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 →

Why Hire a Local Roofing Contractor?

Blog | May 23rd, 2019

Finding a trustworthy and reliable roofing contractor can be a challenge, so be sure to do your homework. You want a roof installed with expert workmanship and you want to pay a fair price, as a quality roof is an investment that will protect your home. That said, choosing a local roofing contractor that will stand by his or her work is essential. At ACME Roofing, we believe in educating consumers so they can make intelligent, informed decisions. Below, you’ll find four reasons why hiring a local roofing contractor not only makes sense, but can save you time, money, and… Continue Reading →

5 Common Roofing Myths

Blog | May 14th, 2019

Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home. It protects you and your loved ones from the elements and provides shelter from the outdoors. However, some homeowners tend to forget about their roofs when it comes time to budget for home maintenance and repairs. Worse yet, they rely on outdated and/or incorrect advice that they found on an internet chat forum or social networking group. We’re here to dispel five common Tacoma roof myths that we’ve seen and heard throughout the years. These myths can wind up costing you both time and money — and in… Continue Reading →

The Importance of a Roof Inspection

Blog | May 7th, 2019

When was the last time you had your roof inspected? Annual roof inspections are important because they enable you to find small problems early, before they turn into major and expensive repairs. Many homeowners put off a roof inspection for a later time; after all, home maintenance can be costly. But an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. In other words, it is far easier and more affordable to take care of your roof than it is to replace it! Tacoma homeowners, a roof inspection is essential in protecting the most important part of your home: the… Continue Reading →

Maintain Your Roof and Protect Your Home

Blog | April 29th, 2019

It’s springtime in the Pacific Northwest: blooming flowers, milder temperatures, and a lot of rain! Washington boasts higher precipitation than most parts of the country, so it’s essential your roof is healthy in order to protect your home from its #1 enemy: water. These five tips for roof maintenance will help ensure that your home will be able to stand up to anything Mother Nature throws at it. Gutters The gutters of your house have most likely accumulated a lot of dirt, leaves, and debris over the fall and winter months. If they’re not cleaned out before the spring rains… Continue Reading →

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