The Adverse Effects of Snow and Ice on Your Roof

Winter weather in Pennsylvania can be brutal. You know how it is: whipping winds, blinding snowstorms, icicles hanging from gutters, etc. Freezing cold temperatures coupled with snow and ice can really affect your roof. Winter Can Cause Your Roof Severe Stress Humans experience stress, right? Well so do roofs, especially in the winter when they’re… Read more »

How Often Should You Replace the Siding on Your Home?

When’s the last time you took a careful look at your siding? If you’re like most people, you barely notice it unless something is majorly wrong, such as a giant crack or hole in it. Oftentimes, siding gets damaged by storms. If and when siding looks bad or isn’t functioning as intended, it’s time for… Read more »

What Can I do About a Leaky Roof in the Winter?

Winter weather in the Poconos/Pennsylvania can be brutal. You have howling winds, snow squalls, icicles, sleet, freezing rain– you name it, it’s rough! Imagine what your roof has to endure during the winter. You might end up with a roof leak this winter if you get ice dams freezing at your eaves, or you have… Read more »

An Education on Roof Vents

Honestly, most people know nothing about roof vents. To some it’s a surprise that they even exist. Not too many people think about the roof over their heads, right? But there could come a time when a person’s a homeowner or owns a building and something’s going wrong “up there.” That’s when they educate themselves… Read more »

Is The Green Stuff on My Roof a Problem?

When a roof is wet and shady, guess what likes to grow there? If you guessed moss, you’re right. Now while it may look pretty in some locales, like on old stone buildings in the hilly country of Ireland, it’s not very good for most roofs! If and when you start to see spongy patches… Read more »

Is It Smart to Have a Chimney Inspection After Winter?

Most people think about having a chimney inspection done before winter because they plan to use their fireplace in the months of December, January, etc. But what about having a chimney inspection after winter? Does that make sense? Those who inspect chimneys get pretty busy during the Fall months when everyone and their brother remembers… Read more »

Can Old Siding Cause Leaks In Your Home?

Most people think about leaks coming from a problem with the roof, right? But what about siding? What should you know about siding causing a leak in your home? Signs You Have a Siding Leak Siding leaks can occur when heavy, wind-driven rain pushes moisture into seams or cracks in the siding. This can especially… Read more »

Be Weary of These Hazards From a Leaky Roof

A leaking roof can create several unwanted hazards in your home or business. Roofing by Bruce can take care of roof leaks. If you need a leak repaired, or have any other roofing issue, please call Roofing by Bruce at 570-424-8891. Health and Safety Risks Now about those leaks… Ugh. You don’t want your roof… Read more »