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 ...

Virtual Christmas Lights Tour Around the Puget Sound

Christmas is right around the corner and homeowners all over the Pacific Northwest are joining in the festive spirit by putting up their own holiday lights! Our team has been hard at work over the last several weeks installing our LED holiday lights on homes all across the Seattle region. Offered in classic white and candy cane (red and white), ...

I am Grateful For – Valentine Roofing Thanksgiving Employee Features

With it being Thanksgiving week, we wanted to take an opportunity as a company to reflect and share some of the things we’re most thankful for this season. At Valentine Roofing, we’ve experienced a year of success and growth, as well as many challenges. Overcoming and adapting to these challenges hasn’t always been easy, but with a team full of ...

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 ...

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 ...