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 ...
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. ...

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 ...
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 ...

Roof Replacement in Seattle Washington

Orna knew it was time for a new roof on her Seattle home. So she reached out to her trusted maintenance man for a referral. He proudly sent her the direction of Valentine Roofing. Orna let her estimator, John, Know about some trouble areas on her roof that she wanted to be addressed. John was able to put together a ...

What is PVC Roofing? And is it Right for Your Home …

While PVC is widely used on flat and low sloped roofs around Seattle and Puget Sound, it is not a widely known or understood roofing material. As local roofing experts, we often get asked questions about PVC roofing. We will dive right in and answer all your frequently asked questions about PVC as well as explain the benefits of PVC ...
Roofing in the Rain

Can You Roof in the Rain?

When the season changes and the sun is lower in the sky, we welcome autumn to the Northwest. The weather takes a turn bringing more wet and windy days.  When this happens we get asked the same question by our customers year after year. Can you safely re-roof my home in the rain? The simple answer is yes, we can ...

RCAW Recognizes Valentine Roofing in the Summer 2021 Rooftop Review

The RCAW was founded in 1965 as a support system to help grow and improve the roofing industry in Washington state. The RCAW provides education, perspective, and enrichment activities for roofing contractors across the state in an effort to help all roofing companies find success in their market. Each quarter the RCAW publishes an industry newsletter that covers various roofing ...
Metal Roof

Secrets to the Perfect Roof

The Perfect Roof Promotes Attic Health When it comes to the health of your roof, your attic is an essential component. Valentine Roofing includes a total attic assessment with every estimate ensuring that your home will have the right plan to keep you and your family healthy. For optimum attic health, your ventilation plan should allow for equal or greater ...