“Roofing on Location” Category

ACME Roofing on Location: Tacoma

Blog, Roofing on Location | October 7th, 2019

To kick off our ACME Roofing on Location series for October, we’ve got our third house from Tacoma, Washington. We helped the client settle on a new shingle from PABCO Roofing, one of our most popular and trusted product lines. Neighborhood Overview Along with being the second largest city on the Sound (behind Seattle), Tacoma is the third largest city in Washington, serving as the centre of what has been dubbed the ‘South Sound’ region, home to around 1 million residents.   The majority of Tacoma’s housing market is made up of homeowners, and homes that are more than 50 years… Continue Reading →

ACME Roofing on Location: Tacoma

Blog, Roofing on Location | September 25th, 2019

September’s second ACME Roofing on Location post is another project that we worked on in our home base of Tacoma, Washington. The client decided on a product from Malarkey Roofing, a brand based out of Portland, Oregon. Neighborhood Overview Tacoma’s North End was once home to portable mills used for logging. At the heart of the industry was the Northern Manufacturing Company mill, located in the Proctor District. But by the beginning of the 20th century, streetcars had arrived and the North End began to boom with housing, and of course, why not?  These days, the North End boasts beautifully… Continue Reading →

ACME Roofing on Location: Gig Harbor

Blog, Roofing on Location | September 23rd, 2019

This month, we are featuring the another installment of our ACME Roofing on Location series. This series is intended to highlight our recent projects around Washington state, as well as to educate our customers on current roofing materials and the new possibilities available in the art of roofing. This week’s post highlights a project that we completed in Gig Harbor, using a product from Malarkey Roofing. Neighborhood Overview Gig Harbor, home to several thousand Washingtonians, is known as the ‘gateway to the Olympic Peninsula.’ As one of Washington’s wealthiest cities, the real estate market in Gig Harbor is also thriving…. Continue Reading →

ACME Roofing on Location: Fircrest, WA

Blog, Roofing on Location | September 9th, 2019

This month, ACME Roofing on Location takes us to a project we completed in the city of Fircrest, Washington. The client decided on a product from PABCO Roofing, one of our most popular choices for the Washington’s rainy climate. While quality and function are a great place to start when choosing a shingle, in this post, we’re including some information on why choosing the right color is also an important part of the process.  Neighborhood Overview Fircrest is home to roughly 7,000 Washingtonians, and is located just west of Tacoma. With a homeownership rate of 66.2% and 63.4% of the… Continue Reading →

ACME Roofing on Location: Lakewood, WA

Blog, Roofing on Location | August 16th, 2019

Welcome to Lakewood! ACME Roofing offers residential roofing for homeowners in and around Lakewood Washington. This week we’re highlighting a recent residential roofing project in Lakewood Malarkey Roofing’s Legacy shingle. Neighborhood Overview Lakewood is Washington’s 17th largest community, home to a diverse mix of white- and blue-collar workers. 45% of people own their own home in Lakewood, and the housing supply contains 47.8% single-family homes, a relatively smaller percentage than the surrounding communities. Lakewood also has a high percentage of very old homes, with 40.6% of them built between 1940 and 1969.  With an average rainfall of around 41 inches… Continue Reading →

ACME Roofing on Location: Spanaway, WA

Blog, Roofing on Location | August 12th, 2019

ACME Roofing offers residential roofing services in and around Spanaway, WA. When it comes to residential roofing, ACME Roofing gives you the opportunity to choose from great roofing products that will keep you and your home protected. This week we’re highlighting a recent residential roofing project in Spanaway, WA.   Neighborhood Overview Spanaway is one of the Greater Seattle area’s more affordable cities, with over 90% of homes coming in under $400k in valuation. Thanks to this, 69.4% of community residents own their own homes, with 77% of these being single-family homes. 53.7% of homes were built between 1970 and 1999,… Continue Reading →

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