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The Common Signs of Roof Leakage

By Southern Star Roofing | July 5, 2019 |
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Even if your house has not experienced a traumatic event such as a huge storm, damage can still occur on the roof, usually silently over many years. Just the same manner that damage can happen to your body without your knowledge, the same can happen to the roof. This is why you should always be…

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Some Of The Common Roofing Services FAQs

By Southern Star Roofing | July 3, 2019 |
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Q1. When should I consider a roof replacement? It depends on several things. However, what matter is what you have over your head is structurally safe and serving its purpose. We, however, do recommend that you have your home’s roof inspected once or twice a year to ensure all is well and whether it is…

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How Trees Can Cause Property Damage

By Southern Star Roofing | July 1, 2019 |
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Some properties are totally surrounded by trees, others only have one or two in the yard as focal points. The more trees you have in your yard, and the closer that they are growing to your house, the greater the chances that you could be experiencing damage to your roof – possibly without even being…

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Installing a Gutter Garden

By Southern Star Roofing | June 19, 2019 |
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Designing your own garden made from recycled gutters is a great way to re-use your old, worn out gutters in order to set up an attractive garden even if you only have a limited amount of free space to work in. It doesn’t matter whether you decide to fill the recycled gutters with edible plants…

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Installation And Maintenance Of Gutters & Downspouts

By Southern Star Roofing | June 17, 2019 |
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Downspouts and gutters receive water from eaves and channel it down to the ground away from the foundation of the house. Where the downspouts release the water the ground should slope away from the home so that water flows away instead of collecting in pools. Where possible, water should be moved a safe distance from…

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How To Discover A Roof Leak Yourself

By Southern Star Roofing | June 15, 2019 |
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Though early detection prevents major damage, it is difficult since water can travel some distance from the point of leakage before it is noticeable. The points of leakage may also be many leaving you with an uphill task of identifying them and handling them fully. Checking the attic may be the easiest approach for spotting…

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Choosing The Right Roof Type: What You Need To Know

By Southern Star Roofing | June 13, 2019 |
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Deciding on the best roof for your home can be a daunting task. Outlined below are some of the commonly used roofing materials and what you should know about them. This should help you make a more informed decision. 1. Roll Roofing Roll roofing is the less common and least expensive of all roofing options.…

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Are Skylights Worth The Money And What Are Their Pros And Cons?

By Southern Star Roofing | June 11, 2019 |
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A skylight can be an excellent roofing upgrades decision, but you also need to be sure of such renovation. Research and be informed before rushing to install the skylight to avoid making an investment that will become an ongoing expense. So, if you are wondering if skylights are worth the money, below are the pros…

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How to Stay Safe While Out on the Roof to Do Repairs

By Southern Star Roofing | June 9, 2019 |
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If you are going to head out on the roof to fix something, understand that there are risks that you are going to take. Certain things can go wrong when you are standing on the roof of your home, but you can minimize the risks if you are fully aware of different safety tips that…

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Converting A Flat Roof To A Pitch Roof

By Southern Star Roofing | June 7, 2019 |
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Do you have a flat roof? Did you know that converting flat roofs to pitched roofs comes with so many advantages? For instance, pitched roofs are less likely to leak. They are also a great way to update older looking homes and are relatively wear-and-tear resistant. Before starting a roofing project, it is crucial to…

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