Citypermits

Permits? We Don’t Need No Stinking Permits!   Welcome to the construction industry, where signing contracts with your clients often times is met with agonizing compliance with local and state officials.  As a roofing contractor, the stakes are some of the highest in any industry so it is wise to get your affairs in order …

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roofing-glossary

A Algae: Rooftop fungus that can leave dark stains on roofing. Angled Fasteners: Roofing nails and staples driven into decks at angles not parallel to the deck APA: American Plywood Association. Tests and sets standards for all varieties of plywoods used in the U.S. Apron Flashing: Metal flashing used at chimney fronts. ARMA: Asphalt Roofing …

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welcome-enjoy

Welcome to the Smart Blog, where we will update news and events within our company and industry as well as informed opinions on such important topics as the top fantasy football players in the NFL.Grab a Cup ‘O Joe and enjoy! The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that over 136 million tons of building-related …

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wegreen

It seems we have entered into the Green Revolution with everything from Automotive to Zookeeping going “green”. Is it really that easy to be green? Kermit would be thrilled. I have found out that not all greens are equal, in fact many are not any greener today than they were last year or last decade. …

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recession

Growing up in the 80’s was filled with many great memories, especially in popular culture (Music, movies, sports). One sport in particular was fascinating to me, and that was boxing. The sport was filled with great fighters and my favorites were the middle weights, there was Marvin “Marvelous” Hagler, Tommy Hearns, Roberto Duran, John “the …

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roof-before-cleaning

Mossy asphalt shingles As I sit here on the precipice of typing out a post about pressure washing composition/asphalt roofs, I have to weigh the facts with great caution. This is not quantum physics and we have been doing this for over 25 years in the Seattle/Bellevue, so why would I have any reservations about …

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