Category: Miscellaneous

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 »

What Does Snow and Ice Do to Your Roof?

Snow on Roof

It’s that time of year again when snow and ice wreak havoc with Pennsylvania homes, including those in the Poconos. What do snow and ice do to your roof? Ice Dams Perhaps the worst thing to happen to PA roofs in the winter are ice dams. When ice builds up on the eaves of sloped… Read more »

Things Your Roofing Company May Not Be Telling You

Roofing Companies

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

Roof With Moss On It

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 »

How Do I Pick a Good Roofer?

Hiring a Roofer

How do you pick a good roofer? It’s a good idea to ask friends and family members about their past experiences with roofers… this way you’ll get an idea of the roofers they liked, and the ones they did not like. Furthermore, go online and read reviews. You can also call around and talk on… Read more »

Why Exterior Shutters Are Important to Your Home

Exterior Shutters

Does the front of your home feel like it’s missing something when you look at it? If you haven’t installed them already, you might want to think about putting exterior shutters into place. Although many exterior shutters these days aren’t designed to open and close, there are still so many benefits that come along with… Read more »

Things Homeowners Should Know About Their Roofs

Cleaning Roof

The roof that sits on top of your home is arguably the most important part of it. If your roof leaks, sags, or gives out on you completely, it could compromise the whole rest of your home and leave you in a tough spot. It’s why you should take the time to educate yourself about… Read more »

What Should You Ask a Roofing Contractor?

Roofing Contractor

Hiring a roofing contractor to perform a roof installation or roof repair job isn’t hard. There are plenty of them out there for you to choose from. However, hiring the right roofing contractor for the job can be more challenging than you might expect. Take a look at several questions you should ask a roofing… Read more »

Signs of a Poor Roofing Job

Poor Roofing Job

Are there shingles falling off your roof already even though you just had it installed a few months ago? This is an obvious sign of a poor roofing job. The shingles on a roof should stay strong for years to come when they’re installed the right way. Take a look at several other signs of… Read more »