Tips for shingle roofs
  Although Northern New Jersey and the tri-state area haven’t seen a particularly snowy winter this year, many homeowners may consider taking this time to plan necessary home improvements and repairs. Shingled roofs are a vital part of the integrity of any home, and may be in need of some TLC, especially after winter weather. Let’s take a look at some must-know tips for shingle roofs. Selecting Your Shingles There are a variety of shingle
Winter is the season of holidays with family, fun in the snow, and cozying up in front of the fireplace. However, the winter months in North Jersey also bring extreme temperatures, snow and ice, and fallen tree limbs or power lines as the result of blizzards. Here are some common winter roof woes, and what you can do to repair and maintain your roof for many seasons to come. Structural Damage Winter weather can put
Get your roof ready for winter!
Winter signals a time of many wonderful things; holidays, family time, vacations, and more. What else can it signal? Possible roof damage. Winter weather like rain, sleet, snow, and high winds can wreak havoc on roofs by creating new damage or exacerbating an existing issue. Slate Roofing Professionals offers these tips on how you can prepare your slate roof for the winter, keeping everyone inside safe and comfortable. Inspecting Your Roof Understanding the state of
yankee gutters

September 14, 2022

All About Yankee Gutters

What are Yankee gutters? Many historic homes with older slate roofs have Yankee gutters. These gutters, which date back to the 18th century, are also called pole, flush, standing, and Philadelphia gutters. The beauty of Yankee gutters is aesthetic and functional: They are wooden troughs lined with copper or steel (or stainless steel) coated with an alloy of tin and lead or zinc called terne. They are hung on the plane of the roof, built
Another 5-Star #slate roof repair in #Montclair #NewJersey Part of this work involved adding snow guards to the roof and repairing slate around the skylights at the rear of this beautiful Montclair home. Our masons and roofers know how to expertly repair and restore historic slate roofs. Why snow guards? Because a cubic foot of solid ice would plummet to the ground like a 57 pound rock. Property owners can be liable for damage or