Cold Weather Roof Installation Made Safe and Efficient

Here in the Pacific Northwest, the roofing season never truly ends. The Fall and Winter months present a new set of challenges including severe weather and temperatures that can make roof installations increasingly difficult and dangerous, taking more time to complete. Thankfully, with the continued advancements in roofing technology, cold weather roof installations are not only possible but safe and ...

What to do After a Storm Hits Your Roof

Stormy weather is an unavoidable part of life here in the Pacific Northwest. Heavy rain, wind, and the leaves and debris they bring can take a toll on Seattle area roofs. Most of Western Washington and the Puget Sound see consistently heavy rains for about half or more of the year and receive over 42 inches of rainfall on average. ...

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 ...

Fall Roof Replacement Project with the Duration Premium Shingle

After Every roof eventually reaches the end of its useful life and no longer adequately protects a home against the elements. In the Pacific Northwest, most residential roofs are replaced every 17-22 years. Most residential roofing systems will show signs of age long before a replacement is needed. Missing shingles, granules in the gutters or below downspouts, or an active ...

Prevent, Defend, Extend the life of Your Roof

AFTER The roof is your home’s first line of defense against the harsh outside elements. With November in the Puget Sound bringing increased rain, wind, and colder temperatures - it’s essential to ensure your roof is performing optimally. If left unmaintained moss, leaves, and debris will wreak havoc on a perfectly healthy roofing system, causing damage that is otherwise preventable ...

The Downside of Roof Repairs

Most residential roofs in the Pacific Northwest region are replaced every 17 to 22 years. Rain, debris, moss, algae, and high winds take their toll on the life of various roof materials which can lead to damaged shingles, water stains, leaks, and more. Leaks, penetrations, and other issues with your roof may often seem minimal at first, but can be ...

My Roof is Leaking | What Should I Do Next?

Fall in the Puget Sound region is wet and windy. In fact, the wettest months of the year are usually November and December with October setting records for precipitation in recent years. All those storms can cause damage to your roof, leading to the dreaded phrase no homeowner ever wants to utter, “My roof is leaking!” We put together this ...

Year Round Roofing in the Pacific Northwest

As we transition into the Fall season here in the Pacific Northwest, we also move into the rainiest period of the year bringing several inches of rain, high winds, and generally unpredictable conditions. These uncertain and harsh weather conditions present major challenges to exterior home improvements such as a roof replacement. Although the weather creates additional hurdles not often experienced ...

4 Ways Gutters Protect Your Home

The transition from Summer to Fall brings heavy rains, wind, and debris to the Pacific Northwest region that can cause damage to your roof, siding, landscape and more. An efficient seamless gutter system is essential to protecting your home throughout the year, in every season. Washington state receives about 38 inches of rainfall per year on average and over 100 …

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 …

Titanium X-30 is The Northwest’s Best New Fully Synthetic Underlayment

With time and advancements to technology, roofing underlayment has evolved and become increasingly safer and more efficient. Underlayment began with traditional felt and tar paper which was prone to easily drying out, often tore when walked on, absorbed water which made it heavy, and was susceptible to heat and UV rays. When synthetics options began to be developed and produced, …

Design with Pacific Wave, the Color of the Year

Each year a color emerges as the industry favorite in the home improvement market and this sets a tone and for which styles and trends many homeowners will choose in their design process. In 2020, the shingle color of the year chosen by our industry partner Owens Corning is “Pacific Wave” which features blue and grey hues which are calming …