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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Considering a metal roof? 4 factors you will want to think about

Thinking About Installing a Metal Roof? 4 Factors to Consider

February 8, 2021  | By: Joyland Roofing

Metal roofing installation is booming, and it’s not just for businesses and barns. It’s becoming a popular choice for residential roofs as well. A metal roof is an attractive, modern, eco-friendly, and durable choice for your home. Within the last few years, we’re seeing our customers’

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Should I install gutter guards? Explanation of what gutter guards are with FAQs

Should I Install Gutter Guards? 7 FAQs Answered

February 3, 2021  | By: John Esh

Keeping your home or business’s gutter system clear is integral to the performance of your drainage system. Cleaning your gutters can be a messy, time consuming, and dangerous chore if you’re not trained and practiced. If you don’t clean your gutters, they can overflow and water cannot drain

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DIY how to replace your pipe boot

DIY How to Replace a Pipe Boot on an Asphalt Shingle Roof

January 29, 2021  | By: John Esh

One of the most common roofing features that can be the source of your roof leaking is the pipe boot. This rubber material is placed around the PVC pipe that vents your plumbing and can also be referred to as vent pipe flashing. The rubber boot is secured around the pipe to make it waterproof

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Parts of a roof: Shingles- what are they and what do you need to know when selecting your new shingles

What are Roofing Shingles?

January 19, 2021  | By: Joyland Roofing

When you think of the word “roofing,” you typically picture what you can see on top of a home or business – the shingles! While there are many elements to your roofing system, such as the roof decking, underlayment and drip edge, the most aesthetic and crucial item is your shingles.

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