New GAF Cobra Hip Vent

Keeping Proper Attic Ventilation in Mind

Proper attic ventilation is essential in every home. If your attic is not properly ventilated, heat and moisture can build up, causing your energy bills to skyrocket. Moisture may not be penetrating your roof, but humidity from your home can still be trapped in your attic, causing mold and mildew to grow, and be absorbed by the rafters and the roof deck, causing rot.

Attic Ventilation Solutions

proper attic ventilation is key for any roof systemOne popular solution for attic ventilation is soffit -ridge ventilation, such as GAF’s Cobra Intake Pro Rooftop Intake Vent and Exhaust Vent. This combination allows fresh cool air in and drives out warm moist air, promoting your homes energy efficiency. Since it is encouraging the exit of warm moist air, it also inhibits the growth of harmful mold and mildew, and prevents deterioration from roof rot. In addition, it prevents harmful ice damming on the roof during freezing temperatures. When installed with existing soffit vents, this system can improve attic airflow by up to 20%.

A Solution for New Architecture Trends.

Modern architectural styles of homes have evolved in the last 25-30 years to have more hips than ridge. proper attic ventilation is key for any roof systemThese “cut-up” roof plane designs have made effective ridge venting impractical. GAF acknowledged this need and developed it’s new Cobra® Hip Vent. In combination with Cobra Intake Pro Rooftop Intake Vent, it has the same benefits as Cobra® Exhaust Vent for Roof Ridge.

• Removes excess heat and moisture
• Prevents roof rot
• Limits the growth of mold and mildew
• Guards against ice damming

This new innovative product has 9 square inches of NFA for effective exhaust venting on homes with minimal to no ridge. It is virtually invisible from the street with it’s 5/8″ low-profile, making it an aesthetically pleasing option. Plus, it is also the only hip vent product available that can be fully applied with a nail gun, making it easier on the contractor!

About us

GAF Master Elite Roofer In Tacoma, WAWe love roofs of all shapes and sizes, so no matter the shape of your roof, we will treat it right! We at Chase Construction NW, Inc. are GAF  Master Elite® Contractors , (one of just 12 in Washington State), and love it when new products come out, especially those that make life easier for our customers! So if you are looking for a new roof, or just have a roof repair, or would even like to upgrade your roof venting system, let us do it for you! Fill out our free estimate form or call us today at 253-445-8950. Thank you for considering us for your next project!

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New IKO Roofing Products

New Innovations from IKO

Earlier this year, the home and building industry gathered in Orlando, Florida for the 2017 NAHB International Builders’ Show®. This year’s show demonstrated continued innovation and momentum in the home and building industry.  IKO gave a peak of it’s newest residential roofing products, along with a few of their popular premium, performance and architectural shingles. Let’s talk about what product innovations that IKO featured at IBS 2017.

NEW IKO Ultra HP® High Profile Hip and Ridge Cap Shingles

High Profile Ridge Cap ShinglesPairing seamlessly with IKO’s popular premium designer and performance shingles, this newest addition to the IKO Pro4™ system provides enhanced aesthetics, roofline protection and ease of installation. IKO Ultra HP Ridge Cap Shingles add a dimensional high-end look to your roofline, adding to the home’s curb appeal.  This alternative to cut-up roof shingles protect this area of the roof while adding dimension, depth and texture.

Cambridge™ IR Now with ArmourZone®

IKO’s popular Cambridge IR shingles now feature ArmourZone to resist wind and inclement weather even better than before! ArmourZone is a tear-resistant, reinforced woven band that helps provide resistance to winds of up to 130 mph (210 km/h). Installation is faster and easier with the addition to ArmourZoned because it has dual nailing lines, giving a wider nailing surface for more accurate nail placement. They also have a class 4 impact resistance rating making it possible for some homeowners to receive a discount on their home insurance!

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Let Us Install It For You!

As IKO ShieldPro Plus Roofing Contractors, we love working with all IKO roofing products. It is so exciting to see the innovations that they are bringing to the roofing industry! If you are interested in replacing your roof with an  IKO Pro4™ roofing system, give us a call! Our knowledgeable and professional estimator will explain every component of the system and help you choose the right material for your project. You can call us anytime at 253.445.8950 or fill out our quick estimate form  and we will set up a time to meet with you and go over your options. We look forward to working with you!

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High Performance Underlayment

Roofing in the Pacific Northwest

What is UnderlayementThere are many components that go into a new roof, and the quality of those products contribute to the over all performance that you will get out of your roof. Let’s face it, it rains a lot here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, and waterproofing is essential to any project when it comes to the roof. For this reason, one of the most important aspects of any roofing system is the underlayment.

What is underlayment on a roof?

The underlayment is an extra layer of protection that goes between your shingles and the roof deck. This is an important aspect of any roof system because it protects the roof from penetrating moisture by shedding water away from the roof deck. It can also provide protection from rain while the shingles are being installed.

Deck Defense® by Owens Corning

Our friends at Owens Corning have the perfect underlayment for your next roofing project! Deck Defense® is a high performance underlayment, covering all your needs, and even has a 30 year limited warranty!

  • Easy Installation: With extra-wide 10 square rolls, each roll provides more than 4 times the coverage compared to #30 felt underlayment roll.
  • Durable Performance: Compared to felt underlayment, Deck Defense® durable synthetic construction is designed to reduce the chance for tears, even when walked on, and stays intact in high winds.
  • High-traction and slip resistant: In addition to being tear resistant when walked on, it is designed with a textured and coated top layer that provides traction contributing to a safe work environment.
  • Superior water protection: Compared to standard felt underlayment, Deck Defense® offers long-term moisture protection. It acts as a non-absorbent, secondary water-shedding barrier and reduces water intrusion even when exposed.

 

Let Us Install Your Next Roof!

Chase Construction NW, Inc. is a full service roofing company, installing quality roofs since 2002. Our professional and experienced crew only works with the best products! Leaving beautiful roofs and satisfied customers in our wake, we love what we do! Check out our customer reviews here! If you are needing a roof repair, roofing upgrade or need to replace your old roof, give us a call 253.445.8950! Our friendly estimators will provide you with a free quote, literature and product samples so you can take your time making your decision with no pressure. Fill out our free estimate form or call us today at 253-445-8950. Thank you for considering us for your next project!

 

 

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Metal Roofing in Auburn, WA

A Local Metal Roofing Manufacturer

So you are ready to replace your roof and you have chosen to replace it with metal, but what manufacturer should you choose? Why not choose local! Nu-Ray Metals hails out of Auburn and has a wide variety of quality metal roofing systems!

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NuRay Metals

Nu Ray teamNu-Ray is a family-owned business with over 100 yrs of combined experience. They pride themselves on customer service and offer the best technical service that is hard to find! With custom manufacturing facilities out of CA and Washington, they are big enough to handle any size job, taking just as much care for small re-roof projects, to large new construction projects. The facility offers state of the art equipment with experienced and knowledgable operators. Their fleet of trucks delivers local and long distance orders.

You will always find us on the cutting edge of the industry, adopting and refining new technologies, new paint systems, and new ideas that improve the quality of our products and service.

Why Choose Metal?

Since you have chosen metal for your roof replacement, you are probably already aware of the benefits, but lets explain them for those that are still on the fence about which material to go with. The upfront cost of a metal roofing system is more, but since it lasts much longer and has less maintenance, it will save you money in the long run. Asphalt shingles will only last you anywhere from 10-50 years, but a metal roof can last a lifetime! NuRay’s roofing products are 100% recyclable, so material left over from a project can be recycled, reducing waist. With industry-leading warranties, you can be comfortable knowing your roof is taken care of.

FAQs about metal roofing

There are many questions about metal roofing that have been addressed by the experts at NuRay. Here are just a few of the most common.

  • Is metal roofing noisy when it rains? Most people think of on old barn when they think of what the rain will sound like hitting a metal roof. But a home will have a solid wood roof deck and underlayment dampening the sound. The result is that a metal roof will sound similar to any roofing material.
  • Do metal roofs get hot in the Summer? All roofs get hot in the summer, but some, including metal, come in “cool” colors that reflect solar heat. Metal roofs also release solar heat more readily saving money on energy costs of the home.
  • Are metal roofs heavy? Contrary to popular belief, metal roofs are actually 50% lighter than asphalt roofs, and 75% lighter than concrete tile, and slate. So, no,  metal is not considered a heavy roofing material.
  • What will happen during a lightning storm? Metal roofs are no more likely to be struck by lightning than any other roof. But if it does get struck, it dissipates the electrical charge, actually helping to prevent damage.

 

Our favorite Options

Here at Chase Construction North West Inc., we most frequently use the 1000 and 6000 series of this line of products. They both come in a variety of gauges that are perfect for any roofing project, and you don’t need to worry about lack of finishes with either as there are a number of options available. They both require a 3:12 minimum slope and apply over open framing and/or solid substrate. They also both have flat panel, pencil runs, or striations options.

The NRM 1000

In the 1000 series, continuous panels run from the ridge of the roof all the way down to the eaves, meaning there are no horizontal seams. This is a standing seam system, the seams between each panel are raised above the level of the roofing panel preventing water entry. In total, the roof has a far fewer number of seams.  This metal material is also much tougher than standard composition, provides the “cool roof” benefits, and comes in a much wider array of colors. The 1000 series is available in 2224 and 26 gauge and comes with a concealed fastener coup system. The finishes available are 40-year painted, Zincalume Plus, copper, and aluminum.

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The NRM 6000

The 6000 series is a classic snap lock system. This type of system provides all of the sturdiness and protection benefits, as well as the aesthetic factors. The snap lock system is designed to save on labor costs as the seams can be locked by a simple snapping of the panels together. This allows sections of the roof to be easily accessed if there are any problems down the line. Additionally, the snap lock roof panel installation offers high level of wind uplift protection and with it, these standing seam roof panel float on the roof deck, allowing for expansion and contraction with temperature extremes. The 6000 series comes in 24 and 26 gauge and has a concealed fastener snap lock system with no clips needed. The finishes available are 40-year painted, Zincalume Plus, and Copper. With either system, you can be sure that your roof will look sleek and protect your home for life.

About Us

IssaquahMetalRoof-7900Here at Chase Construction North West Inc., we have the experience and know-how on how to install these unique and innovative systems. We have been in the business for over 15 years and we perform all work in the most professional manner possible. We produce happy customers each time with our honest and reliable service. Let us show you we are the best for the job at one of our completely free estimates. We provide services in King County and Pierce County, along with major cities such as Seattle, Tacoma, Puyallup, Federal Way, Renton, Auburn, Des Moines and all of the surrounding cities. If you are in need of roofing, waterproofing, or skylight installation services contact Chase Construction North West, Inc. today. Fill out our free estimate form or call us today at 253-445-8950. Thank you for considering us for your next project!

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