What Should I Do If I’m Missing Shingles From My Roof?

3-tab shingle missing on residential roof with the caption "what to do if I have shingles missing? why they fall off and steps to take to minimize damage"

What Should I Do If I’m Missing Shingles From My Roof?

January 21, 2022

After a day of high winds, you may have noticed a shingle or two lying in your yard. While this doesn’t necessarily mean you have to replace your roof, you do need to repair it as soon as you can. Why do shingles blow off the roof? Most shingles can withstand some pretty strong winds,

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blue corrugated metal roof with snow birds installed by joyland roofing

What Are Snow Guards & Do I Need Them For My Roof?

January 14, 2022

Living in southeastern PA, we get snow. We don’t get mountains of it, but we can expect at least a couple snow storms every winter.  Sun and higher temperatures help the snow melt. In some cases, you may have noticed large amounts of snow sliding off your roof all at once in a sheet. This

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4 Roofing Trends to Continue in 2022

January 7, 2022

The past two years have been challenging for so many business in various industries. What business predicted may have played out was likely far from reality. People spent more time at home. For a number of people, the extra savings typically used for vacations or extracurricular was repurposed for

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Replacing Your Church Roof: What Leaders Need to Know

December 27, 2021

You’ve discovered that your church roof is leaking. Or maybe you’re working on next year’s maintenance budget.  Maybe you don’t have records of what’s been done on the roof, and you need help determining its condition.  What goes into church roof repairs and replacements, and what

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How Long Should A Commercial Flat Roof Last? & Tips for Its Longevity

December 22, 2021

A flat roofing system on a commercial building can last 20-25 years on average. 3 main types of rubber roofs are installed on commercial buildings: EPDM: Lifetime of 20-40 years TPO: Lifetime of 20-30 years PVC: Lifetime of up to 30 years You’ll want to consider the anticipated lifetime of the

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Should I Clear the Snow Off My Roof?

December 9, 2021

The Good News: Your roof was made to withstand the conditions Roofs are designed and built for all weather conditions, including snow. Architects and structural engineers are careful to ensure that the roofs they design are capable of easily holding up under snow and ice conditions.  Below are

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Does Walking On Your Shingled Roof Damage It?

November 22, 2021

Yes, it can. The likelihood and level of severity depends on the time of year. Shingles are hardy and are made to withstand an occasional walk. However, if it’s hot outside, say 80 degrees, and there’s direct sunlight on the roof, the asphalt base of the shingle will soften. Walking over

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How has COVID-19 affected the roofing industry? 3 Main Impacts

October 22, 2021

We didn’t know what 2020 had in store for us. Then 2020 bled into 2021 and here we are, just over 2 months away from 2022, and the effects of this crisis are still far reaching.  Roofing is an essential “life sustaining” business. To stay open and operate safely, we adjusted our process. 

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When Do I Know It’s Time to Replace My Gutters?

October 13, 2021

Gutters catch the water running off the roof and direct the water toward the downspout to drain it away from critical structural areas. Gutters are an integral part of a roofing system and should be kept clear of debris for peak performance.  Many people don’t often think about their gutters if

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Flat roofing: tpo or epdm? which material is best for your roof

Flat Roofing: TPO or EPDM? Which Material is Best for Your Roof

September 24, 2021

When going to replace your flat roof, you often choose the same material that was on it. However, you should consider alternatives based on longevity, cost, and the local climate. While shingles come in multiple colors and styles, low-sloped roofs don’t have as many options. Single-ply membranes

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