Roofers

Life and work can be so busy for you that you may not even have a minute to check the important areas of your home, like your roof. No matter how well-built a building can be, it can have some unrecognized roofing issues. Often, only professional roofers can tell...

A Brief History of Severe Hail Storms in Birmingham

A Brief History of Severe Hail Storms in Birmingham

Severe Storms in Past Months In the last year, Birmingham has received more than 50 stark weather warnings and experienced 36 on the ground hail storms. Hailstorm weather is characterized by thunderstorm and gushy winds that destroy structures such as homes, bridges,...

Fighting prostate cancer with I’m With Mike 5K run

Fighting prostate cancer with I’m With Mike 5K run

There's a lot of things that one can do to help in the fight against the numerous types of cancer that have hurt so many people over the years and taken so many lives. But one of these ways to help out is to take part in events such as 5K runs that raise money for...