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Guide to Home Roof Care

Time to check your home's roof for damage from the winter weather.

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Care of a Cedar Roof

Find our how to care for a cedar shingle roof.

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What to Do About Ice Dams

What can you do if you get an ice dam and the winter is not over yet??

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Roof Snow Removal on Long Island

If your roof is covered by snow that's over a foot deep it may be necessary to remove the snow. Read the rest of entry »

Mitigating Roof Leak Damage

While repairing the roof or other defective exterior building envelope component to eliminate a leak at its source is always the best course of action, sometimes cost or logistics dictate that another course be taken. Read the rest of entry »

Long Island Roofing Contractor Safety Training

Failure of a Long Island Roofing Contractor to follow OSHA safety regulations can cost tens of thousands of dollars. Read the rest of entry »

Roof Moisture Scanning

Covering saturated roofing with a new roof is like burring cancer. Read the rest of entry »

My Roof is New but My AC Stopped Working

With a little preparation and planning this is a problem that you need never experience when replacing a roof.
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Roof Services LI receives GAF President's Award

GAF recently presented the GAF President's Award to Doug Plotke of Roof Services on Long Island. 

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Proper Eave Venting

Proper venting is essential to a roof system.

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Problems With Roof Flashing

On Long Island roofs, a condition in re-roofing projects that is common to see more and more often is the use of aluminum step flashing under a copper counter flashing. Read the rest of entry »

Attic Venting

Attic ventilation is an important component of all residential roofing systems. 

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Long Island Wind Risks

Factory Mutual (an insurance group which develops many of the roof design standards) has made all of long Island a high risk area not just the shoreline. With the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy added to the mix there does not appear to be any end in sight to increasing wind performance criteria.
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Glue or Screw the Roof Deck?

With the advent of steel decks, roofers have been screwing down new roofs with an ever increasing number of screws. Read the rest of entry »

After the New Roof

When a roof replacement is performed there are important steps which are crucial to a satisfactory job. Read the rest of entry »

Roof Services Storm Response

In recognition of the work Roof Services did, Maria McCarthy, the Business Manager of The Parish of St. Patrick, was kind enough to send us a warm thank you note. Read the rest of entry »

Cool White Roof

In the struggle to reduce heat island effect, white reflective roof membranes may not deliver the huge savings they are promising. Read the rest of entry »

Ponding Water on Flat Roofs

While some puddles on a NY roof are to be expected, deep long lasting puddles can pose damage and accelerated aging to the roof membrane. Read the rest of entry »

Million Dollar Roof

Will your roofing job cost you a MILLION DOLLARS? Read the rest of entry »

Roof Repairs Needed after Hurricane Irene

In the wake of Hurricane Irene, Long Islanders are finding that their homes and businesses are in need of repairs to the roof. Roof Services, a long island roofer is prepared to respond to emergency roof repair requests anywhere on Long Island and the surrounding areas. Read the rest of entry »
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