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k-style gutter installed by joyland roofing with the caption "when do i know it's time to replace my gutters? physical signs of aging & replacement options"

When Do I Know It’s Time to Replace My Gutters?

October 13, 2021

Gutters catch the water running off the roof and direct the water toward the downspout to drain it away from critical structural areas. Gutters are an integral part of a roofing system and should be kept clear of debris for peak performance.  Many people don’t often think about their gutters if

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roof with dark streaks and the caption "What are the dark streaks on my roof? all about roof algae and how it impacts your roof"

What Are The Dark Streaks On My Roof? All About Algae

October 4, 2021

Dark streaks on your roof are unattractive and cause your shingles to look aged and stained. These dark areas are usually not caused by dirt and grime – they are actually algae growth.  This algae is called “gloeocapsa magma,” also known as blue-green algae. It appears black because it

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Flat roofing: tpo or epdm? which material is best for your roof

Flat Roofing: TPO or EPDM? Which Material is Best for Your Roof

September 24, 2021

When going to replace your flat roof, you often choose the same material that was on it. However, you should consider alternatives based on longevity, cost, and the local climate. While shingles come in multiple colors and styles, low-sloped roofs don’t have as many options. Single-ply membranes

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joyland roofing inspector scaling ladder to get on a roof with the caption "should I replace the roof before selling my home? whether reroofing is worth the hassle before you move"

Should I Replace My Roof Before Selling My Home? – Resell Value

September 2, 2021

Preparing your house for the market often involves making strides to get the most value for your home. From calculating your previous investments to determining elements that need repaired, it can be overwhelming. When it comes to your roof, there are often multiple factors that could lead to you

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a joyland roofing crew member installing shingles with the caption "what should a roofing estimate include? 10 items to confirm that they are in the scope of the replacement project"

What Should A Roofing Estimate Include? 10 Essential Items

August 20, 2021

As you’re looking to replace your roof, it’s vital to receive multiple estimates. Do your research to narrow down which companies you want to obtain estimates from!  Make sure to plan ahead! The process of obtaining a finalized quote could take up to 2 weeks depending on the time of year and

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joyland roofing inspectors shingle inspection by chimney with the caption "what to do when your roof starts leaking. 6 steps you can take to minimize damage. how to act quickly to find a permanent solution"

6 Steps to Take When Your Roof Starts Leaking

August 6, 2021

You don’t think about your roof every day. It’s something that exists as a part of your home to protect you and your family! Yet, it’s typically not top of mind – until something goes wrong. When a rain or snow storm strikes and you notice a water spot or an active leak, then the

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flashing replaced by joyland roofing with the caption "what is roof flashing? how it's integral to a successful roof system"

What is Roof Flashing?

July 30, 2021

Roof Flashing Explained Roof flashing is the material that seals the joints between your roofing materials (shingles, slate, cedar shakes, etc.) and any walls, penetrations, and edges. Roof flashing is a part of every roof system that protects the home from water penetration. On all sloped roofs,

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a roof inspected by joyland roofing inspector shows missing asphalt shingles from storm damage. the text says "should I inspect my roof after a storm? How storms can impact the integrity of your roof & what to look for"

Roof Inspection Tips for Storm Damaged Areas

July 16, 2021

Summer storms pass through southeastern PA and they produce considerable damage to properties. If your home or business is one of the many buildings in Pennsylvania that are damaged in a storm, this weekend, you’re wondering: what should I do to fix

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Do I need a permit for a roof replacement or roof repairs?

June 25, 2021

Permits were created to ensure building codes for installation, waste, and safety are followed. This protects you, your home, the workers, and any passersby! Most larger home projects require a permit! Because there are standards in place for construction plans, it’s especially important that you

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