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GAF Timberline HD Shelton Beach House Roof

Some say the most beautiful land in the Pacific Northwest is along the Puget Sound beaches.  Calm waters give a sense of serenity. As you gaze across the horizon, the forested coastline instills wonder.  When the skies clear, beautiful blue paints the landscape.  But as we all well know, in the Puget Sound, skies are … GAF Timberline HD Shelton Beach House Roof Read More »

Should Your Roof Have Synthetic Underlayment?

If your roof is old, it probably has asphaltic felt paper underlayment.  Felt is the most common type of underlayment in older homes, and it’s still frequently used today. But is felt paper the best option? Probably not.  When it works, it works well(ish).  But there’s a reason felt paper is used almost exclusively on … Should Your Roof Have Synthetic Underlayment? Read More »

When Do You Need Roof Intake Ventilation?

is only half of the story.  For your attic to ventilate properly and for your roof to not fail early, you also need adequate intake ventilation. The most common form of intake ventilation for houses is installed during the construction.  If you step outside and look up by your gutters and the 1 to 2 … When Do You Need Roof Intake Ventilation? Read More »

What’s the Purpose of Roof Vents?

If you stand in your back yard and look up at your roof, you may notice a series of vents along the ridge line.  They looks like mushrooms — with a wide top and narrow, hidden stem.  If the contractor who originally installed them went cheap, the vents are probably plastic.  Otherwise, they’re sturdier and … What’s the Purpose of Roof Vents? Read More »

A 50-Year Roof Warranty is Not Always a 50-Year Roof

If you’ve been researching shingles or recently got a quote from a roofing contractor, you’ve probably seen the “50-year warranty” claim.  Does this mean your new roof is expected to last 50 years?  Or does it mean the manufacturer providing the warranty will warrant performance for 50 years? The answer: not exactly. The first step … A 50-Year Roof Warranty is Not Always a 50-Year Roof Read More »

Synthetic Underlayment vs. Felt

Every shingle roof needs an underlayment.  Because shingles are not adhered at all joints, wind driven rain can get beneath them.  Underlayment acts as a water shedding membrane in such case. For more intense issues, like shingle blow off, underlayment is necessary temporary protection for the time before repairs can be conducted. Underlayment is not … Synthetic Underlayment vs. Felt Read More »

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