10 Most Common Home Improvement Questions, Answered

1. When Should I Bring in an Expert? Many home improvement projects can be completed by the homeowner. Other projects require technical skill, industry know-how, and the right tools! Check out our Blog to learn more about which projects to leave to the professionals! 2. Do I Need to Insulate My Attic? Attic insulation is not a requirement for existing ...
Couple Starting a Home Improvement Project

Home Improvement Projects: Go Behind the Scenes

Home improvement projects take a team of talented, hard-working, and caring individuals. Each team member with their own unique set of skills. From the first phone call to project completion. Our team successfully guides each customer through their home improvement project seamlessly. You can count on the entire Valentine team to deliver first-rate results. Every project is important to us, …

Valentine Roofing Celebrates 13 Years!

Founded in 2008 by Connor Valentine, we opened our doors at Valentine Roofing with one mission, to serve and care for our neighbors. We are excited to be celebrating 13 years of excellence in serving our Puget Sound community through exceptional work. Our focus has always been on the customer experience. We believe every person deserves to have a seamless ...

Covid 19 and the Roofing Industry

The ripple effects from the Covid-19 pandemic have been far-reaching. Some effects are more obvious and widespread, like toilet paper shortages and changes in the way many companies operate their businesses. The home improvement industry is no different and has also faced many challenges and opportunities spurring from the pandemic. This has left many to wonder how exactly has Covid-19 ...

The Benefits of Attic Insulation

According to the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association, nearly 90% of attics in the Pacific Northwest are under-insulated. This leads to poor energy efficiency, less comfortable homes, opportunities for pests and more. You might be left wondering “is my attic under-insulated?” Chances are if your home is over 15 years old and you have not replaced your insulation in that ...

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 ...