Should I clean my roof?

timberline hdz pewter gray shingles installed on this home by joyland roofing

Should I clean my roof?

May 5, 2022

As a homeowner, you’re right to wonder if you’re providing your roof with the proper care and maintenance. At the end of the day, it’s the most vital protection your home has from the outside elements — and neglecting your roof over time can mean hard-to-repair and costly damage, as well as

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Pros and Cons of Standing Seam and Corrugated Metal Roofing

April 4, 2022

In the past few years, metal roofing has grown in popularity as more and more people discover the benefits of metal roofing over asphalt shingles. Metal is resilient, standing up to weather extremes, wildfires, and hurricanes. For the environmentally conscious, it’s also an earth-friendlier

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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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What Are the Different Types of Houses?

December 13, 2021

Whether you’re in the market to buy a house or dreaming about the day you can, you’ll quickly realize you have plenty of architectural choices. When you begin your hunt, your real estate agent may ask you to describe what kind of house you’re looking for. They may throw out terms

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What Are The Dark Streaks On My Roof? All About Algae

October 4, 2021

Dark streaks on your roof are unattractive and cause your shingles to look aged and stained. These dark areas are usually not caused by dirt and grime – they are actually algae growth.  This algae is called “gloeocapsa magma,” also known as blue-green algae. It appears black because it

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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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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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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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