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"The provider came out to the house on the assigned day. When I drove up to my home, I could not tell that they had been there. I could still see leaves sticking" out of the front gutters. Upon looking at all the gutters from the upstairs windows, it appeared that no cleaning was done in the gutters. I called the provider and complained about the service. They sent another technician to review the "work" that was done. They said that there was some problems with the roof and it would need to be repaired in the next few years. They indicated this is why they did not clean the roof. The gutters were not cleaned. They indicated the moss deterrent was an environmentally friendly and I would see a difference in a couple of weeks. A couple of weeks after this I reviewed the roofing and found that there was no difference to the moss on the roof. The work was not "redone" after a second visit by another technician. I will never work with this company again.

-Valerie B.

"Coupon charge was for a roof less than 1600 sq. ft. There was an additional charge for my roof. Confusing because there are few roofs that size in the Eastside area" where I live. Hard to reach them and get clear information about how to make the additional payment. I was told I could use PayPal on their website. But the website was hard to find. There seem to be several businesses with the name
. I was finally able to get the website and phone number by searching on Angie's List. The website seems to have a different name than
. I didn't find PayPal there. So I will phone
Monday and pay via phone. Their information about my address apparently got garbled: the techs took an hour looking for my house and arrived at 12:17. This did not inconvenience me, but I hoped to be there while the work was completed. Instead I had to leave shortly after they started. I appreciate that they know better than to use harsh treatments on the roof and show an interest in preserving the life of the roof. When I use the services again I will give clear directions to my location.

-Kathleen W.

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Wow, i aum surprised you didn't get 10 answers already with roofers say X was the best or N was the best or A was the best. In reality you are focusing on the WRONG THING!

5 estimates? Why 5? Why would you do that to yourself? Normally if you are dealing with reputable companies you don't need more than 2 estimates. I advocate to people to always get at least two estimates and if the roofers are saying something very different or if the roofers are way way way off in price, get an equalizer, get a 3rd.  Obviously if you don't trust a roofer disqualify that roofer immediately.  I beliee you have now fallen into "Analysis Paralysis" which is what happens when you have too many opions.

But back to the topic, I said you are focusing on the wrong thing. Why did I say that? Because you can take the best shingle in the world and if installed wrong is compeltely garbage. i can take the worst shingle, known to fail, and if installed properly will last some ammount of time. So you should focus on the roofer, not the product. The roofer is more important and a good quality roofer will only want to install good quality product.

The roof is a system comprised of many components, not just the shingles. You have the water proofing underlayment such as ice shield, the water resistant underlayments such as felt. You have the shingles, the ventilation and the flashing details. All of these things add up to equal one roof. Neglect one and your roof is doomed to fail.

But the roof is more than just product it is detail, know how and heart. Heart? yes heart. It takes the utmost CARING the utmost DESIRE to want to install a good roof. It's hard work and easy to fall into the train of thought as to do what's easier, instead of what's faster.  Faster and easier seldom ever equals better. At the end of the day you ened a roofer that cares about your roof.

So what product is best? That's hard to say. Each manufacturer has multiple plants and it seems each plant puts out varying levels of quality. I will tell you in my area Atlast is known as a cheap commodity shingle. I have Tamko Heritage on my house but I stopped using it because I was having seal failue issues and at the time they offered no contractor certification program, but I hear they started up one. Ownes corning is a decent product backed by a great company. I don't install very many OC's though. I primarily install CertainTeed Landmark shingles and my feeling is that they are the best on the market in my area. I'm sure others will disagree with me.

But don't miss the point, the roofer is more important than the shingle.
I appreciate the fact that with homeowners like you who want to beat the insurance co out of deductibles, so then my rates and every other homeowners rates can also go up just to save you.....Thanks for NOTHING..[8o|]

Any roofer worth using should be able to do the roof with NO MONEY DOWN.


The only scenario I would ask for a deposit is on a crazy odd ball shingle that had to be special ordered.

The question was, Can it be done? The answer is yes. The real question is "Should" it be done? The answer is, no, not unless it is an emergency.   But also let's clarify winter, because we are having a pretty mild winter, so there's kinda not a problem this year so far. I'll refrence "below freezing" from this point forward.

As a certified and licensed roofing contractor, my reputation is on the line. I debate this topic quite often with other roofing contractors who seem to care more about profit than a job well done.  Well, I can tell you from past experience having been a professional roofer for 14 years as of the time of this posting, that the chance for failure increases exponentionally when installed below freezing.  It's better just not to risk it.

Personally I will not, unless absolutely necessary and the customer signs a disclaimer of limited liability, install a roof below freezing and really really want to install the roof at 40 or above. The shingles need to seal, and will not seal unless they warm to about 70 degrees F ambient temprature. This does not mean it needs to be 70 outside, because the shingles will warm from the sun.  

So what can be done to install the roof below freezing? Well first, the roof should not be gun nailed below freezing. This is because the shingles become brittle and it's easier to "blow through" with your nails. It's also harder to regulate air pressure when it is cold, I speculate because of barometric pressures, but I am just guessing.  Therefore the roof should be hand nailed. This takes more time. Furthermore since the seal strips will not seal, they must be manually sealed with proper compatible adhesives. This will also take more time, and more material. I once spoke with a roofer in Alaska who builds tents around the houses he is working on and covers them with tarps and heats with propane heaters.  Now that takes real time!    The question is, are you prepared to pay for this extra time? Can you wait a few more weeks? 

Attic ventilation is a science that is unique to the architecture of each building. There are no one size fits all solutions. There is no "better" as a blanket statement without knowing more about the structure. 


Ridge vent works well, with proper initake. All ventilations work more effeciently with intake, but some like ridge vent won't work at all without equal or greater intake when measured in Net Free Area (NFA). 


Commonly if you have a hip roof, you may not have adequate ridge length for a ridge vent. This is a a VERY common mistake I see from unskilled roofers. For example a house with a 1,000 sq ft attic space would need not less than 27 linear foot of a good quality ridge vent like Air Vent II.  That is to say if your house is 1,000 sq ft at the foot print, and you don't have at least 27' of ridge, a ridge vent is not Better, but is Worse. 


Typically my rule of thumb is to stay away from ridge vent on hip roofs.  So what then?  Well I will then normally install what are sometimes called canned/mushroom.turtle style breather vents.  The same 1,000 sq ft home would need only 3 vent, assuming they have 144 NFA each. Without an intake you would need to double this number to make 6 roof vents.   


     I am not really a fan of turbines, aka whirrly birds. They do work, but they have been known to break down and are reliant on the wind. Without the wind they are nothing more than big ol' breather vents on the roof.  If you chose to have turbines installed the "book" would say that you need 3 if they are 14" vents. However since they are not always whirling around, I'd say add another for safety sake. For this reason, as well as cosmetics, I would encourage you to consider the 144 NFA mushroom/turtle vents instead.




One thing most people agree upon is that you do NOT mix exhaust ventilations. Don't put turbines with ridge vent. Don't put mushrooms with ridge vents. Don't put mushrooms with fans near by.  THis creates a short circuit meaning the two fight each other.   Think if your turbine is spinning. It is pulling air. It is supposed to pull air from the soffit/intake vents. However it will choose the path of least resistance and pull air from the closest opening, ie: the ridge vent. This is why they call it a short circuit, it will interupt the path of air flow from the soffit and thus most of your attic will not be properly ventilated.



Sounds like wet felt to me. What process did the roofers use when replacing the roof? Did they tear it off and felt it in on day one and then shingle it on day two?   This method is frowned upon with organic felt paper because it leaves the felt exposed to morning dew.  Moisture such as dew will cause the felt to wrinkle.  Or if the roofers got caught in a rain and didn't protect the felt from the rain but kept on shingling this can also happen. 

The wrinkles will lay down flat if allowed to dry before first installing the shingles. However this is a waste of time. This is why I live by two 1 rule, never tear off more than you can put back in the same day, and if by some chance you opened more than you can shingle, tarp it. Felt is not water tight. 

I really am only speculating. Without seeing it I really can't give an accurate answer. 

There are a few other possible reasons, and framing (actually sheathing) is another possible reason. If the plywood is fastened improperly or if the plywood was installed without a gap between the boards for expansion and contraction, ripples can also occur.   The difference is you will see the ripples spaced very evenly 4' or 8' to match the spacing of the plywood.  If it is the case of improper fastening of the plywood, meaning the fasteners missed the framing so nothing is holding the plywood and it warps, you could easily depress the warped plywood with your foot. If the plywood actually buckled due to lack of expansion gap, you would not easily be able to depress with your foot.  If the roofer didn't install the plywood, it wouldn't really be his fault, though if he or his crew saw it when working and didn't fix it then they probably should have. But I am not going to play the blame game unless I know exactly what the cause is.

A storm ripped through the area two years ago. The storm chasers use the cheapest possible shingles, and I am seeing something I haven't seen before. I am only guessing but what it looks like to me is like the shingles are expanding too much and causing the ripple effect I mentioned above in regards to plywood and the lack of expansion gap. The difference is there is no expansion gap required with shingles.  This affect is something I never saw before and is only related to one cheap commodity dog house shingle which alot of cheapo roofers like to use.  I've been roofing 14 years and this year is the first time I have been seeing this particular problem. It seems to come and go, which also tells me expansion is some how involved. I don't think you'd be able to depress it with your foot, though I've never tried.

Can you post some pictures?   

Roof Cleaning reviews in Tacoma


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returned my call very promptly when I first contacted him. We set an appointment time and his team arrived promptly. They really went above and beyond, cleaning the outside of my house in addition to the contracted work. My house is pretty small - just 900 sq feet -- so it's pretty easy to clean but I was really impressed with the quality and speed of their work. The two gentlemen who did the work,
Tacoma Roof Cleaners Provider Name Locked
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, couldn't have been nicer. I was so pleased with their work that I will be using them for my annual gutter cleaning. Clearly their work is much superior to what I've used in the past. I would most definitely recommend
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's business to anyone who wants their house to look bright and clean. I'm really amazed at what a $200 cleaning can achieve!

Very professional, fast, and responsible they Pressure wash the roof (which was not cleaned in 9 years) and repair tiles (3-4) that were not position correctly.

- Kevin H.

WOW! Why can't all companies be like
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From the initial meeting/estimate to job completion I couldn't have been more impressed.
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was punctual to the minute, extremely professional and friendly for both the estimate and actual cleaning. His office followed up a couple of days after the meeting via email with a very detailed written estimate. There was never any pressure to sign and all charges were exactly as we'd discussed. He thoroughly explained what needed to be done so there would be no surprises.
He showed up exactly at the agreed-upon 9:00 start time and was done on time. We only had a little moss on one section of the roof and he didn't try to up-sell me on treating the entire roof. He did estimate costs for both in case I wanted to treat everything but said he didn't think it necessary; BIG honesty/integrity points there. In addition, our estimate was a week or so prior to the big September wind storm, the actual job a week after. We did have more debris on the roof and in the gutters but he didn't charge extra for any additional cleaning he may have done. He also completely cleaned up the mess leaving the yard as it was before he started.
While no one wants to spend money on their roof, it's great to know there's a real professional out there to call when the need arises. I will absolutely call
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Tacoma Roof Cleaners Provider Name Locked
for any future roof-related needs and recommend you do too!
- Rocky M.

Would not hesitate to use them again. Great experience from beginning to end...prompt responses, answers all questions, and neat, quality work.
- L G.

2 man crew arrived on time. The guys were very professional, courteous and did a great job of clean up!
Will definitely use them again!
- Terri R.

This company is excellent,
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the owner is very responsive and his team is top notch. I had my roof and gutters cleaned by
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and he did a great job. He came punctual and started right away. Took very good care of cleaning the roof without damaging any of the shingles. Once he was done, he went around the whole house and cleaned up the all the mess that comes out of the roof. Couldn't have asked for a better experience. Thanks
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- Andrea S.

I Paid in three traunches over 6 week timeframe with final payment upon completion. I noticed some odd water flow through soffits near entrance during a subsequent storm and
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immediately responded by uncovering the problem quickly and put a plan in place to repair which he included in the job as part of "getting it done right". Even as he had gone on to new work, he worked this into his schedule. I couldn't be more pleased with his responsiveness, good nature, and expertise. And that extends to his son who was helping him over the summer.
- Stephen H.

First of all, I saw
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with all the positive reviews of
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on Angie's List. I called
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, and he returned my phone call right away. He was informative and explained to me about what the process entails depending on what is happening on your roof. I booked with him right away after his quote.
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was earlier than the scheduled time, and super friendly and informative about cleaning the roof. He got all the debris off the roof. I would definitely recommend
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to anyone. He is an A in my book, and a prime example of a wonderful, honest professional!
- Rose P.

Roof Cleaners in Tacoma, WA

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A Cut Above Roofing LLC

422 East 61st street

A Step Above Window & Gutter Cleaning

16025 NE 165th St

A1 Lawn Service

2002 Westridge Ave W
University Place

AA Side X Side Construction

309 SW 372nd St
Federal Wy

AA Window and Gutter Cleaning

8826 122nd Ave NE

Aaron Carter Construction LLC

120 41st Ave NE

About Time Enterprise Inc

1528 N Prospect St

Achten's Quality Roofing

410 112th St S

Advanced Construction &Remodeling

12218 4th Ave Ct E

All About You Construction

1012 N 36th St


29222 112TH AVE SE

All Aspect Contracting

612 141st south

All Clear

526 N West Avenue


1007 military rd e

All Painting & Remodeling LLC

2103 Harrison Ave NW

All Services NW

5324 - 84th St E



Alpha & Omega Construction

6011 7th Ave SE

Anderson Handyman Services Inc

72 Ira Light St

Atlantic Tile & Granite

7817 S 210th St

Austin Brothers Services

1118 85th St E

Banner Moving and Transport

6318 Tacoma Ave S

Beautiful Day

2905 S 7th St

Big Mike's Painting & Pressure Washing

12818 8th Avenue South 98168


1600 SW Dash Point Road
Federal Way


23913 Witte Rd Se
Maple Valley

C & L Lawn Maintenance

Port Orchard

Capitol Cleaning

5319 28th Ave S

Champion Cleaning Services

6840 Lakeside St. SW

Chet's Roofing & Construction

26301 79th Ave S

Clean Green Restoration

120 State Avenue NE

Craft Star SPC

15745 Vail Rd SE

Danny Thomas ProClean

32432 42Nd Pl. S
Federal Way

David's Roof Cleaning and Repair LLC

1457 N Bennett St

Doxa Painting & Services

2312 Beech Ave.

Duncan Landscaping & Tree Service

6903 124th St E

Eagle Lifetime Roofing Inc.

1625 E 72nd St Ste 700 #418


2301 120TH ST E

Elevate Construction Inc

1000 S Fairfield Drive


10404 8TH AVE S

Exterior Intergrated Services

22616 2nd pl west

Exteriors Inc

1516 Se 120th Ave

Gere Construction LLC

2814 North Warner ST

Guardian Roofing

417 99th St E

Gutter Girls LLC

2149 Long Lake Rd SE
Port Orchard

Handy Randy

25916 Sumner Buckley Hwy E

Harbor Home Pro

193 Raft Island Dr
Gig Harbor


PO BOX 692
Maple Valley

Honey Do Helpers

2724 San Juan St

Honeydew Construction LLC

4015 South K Street

Horizon Building Inc.

8624 Pacific Ave.

JC Painting & Remodeling

7980 Phillips Rd SE
Port Orchard

Johnson Roofing LLC

12117 Gravelly Lake Dr SW

Jorve Roofing

3211 Martin Luther King Jr Way S

Keiser Enterprises LLC

PO Box 3323

Lincoln Gutters

2602 S 38th

Marek Industry

PO Box 234

McMains Roofing Inc

223 108th St S

Mears Roofing

4111 S 294th st

Miracle Home Improvements

PO Box 6993


9018 144th Street Ct NW
Gig Harbor


2401 N. Cedat

NGC Services

2401 N Cedar St

No Problem Construction

304 1st Ave E

Nortbest LLC

425 East 80th St



NW Pro Services Inc

1507 Lilly Rd NE

NW Window Washing

PO Box 9413

Olympia Construction Inc

3015 Pacific Ave SE

Painterman Northwest inc.

17303 25th Avenue Ct E

Preferred Roof Services Inc

14606 Pacific Ave S Ste A



Pro-Long Roof Care & Repair Inc

15920 Roosevelt Rd

Puget Painting & Remodeling

1208 Tullis St NE

Pyroshield of Washington

13819 Meridian E


PO BOX 58714

Quintana and Sons

3323 SW 344th St
Federal Way

Rain Pros Inc

1402 Lake Tapps Pkwy E


536 Spiketon Road

Rainier Roof Restoration

PO Box 65966
University Place

Raygor Construction, LLC

6018 Alameda Ave W
University Place

RCA Construction & Drain Wizard

1625 East 72nd St 700-209

Redwood's Service Co

804 S Proctor St

Robinson's ALL Purpose Cleaning

1235 S Ferry St



Rooftop Services LLC

PO Box 1034
Gig Harbor

Santini General Contractings LLC

po box 2148
North Bend

Saxon Painting

406 112th St E

Shutt's Painting

3541 East T St

Sprague Pest Solutions

2725 Pacific Ave


1804 N. Jefferson St.

Stewart Roofing Inc

30045 16th Avenue SW
Federal Way

Swan And Sons Painting

po box 175

Tedrick's Roofing Inc

37220 188th Ave SE


11202 6TH AVE E

The Roof Doctor Inc

5620 S Adams St

The Roof Medic

22604 16th Ave S
Des Moines

The Window Man

4906 north 30th

Today's Interiors & Exteriors

2901 North 15Th Street

Town & Country Roofing Inc

6301 Capitol Blvd SW

Triax Construction Group, LLC.

P.O. BOX 1196

TruQuality Home Services, LLC

540 Ryan Rd. Unit A

United Roofing Solutions

3703 Fuller Ln SE

VanCleave Homes


West Coast Windows

11820 SE 304th St

Your Handyman

6710 Cavalier St SW

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