Imagine enduring a harsh winter in New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut, with your heating system working overtime, yet your home remains uncomfortably cold. Or picture a sweltering summer where your air conditioning seems to make little difference. These scenarios often point to a common culprit: inadequate roof insulation. In the realm of home and… read more
Category: Winter Roofing
Winter in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut brings its own set of challenges, especially when it comes to maintaining the safety and integrity of our homes. Among these, roof snow removal stands out as a crucial, yet often overlooked task. While the picturesque snowfall can transform our neighborhoods into winter wonderlands, the weight and… read more
Hailstorms, while fascinating to witness, can unleash a silent havoc on your home’s most important protector: the roof. In regions like New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, where A & J Reliable proudly serves, these ice bullets from the sky can leave behind a trail of subtle yet significant damage. Identifying this damage early is… read more
Have you ever wondered why the right roof is crucial for your home in Rockland County? Whether you’re facing the harsh winter winds or the humid summer days, your roof plays a pivotal role in protecting your home and family. For homeowners in the picturesque yet climatically diverse Rockland County, understanding the essentials of roofing… read more
As winter cloaks our homes in a pristine layer of white, it’s easy to overlook the silent threat that this picturesque snowfall can pose to the structural integrity of our roofs. While freshly fallen snow can transform our neighborhoods into winter wonderlands, the accumulation of this cold blanket can lead to unseen dangers that lurk… read more
When you take a look around your neighborhood after a snowfall, you see that snow seems to melt faster on some roofs than others. Primarily, the snowmelt is due to poor insulation. The warm air from inside the home gets into the attic, which warms the underside of the roof. The snow begins to melt… read more
Have you ever taken the time to look around your neighborhood after a snowstorm and noticed that snow accumulation is different for every home? Some of a little bit of snow, while others have none at all. The homes reside at the same temperature, and even if the sun were hitting some houses at a… read more
People who live in cold climates quickly realize that the ideal roofing seasons are spring, summer, and early fall. People living in these areas understand how treacherous snow can be, so they choose to have their roofs replaced or repaired during mild to moderate temperatures. Of course, that does not mean that you can’t have… read more
An ice dam can form when the snow accumulated on your rooftop melts, runs down the roof, and re-freezes near the edge. When this happens, this can prevent melted snow from draining, leading to water buildup, leaks, and structural damage. Ice dams can only form if the roof’s edge sits lower than the rest of… read more
Winter can wreak havoc on the roof of your home and in New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey, this is a major concern. and it’s not wise to wait until spring to address the issues that it can cause. There are several issues that snow and ice can cause to your roof. Below, we will… read more
Your Roof Deserves the Attention!
Homeowners don’t always appreciate the job a roof does until there is a problem and by then it is often too late. If you haven’t had someone look at your roof within the past two years, it is time!