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 ...
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Affordable Home Improvement Projects for Summer that Save You Money!

Prices for home improvement projects typically rise in the summer. With some construction materials and labor at a premium in 2021, prices may seem at an all-time high. In fact, lumber is currently at an unprecedented price point. Luckily for you, there are still many affordable home improvement projects that offer great value. Let’s take a look at the top …

Owens Corning Duration FLEX

The Owens Corning Duration FLEX™ shingle is the most superior shingle in the roofing market. Developed to be a tougher more durable shingle, Duration FLEX™ was designed using a proprietary blend of SBS polymer asphalt. This technology provides exceptional flexibility which minimizes granule loss through expansion and contraction. Featuring better defense against UV rays, these shingles provide all-around better protection ...

Peace of Mind Program Gifts New Roof to Beloved Newcastle Couple of Cyndi’s Place

We recently completed a full roof replacement in Newcastle, WA, for a local couple that run an in-home childcare service. We first learned of Cyndi’s Place and the Nelsons after they were nominated by several families who use their service. As a caregiver, Cyndi provides an invaluable resource to the families in her May Creek community. Cyndi’s Place offered unprecedented ...

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 ...

When to Replace vs Repair your Gutters

They say April showers bring May flowers. A great gutter system will help protect your roof, siding and foundation from all that April rain. If your gutters have seen better days, you may start noticing signs that your gutters need to be replaced. We have put together some common issues to look out for with your gutter system this spring ...

Signs That Your Roof Needs to be Cleaned

Spring has sprung, which means homeowners are headed outside to start getting their home’s exterior in order for summer BBQs and evening fires. Spring also means that it may be time to have your roof cleaned and inspected. Roof maintenance will not only keep your home looking its best, but it will protect your home from damage often caused by ...

Peace of Mind Program Provides Free Roof and More to Spanaway Native

We recently completed our largest Peace of Mind project to date, for a Spanaway local. Holly was first introduced to us by her sister Elizabeth when she was nominated for our program. We quickly learned that Holly is a giver, always putting others before herself and often having to find ways to adapt with less so that those around her ...

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 ...

Duration Max Shingle Roof Replacement Project in Normandy Park, WA

Composition roofs are by far the most popular and widely appealing style of roof installed on homes throughout the Puget Sound region. Asphalt or Composite shingles are an excellent and cost-effective roofing material that is very effective in protecting a wide range of home styles while also being easily paired with existing paint colors, gutters, accents, and more. Composition shingles ...