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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 →

ACME Roofing on Location: Tacoma

Blog | February 20th, 2020

Welcome to 2020, and welcome back for another year of ACME Roofing on Location! Our first post of the new decade takes us back to ACME Roofing’s home base: the great city of Tacoma, Washington. For this project, our fellow Tacoman client chose one of our most popular and dependable shingles, the Premier line from PABCO Roofing. While outlining what makes this shingle one of the best on the market today, we will also take a look at why it’s perfect for Tacoma’s stereotypically Pacific Northwest climate.    Neighborhood Overview   While some people think of Tacoma as just a… Continue Reading →

The Future of Roofing: Innovations to Implement at Your Home

Blog | February 6th, 2020

To the uninstructed observer, it may seem as though roofing has been the same for decades, even hundreds of years, with little to no innovation. However, this is far, far from the case. The materials and techniques that roofing companies use today help to make homes more weather resistant, control the interior environment of our homes, and even boost the street appeal by making homes more beautiful.    Part of ACME Roofing’s mission is to always provide our clients with the best building materials for both the interior and exterior of their homes. We prioritize shingles that will prolong the… Continue Reading →

Building Our Communities: ACME Roofing Gives Back

Blog | January 23rd, 2020

When it comes to deepening roots into the Pacific Northwest community, ACME Roofing does so in a number of ways. We love our community and beautiful surrounding areas, and giving back to it in every way we can is how we show this love. From helping to build stronger, more supportive, more sustainable communities, to ensuring our customers are satisfied with their new roof and have a warranty to back it up, ACME is your South Sound roofing partner. For this month’s blog post, we’re going to outline the ways we support the community, to help inspire you to think… Continue Reading →

ACME Roofing on Location: Tacoma

Blog | December 20th, 2019

This month, ACME Roofing on Location takes us to another high-quality roofing project in Tacoma, Washington. Our hometown client chose to go with one of our most beloved products, the Premier line from PABCO Roofing. While outlining what makes this shingle one of the best on the market today, we will also have an end of year roofing roundup, to see what we’ve done at ACME in 2019.  Neighborhood Overview With its close proximity to Seattle, and as a hub in the Puget Sound area, Tacoma has been known to attract interesting, talented people from across the state of Washington…. Continue Reading →

ACME Roofing on Location: Roy

Blog | December 6th, 2019

This month, to kick off our ACME Roofing on Location series for the final month of 2019, we’re heading out to Roy, Washington. Our client for this project chose the beloved PABCO Premier shingle, in Antique Black, to protect their home. Along with diving into what the benefits of this choice are, we’ll also take a look at how your shingle choice affects your home’s ability to withstand the snow.    Neighborhood Overview Roy is by far the smallest town we’ve covered in our Roofing on Location series so far, with under a thousand people as of 2018. Originally incorporated… Continue Reading →

ACME Roofing on Location: Spanaway

Blog | November 22nd, 2019

This month, for our second November installment of the ACME Roofing on Location series, we’re back in Spanaway, Washington. Along with outlining the specifics of the shingle that our client chose (in this case, the PABCO Premier Prairie Wood), we will also look into a range of the negative effects that rain can have on your roof if you’re not properly prepared.  Neighborhood Overview While home to only around 28,000 people, Spanaway has left its mark on the surrounding culture in many unexpected ways. Some of Spanaway’s most famous ‘alumni’ include MLB baseball players, UFC mixed martial artists, NASCAR drivers,… Continue Reading →

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 →

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