Category: Roof Maintenance

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Here’s Why You Should Have a Roof Inspection After a Storm

Roof Inspections After a Storm

If a major storm swept through your area recently, you should be at least a little concerned about the condition of your roof. Even if your roof is on the newer side, it could have been damaged by rain, wind, hail, and whatever else the storm threw at it. Consider having a professional roof inspection… Read more »

Here’s Why Routine Roof Maintenance is Important

Roof Maintenance

Roofing by Bruce sees myriad types of roofs. Some of them are well-maintained and in very good condition. Others, well… aren’t in good shape at all! They’ve been neglected for years, with no one checking on them every once in a while. Neglected roofs with problems end up costing people a lot of money to… Read more »