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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 ...

Valentine Roofing Celebrates 13 Years!

Founded in 2008 by Connor Valentine, we opened our doors at Valentine Roofing with one mission, to serve and care for our neighbors. We are excited to be celebrating 13 years of excellence in serving our Puget Sound community through exceptional work. Our focus has always been on the customer experience. We believe every person deserves to have a seamless ...

Covid 19 and the Roofing Industry

The ripple effects from the Covid-19 pandemic have been far-reaching. Some effects are more obvious and widespread, like toilet paper shortages and changes in the way many companies operate their businesses. The home improvement industry is no different and has also faced many challenges and opportunities spurring from the pandemic. This has left many to wonder how exactly has Covid-19 ...

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 ...

5 Ways to Prepare Your Home for an Upcoming Sale

The Seattle area housing market is hot right now, with areas like Tacoma, WA and Spanaway, WA leading the pack and not just in Puget Sound but around the nation, according to the Seattle Times. Many sellers know that in a buyers market you must put your best foot forward when it comes to your house. What many sellers aren’t ...

How to Prepare Your Home For Spring

The Spring season officially kicks off tomorrow, March 20th and with it comes new weather, primarily sunnier days as well as those Spring showers that we’re all too familiar with here in Puget Sound. The fall and winter months can be especially hard on Northwest homes, sometimes revealing issues that may have not been present or easily seen before. From ...

How Women are Making Positive Impacts on the Roofing Industry

When you think of construction you don’t often think of women and that is probably because women only make up about 10% of workers in the construction industry and only about 0.5% of roofers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The real story is that women are making a positive impact in construction and roofing, inspiring other women ...