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 »

Here’s Why You Should Have Your Roof Inspected After Winter

Roofing by Bruce, serving the Poconos region near East Stroudsburg, PA, recommends that you get a roof inspection after the winter months. Why do this? Well, winter can cause a lot of damage to roofs thanks to cold temperatures, freezing and thawing, ice, snow, sleet and wind… winter weather is rough on roofs! Shingles May… Read more »

A Beginner’s Guide to a Leaky Roof

Roofing by Bruce sees a lot of leaking roofs in the Poconos. Ideally, our job is to find leaks and fix them fast. After all, a leak that keeps going can ultimately cause a lot of damage. The sooner the leak is caught and fixed, the better! Signs of Leaky Roof How do you know… Read more »

The Advantages of Heating Your Home With a Fireplace

Do you have a fireplace in your home? If so, you would be crazy not to try to use it to heat up your entire home on cold winter days. You should also consider adding a fireplace to your home if you do not have one yet. There are so many benefits that you’ll get… Read more »

Things Your Roofing Company May Not Be Telling You

Not all roofing companies are created equal. Some are better at their jobs than others, and some will take the time to explain what they’re doing “up there” so the homeowner truly understands the work being done. What are some things a roofing company may not be telling you? Roofing Inspections First, did you know… Read more »

Here’s What New Homeowners Should Know About Their Roof

So you’re a new homeowner? Congrats! It’s a major accomplishment to buy a home. If it’s a brand new one, great! If it’s an older home, when’s the last time the roof was replaced? You should have some paperwork indicating that information, and have it handy anytime you’re thinking about having repairs or a replacement… Read more »

Reasons to Schedule a Chimney Sweep

What are some reasons to schedule a chimney sweep? If It’s Been Too Long If you don’t know the last time the chimney was cleaned or inspected, then it’s time! Oftentimes, people will schedule a chimney sweep before they decide to put their house on the market and sell it. Or, once a new owner… Read more »