Category: Seasonal Preparation

Here’s Why You Should Have a Roof Inspection Before Winter

Roof Inspections Before Winter

Winter in the Poconos can be brutal on older roofs. Temperatures dip below freezing, the wind chill can hover around zero, and of course there’s snow and ice to deal with, too. Thus, it makes sense to have a roof inspection done before winter starts. If you were thinking of having your roof inspected, now… 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 »

A Strong Hurricane Season Predicted – Is Your Roof Ready?

Late summer and early fall is often a time to think of last-minute summer getaways, fall festivities and preparation for the coming winter. It is also a time to think about hurricanes. The full hurricane season lasts from June 1 through Nov. 30, but the peak of the season is usually from about mid-August through… Read more »

Handling Summer Storms – What to Look for After Hail

Summer is the favorite season of many people thanks to the beautiful weather and warm temperatures. As enjoyable as summer can be, however, it can also stir up some dangerous and potentially damaging weather conditions that can cause costly repairs and damage. Hail is a unique form of precipitation that might look innocent in size,… Read more »

Five Things to Check on Your Roof Before Summer

Summer is a great time of year for most of us, but it can take a toll on your roof. The hot sun can cause more damage on your roof than you may imagine, and it’s important to keep it in the best shape possible during the coming months. Preparation now can help you from… Read more »

Three Benefits of Installing a New Roof

Winter weather can do quite a bit of damage to our homes, and especially to the roof. This can lead to many homeowners going back and forth on whether to install a new roof or not. Before you decide, though, consider three of the major benefits that come with a new roof. Safety It’s no… Read more »

Importance of Checking Your Roof Each Spring

With spring just around the corner, it means it’s time to start some spring cleaning around the house. However, spring cleaning shouldn’t just stop within the four walls of your home. You should also take time to examine your roof, as well. Although it may not rank as a top priority, taking care of your… Read more »

Tips to Prepare Your Roof for Winter

It is that time of year when we start battening down the hatches and prepare to spend a lot of time indoors. Before you head inside for the winter season, it’s important to make sure that everything outdoors is ready to go – including your roof. Roofs can take quite a beating during the winter… Read more »