Category: Roof Maintenance

How to Reduce the Chances of Fire Damage to Your Roof

Have you ever seen a roof catch fire? Keep in mind that a roof is an integral part of a structure. If a fire destroys it, there goes much of the house or building! Many roofs have asphalt shingles. If a fire breaks out on or near the shingles, the heat and smoke will likely… Read more »

Here’s How You Choose the Right Roofing Material

Different types of roof coating. Sheet metal profiles, ceramic tiles, asphalt roofing shingles and gypsum slate isolated on white background.

Roofing by Bruce, operating out of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, can help you choose the right roofing material when you need to repair or replace your roof. That said, how do you choose the material that will work best for your situation? There are several factors to take into account. Roof Pitch For starters, consider your… Read more »

Factors to Consider When Deciding to Repair or Replace Your Roof

Okay, so you’ve got an issue with your roof. How do you decide between repairing it or replacing it? What are some factors to consider? How Long Has It Been Since You Had a New Roof? First, consider the age of your roof. How old is it? If it’s more than 25 years old, then… Read more »

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 »