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

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 […]

Joyland Roofing roofer cleans area and applies new form flash to stop leak on a rubber roof with the caption "how to repair skylight curb leak on flat rubber roof: video and transcript"

DIY How to Repair Skylight Curb Leak on Flat Rubber Roof

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 Roofing Operation’s Manager, Kevin O’Connell, takes you through the […]

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DIY How to Recaulk Chimney Flashing

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 less depending on the degree […]

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What Type of Roof Do I Have?

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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Thinking About Installing a Metal Roof? 4 Factors to Consider

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’ interest in metal roofing grow exponentially, and industry-wide trends […]

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Should I Install Gutter Guards? 7 FAQs Answered

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 properly, potentially causing foundation issues from overflowing […]

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

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 […]