Why Attic Ventilation Matters

By Southern Star Roofing | October 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
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An attic that’s not properly ventilated is an attic fit for mold, moss, leaks and other moisture-related roof abnormality that you can think of. Houses located in temperate environments and climates have the highest risk of roof damage and moisture build-up associated with inadequate attic ventilation. Excessive moisture makes a humble abode for fungus to…

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Tips to Maintain Your Home’s Gutters

By Southern Star Roofing | October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
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When the rainy season befalls us it leaves its mark on the gutters drainage systems of our house. Poorly maintained rain gutters are often found crowded and clogged after a shower. The pooled up water can cause some serious damage to your roof and subsequently your house. Leaks, moss and mold growth are some common…

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How to Save Big on Your Roof Replacement Project

By Southern Star Roofing | October 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
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A full roof replacement is undoubtedly the most expensive roofing project and that’s pretty much a no-brainer. The expense of purchasing new material, hiring professional contractors and labor, and the entire installation can all quickly build up into an overwhelming sum. A recent study estimates that an average asphalt roof replacement costs around $20k in…

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Things You Need to Know Before You Get Your Skylight Installed

By Southern Star Roofing | October 6, 2018 | Comments Off on Things You Need to Know Before You Get Your Skylight Installed
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Skylights add a certain touch of aesthetic to your home with the natural daylight pouring in and a greater degree of ventilation. These roof elements also make for a great substitute for windows in places where there’s just not enough space for them. Installing a skylight is a process that requires careful consideration into the…

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Things You Need to Know When Choosing the Right Roofer

By Southern Star Roofing | October 3, 2018 | Comments Off on Things You Need to Know When Choosing the Right Roofer
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The market of roofing is vast and new homeowners often find fishing the right contractor from the sea of roofers intimidating. With so many contractors now available, it can be quite a task choosing who to hire. This problem gets worse when you need emergency roofing repairs after a bad storm has damaged your roof.…

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Top Commercial Roofing Maintenance Tips

By Southern Star Roofing | October 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Top Commercial Roofing Maintenance Tips
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Most of us are vigilant when it comes to the roof of our homes but equally important to look after is the roof of your commercial building. Just like any other roof, commercial roofs can suffer from damages, cause leaks and force you to invest thousands on the repairing process. One way to avoid the…

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3 Essential Repairs for After-Storm Roof Damage

By Southern Star Roofing | September 28, 2018 | Comments Off on 3 Essential Repairs for After-Storm Roof Damage
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Summer and its unexpected storms have reared their ugly head and gave us Hurricane Florence.  Thankfully, Charlotte did not get hit as hard as the coast but many customers have contacted us for roof repairs or replacements based on the amazing amount of rainfall we all experienced. There’s no telling when a massive storm might…

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Shingle Roof Facts Every Homeowner Should Know!

By Southern Star Roofing | September 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Shingle Roof Facts Every Homeowner Should Know!
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It’s common knowledge that shingle roofing is perhaps the most popular type of roofing in the United States. Statistics shows that around eighty percent of the houses in US are topped with this kind of roofing material. If this percentage is so large, you probably can’t go wrong with a shingle roof, right? Shingle Roof…

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How to Coordinate The Installation of Your Roofing Shingles and Siding

By Southern Star Roofing | September 19, 2018 | Comments Off on How to Coordinate The Installation of Your Roofing Shingles and Siding
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We know the primary function of a roof is to keep the elements out but we can’t deny that appearances matter too. No matter how sturdy and efficient your roof is, if it’s ugly it’s lacking some major points. To give your roof an aesthetically pleasing look, it’s important to know your color combinations and…

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The Role of Ventilation in Preventing Heat Damage to Your Roof

By Southern Star Roofing | September 17, 2018 | Comments Off on The Role of Ventilation in Preventing Heat Damage to Your Roof
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In some cities, summer comes as more of a curse than a blessing. With extremely hot temperatures and humidity levels on the rise, cozying up in your home feels like the best idea. But what if the roof of your house and consequently the interior of your house bake like an oven as well? That’s…

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