Tips for Maintaining Your Flat Roof

Modern stone and wood home with flat roof

Tips for Maintaining Your Flat Roof

August 19, 2022  | By: John Esh

Flat roofs are popular because they can be easier to maintain than pitched roofs and don’t interrupt the skyline. But the materials they’re made of and their tendency to collect debris and water mean they require more maintenance than pitched roofs.  You can keep your flat roof healthy and

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Your Metal Roof Maintenance Guide

August 16, 2022  | By: John Esh

Metal roofing is known for its durability, sustainability, and long life. A metal roof is typically long-lasting, difficult to damage, and nearly maintenance free. However, that doesn’t mean a metal roof is indestructible. Like any roofing system, your metal roof will benefit from regular

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Gutter Drainage Tips for Your House

August 1, 2022  | By: John Esh

Why Are Gutters so Important to Your Home? Gutters control the flow of water off your roof and away from your house. A proper system protects your home and saves you from expensive repairs from flooding, washouts, yard damage, roof, and foundation damage.  When water isn’t properly drained off

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Red metal roof

How Long Should a Metal Roof Last?

June 21, 2022  | By: John Esh

Metal roofing has entered the mainstream and is an excellent choice for pretty much any home. But we have observed a lot of confusion and doubts regarding metal roofs. This article will help you understand the longevity and advantages of metal roofing, as well as the disadvantages.  We hope to

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standing seam metal roof

Should You Repair or Replace Your Roof?

May 20, 2022  | By: John Esh

“Should I have my roof checked?” This is a question that comes to most people’s minds only when there’s information about an oncoming storm or tornado. Considering the vital role a roof plays, it’s not given as much attention as it deserves until it’s almost too late. 

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

Should I clean my roof?

May 5, 2022  | By: John Esh

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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Green metal roof

Pros and Cons of Standing Seam and Corrugated Metal Roofing

April 4, 2022  | By: John Esh

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  | By: John Esh

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  | By: John Esh

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  | By: John Esh

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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