Category: Roof Maintenance

The Adverse Effects of Snow and Ice on Your Roof

The roof of a house is covered in snow and ice after a winter storm

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 »

Is Your Roof Truly the Most Important Part of Your Property?

Do you have a house in the Poconos of Pennsylvania? If so, what is the most important part of your property? If you guessed “the roof,” you’re right. A Safe Haven While many people might guess that a bathroom or kitchen would be the most important part of a property– and those are important parts–… 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 »

Here Are Some Hidden Benefits When You Install a New Roof

If you have a house in the Poconos, when’s the last time you installed a new roof on it? Roofing by Bruce can install a new roof for you… But why might you want one? Help You Sell Your Property For starters, if you’re thinking of selling your home soon, then a new roof will… 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 »

Roof Leaks Are Common During Winter

It’s that time of year: winter. If you take a look around, you’ll probably notice ice dams on many area roofs in the East Stroudsburg area. Those aren’t good. You don’t want them hanging heavy on your house. If you can’t remove them yourself, you should call a professional like Roofing by Bruce to do… Read more »

Make Sure Your Roof is Ready for Snow and Ice

It’s that time of year again when winter is on its way. Should you have your roof inspected before winter? Yes. It’s a good idea to have Roofing by Bruce come to your house and inspect your roof before the snow and ice come and cover the roof (and it’s 0 degrees outside). Things a… Read more »

Do I have a Leaky Roof?

Now’s a good time to have Roofing by Bruce inspect your roof to see if it has any leaks. Roofing by Bruce is located in East Stroudsburg, PA, in the Poconos. Working weekdays, Roofing by Bruce can be reached by calling 570-424-8891. Concrete Evidence How do you know if you have a leaky roof? Well,… Read more »