Category: Roof Maintenance

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 »

Here’s Why You Should Install a New Roof This Summer

roofer next to the chimney verifying the tiles

Roofing By Bruce is now scheduling roof installations for the summer of 2021. We are trained on the best ways of installation and experienced with the Nor-Eastern Nailing System, which is best for our area– The Poconos. This nailing system helps provide better endurance for roofs when they have to battle the harsh winter weather… Read more »

Roof Maintenance Tips to Employ This Spring

worker cleaning house gutter from leaves and dirt

Springtime is a great time to check your roof and see how it fared during the winter season. If you don’t feel comfortable getting up on your roof to inspect it, have Roofing by Bruce do it! Call 570-424-8891 or email info@roofingbybruce.com. What are some roof maintenance tips for this time of the year? Gutters… 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 »

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 »