6 Steps to Take When Your Roof Starts Leaking

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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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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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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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How do I prepare for a roof replacement? Steps needed before the project starts

How To Prepare For A Roof Replacement: 4 Things You Need To Know

January 8, 2021  | By: John Esh

If your shingled roof is about 15-20 years old, if you’re experiencing leaking, or if you have shingles that have blown off, it’s likely time for you to replace your roof. Selecting a qualified roofing contractor is the most important first step! Once you’ve determined your best fit local

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Is the workmanship warranty transferable? Discussing the quality guarantee

Ask A Roofer: Is the Workmanship Warranty Transferrable?

December 21, 2020  | By: John Esh

When looking to get a new roof installed, you should ask your roofing contractor what warranties come with the roof replacement service. Often, the material’s manufacturer will put a certain warranty length on the product itself, but what about the installation of the new roofing system?

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