When do you need to replace your gutters?

By Southern Star Roofing | January 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
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What is the purpose for having gutters on your home? In case you didn’t know, gutters direct water off your roof and away from exterior walls, doors and windows, and your home’s foundation. In this way, gutters serve to keep water from entering your home. Even though gutter systems are designed to last for multiple…

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How to Choose the right Shingle Color for your Roof

By Southern Star Roofing | January 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Most roofs last about a couple decades, so you’re most likely not going to buy a new one anytime soon. It’s one of the more costly features of your home to replace, so it’s important that you carefully consider the right color shingle for your roof when it’s time to install a new one. Because…

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Comparing Asphalt Roofing & Metal Roofing

By Southern Star Roofing | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments
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When you’re considering replacing a roof or installing a new one you have a variety of materials to choose from. It can be confusing as you will need to review the features of each type of material and the costs involved. Many homeowners select either metal roofing or asphalt shingles as they both offer benefits…

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Roofing Terms You Should Get To Know

By Southern Star Roofing | January 9, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Most homeowners are not familiar with many roofing terms and therefore are confused when speaking with a roofing professional about the work that is involved in their proposed project. Some customers may know of few basics, but not have a full comprehension of the various parts, materials or how the work should be performed. That…

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What is Roof Flashing?

By Southern Star Roofing | January 7, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Your roof needs to be sealed well against the elements to ensure it remains airtight and waterproof. The material that is used to seal areas around chimneys, roof valleys, skylights, and joints and edges is called flashing. It is important that this flashing is installed properly to prevent any potential leaks and water damage, which…

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Questions You Should ask a Roofing Company

By Southern Star Roofing | January 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Even when you’re experiencing a leak and time is of the essence, it is still very important that you hire a licensed professional with proven experience. You need a trusted, reliable roofing company who uses quality materials and hires experienced workers for your project to ensure an excellent repair or installation. Don’t ever hire a…

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How To Investigate Your Roof for Water Damage

By Southern Star Roofing | January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
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  Everything ages including your roof. As time goes by and your home gets up there in years, it is more vulnerable to the elements and weather damage. A strong indication that it’s time to repair or replace your roof is when there is evidence of water damage.  Damage from ice buildup and heavy rain…

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How to Prevent Snow Damage To Your Home This Winter Season

By Southern Star Roofing | December 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Snow covered roofs may look picturesque, but the powdery white stuff and the ice that forms as the layers add up can cause a variety of problems for homeowners. This presents information on the potential risks the wintry mix of snow and ice can cause and how you can prevent them from happening. There are…

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Should I Repair Or Replace My Roof?

By Southern Star Roofing | December 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
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You’ve made a significant investment in the purchase of your home so you will want to protect it by keeping up with its maintenance. Your roof is one of the most expensive features to replace. If you’re trying to decide whether to repair or replace, this information will help you in making that decision. It…

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How To Hire A Roofer For Your Home

By Southern Star Roofing | December 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Your home is probably your biggest or one of your biggest investments, and your roof is an important aspect of the value of your home. Whether you’re considering a higher-end material such as slate or something more moderately priced, a roof installation is a significant investment costing thousands of dollars. Besides the type of materials…

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