Skylight Replacement and Installation 101

Sky view of a sun tunnel

Skylight Replacement and Installation 101

April 22, 2022

Everything You Need to Know About Skylights and Sun Tunnels Skylights are statement pieces. They add natural light into the room, creating an energetic and fresh ambiance. They make rooms feel larger than they really are by opening the space into the vast sky. With all the extra light filtering in,

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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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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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Parts of a roof: Shingles- what are they and what do you need to know when selecting your new shingles

What are Roofing Shingles?

January 19, 2021

When you think of the word “roofing,” you typically picture what you can see on top of a home or business – the shingles! While there are many elements to your roofing system, such as the roof decking, underlayment and drip edge, the most aesthetic and crucial item is your shingles.

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What is the underlayment and drip edge? Tar paper vs synthetic, ice and water shield, drip edge

What is the Underlayment and Drip Edging?

November 20, 2020

  We’ve previously discussed what your home’s roof deck is and how its health impacts your home. It’s important that your roof deck is in good condition before installing the remainder of your new roofing materials on top. Apart from the shingles, underlayment and drip edge

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Parts of a roof: the roof deck

Parts of a Roof: The Roof Deck

October 27, 2020

Understanding Your Roof If you’re reroofing your home, all the elements to learn about can be overwhelming. There’s not only the roofing materials like shingles and metal; there’s the underlayment, the decking under the underlayment, the flashing, and what on earth is fascia

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