Category: Miscellaneous

How to Find a Reliable Roofing Company

One thing you might notice during these pandemic times is that you call a company and it just rings and rings, or it goes to voicemail. It’s getting harder and harder to get a real live person on the other end of the line, right? When you’re looking to find a reliable company, whether it’s… Read more »

The Importance of Quality Masonry Construction

Masonry Repair East Stroudsburg

Masonry construction involves building structures, like chimneys and fireplaces, using common materials like brick or stone laid in and bound together by mortar, a workable paste which eventually hardens, binding several units together.  The Importance of Masonry Construction Why is masonry important? Well, it’s how many structures–perhaps your house or elements of your house– are… Read more »

The Dangers of DIY Roofing

DIY Roof Replacement

There are some people who will tell you, “You couldn’t pay me enough to get me to go up on my roof. I am afraid of heights and I don’t want to fall off!” Then there are others who say, “Well, maybe I could do my own roofing job.” And some people will try and… Read more »

Roofing Myths to Ignore

Concept of balance between myths and facts

It’s that time of year again when the weather warms up and people spend more time outdoors, especially in Pennsylvania. After a long, cold winter, now’s the time to check on your roof and see how it’s doing. If you don’t want to grab a ladder and go up there, or you don’t know what… Read more »

If Your Roof is Old, Have it Professionally Inspected Before Winter

Roof Inspections

The average person doesn’t think about their roof. But they should– and they should get it inspected to make sure “everything’s okay up there.” What are some reasons to get a roof inspection done before winter? Spring and Summer Put Roofs to the Test For starters, spring and summer can be hard on a roof…. Read more »

Do These Things to Extend the Lifespan of Your Roof

Roof Maintenance

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

Cleaning Leaves From the Gutter

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?

DIY Roof Replacement

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 »

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

Roof Inspections

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 »

Here’s Why You Should Have Professional Masonry Repairs Done

Masonry Repairs

As long as a masonry chimney is constructed properly, it should last for a very long time without showing any signs of wear and tear. But over the years, the weather can start to take a big toll on a masonry chimney and cause it to crumble. You should make sure that you have masonry… Read more »