Guardian Roofing Blog

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

Do I need Gutters for my home in the Northwest?

As usual, the winter weather in the Pacific Northwest is rainy and snowy. While the temperatures aren’t frigid and rarely dip below freezing, it rains nearly everyday. If that doesn’t bother you, then you’re in the right place. However, this year, the weather is snowier, wetter, and windier this year than usual. And, the winter […]

Snow Damage Prevention

Start  By Being Proactive Most people love the idea of a white Xhristmas. But, most of us don;t want to deal with some of the down sides of all that snow. Wintertime in cooler, wetter climates, like the Pacific Northwest, presents a unique set of issues in the home that are not apparent during the […]

Storm-proof Your Roof

The arrival of heavy, cool-seasonal rains over the Pacific Northwest may seem encouraging, since the wetter weather chips away at a years-long drought. But, these storm systems also blast Washington State with heavy rain and mountain snow. As winter storms head east, it plasters our homes and businesses with snow, howling winds and heavy rain. […]

Prepare your home for the coming cooler months

In our northern climate, having proper attic and crawlspace insulation and ventilation is extremely important to keep your house warm and moisture free. Every home is unique and has specific requirements that need to be taken into consideration to keep you warm all winter.   Most homes in the Pacific Northwest probably don’t have enough insulation. […]

2021 Halo Project: The Story of Luke and Sarah (An Update)

Each year, Guardian Roofing hosts the Halo Project, a by-nomination contest to help provide a local family with a new roof! This year’s winners were Luke and Sarah Lenihan. Luke and Sarah Lenihan were just like any other first-time homebuyer, excited to start a new chapter in their life while also being anxious for the […]

2021 Halo Project: The Story of Luke and Sarah

Each year, Guardian Roofing hosts the Halo Project, a by-nomination contest to help provide a local family with a new roof! This year’s winners are Luke and Sarah Lenihan. Luke and Sarah Lenihan were just like any other first-time homebuyer, excited to start a new chapter in their life while also being anxious for the […]

5 Ways to Ensure Pests Stay Out of Your Home

In the Pacific Northwest, our cold rainy winter weather is quickly approaching. Cold icy weather can damage the roof and exterior parts of the house. Even the smallest crack can allow pests, like ants, rodents and even squirrels, into our homes. They are looking for a warm, dry place to call home for the winter.  […]

Do You Need to Replace Your Flat Roof or Will a Repair Suffice?

Flat roofs are popular in commercial and industrial buildings, but more recently, homeowners have found that flat roofing is a nice alternative to the traditional sloped roof. Low-sloped or flat roofs create convenient space for the installation of HVAC systems and make it simple to carry out roof repairs and maintenance. But, when your flat […]

How To Get Rid of Wasps, Yellow Jackets And Hornets

Finding a wasp, yellow jacket, bees or hornet nest in or around your home isn’t a nice surprise. Getting rid of the nest can be a painful experience. Here in the Pacific Northwest, stinging insects are quite common. So, it is important to have a few tricks to prepare for the eventuality of finding wasps […]

Maintenance Will Extend The Life Of Your Roof

When you live in the Pacific Northwest, you have to prepare for very wet weather. Your roof should be inspected and maintained annually to ensure optimal roof health and performance. Removing moss, leaves, and debris from your roof and gutters will prevent premature aging and damage.  Regular roof inspection and our regular maintenance program will […]