Re-Roofing Vs Roof Replacement

Re-Roofing Vs Roof Replacement

Should I Re-Roof or Replace My Roof Re-roofing has a long history. The thought at the time was that adding a new layer of shingles over an old one would further waterproof the shingles. And, in the process, if you didn’t have too many layers of shingles already on...

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How Old Is My Roof?

How Old Is My Roof?

The question “How old is my roof?” can come up several times during home ownership.  You may not remember the exact year your roof was installed, or you may have moved into a house that lacks any records to tell you the age of your roof. You may also need to...

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What Are Snow Guards on a Roof?

What Are Snow Guards on a Roof?

It’s no secret that winter weather can cause issues with your roof. Metal roofs have a unique problem called roof avalanches. When snow accumulates on a metal roof, it has a tendency to slide off all at once, causing, well, an avalanche. Combine that with an ice dam,...

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What To Expect If You Have Storm Damage on Your Roof

What To Expect If You Have Storm Damage on Your Roof

Storms, big and small, can wreak havoc on your home’s exterior. From severe thunderstorms to wind storms and even hurricanes, your roof has to weather it all. And usually, it does. Today’s shingles are designed to handle high winds and heavy impacts from hail or...

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Should I Stay Home During a Roof Replacement? 

Should I Stay Home During a Roof Replacement? 

When your roof starts showing signs of wear and tear, it’s important for you as a homeowner to replace your roof before leaks or water damage occurs in your home. If you’ve never replaced your roof before, you may have some questions about whether you should stay home...

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What is a Composition Roof?

What is a Composition Roof?

Chances are, if you live in Southeastern, PA, you have a composition roof. It’s just another way of saying that you have asphalt shingles. There are many types and styles of asphalt shingles, but they’re all a composition roof. (Not to be confused with composite...

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All About 3-Tab Asphalt Shingles

All About 3-Tab Asphalt Shingles

3-Tab Shingles are the oldest asphalt shingles in the marketplace. They were one of the first successful shingle designs and were popular for many years, but have been passed over as architectural shingles have become the standard in modern roofing. Still, you may...

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All You Need to Know About Partial Roofs

All You Need to Know About Partial Roofs

The first concern many homeowners have when it comes to roof repair is the cost. Unfortunately, roofs are not immune to wear and tear. Most of the time, a roof wears evenly, and when it starts to fail, it’s ready for a complete roof replacement. However, there are...

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Will Sleet Damage Your Roof?

Will Sleet Damage Your Roof?

Sleet and freezing rain are the silent culprits that many people forget about. Most homeowners prepare their homes for snow, but sleet can be just as damaging. Freezing ice pellets can also wreak havoc on your roof. While it may seem harmless, sleet can cause...

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Do Home Warranties Cover My Roof?

Do Home Warranties Cover My Roof?

February 10th is National Home Warranty Day, designed to remind us to protect the vital appliances and components of your home. No part of your home is more important than your roof, as it protects you and your property from inclement weather.  National Home Warranty...

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What is a GAF Master Elite Contractor

What is a GAF Master Elite Contractor

Choosing the right roofing contractor is a crucial decision to ensure the quality, integrity, and lifespan of your roof. And yet, it can be difficult to compare roofing companies. That’s the reason we recommend looking at certifications as one way to measure the...

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