The Importance of Roofing Certifications & Partnerships

Blog | November 5th, 2020

Everyone wants their roofing project to go off smooth and uncomplicated, but finding the perfect contractor for that to happen can be difficult. Sure, a company might have a nice website, but how do you know if you can trust their service? And how can you decide between all of the various options in your area, without knowing how to separate the wheat from the chaff.    Unless you have a friend or family member who can vouch for a certain company, you’re really relying on the first impression you get from an estimate. That’s not exactly reassuring. However, we’ve… Continue Reading →

How Long Does a Metal Roof Last?

Blog | October 7th, 2020

One of the first questions that comes to anyone’s mind when selecting a new roof is: how long will it last? Selecting a roof, and roofing material, which lasts a long time will save you headaches in the long run, and keep your ongoing costs to a minimum. While most people immediately jump to comparing different types of asphalt shingles, doing so actually eliminates one of your best options. While it isn’t something that comes to mind for most people, metal roofs are becoming more popular, and have a lot of positive qualities. To help inform you about these possibilities,… Continue Reading →

ACME Roofing on Location: Tacoma

Roofing on Location | September 23rd, 2020

It’s time for an end-of-summer installment of the ACME Roofing on Location series! The recent ACME Roofing project that we’ll be looking at this month is another from our hometown, the beautiful city of Tacoma, Washington. We’re going to take a look at another great product from one of our favorite shingle manufacturers, Portland-based Malarkey Roofing. In addition to looking at the shingle this client chose, we will also take a look at the effects your shingles have on keeping your home cool during the hottest parts of summer, and how this can help keep your AC bill minimized for… Continue Reading →

How To Avoid Roof Ponding

Blog | September 17th, 2020

There are few feelings that are more comfortable than sitting in your home during a huge rainstorm. Contrasting the warmth of the indoors with the miserable outdoors is a great way to make yourself extremely grateful for your home. Even better, is gathering with your family, maybe with a hot tea or cocoa, and making a family event out of storm watching. However, while you may be able to enjoy this experience, it’s important to remember your roof.  During a big storm like this, it’s doing some of its hardest work. While your comfortable evening is going on inside, your… Continue Reading →

Reducing Your Roof’s Fire Risk

Blog | August 19th, 2020

In the dog days of Pacific Northwest summer, we often experience the fall out from extreme wildfires. We have seen the devastation that fire can have on homes, and we’re here to tell you how your roof can protect you. Having your home, your safety, your peace of mind, and your lifestyle literally go up in smoke is a nightmare, and protecting your family and home from fire should always be a foremost priority. While fireproofing isn’t typically the first thought in your mind when it comes to roofing, your roof plays a vital role in keeping your home fireproofed,… Continue Reading →

The Downsides of DIY Roofing

Blog | August 5th, 2020

The DIY movement is one of empowerment for people around the world who want to retake control over their homes, and hone the skills necessary to do their own repairs, renovations, and additions. From basic room painting, to revamping your deck, to extremes like knocking out a wall, DIY is a liberation movement for people who want to work with their hands.  However, like with any other hobby or recreational activity, there are some things that should always be left to the pros. Roofing is one of these activities. While there are plenty of things that you can do, in… Continue Reading →

ACME Roofing on Location: Gig Harbor

Blog | July 23rd, 2020

We’re back for another installment of the ACME Roofing on Location series! For this recent ACME Roofing project, we were in one of the Puget Sound’s most picturesque towns, Gig Harbor. Our client chose to adorn their home with a great shingle from Portland-based Malarkey Roofing, one of our most popular product lines. In addition to a deep dive on this particular product, we will also take a look at the value of choosing a premium, designer shingle, for both your peace of mind and your home’s curb appeal.    Neighborhood Overview   Gig Harbor is a city with a… Continue Reading →

Common Roofing Mistakes To Avoid

Blog | July 10th, 2020

Investing in a new roof for your home, or in repairs for your existing roof, is always an anxious time. Outside of the usually large cost that such an investment requires, there is also the possibility of disruptions to your family’s life, due to having a team of roofers hanging around your home for such a long period of time.    Here at ACME Roofing, we recognize these cost and lifestyle factors can make you wary about beginning a roofing project. That’s why we have cultivated a reputation as the caring roofing company, here to walk you through the whole… Continue Reading →

How to Fix a Leaking Roof From the Inside

Blog | June 2nd, 2020

Just imagine this. You’re laying in bed one night, and you hear a drip. Oh well, it was really rainy all day, must just be outside, right? And then you hear another drip. Hmm. Sounds like that one came from inside the house. Maybe it’s a leaking sink or something? And then another drip. And another. Pretty soon, you can hear a small puddle starting to form. On the hardwood floor. In a room that doesn’t have a sink or shower in it. You run into the room, and sure enough, to your horror, it’s coming from the ceiling.  … Continue Reading →

How Green Is Your Roof? A Look at Roofing and Sustainability

Blog | March 7th, 2020

Sustainability is likely going to be the key issue of the 2020s. There are a whole array of options for reducing your footprint, including cutting down on single-use items, driving less, or even investing in an electric car.    One place that you might not have considered ‘green’ is your roof. ACME Roofing is here to help you understand how the proper shingles and installation can help you decrease your climate footprint. Let’s take a look at the benefits of considering roofing and sustainability.  Turning Down Your Thermostat   From the interior of your house, the best benefit from having… Continue Reading →

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