What Are the Advantages of Gas Fireplaces?

Bruce’s Chimney Service provides masonry and chimney repair as well as chimney cleaning to homeowners in and around East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Constant Heat If you’re building a house or remodeling an older home and thinking about fireplaces, have you considered the advantages of gas fireplaces? Yes, you could get a wood-burning fireplace, but gas ones… Read more »

How Do You Know if You Need New Windows For Your Home?

If the windows in your home are outdated and not working seamlessly, it could mean you’re allowing money to (metaphorically) blow out said windows. So how do you know if your home is in need of window replacements? Take a Close Look at Your Energy Bill Does it seem like your energy bill is higher… Read more »

Here’s How You Can Prepare Your Fireplace for Winter

If you’re like most people, you tend to only use your fireplace in the winter months. That said, when’s the last time you had your fireplace and chimney professionally inspected for safety reasons? If it has been a while, now’s a good time to call Roofing by Bruce/Bruce’s Chimney Service at 570-424-8891 and schedule a… Read more »

Does My Chimney Needs Masonry Repairs?

Chimneys are beautiful structures, especially when you’re looking at one from a distance. However, like all things in life, they eventually deteriorate from everyday wear and tear and may need the touch of a professional. Here are a few signs that your chimney is in need of masonry repairs: Bricks Are Rubbing Against Each Other… Read more »

Do These Things to Extend the Lifespan of Your Roof

Like all things in life, roofs eventually have an expiration date. Nevertheless, there are certain things you can do to extend the life of yours, saving you from having to pay a high replacement cost. Here are eight things you should do to help extend the life of your roof. Only let licensed and insured… Read more »

Don’t Do These Things to Your Roof

It goes without saying that the roof is the most important part of any home or building. As such, it’s vital that you properly maintain it and take good care of it. We often think of things you should do to keep it in prime shape…but what are the things you shouldn’t do? Here are… Read more »

Should You Try to Replace a Roof On Your Own?

There are plenty of homeowners out there who are quite handy, and can handle most interior and exterior improvement projects on their own. A simple trip to the hardware store is all they need to finish many projects. If you fall in that camp and you worry you need a new roof, you may be… Read more »

How Do You Know If Your Roof Shingles Are Bad?

Undoubtedly, the most important part of any home is the roof overhead. For most people, their home is the largest financial investment they make, and having a sturdy roof is one surefire way to protect said investment. Nevertheless, like all things, roofs eventually hit their expiration date and need to be repaired or replace.  If… Read more »

What Causes Roof Sheathing to Rot?

Although it is not seen by the naked eye, sheathing is actually one of the more essential parts of your roof. In fact, your roof could appear just fine, but underneath, the sheathing could be rotting. Made from either wood or particle board, sheathing lies underneath your shingles and if it starts to deteriorate, it… Read more »