6 Things to Know About Your Roof's Warranty


Protecting your roof is a smart decision whether you're a business owner or a homeowner. Roof warranties are popular among homeowners because they protect them from paying for roofing defects and other issues. However, to avoid pricey surprises down the line, it’s important to understand how roof warranties work.


It’s especially important to keep these six things in mind about your roof’s warranty:

Should I Put a Roof Over My Patio?


There are few summer rituals we enjoy more than sitting out on the patio, grilling, and relaxing while the kids play in the backyard. It’s a tried-and-true American tradition for sure! 


As you enjoy your patio or deck this summer, you may be thinking about additional ways to gain some shade and beat the heat. If your mind started thinking about adding a roof to your patio, you’re not alone. Here at Joye Roofing, we frequently hear from homeowners who are interested in discussing roof...

6 Reasons to Take Better Care of Your Gutters


While gutters may not seem like a home maintenance priority compared to your roof, windows, or other larger investments, your gutters serve a critical purpose: Protecting your roof, walls, foundation and landscaping. 


If you haven’t spent much time thinking about, let alone working on, your gutters, you’re not alone. But, it’s not too late to start taking better care of your gutters and protecting your home. Here are six important reasons to get started: 

5 Things Homeowners Do All the Time That Damage Their Roofs


We invest a great deal in our homes, not only financially, but also in work, maintenance, beautification, and more. As homeowners, we take pride in our homes as a reflection of our personality and values. 


Sometimes, though, seemingly innocuous upgrades or work can actually cause damage to your roof. If you’ve made any of these mistakes, don’t beat yourself up — they are very common! Our goal with this blog post, though, is to help prevent accidental damage to your roof and ultimately, to...

How to Pick the Right Color for Your Roof


Shingles may not come in all shapes and sizes, but they certainly come in all kinds of colors.


Homeowners rarely choose shingles solely based on color, but color typically is the first thing people notice about shingles. We encourage homeowners to prioritize the quality of a product's materials over its appearance (as we do when selecting roofing materials), but we also like to provide some direction on the visual aspect of your shingles. 


Choosing a great shingle color for your home...

Am I Eligible for Roof Financing?


At Joye Roofing, we understand that roof replacement is a major expense. Here on our blog, one of our goals is to arm you with enough information to make sound decisions about roofing projects for your home and your family.


Budgeting for a roof replacement is an important step for any homeowner. In many instances, financing your roof replacement provides flexibility to help you factor this important expense into your budget.

What It Takes to Be a Roofer for Joye Roofing


Here at Joye Roofing, we take a great deal of pride in our work, as well as how we conduct ourselves while completing that work for homeowners and businesses. We may be your roofer, but we are also your neighbor, your customer, and your friend. Doing our part to help you take care of your home is just as important to us as taking care of our own.

Joye Roofing is a family business, owned and operated by Derek Joye (me) and Laurin Joye Brooks (my sister). When we call ourselves a family...

Will a Commercial Roof Repair Hurt My Business?


As a business owner, every hiccup or seemingly minor challenge can cause massive amounts of stress. As a small business ourselves, we understand! The pressures of making sales, keeping customers happy and safe, and protecting your business can keep many owners up at night.

We’ve been providing roof repair and roof replacement for business owners and homeowners across Columbia for over 10 years. During that time, we’ve met with many concerned business owners who know all to too well that...

How to Prepare Your Apartment Community for a Roof Replacement


You’ve done your research, spoken with potential roofing contractors, and chosen a trusted roofer to replace the roof on your apartment community. Congratulations!


But while it may seem like the “hard part” of choosing the right roofing partner is over, the reality is, the real work is just beginning.

Your roofing partner will take care of the roof replacement itself, but some preparation will be needed on your end to get your apartment community ready for a complete roof replacement.

What Are Your Dealbreakers? Evaluating the Best Roofer to Work on Your Commercial Roof


The roof on your commercial property is a considerable investment. As with roofing decisions for your home, choosing the best roofer to work on your commercial roofing project is especially critical.

To protect your business and its investment, carefully review these elements when considering potential roofers for your commercial roofing project:


Derek Joye has been roofing homes and businesses in the Midlands for over 10 years.