Should I Replace My Roof Before Selling My Home? – Resell Value

joyland roofing inspector scaling ladder to get on a roof with the caption "should I replace the roof before selling my home? whether reroofing is worth the hassle before you move"

Should I Replace My Roof Before Selling My Home? – Resell Value

September 2, 2021

Preparing your house for the market often involves making strides to get the most value for your home. From calculating your previous investments to determining elements that need repaired, it can be overwhelming. When it comes to your roof, there are often multiple factors that could lead to you

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a joyland roofing crew member installing shingles with the caption "what should a roofing estimate include? 10 items to confirm that they are in the scope of the replacement project"

What Should A Roofing Estimate Include? 10 Essential Items

August 20, 2021

As you’re looking to replace your roof, it’s vital to receive multiple estimates. Do your research to narrow down which companies you want to obtain estimates from!  Make sure to plan ahead! The process of obtaining a finalized quote could take up to 2 weeks depending on the time of year and

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joyland roofing inspectors shingle inspection by chimney with the caption "what to do when your roof starts leaking. 6 steps you can take to minimize damage. how to act quickly to find a permanent solution"

6 Steps to Take When Your Roof Starts Leaking

August 6, 2021

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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flashing replaced by joyland roofing with the caption "what is roof flashing? how it's integral to a successful roof system"

What is Roof Flashing?

July 30, 2021

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

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

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

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

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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