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What is the Best Type of Roof for the Puget Sound? | Tacoma Roofing Experts

Blog | May 9th, 2017

Replacing the roof on your home is an important and major undertaking. Choosing the right roofing material can improve your home’s aesthetic appeal. Your roof can increase the property value, while enhancing the protection of your family and assets. You may wonder, what is the best type of roof for the Puget Sound? Our beautiful and beloved Pacific Northwest is prone to a unique set of roofing problems. Puget Sound homeowners need to understand which type of roof can naturally resist and protect your home from Washington weather. Due to our infamous rainy and windy climate, your roof must be long-lasting, mildew… Continue Reading →

Why Do I Need to Re-Roof My Home? | Tacoma Roofing Contractors

Blog | April 5th, 2017

Your roof is one of your most important investments for both the protection of your house, possessions and most importantly, your family. We understand that re-roofing your home is a major decision. However, homeowners should highly consider replacing their roof under certain circumstances. Most roofs last upwards of 20-35 years. If your roof is near the end of its service life, you may want to consider a re-roof. It’s important to have your roof professionally inspected annually to ensure there are no issues, since weather, ventilation and maintenance can affect your roof life expectancy. If you experience problems with multiple or extensive leaks,… Continue Reading →

Roofing Experts Improve Your Roof’s Efficiency

Blog | June 18th, 2014

Going green is a growing trend. More Americans are participating in activities to reduce our effect on the environment. There are many ways to help out the environment, from buying electric cars to investing in recycled paper. One way to go green and save energy is to make small improvements in roofing efficiency. These three small improvements from our Pierce County roofing experts will help reduce the impact you make on the environment and the size of your energy bill.   1. Cool-Down Your Roof Roofs that use darker colored shingles absorb both light and heat. This creates high temperatures in… Continue Reading →

Roofing Advice from Tacoma Re-Roofing Experts

Blog | May 7th, 2014

As harsh winter weather eases up for the summer, many may feel as though their roofs have survived the storm. The truth is, however, that roof damage is not always obvious or visible at the surface. Sometimes it takes the opinion of professional contractors, such as our Tacoma re-roofing experts to correctly diagnose your needs. Though some warning signs apply to every roof, they can vary depending on the type. Shingles, shakes, and metal materials for example, all show different signs when damage has occurred. If any of the following characteristics can be seen on the roof of your home,… Continue Reading →

Acme’s Northwest Roofer Can Stop Moss

Blog | March 6th, 2014

If you live in the Pacific Northwest, odds are your roofing has been attached by moss. Whether you see it as an unsightly problem, or think it looks nice on your home, moss poses a major threat to your roof’s condition and needs to be taken care of. What is moss and how does it grow? Moss is a form of green cushion-like plant that grows in cool, wet and shady climates; the Northwest is a perfect home for them. Moss doesn’t need roots to grow so it can spread nearly anywhere and it prefers the hard surfaces on houses, especially all… Continue Reading →

Roof Repair in Puyallup – Indicators of Damage

Blog | February 7th, 2014

In the hustle of everyday life with children, appointments to go to, work, and so much more, it is easy to overlook the very thing that shields our home from the elements – the roof. Not routinely checking and maintaining your roof can lead to serious problems in the future. Naturally you will want to check the exterior roof to see if there is any obvious damage, yet there may not be any. Signs from the interior of your home may show that you’re in need of a roof repair in Puyallup soon. Here are some indicators from the interior… Continue Reading →

Roof Repair and Maintenance: Battling Winter Weather

Blog | February 3rd, 2014

Here in the Pacific Northwest we experience all types of unpredictable weather. The winter months are often when we have the most severe conditions, and this could mean trouble for your roof. If you are starting to notice parts of your roof wearing down from weather, look into roof repair and maintenance to prevent harsh weather conditions from damaging your home. This time of year we see rainstorms, strong winds, ice, and even the occasional snowstorm. Each weather condition brings a chance of damage happening to your roof, and if not taken care of, it will lead to bigger problems as… Continue Reading →

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