Seattle PI article by Ruth Teichroeb (http://www.seattlepi.com/local/393225_collapse23.html
Heavy snow that caused the collapse of a Marysville factory roof and a Bellevue skating tent has prompted some homeowners to worry about what's accumulating above them.
But local experts say most roofs will be fine, and the bigger threat to structures will occur when the melt begins. Read More...
Department of Energy
studies have shown that upgraded attic insulation will typically pay for itself within 2 to 3 years thru increased energy savings. In fact, you can save up to 30% per year on your energy bills!
A great time to upgrade attic insulation is when Raynproof Roofing of Seattle is installing your new roof! Over the course of a few years, the cost of your roofing and insulation project will be offset by your increased energy savings. In addition, your roof will essentially be "paid for" through the energy savings you will experience over the life of the roof. So in essence, you will be receiving a free roof from Raynproof Roofing, as well as increased comfort during the winter and summer months!! Read More...
Vinyl siding as been around since the 1960s, and it is growing in popularity each year. It was originally designed to be a re-cover siding, intended to be installed over the top of an existing water-tight siding material as a means of quickly enhancing the exterior of a house. Unfortunately, the easy application and relatively low cost enticed builders into using this material as a primary waterproofing material. At this time, nearly 30% of new homes now have vinyl siding.
As a long-standing roofing company in the Seattle area, Raynproof Roofing has witnessed the effects vinyl siding has had on the building industry. Multiple times every year, Raynproof Roofing is asked to investigate a roof leak, only to discover that the source of the leak is a nearby vinyl-clad wall! Many homeowners and contractors are discovering that their initial cost savings by installing vinyl will ultimately cost them many times more through water damage to their homes. Read More...