Roof Maintenance Tips to Employ This Spring

Springtime is a great time to check your roof and see how it fared during the winter season. If you don’t feel comfortable getting up on your roof to inspect it, have Roofing by Bruce do it! Call 570-424-8891 or email What are some roof maintenance tips for this time of the year? Gutters… Read more »

Are Cedar Shake Roofs Good Investments?

What do you know about cedar shake roofs? Used on both residential and commercial buildings around the world, cedar shake roofs are available in beautiful colors, including ambers, reds, golds and browns. For a “natural look” for your roof, cedar shake is the way to go! Maintains Its Shapes Even in humid conditions, cedar shake… Read more »

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If the windows in your home are outdated and not working seamlessly, it could mean you’re allowing money to (metaphorically) blow out said windows.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 »