Guardian Roofing Blog

Welcome to our blog! We have started this roofing blog to provide local Tacoma homeowners with usual roofing and home maintenance tips for their homes! Be sure to check back frequently to check out the new blog posts!

How Old Is Too Old For You Roof?

Having a safe reliable roof over your family is paramount. Properly maintaining your roof is a priority for any homeowner. But over time, any roof needs repair and at some point it should be replaced. But how old is “too old” for your roof? Insurance carriers have detailed data on how long roofs are expected […]

Proper Attic Ventilation Is Important

When you are buying a new house or making repairs to your roof, it’s important to ensure the house has proper roof ventilation. Proper ventilation can prevent a whole host of issues and it’s critical to the long term health of your roof. In addition to a musty smell, a improperly vented roof can actually […]

Transitioning to Success

Article by Ms. Kirstin Grace-Simons (Madigan Army Medical Center) January 4, 2018 Guardian Roofing is a proud supporter of the GAF Roofing Academy at JBLM. (Photo courtesy of Ken Garcy/GAF Roofing Academy) Soldiers in the Career Skills Program roofing course on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. get hands-on training from local industry professional Richard Lamont, Roofing […]

The Guardian Gazette: December 2017 Newsletter

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! We will be closed on December 25th, 2017 and January 1st, 2018. Happy Holidays from Guardian Roofing! Matt and I would like to wish all of you the happiest of Holidays and all the best in the coming year! Winter time always reminds us of our very first months of starting Guardian Roofing. […]

Upgrade Your Insulation

In northern climates like Washington, having proper insulation and ventilation is extremely important to keep your house warm and moisture free. If you have insufficient insulation, you are wasting your heat in the winter and making your heating system work harder. If you have insufficient ventilation, you may be creating a moisture problem, which can […]

The Guardian Gazette: November 2017 Newsletter

Thanks to all of you. We want to say thanks to all of our clients for your business and continued support! Happy Thanksgiving from Guardian Roofing! In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Matt and I want to express our sincere gratitude to all of our valued clients. Thanksgiving is my favorite Holiday and a very special […]

Is It Really Necessary To Resheet Your Roof?

At some point in the lifetime of your roof, your roofing contractor may inform you that your roof needs to be replaced. In discussing the options and other considerations, you roofer may include resheeting your roof.  Most homeowners would probably ask “Is that important?” If your home was built before 1970, that answer is likely […]

Roofing Maintenance & Preparing For Winter

When you own a home, you need to perform regular maintenance on it to keep it safe and secure. Most people regularly change air filters, smoke alarm batteries, carbon monoxide alarms,  and check for necessary repairs. Your roof should be high on that list. Here in the Pacific Northwest, we’re famous for our wet, misty, […]

The Guardian Gazette: October 2017 Newsletter

Sometimes a roof can naturally reach the end of its useful life without experiencing a roof failure. It just looks old and worn, and you are doing preventive maintenance on your home. If replacing an old roof is delayed, however, it could result in bigger problems down the road. So watch for the warning signs […]

Roofing Material Types

Eventually, a home’s roof will need repairs because of wind, moisture, or normal wear and tear. At some point,  homeowners will have to consider replacing the entire roof. By choosing the right roofing materials, you can really increase the curb appeal and even increase the overall value of your home. When you consider different roofing […]