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 ...

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 ...

Top Design Trends for 2021

This year experts are expecting to see some new trends emerge in home design. Read on to see what some of the most anticipated trends are for 2021.  Exterior Mix and Match This year will give rise to a mixing of materials and textures for the home’s exterior. 2021 is looking like a great year for home improvement and if ...

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 ...

Peace of Mind Program Brings Holiday Cheer to Local Bus Driver and Family

We recently completed a full roof replacement in Puyallup, WA, for a local family affected by COVID. We first learned of Stephanie and her family after she was nominated for a new roof through our Peace of Mind program by fellow Puyallup School District bus driver Sarah. As a driver, Stephanie brings a positive outlook and caring nature to her ...