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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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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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Construction

What is Repointing and how does it relate to my roof

Repairing brickwork that’s damaged, cracked or crumbling will allow a chimney to maintain waterproof and counter flashing performed by a roofing company to work. The mortar joints are incredibly important, as they help support the entire structure. When mortar joints become impacted by damage it is very easy for water and other elements to seep

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Education

Metal Roofing: Underlayment

$3,000 underlayment? Sounds crazy… here’s why: Metal roofs get HOT….& so will the underlaymentRoofs can be up to 20 degrees warmer than ground temperature.Metal roofs can conduct even more heat then a shingle roof.High temperature Ice & Water Shield can sustain up to 240° F No fasteners = No damagePoorly driven fasteners on underlayment can

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Construction

Metal Roofing: Methods & Choices

Metal roofs are an attractive option for homeowners. There are many differences to consider when it comes to installation that can affect the cost of this investment. Two ways to properly install metal; Hook Eave vs Butyl Tape A hook eave design ensures: The end of panels are locked around a piece of metal on

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Community

Canterwood Life Magazine Sponsor Spotlight

In 2016, Tanner Tennyson was an estimator for a large contractor and saw roofing prices rise 30% with the same quality of products and the same level of service. “I had worked for the third-largest roofing company in the world. I knew what the best products were. The market took a big price hike and

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Community

Our Safety Steps

Crew members face safety hazards on a roof. We believe in protecting of staff and full compliance set forth by Department of Labor & Industries (L&I), we perform randomized on site safety checks by administration, weekly safety meetings, on site safety checklists filled out by fully trained Foremen with CPR and fall safety education courses

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Construction

What To Do With a Cedar Shake Roof

Cedar Shake Dilemma The Benefits:Cosmetics Appeal – Natural shake roofing is beautiful, rich dimension, variegated colors, and natural wood texture. The different widths and lengths create a staggered look with deep shadow lines, no two shake roofs look the same; providing a coveted, unique tailored look. Arguably the most beautiful product for a roof, turning

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