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

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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church roof replaced by joyland Roofing with the caption "replacing your church roof: what leaders need to know before they sign a contract"

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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white TPO roof installed by joyland roofing with the caption "how long should a commercial flat roof last? lifespan and tips for longevity"

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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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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Is my roof good for solar? 3 areas to consider

Ask a Roofer: Is My Roof a Good Roof for Solar? 3 Areas to Consider

October 12, 2020

You’re trying to determine if you want to put solar panels on your roof. Our president, John Esh, answers whether your home is a great solar panel candidate!   [Transcript] Since we’ve started installing roof top solar systems, we often get the question of, Is my roof a good roof

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metal roof with snow guards

Is Metal Roofing Right For Me?

March 8, 2018

Considering putting a metal roof on your home, barn, or business? Shingle roofs are still the most popular choice for sloped roofs, but we’re getting more and more questions about metal. It’s growing in popularity, and it’s definitely an excellent choice for many homes. If

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Pipes on a roof

The Most Vulnerable Parts of Your Roof – Commercial

September 15, 2017

If you own or manage a commercial building, you know how important roof maintenance is. Roof damage or failure can cost your business a HUGE chunk of change. A major problem with your roof can cost more than just the price of repair – it can damage your equipment, inventory, and be dangerous

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