Category: Roofing

  • Ice Damming 101

    Ice Damming 101

    More than creating a colder home this winter, inadequate insulation is also the likely reason your attic is experiencing water damage. The dynamic is called ice damming. House heat escapes from the attic and makes its way to the roof where it melts the snow. […]

  • The Importance of Getting Your Roof Inspected

    The Importance of Getting Your Roof Inspected

    Preservation of the structural components of your home is essential to the health of your home. When it comes to roofs, we at G. Fedale Roofing & Siding recommend a thorough inspection every three-to-five years if the roof isn’t old, and every year or two […]

  • How to Get the Best Return out of Your Roof

    How to Get the Best Return out of Your Roof

    Your roof is a critical component of your home. It is the first line of defense against the weather and it also adds an aesthetic appeal to your home. However, roofs are not indestructible and they wear over time. Here are some tips to get […]

  • What to Look For in a Quality Roofing Contractor

    What to Look For in a Quality Roofing Contractor

    Whether you are a new homeowner, a builder, or someone looking to spruce up their existing home, it’s important to choose the right roofing company. This decision can be made easier if you know what qualities to look for in a roofing contractor. Our team […]

  • Fall Home Maintenance Tips

    Fall Home Maintenance Tips

    Shorter days, changing trees, and that chill in the air all point to the arrival of Autumn! It might not be time to stow away the patio furniture, but the change in season does make it timely for routine fall maintenance. While groundskeeping tasks like […]

  • 5 Signs You Need Roof Repair ASAP

    5 Signs You Need Roof Repair ASAP

    If you’re familiar with roofing, you know that roofs take some serious ‘punishment’ from weather elements from time to time. Ice storms, tornadoes, strong winds, rain, sleet, and hail are just some of the dangers your roof has to face regularly. With time, these elements […]

  • How To Handle Storm Damage

    How To Handle Storm Damage

    That sudden thunderstorm may be a welcome relief from summer’s heat and humidity, but for the unprepared home, heavy rains can spell disaster. Loose roof shingles are easy targets for strong wind, likewise, siding that has blown off due to wind or clogged gutters facilitates […]

  • Cedar Roofs

    Cedar Roofs

    Naturally beautiful, little else lends character to a home than wood. While a cedar roof is a pricier choice over more standard roofing materials, it offers greater durability and energy efficiency. Owners of higher-end homes or historic homes are more apt to choose cedar over […]

  • Preventing Algae Growth

    Preventing Algae Growth

    Have a roof that’s not past its prime, but wondering why it looks so dirty? The problem could be blue-green algae. Algae growth on roofs is a problem across the country and in Canada as well. Wooded properties abundant in trees create perhaps the greatest […]

  • Shingle Roofs Vs. Metal Roofs

    Shingle Roofs Vs. Metal Roofs

    An old roof can seriously impact your home’s resale value and curb appeal. It can also cost you money by requiring frequent repairs or causing expensive water damage. The best thing you can do in this case is to start exploring your options for a […]

  • CertainTeed Lawsuits

    CertainTeed Lawsuits

    Innovations in construction materials do not always hold up to the test of time. Such was the case in 1987 when CertainTeed introduced its Horizon organic roofing shingles. The composition of the shingles made them vulnerable to thermal blistering and became the subject of a […]

  • Roof Replacement

    Roof Replacement

    Wondering if it’s time for a roof replacement? There are many signs that signal you need to install a new roof. For instance, if your roof is old and has extensive damage, it’s often better to upgrade it. It’s recommended that you schedule a professional […]