EDUCATION

Construction

Roofing in the Rain?

There are many components that go into a new roof and the quality of those products contribute to the overall performance that you will get out of your roof. In the Pacific Northwest, waterproofing is essential to any project when it comes to residential roofing and commercial roofing. For this reason, one of the most

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Education

Roof Deterioration and what’s causing it

Wonder what is causing decay on your roof shingles? Four reasons why are listed below:   #1. Rain, Snow or Ice The moisture that is caused from rain, snow or ice is one of the biggest reasons for shingle decay. Moisture that gets trapped within the shingles and can cause mold and mildew that will be damaging

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Education

Six Reasons Metal Roofs Are Great Options in The Pacific Northwest

Six Reasons Metal Roofs Are Great Options in The Pacific Northwest Environmentally Friendly: It is 100% recyclable and when a metal roof has served its’ purpose, it can be recycled again! Asphalt shingles are harder to dispose of and sit in landfills once their lifespan is up. Metal roofing can also be installed “over” an

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Education

What Are the Benefits of Replacing Your Roof?

What Are the Benefits of Replacing Your Roof?  Have you ever thought about the overall benefits of replacing the roof on your home? Here are five to take into consideration: #1. HVAC System Replacing your roofing will allow your HVAC system to work more efficiently.  When your HVAC system is being overworked due to there

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Education

4 Ways To Prepare Your Roof For Spring

Remove Any Foreign Objects: It’s always a good idea once Spring rolls around to clean off any debris like branches, leaves, moss, and stray frisbees from last Summer to keep your roof looking nice and clean, but also to slow down the degradation of the roof. If there are sticks, moss, and frisbees up there

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Planning

How to prepare your home for a new roof

A new roof is both one of your home’s largest expenses as well as one of its greatest, most valuable assets. There are ways to protect your home during roof installation that help bring even greater return on the investment of a new roof.  #1 Move Cars away from home & driveway:  Sounds simple but

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Planning

Our top 5 questions to ask a roofing contractor

Getting roofing replaced or repairs done can be difficult. After all, your home is your most significant investment you want done right. Our top 5 questions to ask a roofing contractor: 1. Are they licensed & insured roofing contractor? Washington State has a website where you can input a contractor’s license number and check their

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Education

Replacing a Skylight – Is it worth it?

Many homeowners have older skylights that need updating, but how do you know if you need to replace it with a new skylight or look into other options? Age If your skylight leaks occasionally and is within 5 years old, then it may only need a slight repair involving inspecting and resealing the flashing, glazing

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Construction

Central Kitsap Schools – Olympic Athletic Facilities Sponsorship

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018 CKSD Board of Directors signed the agreement which includes naming rights and advertising space in the athletic facilities for five years. The gift will be used to offset the costs of bleachers at Olympic and Klahowya Secondary School, and they will install roofing at the stadiums on both campuses. Owner

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Community

NKHS Freshman & Integrity Tackle Paper Shortage

Budget cuts decreased paper allowance at North Kitsap High School, allowing 7 pieces of paper per student, per subject, per month. Fifteen year old Freshman, Collin Niles is spear-heading the donation drive. Following Collins leadership, Integrity donated a pallet of paper (valued at $1500) to the North Kitsap High School supply drive. Tanner Tennyson, owner

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Product

Malarkey Emerald Premium Warranty

As a local roofing contractor in Kitsap County, WA we strive for providing the highest quality products and installation from Gig Harbor to Port Townsend. Integrity has been awarded a geographically proprietary warranty known as the Emerald Premium Warranty. We earned this accreditation through our commitment to quality installation and proven track record. The Emerald

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Education

Roof Maintenance – How to Avoid Costly Repairs: Ponding

Any significant rainfall can produce standing water on a roof and water that has not evaporated 48 hours or more after a rainfall can become a problem. This is especially true for towns on the water that experience wind-driven rains like Bainbridge Island or Port Townsend. Ponding water can pose a serious threat, particularly to

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Education

Roof Ventilation and Ridge Vents

Proper ventilation prevents moisture issues in your attic, premature aging of your roof, and shingle cracking. Roof ventilation will also help maintain a healthy indoor environment. When warm air from your home meets cooler air in your attic, condensation can occur. Proper ventilation will prevent this by making sure air escapes, prohibiting mold growth on

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Planning

How Can Insulation Extend the Life of a Roof?

Trapped heat and moisture in the attic can jeopardize the performance of a new roof. Improper Insulation can cause: Condensation: Any water vapor in the warm attic air will rise until it reaches the coldroof deck area at which point it cools and condenses back to a liquid form, causing: Wet wood/sagging roof deck Potential

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Education

CDX or OSB for roof sheathing?

The structural characteristics of both are equivalent, and it’s true that they can be used interchangeably.However, there are differences that roofers and homeowner’s should be aware of when constructing anew roof or starting a roof repair. The biggest difference between the two is how they react when exposed to large amounts of moistureover extended time

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