Roofing Industry Blog by 5 Star Roofing and Restoration

How Do You Know if Your Commercial Roof Needs Repair?

How Do You Know if Your Commercial Roof Needs Repair?

Keeping your commercial building in good condition is critical to your company's success, which is why you must guarantee that every component of your property is in excellent shape. Some components such as roofs, however, are often neglected. To keep costly damage at...

5 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Gutters

5 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Gutters

Most homeowners don’t pay special attention to their roofs. In fact, the first time they’ve considered the qualities that make a good roof was probably when they purchased their first house. Still, it’s not a component that they tend to scrutinize until something goes...

4 Common Roofing Problems Every Homeowner Should Know

4 Common Roofing Problems Every Homeowner Should Know

Maintaining your roof is a necessity for any homeowner. It’s also not the easiest thing to DIY. In fact, most experts don’t recommend homeowners to do roof repairs on their own due to all the safety risks. Also, not everyone is familiar with all roofing issues and how...

3 Ways a Storm Can Cause Severe Damage to Your Roof

3 Ways a Storm Can Cause Severe Damage to Your Roof

A heavy storm can cause severe damage to your property, especially your roof. Hail and falling debris can break your roof shingles, heavy rains can result in a pool of water on your roof that can result in leakage, and high winds can rip shingles right off of your...

Choosing the Best Materials for Your Roof Replacement

Choosing the Best Materials for Your Roof Replacement

The roof of a house is there to protect the residents and all the home’s contents from the harsh weather. The older the roof is, the harder it is for it to do its job at insulating the house and keeping unwanted elements out. If your roof is over 20 years old, it may...

Hearing Animals in the Attic: Here’s What You Can Do

Hearing Animals in the Attic: Here’s What You Can Do

Are you hearing scurrying or scratching noises at night? You'd wish it was a ghost if you knew the damage critters could do to your precious attic. Attics are ideal habitats for squirrels, rats, and even bats, which can nibble on stored goods and even eat through your...

Top 4 Sustainable Alternatives for Roofing Materials

Top 4 Sustainable Alternatives for Roofing Materials

Nowadays, with quickly depleting natural resources, homeowners must find better ways of living and work on reducing their carbon footprint. Sustainable choices are very important—including in your home construction and roofing options. In this brief guide, we will...

4 Tips to Maintain Your Gutter and Avoid Emergency Roof Repair

4 Tips to Maintain Your Gutter and Avoid Emergency Roof Repair

Your property is one of your most precious investments, so you’ll want to put as much care into it as possible. That means paying attention to its various components, like your roof, which plays a crucial role in protecting you from the elements.  When your...

5 Reasons Why Upgrading Your Rain Gutters is a Must

5 Reasons Why Upgrading Your Rain Gutters is a Must

Home maintenance requires a lot more than just having your entire house cleaned, your roof repaired, and your HVAC systems checked. It should involve a top-to-bottom checkup of every corner of your home, from the plumbing to the electrical system. That also includes...

What You Need to Know about TPO Roofing Systems

What You Need to Know about TPO Roofing Systems

Many buildings and structures rely on intensive roofing systems. After all, forms such as commercial buildings house many people, which is why it’s needed in the first place. Many commercial roofing systems can be used, but a thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) roofing...

5 Common Waste Disposal Methods Used by Construction Firms

5 Common Waste Disposal Methods Used by Construction Firms

To avoid pollution, we need to make good use of everything we purchase and produce. Reducing or eliminating waste where possible is one way of managing waste. Minimizing waste where feasible is another. Reusing materials that would otherwise be waste can also be done....

Choosing Between Wooden Shingles and Wooden Shakes

Choosing Between Wooden Shingles and Wooden Shakes

Wooden roofing can change the look of your home and provide a more rustic look to the overall property. It can be quite a pleasant decision to have the wooden material top off your home. However, you’re going to have to face two different choices when it comes to the...