Is Metal Roofing Right For Me?

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Is Metal Roofing Right For Me?

March 8, 2018  | By: Joyland Roofing

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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red brick bathroom building with moss on roof

All About Moss

February 12, 2018  | By: Joyland Roofing

  In our last blog post, we talked about algae. This time, let’s look at a related problem: moss. Moss is similar to algae because it affects roofs in cool, wet, shady areas. Besides that, it seems like the opposite of algae. Algae looks bad, but moss can look quaint and antique.  

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snowy gray house surrounded by snowy trees and bushes

Three Misconceptions About Roofing in the Winter

December 4, 2017  | By: Joyland Roofing

  If you live in Florida or Alaska, choosing when to reroof your home is easy. In Florida the whole year is perfect, and in Alaska, it’s not complicated either – you just don’t roof for about half the year. But we work in southern Pennsylvania, where it’s a little more

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The Most Vulnerable Parts of Your Roof – Residential

August 29, 2017  | By: Joyland Roofing

  If you own a car, you don’t need to know how to replace the alternator, arc the solenoid, or even change the oil. You do, however, need to notice when the warning lights come on. Owning a roof is no different. You don’t have to be a roofer, but it’s important to know when

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The Re-Roofing Process – What to Expect

May 4, 2017  | By: Joyland Roofing

If you’re looking around for roofing contractors, you probably know that your roof needs to be replaced pretty soon, but you might not know what that process will be like. It’s a little different for every contractor, but most of the good ones are similar. Here’s what you can

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All About Leaks

March 2, 2017  | By: Joyland Roofing

Ok, your roof probably doesn’t leak as badly as that picture. But maybe you have that slow, steady drip that you put a bowl under when it rains. Maybe you just have suspicious brown spots on the ceiling. Maybe you even have a leak that you can’t see at all. No matter how small it

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House with snow on roof surrounded by snowy trees and bushes

The Dynamics of Snow and Ice on Your Roof

January 26, 2017  | By: Joyland Roofing

A good roof keeps rain and snow out of your house. That’s pretty obvious. But it does a lot more than that. A roof’s functions are more complex than you might think. Understanding how your roof works in the winter can help you plan ahead to prevent storm damage and roof repair after

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