Category: Roof Problems

What Causes Roof Sheathing to Rot?

Roof Sheathing

Although it is not seen by the naked eye, sheathing is actually one of the more essential parts of your roof. In fact, your roof could appear just fine, but underneath, the sheathing could be rotting. Made from either wood or particle board, sheathing lies underneath your shingles and if it starts to deteriorate, it… 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 »

A Beginner’s Guide to a Leaky Roof

Leaky Roof

Roofing by Bruce sees a lot of leaking roofs in the Poconos. Ideally, our job is to find leaks and fix them fast. After all, a leak that keeps going can ultimately cause a lot of damage. The sooner the leak is caught and fixed, the better! Signs of Leaky Roof How do you know… 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 »

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 »

Roof Problems You May See During the Summer

Summer Roofing Problems

You can experience problems with your roof at any time of the year. However, there are some problems that are specific to the summertime. You should keep a close eye out for them and call a roofing company for help at the first sign of trouble. Here are 3 common roof problems you might come… Read more »

Besides Ice Dams, What Could Cause a Leaky Roof in the Winter?

Leaky Roofs in Winter

More often than not, an ice dam is likely to blame if your roof is leaking in the wintertime. But there are other things that can cause your roof to leak as well. Before you assume that an ice dam is causing your roof to leak this winter, consider some of the other possibilities. Let’s… Read more »