Guardian Roofing Blog

Guardian (formerly Jorve) is a family-run company based in Seattle that has seved over 17,000 satisfied customers throughout the Northwest. Our commitment to enduring quality craftsmanship extends through our work in roofing, windows, gutters, masonry, carpentry, and siding.

Pilchuck Glass School’s New Wardrobe

In 1971 Dale Chihuly, Anne Gould Hauberg, and John H. Hauberg founded the Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, Washington. Pilchuck is a glass education center that has a reputation deserving of it’s international student-base and acclaim.  The Hot House, a traditional barn-style structure, is Pilchuck’s signature building and needed to be reroofed with the care and style of […]

Champion of Carpentry & Handyman Services

Chad Champion is the foreman in our carpentry and handyman services division and we’re real happy to have him on our team. He loves to work and enjoys seeing a project through to its completion. Any project you can conjure Chad can do, so feel free to call him up for a hand. Chad was […]

Stewart Lumber & Hardware: New Roof Meets Old-Fashioned Shop

When our neighbor down the street, Stewart Lumber and Hardware, called us for a roof we were happy to come down and swing a hammer. We admire Stewart not only for their excellence in the industry, but also for their hometown values and 93 year history of service to the community. They’re a perfect example […]

One Man, Many Talents.

That young man on the forklift is Jorve’s official Jack-of-all-trades: Ieng Uth. When asked what his position at Jorve is, Ieng replied, “That depends on what hat I’m wearing.”  A regular renaissance man, Ieng also studies Network Communications Management at Devry University; which means that at one moment he may be solving a mechanical problem […]

Jorve’s Favorite Soccer Team = Sounders!

Check out the video on Facebook:!/Jorve.Roofing Jorve celebrated the opening game between our Seattle Sounders and the L.A. Galaxy for the 2011 MLS season opn Wednesday. It was rainy, but what else was to be expected here in the Emerald City. One of the tweets received throughout the day said something to the effect […]

Tim is True Blue

This is Tim Bowman, one of the exemplary members of the Jorve team. Tim has been our Project Manager for over 18 years; he knows everything about the jobs we perform and is the first person our crews or customers call with any questions. Extremely knowledgeable, organized, and helpful, Tim is one of a kind; […]

A Hearty Party

In an age of over-the-top holiday expenditures that can sometimes eclipse the loving-spirit, Jorve was looking for a way to celebrate with some sort of warm heart activity. Jake suggested and organized a card-making party here at the office and set-up our big table with everything from markers and crayons to stickers and candies. You […]

Just What You Need…

This happy face belongs to Justin Mak. He’s been an outstanding Jorve field representative for over seven years now. Furthermore, he’s a husband, a father of two kids, a soccer player, and a coach. Born and raised in Redmond, Justin now has a roof over his head in Renton. In his spare time, you may […]

Let a Skylight Shed Light on Any Situation…

“Anyone’s life truly lived consists of work, sunshine, exercise, plenty of fresh air, and a happy contented spirit.” — Lillie Langtry This week on the Blackmore job in Seattle, Jorve is installing a custom 14 panel ridge-over skylight with operable panels as a part of the roofing project. When completed, our work will result in […]

Bob Really Likes Us!

“I know what professionals look like, and the crew on my roof right now – they’re professionals.” — Bob, Matthews Beach, Seattle. Bob is originally from Long Island, NY and is now renting the house his daughter (who lives up the street) owns here in Seattle. Bob used to do carpentry work on boats, in his day, […]