Solar panels installed on Bianbridge Island rooftop. New shingles and metal flashings were installed prior to the solar panels to support the life of the new panels.

Solar Panels and Roofing Working Together

Do Solar Panels Work in the Northwest? Solar panels are gaining in popularity around Puget Sound despite the common myth that they just aren't effective in the Pacific Northwest. Cooler average temperatures here contribute to the overall power production with solar panels. Even on the rainiest and cloudiest days, solar panels in the northwest still generate electricity. Low annual snowfall ...
Technician polishing gutters to remove stuck on dirt and leave gutters looking like new. This service can be combined with annual roof cleaning by Valentine Roofing.

Gutter Polish Will Restore Your Gutters

Over time dirt and grime can build up on the outside of gutters. This can leave gutters looking dull, patchy, or streaky, like 'tiger stripes.' Many home remedies for gutter polish use harsh chemicals that can damage the gutter finish or are just plain messy. Leaving your house looking worse than before. Many homeowners wonder what can be done about ...

New House Windows Made Easy

When it comes to new house windows there are often a lot of questions. When do I need to replace my windows? How much does window replacement cost? Which type of window is best for my home? We break it down for you and give you the ins and outs of new house windows. When do I need to Replace ...
Did you know? Routine roof cleaning can extend the life of your roof by as much as 10 years! FId out the best way to clean your roof and keep it looking great year round.

The Best Way to Clean Your Roof

If you are anything like the rest of us here in Puget Sound you have recently looked up at your roof and noticed that you definitely have moss on your roof. You probably thought to yourself, “I need a roof cleaning.” Then you followed that thought by typing ‘roof cleaning’ or 'moss removal' into your search engine. You definitely saw ...
Roofing crew performing final walk through with happy customer and performing final clean up on job site after new roof shingle installation

Valentine Roofing Celebrates 14 years!

Founded in 2008 by Connor Valentine, Valentine Roofing is celebrating 14 years in the home improvement industry! What began as an idea for a better home improvement experience has grown into an award-winning company with a customer focus and a heart for service. We believe in creating a long-lasting, positive impact in our community. We do this by providing quality ...
Perfect Roof includes attic ventillation, attic insulation and the right material for the slope of the roof

Three Parts of a Great Roofing System

More than just the roofing material you choose, a comprehensive roofing system will include components and layers of material that work together to protect your home from mold, mildew, and water penetration. Every Valentine roof replacement project includes three main components for a complete system. Ventilation - An attic with healthy airflow is a key element to a balanced system. ...

Understanding How Energy Efficiency Plays a Role in Sustainable Building

Sustainability in the home improvement industry is about the longevity of products, the manufacturing process as well as the footprint of the product over time. This is where the energy efficiency of a product comes into play. Residential energy use makes up about 20% of the greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, according to the EPA. That is a ...

How Manufacturing Can Positively Affect The Home Improvement Industry

All materials have to come from somewhere. The way materials are produced can impact their sustainability. Added chemicals or wasteful production can greatly reduce any product’s claim to ‘green’.  Behind every manufacturing process is the manufacturer itself. Some manufacturers fall flat when it comes to being eco-conscious. While others clearly lead the pack. Owens Corning Owens Corning manufacturers a number ...

Five Sustainable Building Materials to Use in Your Next Home Improvement Project

Materials Matter When it comes to sustainability in home improvements, the materials matter. When contemplating sustainability, there are a few things to keep in mind. How a product contributes to the overall energy efficiency of the home. The expected life of a product along with required maintenance. Whether or not a material can be reused or recycled effectively. It is ...
Energy Efficient Home

6 Easy Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Is Your Home Costing You Money? Your home might be wasting energy in a number of places. The costs can really add up throughout the year. Fortunately, there are easy steps to improving your home's energy efficiency. When deciding which improvements to make on your own home, consider whether the improvement checks off at least one of two factors. Energy ...
Valentine Roofing is awarded Angi Super Service Award

Valentine Roofing Earns 2021 Angi Super Service Award

Valentine Roofing is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angi Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained high service ratings and reviews on Angi in 2021. “These outstanding businesses have helped homeowners not only maintain their homes but also evolve them into spaces that can handle life, work, school, ...
Mold forming on attic sheeting

How to Prevent Mold in Your Home and Attic

What is Mold? If you live in the Pacific Northwest you have most certainly run across mold. That is because mold is a fungus that flourishes in moisture-rich environments. As a fungus, mold plays a large role in breaking down dead organic matter. In most environments mold is a crucial part of any ecosystem. However, when mold starts accumulating indoors ...