Possible Roof Problems

Roof Problems

There are lots of things that can go wrong with your roof, and every one can cause expensive damage if they are not properly repaired. Roof problems can include leaks from storms, mold in your attic from water leaks, and even squirrels and other animals setting up residence in your home through your damaged roof. Most...

Can I Have Both a Power Fan and a Ridge Vent System on My Roof?

Ridge Vent Installation

When the hot days of summer are upon us, this is a question our customers frequently ask us: Can a power fan and ridge vent coexist?. Having both a power vent and ridge vent installed on your roof can short circuit the attic ventilation system. When the power vent goes on, it can actually pull air from the ridge ven...

What to Ask After a Roof Inspection

Roofing Inspection Finds Double Layers

You've finally found your dream home! But have you had a licensed roofer inspect the roof? A roof inspection is highly recommended when you're purchasing a home, and a good home inspector will "walk the roof" (instead of simply looking at the roof from the ground or from the attic.) Here are some questions to ask th...

How to File an Insurance Claim for Roof Damage

Roof Damage from Tree

If you own your home and experience damage to your roof such as storm damage, hail damage, fire damage, tree damage, etc., there is a good chance your homeowner's insurance will cover some of the costs to repair or replace your roof. To do this, you will need to begin by filing a claim with your insurance company. Once...

Did You Know Bird Droppings Can Damage Your Roof?

Bird Droppings on Roof

Bird droppings on your roof can damage shingles, cause clogs in your gutters, and pose health risks. If you constantly find bird droppings on your vehicles when they are parked in your driveway, you may want to inspect your roofing. There's a high chance that the birds are also dropping their waste on your asphalt-shin...

You’re Ready to Go Solar! But is Your Roof?

Solar Panels on Roof

As energy costs continue to rise, so does the popularity of solar panels, which are installed on your roof. Solar energy is a great way to keep your energy costs down while also helping the environment. Many homeowners and businesses in South Jersey are making the switch to solar energy. But before you have solar panel...

3 Causes Of Roof Leaks Everyone Needs To Be Aware Of

Leaking Roof Damaged Shingles

Roof replacements can be expensive, so timely roof repairs can extend the life of your South Jersey or Southeastern Pennsylvania roof. This is why it is a good idea to have roof inspections performed by roofing contractors. It is also a good idea to know the things that can cause roof damage. The following are three th...

Reasons for Roof Failure

Roof Failure Bunched Shingles

Drip, drip, drip, it's the sound a homeowner never wants to hear – especially if you just replaced your roof! Your roof is brand new, how could this happen? Roof failure is most often caused by poor workmanship, including incorrectly installed flashing systems and faulty attic ventilation. Poor Workmanship The most...

How To Tell If It’s Time To Replace Your Roof

When to Replace Your Roof

With rain, winds, snow and ice, our homes sure take a beating. They take all of the abuse to protect our family. With all that wear and tear, roofs do not last forever. So how do you know when it's time to replace your roof? Here's our guide. Cracked or Curled Shingles Over time the sun can bake shingles and damage t...