Category: Roof Maintenance

What to Look For In a Roof When Buying a New Home

So you’re thinking of buying a new home– that’s great. However, it’s also a little scary, isn’t it? After all, this is one big– no, make that HUGE– purchase. In the process of looking for and then buying a home, you’re going to want to get all the details you can about the place you… Read more »

How to Work Safely on Your Roof

Working on the roof of your home can be very dangerous. Whether you have a roof with a steep slope or a relatively flat roof, there are a number of things that can go wrong when you’re up that high. You could potentially injure yourself or others if you aren’t careful. Let’s take a look… Read more »

How to Keep Your Roof in Tiptop Shape

Certain roofs seem to last longer. Why is that? There are several reasons one person’s roof stays in good shape while another person’s roof needs repairs or replacement sooner than later. For starters, if your roof is near leafy trees, you’ll probably notice the leaves end up discoloring your shingles over time. Moss and other… Read more »

Reasons to Have Your Roof Inspected

“If you can feel raindrops in your living room, you might need to have your roof inspected.” Somehow that sounds like a Jeff Foxworthy joke right there. Indeed, a hole in a roof is no joke, and unless you want to get wet every time it rains, you might need Roofing by Bruce of East… Read more »

Five Leading Sources of Roofing Leaks

If you’ve ever suffered a roof leak, you know what a problem it can be. There are many reasons that leaks can form, and the truth is that even the most structurally sound new roofs can have a problem after a few years on the job. Let’s explore the five leading causes of roof leaks… Read more »

Roof Inspection: How Often Should You Inspect?

They always say that it is a blessing to have a “roof over your head,” and that is certainly true, but what happens when that roof fails? The answer is nothing good. Your roof protects you, your family and your belongings from the elements and it must be cared for properly so that it can… Read more »

Fascia: What Is It and Why Does It Matter

Fascia plays a very important role in the overall well-being of your home’s roof. But unless you’ve experienced a problem with your roof in the past, there’s a pretty good chance that you don’t actually know what fascia boards are or what purpose they serve when it comes to your roof. It’s important for homeowners… Read more »

Rubber Roofing: Advantages for Your Business

Winter is in full swing, but soon spring will be upon us, exposing your roof for the first time in months and allowing you to see how well it fared the cold and snowy season. If you find that your roof is in shambles after a season exposed to ice and snow, you may be… Read more »

‘Snow’ Big Deal: Understanding the Actual Weight of Snow on Your Roof

Winter means snow, and here in Pennsylvania it can mean a lot of snow. This snow, particularly if it is wet and heavy, can mean problems for the roofs on buildings and homes. Fortunately, there’s a calculation that’s done when building roofs that takes snow into account. The East Stroudsburg area receives nearly 40 inches… Read more »

What Is Roof Flashing?

Everyone has a roof on their home, and it’s essential that your roof keeps you protected from the elements of the weather. One major component that helps your roof to do its job is flashing. What Is Flashing? Roof flashing helps prevent water from getting beneath a roof around openings. Flashing is usually used where… Read more »