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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Skylights in a blue roof

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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Old roof in need of repair

What Happens If You Don’t Repair A Roof Leak?

April 9, 2021  | By: joylandroofing

How do I know if I have a roof leak? You might have water actively dripping from a ceiling or wall inside your home. Or, you notice a water spot in your ceiling that wasn’t there before. What does that mean for you?  Water coming into your home is obvious – there is a water

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Stone home with brown shingles

Is Your Roof About to Expire? A Checklist for Identifying Old Roofing

March 16, 2021  | By: joylandroofing

  If your roof is getting up there in age, you might be wondering if it’s the right time to invest in a replacement. Getting a new roof will improve your home’s efficiency and curb appeal, but keeping the old one will give you a few more years to save up the money.  Though the

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How to repair skylight curb leak on flat rubber roof

DIY How to Repair Skylight Curb Leak on Flat Rubber Roof

March 12, 2021  | By: John Esh

This commercial building in Elizabethtown, PA, has a flat EPDM rubber roof. Overall, it’s in great condition. However, the occupant is experiencing water penetration near this skylight. The source of the leak was discovered: there is a hole in the curb of the skylight’s deck. Joyland

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DIY how to recaulk chimney flashing

DIY How to Recaulk Chimney Flashing

February 23, 2021  | By: John Esh

Chimneys are a beautiful asset to a home or business! Most internal fireplaces require some type of ventilation and most often, chimneys are that ventilation. How Do Chimneys Age? The mortar, a cementitious material, secures the bricks in place and lasts about 25 years. Its lifespan can be more or

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what type of roof do I have?

What Type of Roof Do I Have?

February 17, 2021  | By: Joyland Roofing

No matter what kind of roof your home or business has, it’s important to understand your roof and how to watch for warning signs. As you start thinking about your roof, it’s best to start with the basics. Once you know what type of roof your house has, you can begin to keep an eye

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