5 Ways to Prepare Your Home for an Upcoming Sale

The Seattle area housing market is hot right now, with areas like Tacoma, WA and Spanaway, WA leading the pack and not just in Puget Sound but around the nation, according to the Seattle Times. Many sellers know that in a buyers market you must put your best foot forward when it comes to your house. What many sellers aren’t ...

How to Prepare Your Home For Spring

The Spring season officially kicks off tomorrow, March 20th and with it comes new weather, primarily sunnier days as well as those Spring showers that we’re all too familiar with here in Puget Sound. The fall and winter months can be especially hard on Northwest homes, sometimes revealing issues that may have not been present or easily seen before. From ...

How Women are Making Positive Impacts on the Roofing Industry

When you think of construction you don’t often think of women and that is probably because women only make up about 10% of workers in the construction industry and only about 0.5% of roofers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The real story is that women are making a positive impact in construction and roofing, inspiring other women ...

Weighing Roof Repair vs. Roof Replacement

Most residential roofs here in the Pacific Northwest last about 17-22 years on average. The weather climate in the Puget Sound region brings rain, wind, hail, and harsh storms that can take their toll on composition, metal, and flat roofs alike. A major factor that can affect a roof's lifespan is excessive tree coverage which contributes to the accelerated growth ...

7 Tips for Choosing a Reliable Home Contractor

When beginning home renovations or home improvements, the contractor you hire can make the difference between a great experience or one that leaves you underwhelmed. The residential contractor in charge will manage labor, work with various vendors to secure materials, and oversee all the logistics of the project from start to finish. A great contractor will guide you through your ...

Top Home Improvement Projects to Put on Your List for 2021

After spending a year at home most of us have created an expansive to-do list. Now that a new year is here, let’s prioritize that list because there are some home improvement projects that you should plan to tackle first in 2021. Whether they provide the best return for your investment or create a big change on a budget, these ...

I am Grateful For – Valentine Roofing Thanksgiving Employee Features

With it being Thanksgiving week, we wanted to take an opportunity as a company to reflect and share some of the things we’re most thankful for this season. At Valentine Roofing, we’ve experienced a year of success and growth, as well as many challenges. Overcoming and adapting to these challenges hasn’t always been easy, but with a team full of ...

Energy Savings and Perfect Temperatures Year-Round with New Attic Insulation

Attic Insulation is vital to maintaining comfortable and efficient temperatures year-round, preventing mold and pests, and keeping home energy costs low. About 90% of single-family homes are under-insulated in Washington state, resulting in thousands of wasted dollars for Seattle area families each year. Roughly 25% of heating and cooling is lost through the attic due to poor insulation or a ...

Live Comfortable and Protect Your Home with an Attic Insulation Upgrade

Attic insulation is critical to your home’s energy efficiency, air quality, and helps maintain comfortable temperatures even on the hottest summer days. According to the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association, as much as 90% of single-family homes are under-insulated in the Pacific Northwest – resulting in wasted energy, money, and increased discomfort. Attic insulation along with your roof and ventilation …

Why Your Home's Attic Insulation is More Important Than Ever This Winter by Zach Reed with Valentine Roofing - Owens Corning Blown-in ProCat Loosefill Attic Insulation

Is Your Home’s Attic Properly Insulated?

As we move through the winter season, now is a better time than ever to highlight the importance of your home’s attic insulation. Nearly 90% of single family homes in the Pacific Northwest are under insulated according to the Department of Energy. If you’re part of that percentage, you could be losing as much as 25% of your heating through …