How Do I Know If I Need A New Roof?

How Do I Know If I Need A New Roof?

Often it can be difficult to know when our roof is failing. Fortunately, there are clues to look for. ​The following are signs that may indicate that your roof needs replacing: ​Missing or cracked shingles Blistering or peeling paint Shingle, sheathing, or siding...
How to hang Christmas lights without damaging your roof.

How to hang Christmas lights without damaging your roof.

When you think of holiday season decorations, twinkling outdoor lights come to mind. Before climbing up on the roof there are some important things to keep in mind when decorating your roofline Plan ahead!   Planning your project is important to an appealing and safe...
Professionalism, Quality & Pride

Professionalism, Quality & Pride

A lot of contractors do roofing along with building decks and other home improvements. With Craig Gouker Roofing, roof replacements are what they specialize in. Gouker has been in business for 29 years, so you are not only getting top-notch craftsmen and trained crews...
What are the Signs of Storm Damage?

What are the Signs of Storm Damage?

Strong Winds can cause shingles to blow off the roof. Leaks can result from the areas where shingles are missing. The adhesive seal that provides a water-shedding surface can also break, it is not easy to see the damage. Potential signs of wind damage: Missing...
Preparing Your Roof for Pittsburgh’s Winter

Preparing Your Roof for Pittsburgh’s Winter

When autumn begins and the weather chills, it is time to think about your roof weathering the winter. Prepare your home’s roof with some do-it-yourself preparations. Check your shingles for loose, damaged, or missing pieces.  Have any damaged areas repaired or...