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What Should A Roofing Estimate Include? 10 Essential Items

August 20, 2021  | By: John Esh

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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6 Steps to Take When Your Roof Starts Leaking

August 6, 2021  | By: John Esh

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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What is Roof Flashing?

July 30, 2021  | By: John Esh

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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Roof Inspection Tips for Storm Damaged Areas

July 16, 2021  | By: Joyland Roofing

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  | By: joylandroofing

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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All About Attic Ventilation: Why Your Home Needs Appropriate Roof Venting

June 18, 2021  | By: joylandroofing

You want a beautiful roof with quality shingles in a color that matches your home, neat detail work, and straight, clean lines. We can do that. However, what’s going on underneath your roof, in the attic space, is just as important. The movement and temperature of air under your roof can affect

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Gray Asphalt Roof

How to Spot a Roof Storm Chaser: 6 Identifiers to Avoid Scams

May 21, 2021  | By: joylandroofing

An extreme weather event rolls through your area – hail, rain, wind, snow. You, along with your neighbors, notice storm damage to your roof! Depending on the extent of the damage, you may be able to file an insurance claim for the damages. It’s possible that your roof can be fixed with

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8 Things to Know Before Installing Skylights

April 23, 2021  | By: joylandroofing

Skylights get a bad rap for being leak-prone. This is due to poor installation techniques by unqualified roofers. A skylight properly installed will last for 20+ years without a problem! The key is to make sure it’s the right kind for the roof pitch because a steep-slope skylight cannot be

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Blue-Gray Asphalt Shingling

What to Look for in the Roof When Buying a Home: 6 Elements to Inspect

April 16, 2021  | By: joylandroofing

Congratulations! You’re looking at buying a home. Whether you’re a first time homebuyer or you’ve done this a few times, it’s important to ensure the house is in excellent and safe condition. If it’s not, the areas that need attention should be addressed with the current homeowner before

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