Bowes Roofing installs new, removes and replaces old and repairs existing roofs in the Philadelphia tri-state area. We have completed roof installations as far north as Princeton, NJ and as far south as Ocean City, Maryland. Most of our work is in Philadelphia and its suburbs. In addition to roof systems we fabricate and install gutters and downspouts and roof mounted solar arrays.

Copper Roofing

We fabricate and install new standing seam copper roofs. We replace and repair copper chimney flashings. We fabricate and install copper gutters and downspouts.


Shingle Roofing

We install all major shingle manufactures' roof systems. Certainteed, GAF/Elk and Tamko are the most widely distributed in the Philadelphia market. 30 year dimensional shingles, we believe are the best value. We also repair shingle roofs and all related flashings.

Slate Roofing

We repair slate roofs as well as install new. Most of the slate we use comes from quarries in Vermont and New York. A typical repair requires us to remove the deteriorated slate, inspect the flashings, replace the deteriorated wood underlayment, install new felt paper and replace the damaged slate. When we replace the slate we match the existing color and size of the original slate.


Cedar Roofing

We install all types of cedar roofing; Royals, tapersawns and perfections. We also repair cedar roofs and all their flashing systems.

Roof Coating

Bowes Roofing is an approved applicator of the Acrymax coating systems, a local manufacturer based in Media, PA. Some of our recent coating applications were completed at Swathmore College's Science Center, on-campus student housing , and sports facilities. We also use Acrymax on residential applications. We use Acrymax to repair pole gutters, low-slope garages and porches.


Commercial Roofing

We replace old leaking roofs and repair all types of existing roof systems. We can repair most existing roof systems and can solve the most hard to find roof leaks. Some of our recent commercial roofing installations include: Saint Patrick's Elementary School in Malvern, PA The Society Hill Synagogue in Philadelphia, PA The Sister's Convent House at Neuman College in Aston, PA and low-slope roof repairs at the Congregation of Latter Day Saints in Wilmington, DE.