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Nov. 08, 2010

Cedar Shingle Installation

We are installing cedar shingles on a roof that was previously cedar shakes. This project is off 129th in Redmond. A…
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May. 26, 2010

What are the Alternatives to a Cedar Shake Roof?

Here in the Seattle area, especially on the Eastside, there are many aging cedar shake roofs. We receive a lot…
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May. 20, 2010

The Secret to a Great Roof Installation: Underlayment

When choosing a roof, many carefully choose their roofing product but ignore the underlayment. The underlayment is a thin layer…
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May. 19, 2010

Metal Roofing Training

We recently attended a training session for standing seam metal installation. The manufacturer we like the best is Custom-Bilt Metals.…
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May. 11, 2010

Recycled Tile Roof in Issaquah Highlands

We just finished installing a beautiful recycled roof in the new Issaquah Highlands neighborhood. The product is Ecostar Majestic Slate.…
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May. 06, 2010

Can I Get a Neighborhood Discount for My New Roof?

Everyone wants a deal and no one wants to pay too much. So wouldn’t it make perfect sense to get…
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Apr. 30, 2010

How to Compare Roofing Bids

I have run into a number of people recently who are using a spreadsheet to compare and contrast their various…
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Apr. 26, 2010

Will Your Roofer Lien Your House?

Even though the roofing industry seems to be in an upswing, more and more liens are getting filed against homeowners.…
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Apr. 10, 2010

Can I Receive Roofing Tax Credits?

Although limited, there are Federal Energy Tax Credits available with some composition shingles. CertainTeed has recently come out with their…