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ACME Roofing on Location: Tacoma

Blog | November 8th, 2019

This month, ACME Roofing on Location takes us back to our home base of Tacoma, Washington, for another satisfied roofing client. The client decided on a product from Malarkey Roofing, specifically the Malarkey Legacy Heather. Along with an overview of what makes this shingle perfect for Washington’s looming rainy season, we will outline some horror stories of rainy seasons past, from people whose roofs were not prepared for Tacoma’s rainy conditions.     Neighborhood Overview   As the home of ACME Roofing, and one of Washington’s most vibrant and growing communities, Tacoma is home to young families and homeowners who prioritize… Continue Reading →

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 →

What Can I Expect During a Roof Replacement?

Blog | July 14th, 2019

A roof is arguably the most important part of a home, so what happens when it is in need of a replacement? When proper maintenance and ongoing care just aren’t enough, investing in a new roof is your best option. A roof replacement is a process and if not properly prepared can be extremely disruptive to your life. At ACME Roofing, we help you prepare for your roof replacement, guiding you through every step of the process. We’re giving you a jump start on the planning process with a short guide on what to expect and how to ensure your… Continue Reading →

ACME Roofing on Location: Tacoma

Blog | July 9th, 2019

ACME Roofing on Location: Tacoma This month, we’re kicking off a new series for our blog — ACME Roofing on Location. Each post in this series will highlight a recent roofing project that we have completed in one of our operating areas. This series offers region-specific information about the roofing materials ACME uses and the new possibilities available in the art of roofing. This week’s post highlights a project that we completed in Tacoma, our home base, using PABCO Roofing products. Neighborhood Overview Tacoma’s housing market is booming with a 50.4% homeownership rate. 88.7% of Tacoma homes are more than… Continue Reading →

Three Common Tacoma Attic Ventilation Myths

Blog | June 17th, 2019

As a roofing company, we are more often thinking about the outside of your home, rather than the inside. That said, ensuring cohesion between what goes on inside and what goes on outside your house is a priority. Inspecting your attic, where your roof meets the structure of your house, is a critical measure in maintaining the long-term health of your home. One problem with our houses is how much unnecessary moisture is inside them. When moisture builds up problems such as mold development can be dangerous to your family’s health. A properly ventilated attic is the key to keeping… Continue Reading →

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