Marin Roofing Contractors
When you look up at your roof, can you see missing or curled shingles? Do the shingles still contain enough reflective granules, or have they washed away through decades of rain? As a longtime Marin roofing company, our roofing professionals have seen many examples of how age and weather take a heavy toll on roofs. If your roof is more than 20 years old, there is a good chance it needs replacing.
Of all the Marin roofing contractors out there, less than a handful can boast almost 100 years of history as a Marin roofing company. Our family owned business was established in 1923. Our reputation is built on a high level of expertise, personal service, reliability and integrity.
Your Marin County Roofing Experts
Whether you experienced a minor roof leak during the winter rains, or your entire roof needs replacing, you can rely on one of our experienced professionals to provide you with a detailed estimate. Our Marin roofing company employs union workers and many of them have been with us for over 16 years. They are familiar with a variety of roofing materials and roof styles. Our employees are covered by liability and workers’ comp and we pull all the necessary permits. Our crews are also trained to protect nearby trees and your landscape plants.
Interesting bits from Marin County’s history:
- September 1923: Katherine Branson moves her school from San Rafael to Ross.
- July 1929: A fire on Mt. Tam sweeps through Mill Valley, destroying 117 homes. A shift in the wind reportedly saved the rest of the town.
- November 1930: Marin voters overwhelmingly endorse a bond measure to help build the Golden Gate Bridge. Harry Lutgens, publisher of the San Rafael Independent, was named to the bridge board.
- 1946: Developer Niels Schulz breaks ground on Greenbrae, Marin’s largest development at the time.
- May 1953: The county Planning Commission approved the Goheen-Travis Corp. plan to build Terra Linda, a 5,700-home subdivision on the old Freitas Home ranch.
- July 30, 1957: Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (pictured right), after storming out of a meeting with Marin supervisors, gets his first look at the hillside site where his Marin Civic Center would be built. “I’m going to do something unusual here. I already have my idea,” he said. Wright died before the campus was completed.
- 1968: Peter Arrigoni unseats fellow Republican Ernest Kettenhofen on Board of Supervisors, scuttling plans for a freeway from San Rafael to West Marin and other widespread development.
- 1977: Lack of rain spurs a stricter water rationing effort, allowing 49 gallons a day for a single resident. Marin’s 1975-76 rainy season was the driest on record, with just 14.79 inches recorded in San Rafael.
- 1988: Filmmaker George Lucas unveils plans to expand Skywalker Ranch. The land-use battle lasts for eight years.
- September 1997: Marin’s median home price is $375,000, most expensive in the state. Home prices rose 19 percent in 1996.
- October 2008: Marin and Sonoma voters approve Measure Q, a quarter-cent sales tax increase to pay for Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit.
- April 2018: Marin’s median home price reached $1.144 million, up 23 percent over the $930,000 median price a year earlier, according to Irvine-based CoreLogic.